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Recruitment Account Manager - Creative, Digital & Marketing

  • Recruitment Account Manager - Creative, Digital & Marketing
  • Auckland
  • $80k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
  • Live
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Role is with:

Leighton Howl Recruitment Director

Ready for a new challenge? Great, because we're hiring!

For the right playmaker, this role at The Pond Recruitment offers the opportunity to grow with the business, instant financial gain and ultimately make this role their own in a premium recruitment firm.

This is an exciting career opportunity within a professional, fast, fun business - and your chance to exceed sales targets and help to grow the client offering in a slick team of recruitment agents, support staff, and over 200 key agency and corporate clients nationwide.

Are you a passionate, professional and presentable consultant with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a client facing, recruitment or account management role? You may come from the account management sales world or maybe an established recruiter looking to weave your magic into the fashionable employment sectors of Marketing, Digital, and Creative. Maybe you’re sick and tired of agency and want to now recruit and place c-suite marketers or creative directors? 

The ideal person will have established his or her own personal brand with a solid career to match. They will not be a stranger to consistently high service levels, conscientious business practices, energy, style, and flair – all wrapped up in a ‘winning’ attitude.

The Position

As a Senior Recruitment Consultant, you will manage a portfolio of 24 established and growing clients daily, along with their ongoing talent resourcing needs. You’ll be kept busy managing the recruitment and booking of New Zealand's best talent (full-time, contract & freelance), participating in the acquisition and retention of new freelancers, applicants, advising and managing candidates’ expectations, all while answering the short and long-term needs of the client. 

Required Experience 

  • 5 years (min) experience 
  • Proven experience in client relationship management, sales, recruitment or HR
  • Has managed and dealt with a large varied book of clientele
  • Strong in client service ethic

Key Skills:

  • Developing and executing successful new and existing relationships
  • 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 talent recommendations, negotiating rate/salary structures, confirming bookings & interviews, scripting talent briefs, advising on recruitment processes and overall administration 
  • Developing and executing talent acquisition and sourcing plans
  • Use of initiative
  • Highly pro-active

Essential skills

  • Strong interest & knowledge of the marketing, design, creative, digital, development, media and tech industries
  • Loves to get on the phone and talk to people
  • Happy to express a strong opinion
  • Familiar with Mac computer systems
  • Exposure to basic business development

The Reward

  • Base Salary $80,000k
  • OTE first year $100-120k+
  • Uncapped commission (paid monthly)
  • New business incentives
  • Social & industry networking events
  • 4.5 Day work weeks, finish 1:30pm Friday
  • Mac Laptop
  • Phone Package

Apply Today

If this role sounds like you, apply today with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position or contact The Pond’s Director's, Leighton Howl on 021 702 573 / email: [email protected] or Will Gregory 022 638 7279 / email: [email protected] for a confidential chat about the role.


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