Why Employees Choose Copeland

Automotive Industry Recruitment Experts

Copeland handle some of the best automotive job opportunities in the UK. By carefully selecting the right jobs for our candidate we help them find their next move. Our focus is to help employees throughout their automotive industry career.

Automotive Job Opportunities We Recruit

We recruit mid to senior level jobs in sales, marketing and operations for 5 employer markets:

How do we work with Candidates?

Once you have registered your details or applied for a job vacancy we will quickly respond and let you know the next steps.

When we work with you, we talk and communicate. We make sure we know exactly what your career goals are and then advise you on suitable career progression opportunities that match your aspirations, skills and experience. By getting to know you we are able to introduce you to employers whose culture and values are in line with your own so that you can make the right career move in to role where you will be really happy.

We will never send your CV to an employer without your full knowledge and permission.

During the recruitment process, we work with you every step of the way to help you secure the right job. We begin with selecting the right roles then offer: CV Advice, interview coaching, presentation advice and negotiate your job offer.

  • 20 years

    Industry Experts

    We have over 20 years’ experience recruiting for the UK automotive industry -giving us an in-depth understanding of the automotive job market. This means we are able to advise you on how to develop your career and present you with job opportunities with employers who match your values and experience.

  • 360°

    Support & Guidance

    All our candidates are fully supported and informed throughout the recruitment process. From CV advice to interview preparation and presentation guidance – you will be given constructive advice and direction which means you will have the best possible chance of securing your ideal job.

  • Unique

    Unique Job Opportunities

    We work with many of the best employers in the UK automotive industry – often handling roles exclusively. This means we can present you with unique job opportunities giving you the widest choice of career options.

  • 1-to-1

    Personal Service

    With Copeland you are treated as an individual. We take time to get to know you and understand your experience, your career goals and you. This means we are able to select job opportunities that match you in terms of cultural fit as well as experience so you can find an employer where you will fit and be genuinely happy.

You know automotive in terms of not just the people but the brands and the culture.

Holly Kane, placed as: Retailer Marketing Consultant, Volvo Car UK

Case Studies

Learn how Copeland work in partnership with automotive businesses helping them find the best people – saving them time and money.

Genesis Motor UK

Adam Constantinides, Studio Manager

It was professional, detailed and structured. You did what you said you would do.

Motability Operations

Mo Ali Nur, Account Specialist

You were very reassuring and helped me be very well prepared for my interview.

Genesis Motor UK

Peter Renton, Corporate Manager

The way you handled it all was very professional and very motivating.

Marketing Delivery

Jackie Cook, Project Manager – Data

You genuinely know your stuff. You take the time to really understand your client’s needs and whether candidates like me are a good fit and have got the skills for the job.


Michael Payten, Fleet Service & Maintenance Manager

You put a lot of care and details into the process and I felt that you genuinely cared about the outcome.


Chris Read, Head of Sales

Julia was by far the best recruiter I have worked with in the automotive space.


Daniele Ventriglia, Technical Manager

It was a delightful experience. You were always available to answer my questions.

Hyundai Capital

Glen Duck, Sales Support Coordinator

You came back to me almost straight away with the perfect opportunity and I am now in my dream job.

Volvo Car UK / Grey

Jamie Buckley, Retailer Marketing Consultant

Copeland have always been at the top of their game, and my first port of call when it comes to job search.

Hyundai Capital

John Visitacion, Brand Manager

Your services are top notch – 10/10

Motability Operations

Holly Price, Conversion & Adaptation Relations Manager

You gave me confidence to go into the interview and deliver my presentation. I am sure that helped in my performance at interview.

Dometic UK Ltd

Andrew Bastable, Business Development Manager

It was great working with Julia, I have been able to move to a different part of the motor industry that I really aspired to be a part of – all thanks to Copeland.

PSA Finance

James Patching, Multi Brand Zone Finance Manager

It felt like you had done your research to offer me a job that was tailored to my experience rather than just a scatter gun approach

Nissan Motor GB

Pankaj Babbar, Parts Product Manager

You guys matched the skills perfectly for me. It worked out really well.

Nissan Motor GB / CPM

Andrew Main, Corporate Account Manager

The communication is spot on, really well communicated all the way through the process

Vauxhall Motors Ltd / McCann

Andrew Hill, Regional Marketing Manager

Really supportive, fantastic guidance and I probably wouldn’t have got this job without them.

Volvo Car UK / Grey

Holly Kane, Retailer Marketing Consultant

You know automotive in terms of not just the people but the brands and the culture.

Volkswagen UK

Lara Stopps, Area Service & Parts Manager

It was a role that I perhaps might not have necessarily have had the confidence to go for myself without your reassurance.

We Are Acuity

Waj Ali, Strategic Lead

Having experts like you guys really shines in terms of how much effort and input you put into your candidates.

Subaru UK

Bryan Cliff, Events Manager

Fantastic team, really, really supportive and really nice people. I’d like to thank them for all their support and help.

Nissan Motor GB

Federico Rosasco, Marketing Programmes Section Manager

You guys understood exactly what I was looking for. I am very happy where I am now

Honda Finance Europe

Angela Giles, Area Operations Manager

It’s almost like having someone on the inside giving you tips and knowledge about the company to give you the best chance of securing the position.

PSA Finance

Iain Vine, Zone Finance Manager

You have that drive and motivation to get it done and that comes across with everyone I’ve spoken to.

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