For educated thinking

We’re problem-solvers. Quality-thinkers. Opportunity-seizers. 

Introduction

With all the twists and shifts in the higher education world it’s no surprise that institutions need a helping hand sometimes. It’s all about keeping up the pace in a sector that’s ripe with competition. That’s why we’ve gathered the best people with the best insights to create unique recruitment and attraction solutions for you. With over 70 years’ combined experience, they’re a formidable force…

Our Clients

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    Bucks New University

    • Strategic Consultancy • Market Intelligence & Insight • Analysts MI • Student Marketing • Marketing Strategy • Competitor Analysis

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    Oxford Brookes

    • Strategic Consultancy • International Strategy • Market Intelligence & Insight • Digital Solutions • Social Media • Student Marketing

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    Kingston University London

    • Strategic Consultancy • Digital Solutions • Social Media • Analysts MI • Student Marketing • Media Planning and Buying

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    University of Leicester

    • Strategic Consultancy • Digital Solutions • Student Marketing • Marketing Strategy • Market Viability • Media Planning and Buying

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    University College London

    • Market Intelligence & Insight • Digital Solutions • Audience Insight • Media Planning and Buying • Marketing Strategy • Strategic Consultancy

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    Queen Margaret University Edinburgh

    · Digital Solutions · Social Media · Analysts MI · Student Marketing · Media Planning and Buying · International marketing

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    Queen Mary University

    • Student Marketing • Marketing Strategy • Market Viability • Media Planning and Buying • Social Media • International Strategy

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    Imperial College

    • Market Intelligence & Insight • Digital Solutions • Corporate Identity • Audience Insight • Marketing Strategy • Strategic Consultancy

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    University of Warwick

    • Student Marketing • Marketing Strategy • Market Viability • Media Planning and Buying • Social Media • International Strategy

Services

‘Do the same as last year,’ said the client. ‘No,’ said Penna. Why be safe and expected when you can teeter on the edge of ‘Is that even possible?’. We push, we push again. We find, we excite, we secure the very best people for our clients. And the solutions are brighter than ever.

  • Strategic Consultancy

    Sometimes, you just need a fresh pair of eyes to see things clearly. This is opportunity-matching at its finest.

  • International Strategy

    Creating worldwide strategies so you’re always tapping into the very best global solutions.

  • Career Development

    We have many eggs in many baskets – with specialised assessments, executive coaching and leadership development services – and we’re experts in every field

  • Brand Development

    Insight, understanding, creativity, experience – all the makings of a competitive brand. It’s our bag.

  • Market Intelligence & Insight

    Knowledge is power, as they say. Whether it’s learning more about the marketplace, doing desk research or getting original data – we’ve got it covered.

  • Digital Solutions

    Website designs, microsites, apps, videos, social media, content marketing, tracking and reporting – we’re clued up on all things digital.

Fingers on the pulse

We take pride in being a value adding partner to the Education sector. You can find us attending, speaking and sponsoring key industry conferences and making sure we are adding or learning the latest insight and innovation. Furthermore we have an Education Advisory Board which is packed with senior sector figures from Marketing and HR. An invaluable sounding board, they keep our fingers on the pulse of the broader HE landscape and the very latest market trends. That’s when they’re not chasing those blue skies and innovating…

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Assessment and Development

Finding the right people for your organisation can be tricky. While some candidates have great experience, they don’t always fit in with your culture. Which is why our Occupational Psychologists have teamed up with our award-winning creative team to develop a suite of bespoke assessment tools. They’re engaging, interactive and tailored just for you. So whether you’re looking to fill administrative or senior management roles, you’ll have a process that selects the best people for you.

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