About Our Beauty Recruitment Agency

Our Core Values

Passion, Knowledge, Success.

Our Goal

To be the chosen agency within cosmetic and beauty recruitment

Arthur Edward was established in 2002 and work exclusively in the cosmetics and beauty industry because it’s what we love.

We are passionate about product and innovation, understand the pressures and processes within our industry and expect our clients and candidates to share our passion.

We like to build lifetime relationships with both our candidates and our clients by providing a professional and cost effective service

We are members of the Society of Cosmetic Scientist and Cosmetic Executive Women we also have close ties with HPCi media, SPC Magazine and CosmeticsBusiness.com.




Attending meetings and conferences keeps us abreast of developments within the industry. We visit raw material, packaging, manufacturing, product and consumer exhibitions.

  • The Arthur Edward Team
  • Arthur Edward beauty and cosmetics recruitment team
  • Arthur Edward beauty and cosmetics recruitment team
  • Arthur Edward beauty and cosmetics recruiters
  • Arthur Edward beauty and cosmetics management and admin team
  • Arthur Edward beauty and cosmetics recruitment reindeer team
  • Arthur Edward beauty and cosmetics Ruscombe office

Meet the team

Heidi Bannister

Heidi Bannister Managing Director

Heidi is Managing Director of Arthur Edward, she has worked in FMCG recruitment since 1998 and exclusively within the cosmetic and toiletries...

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Ana Filipa Calado

Ana Filipa Calado Recruitment Manager

Ana Filipa is our Portuguese Fashionista, she is our Technical Brains having a MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences and 6 years experience working in...

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Melissa Shifrin

Melissa Shifrin Recruitment Manager

Melissa is our blond firecracker that loves all things hair & beauty. A seasoned recruitment professional having spent 14 years in the industry,...

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Carol Carson

Carol Carson HR Consultant

Carol is HR Consultant at Arthur Edward, she has a wealth of experience, almost 30 years, within the international cosmetics, beauty and retail...

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Holly Stanley

Holly Stanley Senior Recruiter

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Ben Ford

Ben Ford Recruiter

Ben is our chief scout ready seek out his new adventure here at Arthur Edward. He brings a great wealth of sales experience and recruiting for...

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Christina Krajewski

Christina Krajewski Trainee Recruiter

Christina is our wee Fashion Management graduate with an international heritage from Scotland, Poland and Germany. Christina brings tons of...

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Joe Bannister

Joe Bannister Trainee Recruiter

Joe is our enthusiastic trainee, who has been working part time since 2014 and joined full time in July 2016. Joe has a number of awards for 100%...

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Helen Balchin

Helen Balchin Business Manager

Helen is a graduate in Biology & Home Economics and brings over 20 years’ experience in commercial banking. She is diligent and precise, helping...

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Claire Eddison-Cardy

Claire Eddison-Cardy Marketing Manager

Claire joined Arthur Edward, having previously worked alonside Heidi on the Management Team at Athena Fem and it is just so great to have her...

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Neil Bannister

Neil Bannister Database Guru

Neil is our data base Guru, his background as a Mechanical Engineer, Toolmaker and Kitchen fitter together with his painstakingly precise manner...

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Scooby Doo

Scooby Doo Reality Checker

Scooby Doo is our gorgeous Office Dog, he reminds us that there is always time to have fun, eat treats and chase cats... He is a proud English...

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Paul Ives

Paul Ives Photographer

Paul is our amazing photographer and has been responsible for all of Heidi's product and people shoots for the last 30 years. He is a talented...

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