Who we are

Inspired Selection is the leading publishing recruitment agency. We are a group of successful and trusted publishing recruitment specialists serving publishers' print and digital recruitment needs across the UK and internationally.

What we do

We work in dedicated teams of publishing recruitment consultants who are experts in the fields they cover. We recruit for all types of roles from entry level to board level. We are passionate about publishing and take an interactive, professional approach to our work with candidates and clients, always striving to ensure posts are filled with the right person.

Markets served

We are dedicated to serving publishing organisations across the main sectors of the industry and have been privileged to work with some of the most influential publishers in the market.

We work in the following key sectors:

  • STM
  • Academic
  • Professional
  • Educational
  • Trade

Get in touch to discuss your needs or submit a vacancy straight away.

Roles covered

Through working with clients on jobs of all levels and across various departments, we have a clear understanding of the organisational structure of the companies with whom we work and where each role sits within the company overall. The following list gives an indication of the variety of roles we work on:

  • Editorial
  • Digital
  • Production
  • Product Management
  • Project Management
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Rights
  • Contracts
  • Design
  • Administration
  • Operations
  • Publicity
  • Finance
  • Events

Get in touch to discuss your needs or submit a vacancy directly to us.

Being a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) ensures that we are working with people in an ethical and professional manner while remaining up to date with any changes in recruitment and employment law. You can be confident that we will uphold and represent your business in the most professional manner.

Please contact us today with any recruitment needs you may have now. If you are looking to discuss talent solutions for the future success of your business, we'd also be delighted to hear from you.


Our vision is for Inspired Selection to be synonymous with publishing recruitment both in the UK and internationally. With our knowledge of publishing and the talent within the industry, the unrivalled quality of our work will be recognised as the trusted choice for publishers looking to hire and to grow their teams for the future.


We are guided by three words: interactive, professional and passionate.

Interactive: We are constantly interacting with publishing people, meeting, greeting and tweeting them! We ask the right questions of our candidates and clients in order to create fantastic synergy between publishing professionals and to help grow teams within the industry.

Professional: We are trustworthy with sensitive information and operate under an equal opportunities remit. We want the publishing industry to have the right people in the right jobs and nothing will come between us and that goal.

Passionate: We love what we do. We read about publishing, talk about publishing and participate in all major publishing events. We love meeting people in the industry, whether they are looking for a new role, looking to hire or simply attending an event and enjoying their job.