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Forward Role

Forward Role

Updated September 2022.

About Forward Role

Company Overview
Forward Role is The UK’s leading specialist marketing, digital and technology search firm for high growth brands, with experience in supporting FTSE, SME and Private Equity backed businesses in making key appointments that have a critical impact on their organisations. With an award-winning team of consultants based in our Manchester HQ, we offer inclusive and environmentally responsible recruitment solutions and have supported some of the UK’s most prolific brands with services across our leading product suite.
Company Size 50 UK-based Employees
INDUSTRY Professional Services
Forward Role Head Office

North West England, United Kingdom

Employee Demographics

  • <2 years - 64%
  • 2-5 years - 16%
  • 6-10 years - 16%
  • 11-15 years - 4%

Company Culture at Forward Role

The employee experience below at Forward Role, compared to a typical company.

96% of employees at Forward Role say it is a great place to work*, compared to 54% of employees at a typical UK based company.
Forward Role
Typical Company
*Responses to the statement “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.” vs. a typical UK company.


Management trusts people to do a good job without watching over their shoulders.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their race or ethnic origin.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sexual orientation.


I am treated as a full member here regardless of my position.


I am given the resources and equipment to do my job.

Best Workplaces Lists

Great Place To Work® is proud to recognise Forward Role on the following Best Workplaces Lists.

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