Gilly & Co is a creative recruitment agency that specializes in placing full time and freelance talent within the advertising industry.

We work closely with clients to understand their culture and needs, and then find the best talent possible. For our candidates, we help you identify opportunities while offering career advice as well as helping negotiate your compensation package.

Affiliates: New York, Chicago, London & Sydney


  • Creative Directors & CCOs

  • Art Directors

  • Copywriters

  • Designers

  • All Positions Digital

  • Producers

  • Account Management

  • Business Affairs

  • Strategic Planners

  • Project Managers


  • Agencies

  • Social Media Companies

  • Start Ups

  • Design Houses

  • Entertainment Companies

  • Client Side


Get to know a little about Gilly and Co.




Born and raised in London, Gilly spent her formative years pursuing her first love and passion, music. She was initiated into Advertising in the 80's in London, before moving to LA where she started working as a creative recruiter and has never looked back. Read more...

Today, as the Owner of Gilly & Co, she works exclusively with creatives. She is happily married with two daughters, loves to cook and many know her as an avid soccer fan. Read less...




Christine started her career in advertising working in the media department of DMB&B as a secretary. After two years, she was promoted into the Production Department where she learned broadcast traffic and business affairs. Read more...

Another two years went by before being recruited to TBWA Chiat/Day to work as a Business Affairs Manager in a much bigger playing ground. In 1999, she had her son, Harry, and within a year, left to jump into the recruitment side of the business. She specializes in all positions digital, account management, strategic planning, production and creative. She’s been working with Gilly since early 2003 and they have been discussing their latest cooking recipes ever since! She is the “American” accent in the office! Read less...




Zoey is the newest (and oldest) addition to the Gilly & Co team, joining us from the agency life - most recently as an Account Director in NY. With a diverse background of SF & NY, agency experience, she has been lucky to work on a fabulous portfolio of brands including HBO (Game of Thrones), FX, Apple, Virgin America, St. Germain, Visa and more. Read more...

Zoey's love for our industry grew out of her passion for making great work happen through thought provoking , and unique ways of evangelizing brands to the world. Based on the east coast, she is now excited to bring her perspective to the table as a hybrid recruiter, and looks forward to working with great talent to find great 'homes'. Read less...




Stacey recently joined Gilly & Co, and has been a wonderful addition to the team. With a great eye for talent, she has enjoyed great success in working with and placing creatives. She is currently completing her MBA in Business, with an emphasis in Marketing. When not at work or University, you will find her spending time with her family and fitting in a great travel opportunity when possible.



Office Manager & Recruiter

Lesley’s first intro into advertising was in 2004 when she joined the team at Gilly & Co. She works with creatives with an emphasis on social media. She also has her Real Estate license, and helps candidates with relocation to LA. She is the other "English" accent that confuses everyone that calls!


Give us a shout. We'd love to hear from you.