About us

We Are MacGregor Black

We are global recruitment experts.

We provide industry leading talent services, at Management & Executive level, on both a permanent and interim basis.

Our team of industry experts specialise in supporting SME’s through to large multi-nationals, across all major job functions within the consumer & retail industry.

With a highly experienced recruitment team and head offices in Newcastle and Leeds, we combine an exceptional network of global talent with the latest in digital marketing techniques. We are experts in identifying and sourcing talent on behalf of an international portfolio of clients across Food, Drinks, Health & Beauty, Consumer Electronics, Nursery & Toy, Gifting & Accessories, Sports & Outdoor, and Fashion & Luxury.

We Are MacGregor Black.

We Are The Complete Talent Partner.

What makes us

At MacGregor Black, our recruitment team are specialists. Each of our consultants operate exclusively within their dedicated industry & function. By working with us, you gain a team of industry experts that deliver a unique, market-leading, and collaborative service.

We currently partner with a diverse portfolio of international clients, from household brands to the industry’s most entrepreneurial SME’s. We understand that no two businesses are the same and so take the time to understand your culture and individual needs. This enables us to create bespoke recruitment services that are tailored to our client’s unique needs, maximising success and a return on investment.

Our Vision

To remain a market leading consumer recruitment business, that is proud every day, of our people, partners, & performance.

Our Mission

MacGregor Black will deliver market leading and innovative recruitment services, that inspire both clients & candidates to see us as their complete talent partner.

It is our commitment to build & continually improve an environment that has people at its heart, delivering outstanding partner experiences, & benefitting the societies in which we operate.

In doing so we will create positive, lasting value for all, making Macgregor Black a sustainable and aspirational company, that people are proud to partner with.

Our Values


Respect & Integrity

Teamwork & Fun


Praise & Recognition

Our Services

Vacancy Management

We take your role to market using our outstanding global network of talent and the latest in digital techniques, creating a truly industry leading service. We gain a thorough understanding of your business, it’s culture, and it’s future plans, to design and deliver a tailored recruitment campaign that creates both immediate and long term value.

We support by developing a detailed marketing plan and managing the end-to-end recruitment process to navigate the unique barriers your business faces.

Team Builds

Looking to re-structure, build a successful team, or grow your existing footprint? Our multi-vacancy approach delivers a comprehensive and collaborative support package, including salary benchmarking, competitor analysis, talent mapping, the identification of skills gaps, and advice on training & support. By recruiting multiple roles, you gain a more holistic view of your company and the people within it in a time saving and cost effective manner.

Executive Search

Our executive search grants you access to leading c-suite talent from around the globe, in a confidential, cost-effective, and time saving manner. Our team of experts have built extensive international networks of talent over decades of specialist consultancy work, enabling them to deliver an industry-leading service. This service includes getting to know your organisation and its culture, preparation of job descriptions, interview processes, & candidate information packs, NDA management, pre-screening, shortlist & market map presentation, process management, compensation & benefits, and onboarding.

Talent Mapping

Our bespoke talent mapping service provides the ultimate understanding of a specific market and the people within it. We conduct thorough research, evaluating agreed upon demographics, locations, competitors and other target organisations, to provide comprehensive assessments of the factors that matter most to you. An essential tool for keeping business leaders and HR teams ahead of the game and informing future recruitment campaigns.

Employer Brand

Effectively managing your employer brand directly influences the quality and quantity of talent you attract. As industry experts, we are in a unique position to advise on your brand, your culture, and how it is perceived in the market. We partner with our clients to ensure they are best represented, in order to sustainably attract and retain high quality candidates.


Recruitment Process Outsourcing – Taking control of the talent and hiring process by developing a comprehensive and sustainable strategy to not only attract and retain talent, but also manage the overall cost, quality of candidates and interview/screening process to ensure the optimum outcome, as your in-house partner.

Our Job Functions

Finding the right talent partner is crucial to developing a successful, long term recruitment strategy. With a team of functional experts, operating across the consumer & retail industry, we provide a unique service, sharing knowledge and talent across our specialist industries.

Our Industry Expertise

#FindYourFuture with our dedicated team of industry specialists. At MacGregor Black, we develop and deliver bespoke talent services on behalf of our diverse network of candidates and clients, connecting an industry’s most talented individuals, with leading global brands.

Join The Team

We’re always on the lookout for talented professionals to join our team.

If you’re interested in a career with MacGregor Black, click below to learn more.

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