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  • "I have always found Music Market a great place to sort out any personnel needs at short notice and the added bonus of a friendly service from the Coordinators, couldn't ask for more!"
  • "Universal have been working successfully with The Music Market for many years across a wide range of roles. They have an unrivalled knowledge of the music industry, its key players, the challenges it faces and an exceptionally high calibre of loyal candidates which reflects the passion and committment they have, to supply the best candidates. They are a true business partner in every sense of the word and I have no hesitation in recommending them." - SVP HR Universal Music Group
  • "Having worked with the team at Arts & Media Recruitment for the past few years, we have always found that they provide us with an efficient, professional and yet personal service, as well as the highest calibre candidates." - Recruitment Manager
  • "DCM have worked with Arts and Media Ltd for a number of years and look forward to continuing to do so....... Why? When we are in need of cover, Arts and Media Ltd is able to source and supply trained staff at short notice with the minimum of fuss...... A pleasure to deal with." - Director of Technology
  • "Shazam have been using The Music Market as their preferred supplier for over 5 years. They have recruited across a range of disciplines, from administrative, through to technical. They understand the many specialist requirements we have and there is no time wasting just 100% focus on filling the brief. They have an extensive knowledge of the digital and entertainment industries and the quality of service, efficiency and integrity are 2nd to none. I highly regard the team at The Music Market and their honest and professional approach and have no hesitation in recommending them highly." – Head of Finance and HR
  • "I have worked with The Music Market for 2 years and they have consistently delivered high quality and well suited candidates for roles here at Warner Music. They have detailed knowledge of the Music Industry and work hard to provide a great service. I find The Music Market very approachable, knowledgeable and quick to respond to briefs and would recommend them to companies and candidates alike." - Recruitment Manager

About us

Since its inception in 1999, we have invested in developing strong relationships within the music and media industries, both with our clients and our candidates. In recruiting for a wide range of businesses including major record companies, independents, booking agents, publishing houses, studios, management and promotions agencies, our agency has performed consistently for all our clients for over 15 years.

In response to increasing demand for our services from a wider client base, Arts and Media was created to provide the same standard of service for Film Companies, TV Broadcasters, Media Groups, Advertising Agencies, Publishers, Digital and Mobile Companies.

We have proved time and time again that we are able to place the right staff with the right experience into the right jobs at every level from Managing Directors to temporary Receptionists, successfully adapting to the changing needs of the businesses we serve and varying economic climates.

What we offer you - the Client

  • We strive to deliver the highest standards of service to each and every client, with every enquiry.
  • Our methods and systems are designed to make your recruitment process trouble-free.
  • Whatever your requirements, all you have to do is make one phone call and then leave the rest to us.
  • We deal with advertising – if necessary, vetting and the briefing process.
  • Your consultant will then brief you in detail on the final short list of candidates, so that you can make an informed final decision on the placement.

The Music Market/Arts & Media advertise weekly in appropriate publications (eg, Music Week, The Guardian) and through our Website, which is updated regularly. We also actively search for the experienced candidates.

We are able to discuss any requirements you may have at any time by telephone from 8.30am to 6pm Monday to Friday or via our emergency out of hours mobile number. Meetings in person can be arranged at 24 hours notice and we actively encourage regular contact in person with Human Resources and Line Managers to ensure we are accurately attuned to your company culture and recruitment needs.

Helen Ward (MD and Consultant) oversees our Head Hunting Division. Helen offers a unique service, utilising her 28 years experience in the business by researching and targeting individuals with particular skills and experience in music/media industries, based on criteria supplied by the client, recruiting for any positions of a sensitive/political nature that cannot, for whatever reason, be publicised. All briefs are fulfilled using the utmost tact, discretion and confidentiality. When using our Head Hunting service, we advise a meeting in person to discuss the brief in detail.