Design & Branding Recruiter - Blue Skies

Richmond upon Thames
£20000 to £35000 per annum
07 Dec 2012
04 Jan 2013
Rachel Wheeler
Account Management
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an Agency Account Handler looking for a fresh start in a dynamic environment where you can really make the most of your skills, industry knowledge and connections? If so, have you considered a career in recruitment?

Here at Blue Skies we often find that some of the best recruiters come from an agency background, and we`re looking to expand our Richmond-based Agency Design & Branding team right now.

Established in 1998, Blue Skies has become one of the strongest brands within marketing recruitment, working with FTSE 250 companies and multinational agency networks. We pride ourselves on acquiring a special understanding of the markets in which we operate and we`re passionate about delivering outstanding service. We have an exceptional track record of truly understanding our clients` and candidates` needs and finding the best talent for our clients - welcome to a different, more personal style of marketing recruitment.
Times are exciting here - we`re rapidly expanding, having recently opened our new central Manchester office to join our existing offices in London and Stratford-Upon-Avon. We`re constantly looking for ways to improve, our overall aim being simple - to be the number one UK leading independent marketing recruitment agency.

The role of a recruitment consultant is varied and no one day is the same, but one thing`s for certain - a career in recruitment is one of the most rewarding around!
Role responsibilities:
- Managing the full recruitment life cycle process:
- Candidate acquisition through social media networking, headhunting, ad writing, interviewing etc.
- Lead and new business generation and retention through direct approach - spending time both on the phone and meeting people face-to-face)
- Building and maintaining relationships
- Selling the role to the candidate and the candidate to the client, and seeing this through to placement

We`re seeking a bright, credible and knowledgeable Account Handler to join our existing highly successful Agency Design & Branding team in our Richmond office. You`ll need to be confident, outgoing and have persuasive communication skills. We`re looking for someone who likes the idea of building a career in a new environment whilst making use of their exceptional industry knowledge and connections.

Our intensive and comprehensive 3 month bespoke in-house training programme and working closely alongside a senior consultant ensures you receive all the support and training to ensure your continued success and progression at Blue Skies.
We`re looking for future leaders and love to promote from within, and so want to recruit individuals truly intent on building a long-term career to be a part of our continued success story.

At Blue Skies we not only offer the opportunity to work with an expert team for a recognised brand with an excellent reputation in the market place, huge earning potential and excellent career progression/development opportunities, but we also genuinely care about our staff and listen to our employees, offering a range of softer benefits to promote the best work/life balance.
-Competitive basic salary
-Very attractive targets-based bonus scheme, both team and individual
-23 days` holiday including a well-deserved day off for your birthday, rising to 25 days after one year
-Two-week sabbatical after three and five years
-Flexible working hours
-£20K club - if you post sales of £20K or more in a month, you`ll be taken out with one of our associate directors for a special lunch at a top restaurant
-Expensed iPhone
-Regular company socials including “Final Thursdays”
-Friday “Beer o`Clock” and early finish
-Tasty treats like free snacks and drinks!

If you are interested in finding out more about the opportunity or about Blue Skies please do contact me, Rachel Wheeler. In the first instance please send your CV via the application button.
Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment specialises in marketing jobs across Creative, PR, Clientside, Account Handling and Executive. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all applications, the high number we receive means this isn`t always possible. If you have not heard from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has not been successful. For more information, visit and we`ll make sure we do our best to find you the perfect marketing role.