Aspire specialise in recruiting for the media and marketing communications industry.

Aspire may be one of the newest names in recruitment – but they’ve been exceeding their clients’ expectations for more than 22 years now.

Previously trading as a number of specialist recruitment organisations – pfj, (Phee Farrer Jones), The Graduate Recruitment Company, RPCushing, Periscope and Aspire Global Network Asia – they’ve assembled these well-known names and now operate under one united brand: Aspire.

Leaders in their own markets, their five legacy brands were always good at working together. They understood the benefits that could be brought to clients through collaboration, knowledge-sharing and providing joined-up, cohesive solutions. So repositioning themselves as Aspire – well, it was simply the next step in their evolution.

What makes them who they are

1992: Phee Farrer Jones was established as a media sales recruitment specialist

1993: Graduate Recruitment Company launched

2001: Manchester office opened; the first location outside of London

2002: Phee Farrer Jones re-branded as pfj, expanding its service offering to include media sales, events, media agency, editorial and content specialists.

2008: Acquired ICUR, Sydney (sold 2012). Continue to work in partnership with them.

2009: Acquired RP Cushing, specialists in market research recruitment (originally established in 2000).

2011: Acquired Periscope, specialists in creative and design recruitment (originally established 1998).

2011: Established a Singapore office.

2013: Established a Hong Kong office.

2014: Rebranded to form Aspire.