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Established in 2000, we have grown our expertise and clients from senior management appointments primarily in London, to all skill levels throughout the UK and Europe.

As Hospitality recruiters, we are invested in the industry and care deeply about introducing new talent and retaining the workforce - therefore, with every successful candidate we place, we pay for their first year of membership to the Institute of Hospitality who provide essential support packages and benefits to help them

along their career path.

We have an extensive database and network of over 15,000 current Hospitality professionals. If you would

like our support in searching for superstar candidates, please feel free to contact us:

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Paul Gilley FIH

Managing Director

From the age of 15, Paul started working in the family hotel to hotels across the world including 5 red star establishments. Using this experience, Paul set up PJ Search in June 2000.

In the wake of the 2008 UK recession, Paul started a charity football tournament for the staff members of his favourite clients - growing considerably over 11 consecutive years to 100+ Hospitality brands.

Over many years, Paul has worked with charities across the sector including Springboard, Hospitality Action, House of St Barnabas, StreetSmart and the Janus Foundation. He is a board member for the Institute of Hospitality. 

+44 (0) 781 808 3244

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