Solving Recruitment challenges across Public Policy, PR and Property

Helping organisations thrive 

and careers prosper

Our Specialisms

Public Policy

Our public policy practice helps organizations find and attract the best talent across the public affairs, government relations, corporate affairs, and public policy. We help you navigate the unique talent challenges that come from finding and attracting the best talent in the political and public policy space. 

Our staff have a unique perspective having both a political and recruitment background. 

Public Relations

Our PR and Communications practice focuses on finding the best talent in the “comms” space. We find the people who build, shape, and defend reputations, take messages to stakeholders and deliver communications that change the world.  

We understand that finding the right person to communicate your message is vital.


The Property, Planning and Real Estate practice focusing on the professional services marketplace in the real estate. 

Working across roles that influence and shape the build environment in the UK from Town Planners to Chartered Surveyors to Architects to Public Consultation experts. 

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Gregory - Managing Director

"Westminster Search does not waste time with marginal candidates: those who reach your attention are all people you would want to hire; the challenge becomes which one to choose." 

Lee - Head of Public Affairs

 Joe is a highly professional, insightful and approachable recruitment specialist whose guidance was crucial in helping me further my career in public affairs. Having Joe’s expertise whilst I wassearching for a new role was a valuable competitive advantage throughout the application process. I would thoroughly recommend contacting Joe if you are looking for your next challenge in public affairs"  

Haude - Senior Consultant - Public Policy

 "Joseph found me the perfect job instantly! He immediately understood the kind of profile the company was looking for and they had been looking for a while before they asked Westminster Search to help. He put forward my candidature and spontaneously offered support throughout the recruitment process. Joe genuinely cares about the people he is working with and know that finding the right job and/or the right person for the role can be a life changing experience. I couldn’t recommend Westminster Search highly enough."  

Mark - Head of Public Affairs- National Charity

 " Personally speaking, I found Joseph Henry to be a very efficient and effective consultant when I recently recruited a Public Affairs Officer for Scope. Joseph was able to provide high calibre candidates at very short notice. He stayed in close contact throughout the process, and was always helpful. 

His services were also good value for money. " 

Drew - Head of Campaigns and Policy - Cancer Charity

 "Joseph Henry was extremely supportive and helpful when we worked together. The role was Head of Policy and Campaigns at Prostate Cancer UK, which I was successful in acquiring. He not only helped keep me in loop with developments(when I had got down to the last two), but also offered advice as the best way to 'get me over the finish line'. He was also very helpful in chasing up the organisation after I had sent them my references to be processed. 

Joseph clearly knows his  stuff, both recruitment and the are as to which he is recruiting, and was a great help throughout."   

Priya - Account Manager - Public Relations Agency .

 "Joseph helped me obtain my current role. He was very helpful with giving me advice about the company, interview tips, as well as passing on information very quickly after each stage. I would recommend his assistance when looking for a new role as he knows the field, as well as the companies well. 

Thank you very much for you help!" 

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Further Testimonials

Samantha - Public Affairs Agency

 "Westminster Search is easy to use and most importantly, Joseph is fantastic. He knows what type of jobs would suit you and provides amazing support, from the start of the process right through to the end (and beyond)! Not only did Joseph help me to find a brilliant job, but he sent me supportive messages before my first day and within the first week. 

It's made what can be a really stressful process really simple and easy" 

Neal - Public Policy Consultant

 "Joseph adopts a highly professional approach and has a considerable knowledge of the public affairs world. 

He was always‘on hand’ and his guidance was hugely important to me from start to finish of the application process; I would strongly recommend his services." 

Andrew - Director - Planning Public Consultation Agency

“Seeking a new challenge, I contacted Joe to see if he knew of any suitable companies and opportunities out there in the marketplace. I was most impressed that he worked continually, above and beyond my expectations and was delighted with the levels of professionalism and care he took in ensuring he matched my needs with those of his clients. 

I have had no hesitation in recommending him to friends, colleagues and companies as they find themselves looking to move on or for new staff in the future.” 

Joseph - Trade Assoication

I would highly recommend Westminster Search.   I engaged with WS shortly into my career search, and was met with enthusiasm. Joseph was active in reaching out regarding positions, and kept me informed throughout the process.   

Once we found a position that was best for me, we worked as a team to approach the initial application, interview preparations and final negotiations. I could not have done this without his assistance, and am thankful for his guidance and help.    

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