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Welcome to Hawthorn

At Hawthorn, we play to our strengths – calling on the diverse perspectives and experiences of our team to bring fresh ideas and think creatively.

We work hard and love a challenge. But our collaborative approach makes working fun and creates opportunities that, quite simply, can’t be found elsewhere.

We're building a diverse, inclusive, and supportive workplace, where everyone feels they belong. It’s what makes us such an effective team and why building an inclusive culture is vital to our future.

If you join us, you’ll have the opportunity to work with some of the most interesting people and organisations on issues that really matter. We’re proudly independent and know that our greatest asset is our people: we choose carefully because together, we’re more than the sum of our parts.

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Creating an inclusive environment

We look to build an inclusive environment regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, or background. We want to give everyone an equal opportunity to succeed, no matter who you are or where you come from. We believe in potential and of the broader role we can play in supporting underrepresented communities and opening-up opportunity. This is why we partner with national social mobility charity Career Ready and SchoolOnline. Building an inclusive environment is a team effort and our efforts are led by both our colleague-run DE&I Committee and Employee Engagement Committee.

Your wellbeing

We want you to feel good and support you to nurture your wellbeing. We know how important it is to get the balance right and we believe in a holistic approach. We’ve carefully chosen our benefits and perks to help with that.

Benefits and perks

We offer competitive salaries that reflect your skills and experience, but we also offer a range of benefits and perks. We're proud to offer a range of benefits that have been carefully put together to support your mental, physical, financial, and social wellbeing.
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Pension, salary sacrifice, medical and life insurance cover, plus cycle to work and technology schemes.

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Time-off including annual, parental, adoption, fertility, sabbatical, and volunteering leave.

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Proactive wellbeing support that includes Employee Assistance Programme, mental health first-aiders, menopause, domestic abuse, and neurodiversity support.

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Flexible working and a culture of continuous learning to support your career.

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Lunch in the office twice a week plus tasty snacks and drinks.

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A packed social calendar, with sports and cultural activities, charity events, summer and Christmas parties that are the events of the season!

In their own words, hear from our colleagues about working at Hawthorn.

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Learning Through Great Conversations by Tilly Roylance

Senior Consultant

What drew you to working at Hawthorn? I found Hawthorn on my university careers page a few years ago, and two things rea...

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The Importance Of Curiosity by Holly Youles


What did you want to be when you were younger? There were numerous ‘jobs’ I wanted to pursue when I was younger, mos...

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Recharging and growing by Charlotte Juckes

Associate Director

How did you feel about the opportunity to have a Sabbatical? What did you do with your Sabbatical?I was thrilled to be g...

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We'd like to get to know you

If you're curious, creative, and ambitious and you're up for collaborating with some of the brightest minds out there, then we could be the place for you. We'd love to hear from you.