The Pond is looking for a dynamic, professional and presentable Talent Agent (Recruitment Consultant if you prefer) with a minimum of 8 years experience in a client facing, recruitment or sales role. You may come from the agency Account Management world or maybe in HR and looking to get into a boutique operator in the Creative, Digital, Marketing, and Design sector.
You will have established your own personal brand with a solid career and CV to match. You will be no stranger to consistently high service levels, conscientious business practices and have energy, style and flair - all wrapped up in a 'winning' attitude.
You will have excellent planning, organisational client management skills and commercial acumen. You will also be able to motivate people around you, and will be hands-on and action orientated. The ability to adapt and manage an ever-changing workload alongside the successful coordination of multiple projects is vital to this role.
As a Senior Talent Agent, you will manage a portfolio of 20 established corporate clients and their daily ongoing talent resourcing needs. You'll be kept busy managing the sales, recruitment and booking of all talent (full-time, contract & freelance), participating in the acquisition and retention of new applicants, advising and managing candidates expectations, all while answering the short and long-term staffing needs of your clients.
• 8 years (min)
• Proven experience in client relationship management, sales, recruitment or human resources
• Has managed and dealt with a large varied book of clientele
• Strong in client service ethic
• Developing and executing successful new relationships
• Building and maintaining ongoing relationships with a variety of Corporate and SME clients
• Actively pitching talented candidates with flair and passion
• Interviewing and working alongside candidates to develop their career goals, while providing sound support and advice
• Writing candidate recommendations, negotiating rate / salary structures, confirming bookings & interviews, scripting candidate briefs
• Developing and executing candidate acquisition strategies
• Managing internal financial admin - invoices, managing monthly revenue, meeting desired agent targets and margins
• Working/collaborating with a small team and assisting in the management of a Junior Recruiter
• Strong interest & knowledge of the marketing, design, creative, digital, media and production industries
• Excellent communication skills - not afraid to get on the phone
• Happy to express a strong yet informed opinion
• Business acumen - not afraid to voice ideas for the business internally
• Familiar with Mac OS
• Use of initiative & highly proactive
• Business development
• Career change with untapped progression
• Book of 20 high-performing corporate clients
• Yearly performance bonus
• Mac laptop
This is a pivotal role within a growing company. You will be challenged with achieving sales targets and helping to grow the business in a fast-paced environment, which you'll be remunerated accordingly (including commission and bonuses).
For the right person, this role offers flexibility; challenges and the opportunity to grow with the business, financial gain and ultimately make this role your own with a company on the move.
If this role sounds like you email email@example.com with your CV and a brief summary on why you are right for the role or call Will Gregory or Leighton Howl for more information - 09 373 3791.
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