Why choose Aquilas

  • Aquilas is a niche charity recruitment agency with a track record
    of working with many of the UK’s leading charities
  • Experienced consultants with expert knowledge of the charity sector
  • Professional, confidential & honest approach
  • Commitment to thoroughly understanding the job brief
  • We advertise regularly in the charity press and specialist job boards
  • Extensive database and network of contacts mean
  • Our consultants are dedicated to finding the best candidates
  • Aquilas offers competitive rates with favourable rebate scheme.

Client List

We work with many of the UK’s leading charities. Below is a list of just
a few of the charities we have assisted.

Ambitious about Autism
Anthony Nolan Trust
ARK Schools
Breast Cancer Care
British Heart Foundation
British Film Institute
Cancer Research UK
Childreach International
CLIC Sargent
Combat Stress
Concern Worldwide
Defeating Deafness
Diabetes UK
Fauna & Flora International
Friends of the Elderly
Garden Organic
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Kids Out
Leicester NHS Trust
Leonard Cheshire Disability
Leukaemia Research
London Business School
Macmillan Cancer Support
Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres
Make a Wish Foundation
Marie Curie Cancer Care
Muscular Dystrophy Campaign
National Gallery
National Literacy Trust
National Osteoporosis Society
Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity
Royal British Legion
Resource Alliance
Save the Children
Sense UK
Spinal Injuries Association
St Dunstan’s
SSAFA Forces Help
St John’s Hospice
Stroke Association
Teacher Support Network
Teach First
Teenage Cancer Trust
Terence Higgins Trust
The Children’s Society
Variety Club Children’s Charity
Volunteer Reading Help
Whizz Kidz
Woodland Trust
Womankind Worldwide
Y Care International


“I have found Aquilas to be efficient and reliable. Your knowledge in understanding the fundraising business & the nature of the roles we are recruiting has led to a sustained high calibre of candidates and made you one of our favoured suppliers. I appreciate your quick response and hear only positive comments form those candidates who come through your door.”
Tracy Griffin – Director of Fundraising – Shelter

“When placing a recent position Aquilas went out of their way to find me a great choice of great candidates in a very short time period. They only sent me details of people that matched the brief perfectly saving me time short listing, they also kept me well informed throughout the process with regular communication and relevant updates. Aquilas are very personable and very efficient. The service provided by Aquilas was excellent and I would definitely recommend them and the service provided. Thanks for all of your help!”
Samantha Horvath – Head of Corporate Fundraising – RSPCA

The level of service Aquilas provides us with is excellent; they are one of our favoured agencies and have an excellent understanding of our organisation.
Helen Fisher – HR Officer – Samaritans

Aquilas sourced a new member of senior staff that is going to be crucial to the achievement of stretching targets. They were helpful, responsive and professional at all times and delivered an excellent result for the organisation.
Tina Norton-Tuck – Head of Legacy Marketing & Major Gifts at PDSA

Commitment to Equal Opportunity

Aquilas is committed to ensuring that our recruitment procedures do not discriminate against any individual and that we provide our clients with a broad range of people.

We strive to follow the best professional practice in recruiting the candidate most suitable for the position and likewise with clients

Our approach to search and selection is designed to be fair and objective.  We are committed to the principles that no one be less favourably treated because of their gender, age, sexuality, race, ethnic origin, religion or disability.

We ensure our objectives are achieved by monitoring the demographic of candidates registering. Sensitive data is also withheld on candidate’s records so prejudice is avoided.