Ben Garner

Senior Consultant – Individual Giving & Digital

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7939 7433E: beng@charitypeople.co.ukLinkedIn

​Ben has been in recruitment since 2004 and comes from a background recruiting marketing and market research roles. He recruits roles across marketing and communications including digital and direct marketing.

Ben has a keen focus on tailoring his approach to each client and candidate and firmly believes in building long lasting relationships. He is especially skilled at advising candidates on how they can best demonstrate their ability to do the job during their interview.

Ben is also a qualified Personal Trainer and spends weekends helping people get fit. He is the person to answer all those fitness based questions!

"Ben is a brilliant recruiter who has found his niche in marketing, direct marketing and digital roles in the charity sector. I have never seen anyone who devotes so much time to making sure his candidates are well prepared and fully briefed for interviews. He is able to manage a large number of roles and yet make sure that every client gets the high level of service he prides himself on. Ben has been very successful at Charity People and works incredibly hard. He has also taken on additional responsibility for various projects and has helped, trained and supported colleagues when required. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Ben as a recruiter."

Carla Miller

Charity People
2021-02-26T13:51:35+00:00

Carla Miller

"Ben is a brilliant recruiter who has found his niche in marketing, direct marketing and digital roles in the charity sector. I have never seen anyone who devotes so much time to making sure his candidates are well prepared and fully briefed for interviews. He is able to manage a large number of roles and yet make sure that every client gets the high level of service he prides himself on. Ben has been very successful at Charity People and works incredibly hard. He has also taken on additional responsibility for various projects and has helped, trained and supported colleagues when required. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Ben as a recruiter."
"Ben made applying for a job…OK. He was the positive force you need before an interview, making you feel as prepared as you could be. Ben was always approachable and helpful should I have any questions or things I was worrying about. And most importantly, he helped me get the job of my dreams!"

Marie Faulkner

Senior Social Media Manager

Marie Curie

Charity People
2021-02-26T13:48:57+00:00

Marie Faulkner

Senior Social Media Manager

Marie Curie

"Ben made applying for a job…OK. He was the positive force you need before an interview, making you feel as prepared as you could be. Ben was always approachable and helpful should I have any questions or things I was worrying about. And most importantly, he helped me get the job of my dreams!"
"Ben has assisted me with looking for a role in the charity sector for nearly 2 years. I have always found Ben to be highly professional and an expert in his field of third sector recruitment. The jobs that Ben contacted me about were always well suited and he was able to provide me with any additional information I requested. If I was interested in a role, Ben would work with me on my application providing useful feedback. If I was lucky enough to be selected for an interview, Ben was always available to help with prep work and prompting me to think about things that may be discussed. On those occasions when I was not succesful in securing a role, Ben would always come back to me with helpful feedback and we would discuss what I could improve for the next time. I would highly recommend Charity People and, more specifically, Ben to anyone looking for a role in the charity sector. I am absolutely over the moon with the role I now work and that he helped me to secure."

Hannah Rogers

Customer Communications Specialist

Charity People
2021-02-26T13:52:26+00:00

Hannah Rogers

Customer Communications Specialist

"Ben has assisted me with looking for a role in the charity sector for nearly 2 years. I have always found Ben to be highly professional and an expert in his field of third sector recruitment. The jobs that Ben contacted me about were always well suited and he was able to provide me with any additional information I requested. If I was interested in a role, Ben would work with me on my application providing useful feedback. If I was lucky enough to be selected for an interview, Ben was always available to help with prep work and prompting me to think about things that may be discussed. On those occasions when I was not succesful in securing a role, Ben would always come back to me with helpful feedback and we would discuss what I could improve for the next time. I would highly recommend Charity People and, more specifically, Ben to anyone looking for a role in the charity sector. I am absolutely over the moon with the role I now work and that he helped me to secure."
"I've recently had the pleasure of working with Ben when applying for a job. Ben constantly provided me with the support I needed, whilst ensuring that he provided a first class service to his clients. Most importantly, he did what he said he would do, in the timescale that he had promised. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Ben."

Ben Jowitt

Charity People
2021-02-26T13:53:02+00:00

Ben Jowitt

"I've recently had the pleasure of working with Ben when applying for a job. Ben constantly provided me with the support I needed, whilst ensuring that he provided a first class service to his clients. Most importantly, he did what he said he would do, in the timescale that he had promised. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Ben."
"Having never used a recruiter before in my career, working with Ben was a real joy. He took all of the stress out of applying for a job I really wanted at an organisation I wanted to be a part of. He was friendly and personable and promoted an open dialogue. He arranged interviews and negotiated on my behalf and I would definitely recommend working with him to find your next employment opportunity. I have already shared his details with friends and colleagues."

