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Managing Consultant, Marketing Recruitment

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    Marketing, Jobs at VMAGROUP

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    £45,000 - £150,000 OTE

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    Andrew Harvey

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  • Consultant:

    Andrew Harvey

Finding a job in the recruitment sector isn’t difficult.  

But securing the right recruitment job, to develop your successful career, is a whole lot harder.  

Choosing to work for a recruitment business, that has been a leader in its field for over 40 years and trusted by many well-known brands, could be a great place to start?  

VMA GROUP have been the leading international interim, contract and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist for communications and marketing for 43 years. We’re recognised and trusted by organisations of all shapes and sizes, including many well-known and exciting commercial brands, Not for Profit organisations and government – across both the UK, Europe and internationally.  

For 43 years, we have focused on building strong and lasting relationships in the communications and marketing sectors, supporting a variety of clients to build formidable communications and marketing teams.  

We consider ourselves to be a true career-partner, working with candidates who have become clients and clients who have become candidates, as they progress through their communication and marketing careers. None of our competitors possess the same heritage and tenure of relationships that we do.  

Previous and current clients include: Premiership Football Teams, Global Banks, TV Celebrities, Luxury High Street Brands, Leading Tech Giants, High Profile Government Departments and Global Charities with a life changing social purpose. Think of a business or sector that interests you – we've probably worked with them...  

VMA GROUP Specialisms include: Executive Search, Recruitment, Interim, Contract, Permanent, Corporate Communications, PR, Media Relations, Public Affairs, Marketing, Brand Marketing, Digital Marketing, Corporate Social Responsibility, Internal Communications and Employee Engagement.  

VMA GROUP is currently searching for a Managing Consultant to join its team. The position will focus on providing ‘Marketing Recruitment’ support to organisations across the UK and internationally, across all industries.  In addition, this position will play a key role in developing and growing VMA GROUP’s Marketing Recruitment practice. This is a great opportunity for an experienced recruitment professional, that is ambitious to develop their career and their people management and team management experience. 

Career Progression  

Over 65% of VMA GROUP’s Consultants have been part of the team for 5+ years, demonstrating a culture and working environment that people want to remain part of. Our collaborative and consultative culture is supported by a fair and transparent promotional pathway, which allows all team members to map out their career, from joining as a Trainee Consultant to achieving a Board Director position.  

Our Values  

We are genuinely committed to our core values: Ambitious, Collaborative, Committed, Commercial, Exceptional  

Professional Standards  

VMA GROUP is a committed member of our respected industry body, The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo)  

The Opportunity  

We are looking for an experienced recruitment professional to join our Permanent Marketing Recruitment practice. Someone with excellent relationship management skills, a proven commercial mindset and a genuine team player. And importantly, someone that is keen to build and lead a team. This is a great opportunity for someone ambitious to develop their people management and team management experience in an established recruitment business. 

Responsibilities with be varied and broad, as you might expect in a senior recruitment position, including:  

  • Build a market leading recruitment team focused on marketing and digital recruitment  

  • Hire, develop and lead a team which operates across specific targeted sectors 

  • Recruit at a senior level across marketing and digital industries  

  • Support the development of VMAGROUP’s brand as a marketing and digital recruitment provider, through events, thought leadership and strategic marketing, working in partnership with VMAGROUP’s in-house marketing manager, UK Executive Director and CEO 

  • To actively progress the practice from a reactive environment to a highly proactive one  

  • Network and develop relationships with senior marketing and digital professionals across sectors  

Experience & Skills Required: 

  • Demonstrable recruitment consultancy experience, ideally in the marketing and, or digital (but we are open to other sector backgrounds)  

  • Ideally some established people management experience, or the interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence and ambition to build a team and develop your experience in the role. 

  • Ambition to develop your career via a team management route, from Managing Consultant, through to Director 

  • A track-record of commercial success 

If you would like to find out more information about this opportunity, please apply, or contact VMAGROUP's CEO (Andrew Harvey) directly.



VMAGROUP is a leading international interim, contract, temporary and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist. We are specifically focused on providing support to the communications, digital and marketing communities.

Our specialist practice areas cover: communications, corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, financial communications, CSR, public affairs, investor relations, marketing, digital marketing and agency services.

We have a reputation for providing expert consultancy services and advice, supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry, supporting planning and decision-making for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

In the UK, VMAGROUP has offices in London and Manchester and in Europe, VMAGROUP has offices in Amsterdam and Brussels, but we work with organisations and individuals on a global basis.

VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.