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Senior Recruitment Consultant

  • Location

    London

  • Discipline:

    Communications

  • Job Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30,000 - £40,000 + commission

  • Contact:

    Matt Gibbs

  • Contact Email:

    mgibbs@vmagroup.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 7436 4243

  • Job Ref:

    MG0003

  • Consultant:

    Matt Gibbs

​VMA Group, the leading corporate communications, marketing and digital recruitment company, is looking for a Senior Recruitment Consultant to join its most successful and profitable area of the business as it experiences high levels of growth.

With over 40 years in the field and a team of highly experienced and passionate consultants, this is a fantastic opportunity to learn and develop your expertise in the recruitment industry, in a respected and well-known recruitment company.

Reporting into the Head of the Contract Practice and owning contract vacancies across our corporate communications practice, this role will enable the successful candidate to manage client relationships across all sectors and all disciplines of communications, including media relations, PR and public affairs. Working in a consultative, not transactional manner, we pride ourselves on our long standing client relationships and currently have preferred supplier agreements with global FTSE100 businesses as well as start-ups and SMEs.

This role has a very competitive commission/bonus scheme and some excellent benefits including monthly ‘Top Table’ evenings for high performers, health and wellbeing vouchers and many more. The office is located in Holborn and all consultants have a hybrid working model.

Successful consultants can come from various backgrounds including ex-communications and marketing professionals, in-house talent acquisition specialists, agency recruiters or sales professionals, so if you have experience in any of these areas and this role sounds of interest, do get in touch!

The hiring manager will be interviewing in December with a view to the successful candidate starting in January.

Experience Required

  • Either previous recruitment/sales experience OR experience in communications/ marketing field

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Good listening, questioning and influencing skills

  • High attention to detail and the ability to follow tasks through to completion

  • A positive, adaptable and flexible attitude is required as you will be dealing with all levels and cultures of candidates and clients

  • Business acumen

Skills

  • Resilience, tenacity and the desire to build client/candidate relationships in order to source and fill jobs

  • Professional, ambitious, collaborative and commercial

  • Determined, focused and financially motivated

  • Hardworking with a self-starter mentality

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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.

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