Meet James Scholfield

Meet James

Managing the Consumer, Tech and B2B divisions, my team supports clients and candidates in permanent and interim marketing and commercial recruitment. I have 10 years’ experience specialising in marketing and sales recruitment for a variety of businesses across the UK and Europe, from PE backed start-ups to FTSE 100 organisations.

Recent assignments:

Consumer
Chief Marketing Officer - Consumer Goods
Marketing Director - Beauty
Global Head of Analytics - Retail Leisure
European Commercial Director - Retail
Sales Director - Consumer Electronics
eCommerce Director - F&B

Tech & B2B
Marketing Director - SaaS
GM - Ad-tech
Head of Field Marketing - B2B Enterprise
Head of Digital - Business Service
Sales Director - SaaS
Global Digital Lead - Bio-tech

Don't take our word for it! Hear what our clients and candidates have to say about us.

TESTIMONIALS

Ali Khan

Ali Khan

Global Head of Analytics

James was instrumental in finding me my current role. He excellently balanced my requirements with the detailed specifications of what I was looking for in my next move and in this current day and age this is a rare quality to find in recruitment consultants. I recommend James to anyone who is seeking a change in employment and can't talk highly enough of him.

Joe Redfern

Joe Redfern

Buying Director

James in the upmost professional when dealing with clients however I equally welcomed his ability to get the most out of his candidates through his thorough knowledge of the role and the company he is looking to place someone with. He very much engages with his clients to make sure they are the right fit to ensure the best possible outcome and makes sure they are prepped and informed ahead of any interviews. I found James very approachable and he gave me confidence that he himself was well informed which is not necessarily the case with competitor recruitment consultants. Its always important to have build a good rapport between candidates and consultant and I found James very easy to deal with and appreciated his support which resulted in me taking the role. I would be very happy to endorse James and have enjoyed the recruitment experience through James at Fortune Hill.

Alexander MacKenzie

Alexander MacKenzie

Pan EMEA Business Development Manager

I worked with James as a candidate and he successfully facilitated my recruitment by Apple. James managed the process flawlessly, always keeping me informed of the progress and giving me valuable feedback. His attention to detail made sure all stages of the process, from initial interview to job offer, went smoothly. I appreciated the fact James showed real interest in my future and didn't simply consider me as "just another client". He made sure there was a great fit, thus satisfying both myself and the employer. His personal touch was demonstrated again when he took the time to call me during his holiday to congratulate me on getting the job. I would undoubtedly use James again and would recommend him to both client and candidates.

Antony Eden

Antony Eden

Ecommerce & Marketing Director

It was a pleasure working with James in finding my new role at GettingPersonal. Throughout the process James offered constant advice and constructive feedback. I have no hesitation in recommending James and the team at Fortune Hill.

William Yates

William Yates

UK&I Sales Director

James is a pleasure to work with. Having recently accepted a role facilitated by James I can say he was personable but thorough in his approach, and honest about options and progress throughout. In my view he went above and beyond to understand my personal motivations and ensure that the opportunity would be a long-term success for both myself and Groupe SEB. I would undoubtedly use James again and would recommend him to both client & candidates.

Martin Smith

Martin Smith

Marketing Director

I worked with James as a candidate. He was extremely accessible, responsive, honest and professional, guiding me through the process, ensuring my needs and those of my prospective employer were both met, with the minimum of fuss. I have no hesitation in recommending him.

Rob Lowe

Rob Lowe

Head of Sales

When searching for my next role is Sales Leadership James really stood out from the crowd. From initial contact through to a successful job offer James' professionalism and genuine interest in getting the right result for both myself and Candlefox was faultless. James really took the time to understand my ambitions and needs and was able to put me in contact with the perfect opportunity. Alongside this James' prompt and frequent communication to keep me informed was a real bonus during what is typically a fairly stressful time. I'd highly recommend James to anyone looking for a new role, or to a business in need of a personable and professional recruiter.

Daniel Mark Carr

Daniel Mark Carr

Global Marketing Director

When James approached me about the Mayku Marketing Director role it was clear from the outset that he had taken the time to fully understand the job specification and the company's culture, and also took the time to extensively review my background and profile. This made the entire process effortless - no fitting square pegs into round holes for myself or for Mayku. Throughout the recruitment process James was transparent, regularly kept me up to date with developments and got in touch after every stage. I've been head hunted for my last 3 roles and this was by far the smoothest experience!

Mark Fuller

Mark Fuller

Head of Policy and Communications (England and Wales)

James was a massive help in my landing a fantastic new role. An incredibly supportive and attentive recruiter, I thoroughly recommend working with him.