Dale Ellis

Charity People
2021-02-26T13:51:11+00:00

Dale Ellis

"Having never used a recruiter before in my career, working with Ben was a real joy. He took all of the stress out of applying for a job I really wanted at an organisation I wanted to be a part of. He was friendly and personable and promoted an open dialogue. He arranged interviews and negotiated on my behalf and I would definitely recommend working with him to find your next employment opportunity. I have already shared his details with friends and colleagues."
"Ben was extremely helpful in guiding me through the recruitment process. He checked in regularly with me, provided useful tips and insights and was very efficient at keeping me informed by phone and email. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a communications role in the Charity Sector."

Lizzie Clark

Charity People
2021-02-26T13:52:43+00:00

Lizzie Clark

"Ben was extremely helpful in guiding me through the recruitment process. He checked in regularly with me, provided useful tips and insights and was very efficient at keeping me informed by phone and email. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a communications role in the Charity Sector."
"I can thoroughly recommend Ben as a fantastic recruiter. As one of his candidates, I felt that he really took time to understand what I was looking for and only sent through roles that were relevant and interesting. He then ensured that I was fully prepared for the interview that followed my successful application and definitely helped me in successfully gaining my current role. If you’re looking for a new role have a chat with Ben!"

Gemma Dixon

Fundraising Manager

The Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation Partnership

Charity People
2021-02-26T13:50:13+00:00

Gemma Dixon

Fundraising Manager

The Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation Partnership

"I can thoroughly recommend Ben as a fantastic recruiter. As one of his candidates, I felt that he really took time to understand what I was looking for and only sent through roles that were relevant and interesting. He then ensured that I was fully prepared for the interview that followed my successful application and definitely helped me in successfully gaining my current role. If you’re looking for a new role have a chat with Ben!"
"Ben helped me to find a job at St Mungo’s which I absolutely love! He assisted in providing interview tips and hints along and was a real pleasure to work with."

Shailini Vora

Trust Fundraising Officer, St Mungo's

Charity People
2021-02-26T13:49:48+00:00

Shailini Vora

Trust Fundraising Officer, St Mungo's

"Ben helped me to find a job at St Mungo’s which I absolutely love! He assisted in providing interview tips and hints along and was a real pleasure to work with."
"Ben helped me to gain my dream job. I found Ben really helpful, attentive, friendly, professional and responsive. Where most agency contacts I dealt with had poor or virtually no communication after the initial contact they made, Ben was always on hand to advise and update me as I went through the process. What I really liked about Ben and Charity People is that he gave me pre-interview advice and help, taking the time to prepare me beforehand. I really appreciate Ben's help and would not hesitate in recommending him."

Sonya C

Marketing Director

NatWest Business

Charity People
2021-02-26T13:52:03+00:00

Sonya C

Marketing Director

NatWest Business

"Ben helped me to gain my dream job. I found Ben really helpful, attentive, friendly, professional and responsive. Where most agency contacts I dealt with had poor or virtually no communication after the initial contact they made, Ben was always on hand to advise and update me as I went through the process. What I really liked about Ben and Charity People is that he gave me pre-interview advice and help, taking the time to prepare me beforehand. I really appreciate Ben's help and would not hesitate in recommending him."
"Ben helped me to gain my dream job. I found Ben really helpful, attentive, friendly, professional and responsive. Where most agency contacts I dealt with had poor or virtually no communication after the initial contact they made, Ben was always on hand to advise and update me as I went through the process. What I really liked about Ben and Charity People is that he gave me pre-interview advice and help, taking the time to prepare me beforehand. I would not hesitate in recommending him."

Sonya Brucciana

Head of Marketing and Communications

Mayhew Animal Home

Charity People
2021-02-26T13:49:23+00:00

Sonya Brucciana

Head of Marketing and Communications

Mayhew Animal Home

"Ben helped me to gain my dream job. I found Ben really helpful, attentive, friendly, professional and responsive. Where most agency contacts I dealt with had poor or virtually no communication after the initial contact they made, Ben was always on hand to advise and update me as I went through the process. What I really liked about Ben and Charity People is that he gave me pre-interview advice and help, taking the time to prepare me beforehand. I would not hesitate in recommending him."
"Ben has an exceptionally good understanding of what employers are looking for, which makes him excellent at matching the right person with the right job. He is extremely helpful with interview preparation, and in my case he even helped me to arrive for my interview on time when disruptions threatened to make me late. It was of great value to have Ben throughout the entire process. He was wonderfully easy to work with and I would recommend him very highly."

Tawheed Rahim

Operations and Data Manager

PayPal Giving Fund

Charity People
2021-02-26T13:50:39+00:00

Tawheed Rahim

Operations and Data Manager

PayPal Giving Fund

"Ben has an exceptionally good understanding of what employers are looking for, which makes him excellent at matching the right person with the right job. He is extremely helpful with interview preparation, and in my case he even helped me to arrive for my interview on time when disruptions threatened to make me late. It was of great value to have Ben throughout the entire process. He was wonderfully easy to work with and I would recommend him very highly."
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