Why Employers Choose Copeland

Trusted, Quality, Expert automotive industry recruitment.

Copeland are a UK automotive recruitment executive search and recruitment agency. We help enhance your business performance by finding you industry expert candidates and reduce hiring times by focusing on quality over quantity.  

Our specialisation is mid to senior level sales, marketing and operations roles covering 4 business areas:

  • Vehicle Manufacturers
  • Fleet, Leasing & Financial Services
  • Marketing Agencies
  • Automotive Suppliers

Automotive Industry Executive search and Automotive Recruitment is what we do. We follow a detailed process to pro-actively identify and attract the best candidates for our clients – ensuring they are a strong match not only in terms of skills and experience and also cultural fit.

We follow a 21-stage recruitment process which ensures that our clients and candidates are fully supported every step of the way. Our service includes, but is not limited to:

  • Client briefings and consultancy
  • Job Marketing
  • Candidate searching and headhunting
  • Candidate screenings and interviews
  • Due diligence on candidates
  • Interview reports detailing candidate skills, competencies and motivators
  • Shortlist submission
  • Interview arrangements (telephone, video, face to face)
  • Interview presentation briefing
  • Job Offer Negotiations
  • Counter offer negotations and consultancy
  • Candidate pre-start management
  • Candidate post-start management

…You send us applications that have been carefully vetted and screened and the candidates that we see are always of very good level

Carla Henson, HR Business Partner, Toyota GB

  • 90%


    Over 90% of our clients return with repeat business which demonstrates the trust that they put in us and the consistent service we provide. This means you will have peace of mind that we will manage your recruitment project effectively freeing you up to focus on your business whilst we find the best candidates for your vacancy.

  • 100%


    We guarantee 100% of our candidates will have been fully screened and interviewed so you only receive CVs of relevant people who fit your business, your culture & your job vacancy. This is reflected by the fact that 44% of our candidates are selected for interview – saving you time and speeding up your recruitment processes and avoiding wasting your time interviewing the wrong people.

  • 18 years

    Industry Experts

    We have over 18 years’ experience recruiting for the UK automotive industry. This gives us an expert understanding of the automotive job market. It also means we are able to access and identify the best talent to fit your business and culture and accurately advise on market value remuneration.

  • 13,000


    We have over 13,000 automotive industry connections giving you access to the widest choice of automotive candidates. This means you will quickly receive  CVs of the best people who may be not on the market and are otherwise hard to reach.

  • 6 mths

    6 Month Guarantees

    We offer a 6 month guarantee period* which is twice the industry average. This means you can have complete peace of mind and time to ensure that your new employee is demonstrating their worth and can complete a 6 month probation period.

    *terms & conditions apply

Case Studies

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

Ready to talk?

Get in touch today to learn more about our services or discuss your recruitment project: [email protected]   •   07973 286342

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