Annelie Marais is the owner of MaraisButton & Assoc. Her passion for recruitment, her integrity and her commitment to service excellence has brought her much admiration. She has built a career on developing and delivering recruitment solutions to the NGO sector in Africa. Her dedication, flexibility, focus and commitment to her clients have been key to her success. She strives to deliver the highest quality of service while keeping it affordable for organisations. 

Annelie was originally trained by Quest Personnel in 1994 and in 1996 was invited to set up the Cape Town branch from scratch for Action Appointments, which she managed until 2010. MaraisButton & Assoc. opened its doors in 2012 as a niche agency that focuses on recruitment solutions and the ongoing development of NGO’s, INGO's, donor agencies, parastatals, government & CSI's, from senior executive level down.

Drawing on an constantly updated database of skill sets, MaraisButton & Assoc. is able to rapidly source or headhunt the right skill sets, supported by the handling of advert responses; in-depth interviews; background / reference checks; qualification, credit & criminal checks; CV screening, job descriptions; salary scales; advert design, and much more.  




                                                           Permanent recruitment                                                        Exclusive executive search

                                                       Contract and temp recruitment

                                                       Project recruitment

                                                       Board practice and recruitment

                                                       Various Consultancy offerings


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Annelie’s business partners and associates are Stephen Button, Maresa Fourie, Rudayba Petersen, Karen Kemp.


MaraisButton has access to a variety of independent associates and partnerships geared towards capacity building in the NGO sector.

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