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Senior Recruitment Consultant - Design

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  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Experienced Division

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  • Salary:

    Basic c. £35–45k, OTE £90k + Benefits: Attractive commission up to 30% commission, hybrid 2 days in the office,

  • Contact:

    Sarah Richardson

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    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Senior Recruitment Consultant - Design - Dual desk

Basic c. £35–45k

OTE £90k +

Based London

Benefits: Attractive commission up to 30% commission, hybrid 2 days in the office,


  • Boutique consultancy specialising in the Creative space working high profile brands.

  • Hot desk with active clients and live roles, working alongside an established, high performing team.

  • Culture allows for a mature, autonomous and independent approach.


The Person

  • Experienced Design recruitment professional from a Permanent and or Freelance contingency background

  • Would suit someone with recruitment experience in the Design market and a consistent billing track record.

  • Perhaps you have reached a stage in your career where you are looking to work more autonomously.

  • Do you enjoy the design market but want to work with a stronger network of the best brands and agencies?

  • You will still enjoy working as a 360 recruiter and be comfortable opening doors and building relationships.

  • Must enjoy candidate sourcing and networking to help identify and attract the best talent.

  • Would suit someone bright, relationship led, with a desire to be successful in a small team. 


The Company

  • Independently owned, this boutique firm are recruitment specialists in the Creative market, set up by 2 highly knowledgeable Directors

  • Current areas of expertise are across the Strategy, Client Services and Business Development space.

  • Dedicated to finding the best permanent and freelance talent for the world’s top design agencies across the globe.  

  • An experienced, passionate and trusted team of 6, they are now looking to grow out the Design market to complement their areas.

  • Working with a wide network of high profile agencies and brands, clients range from large to smaller studios along with startups.

  • Great culture, offering flexible working and a mature approach, their style is to build trusted partnerships and their strength is their experience and integrity.


The Role

  • Joining a successful team of 6 working across the creative marketplace, looking to grow out a new area within Designed to complement the current business.   

  • You will be working alongside a successful recruiter returning from maternity leave to both develop the Design market together.

  • Utilising an existing client base of top agencies and brands, there will be live roles to work on from the start.

  • Operating a dual desk, typical positions range from Artworkers to Design Directors both freelance and permanent. 

  • Salaries ranging from £25k -£120k + with an average placement fee between £6k - £12k. 

  • However, this is not an account management role and business development will be expected, so important you enjoy creating opportunities.

  • Expectation of billing will be £250k-£300k when desk is up and running.



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