About Discover Retail

Discover Retail was founded by Charlotte Ayrton, a highly skilled and expert recruiter of 26 years. Her personable and human approach to executive recruitment sets her and Discover Retail apart from other agencies. She understands that she often holds the key to a person's and business' success in her hands. Charlotte's values and approach to recruitment empower all parties to make the best decisions for themselves and their business. Celebrating the unique qualities that both candidates and brands offer, allows her to bring people together who stay together.

Charlotte Ayrton

Charlotte specialises in a wide range of disciplines across a variety of retail categories at an executive level. For more information, please don’t hesitate to get in touch via the contact form. The services that Charlotte offers to both candidates and employers are bespoke, as she understands the magnitude of career progression and change. In addition, she understands that every business is different, despite sitting within the retail industry. Visions for roles change, business ambitions shift and industries evolve and Charlotte is adept in navigating the journey with both candidates and clients.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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