Welcome to Discover Retail...

With over 26 years experience in recruitment, a 97% retention result for businesses that use her services to recruit and strong connections all over the UK, Charlotte Ayrton, founder of Discover Retail, is a much sought after expert in the executive job market. Having worked closely with multi-national and global companies, nurturing relationships along the way, Charlotte is well positioned to support you in discovering your next big challenge or job opportunity and recruiting the perfect fit for your business.

Meet Charlotte Ayrton, Discover Retail's Founder and Expert Executive Recruiter.

"Being part of someone’s career success or finding the perfect executive candidate for a highly skilled role gives me the utmost satisfaction. I care about people, their ambitions and making everyone involved in the recruitment process feel as comfortable as possible. Recruitment isn’t just about filling jobs, it’s about ensuring that long lasting professional relationships are formed for the good of both candidates and business success. I thoroughly enjoy meeting and getting to know different characters and understand that clear and honest communication is key. I understand that every business is different, how roles, cultures and teams evolve and my approach to executive recruitment has culminated in 90% of the businesses I work with exclusively commissioning my services for over a decade. The trust I have developed with both candidates and brands has allowed me to become an extension of internal teams, sustaining long lasting partnerships and nurturing successful relationships."

Get In Touch

If you're looking for your next career opportunity or would like to discuss business recruitment needs, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Call: 01254 824146

Email: charlotte@discoverretail.co.uk
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Managing Director, Business Translation, Europe
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Charlotte approached me with recommendations for new employees. The immediate excellent fit to my spec made the whole recruitment process easier and enjoyable. Wouldn't hesitate to highly recommend the service.
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UK and Europe Marketing Candidate
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From our first conversation together, she was informative and took the time to understand me as a candidate and what it was I was looking for. I trusted her judgement and was delighted when she told me she thought I would be a great fit for the role I was hoping to apply to.
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Head of Ecommerce Candidate
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From the moment I applied for a role, to the day I successfully got my job offer, Charlotte was an absolute star! Her dedication and support throughout the process was truly exceptional. I’ve never had such a smooth and positive job search journey. It was like working with a friend who was really invested in my success.
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HRBP, UK Retail and Hospitality
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I had the pleasure of working with Charlotte and her service was incredible. For a recruitment company and Charlotte in particular I found her Supportive, helpful and Personable. The quality of candidates and service I received from Charlotte was second to none she is a true professional and brilliant in her field.
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BJM
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From the first time I met her it was fantastic to see her infectious passion for her business at Discover Retail. Her desire to please both clients and candidates alike is quite rare! A real people person who goes that extra mile!
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Managing Director, UK Outdoor Retail
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Charlotte has done a tremendous job recruiting for us, with the rate of our expansion we need companies that we can rely on. Charlotte and Discover have high integrity and are really good to work with.
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Business Mentor
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Charlotte is a totally dedicated and driven individual. She shows great passion for the success of the company and covers all angles in consistently ensuring a seamless and dedicated service.
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Ecommerce and Merchandising Director, UK and Europe Ecommerce Retailer
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Charlotte always understands the business needs and job requirement in detail before shortlisting candidates. Would highly recommend.
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UK Logistics and Distribution Candidate
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Charlotte was superb from the first conversation we had. Very knowledgeable and ensured that I knew what to expect and offered any help that was needed. Charlotte was available as and when I needed her.
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Training Provider
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I have worked with Charlotte for over 5 years now and relish every opportunity I have to interact with her. I admire Charlotte's values and the way that she uses these to make important business decisions. She is extremely forward-thinking and willing to explore new ways of working which will benefit both her clients and her candidates.
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Talent Acquisition Manager, Global Retail of Apparel and Homewares
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I can speak on behalf of all my hiring managers when I say that they appreciate seeing candidates from Discover Retail because they not only know that their time isn’t going to be wasted but they know they will be challenged to make a positive hiring decision.
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