David Thew and Company

About us

David Thew & Company Ltd is a specialist consultancy focusing on recruitment and executive search in publishing and digital content, both in the UK and overseas.

Our expertise draws on c30 years’ first-hand experience in online publishing and digital content markets), with an extensive network of contacts which is multidisciplinary, multi-level and global.

We are the recruitment and resourcing arm of Maverick Publishing Specialists Ltd., the global publishing consultancy, and we complement Maverick’s multidisciplinary project-based services with a global recruitment offering to provide a truly end-to-end service portfolio meeting client needs at every stage and in every function of the publishing process. We can also draw on the additional expertise and networks of a 200-strong pool of consultants, with on-the-ground support in every key geography globally.

We work across all disciplines in publishing, including:

  • Commissioning, editorial and production
  • Publishing
  • Licensing
  • Commercial, operational and business management
  • Sales and account management
  • Business development/M&A
  • Marketing
  • Client relationship management
  • Product, technical and technology development
  • Programme and project management
  • Senior and executive management at divisional and board level

We are expert in all recruitment disciplines, including:

  • Executive search
  • Contingency recruitment
  • Advertising campaigns
  • In-house recruitment

We cover all markets in publishing, including:

  • Academic and scholarly
  • Scientific, technical and medical
  • Educational
  • Legal, regulatory and professional services
  • Business, news and financial
  • Government
  • Consumer
  • Publishing and digital content services

Our service is expert, targeted, reliable and confidential, with flexible fee rates and terms

Our ethos is simple but clear: we strive to offer a high quality service at competitive rates, with integrity and transparency.

Terms of business for executive search updated August 2017

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