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Talent Agent

  • Talent Agent
  • Auckland
  • $70 - $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
  • Closed
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Role is with:

Will Gregory Talent Director

We are looking for a dynamic, professional and presentable Talent Agent (Recruitment Consultant if you prefer) with a minimum of 8 years experience in a client facing, recruitment or sales role. You may come from the agency Account Management world or may be in HR and looking to get into a boutique operator in the Creative, Digital, Marketing and Design sector.

You will have established your own personal brand with a solid career and CV to match. You will be no stranger to consistently high service levels, conscientious business practices and have energy, style and flair - all wrapped up in a 'winning' attitude.

You will have excellent planning, organisational client management skills and commercial acumen. You will also be able to motivate people around you, and will be hands-on and action orientated. The ability to adapt and manage an ever-changing workload alongside the successful coordination of multiple projects is vital to this role.

The Position

As a Senior Talent Agent, you will manage a portfolio of 20 established corporate clients and their daily ongoing talent resourcing needs. You'll be kept busy managing the sales, recruitment and booking of all talent (full-time, contract & freelance), participating in the acquisition and retention of new applicants, advising and managing candidates expectations, all while answering the short and long-term staffing needs of your clients.

Required Experience

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

Key Skills:

  • Developing and executing successful new relationships
  • Building and maintaining ongoing relationships with a variety of Corporate and SME clients
  • 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 candidate recommendations, negotiating rate / salary structures, confirming bookings & interviews, scripting candidate briefs
  • Developing and executing candidate acquisition strategies
  • Managing internal financial admin - invoices, managing monthly revenue, meeting desired agent targets and margins 
  • Working / collaborating in a small team and assisting in the management of a Junior Recruiter

Essential skills

  • Strong interest & knowledge of the marketing, design, creative, digital, media and production industries
  • Excellent communication skills - not afraid to get on the phone
  • Happy to express a strong yet informed opinion
  • Business acumen - not afraid to voice ideas for the business internally 
  • Familiar with Mac OS
  • Use of initiative & highly proactive
  • Business development

The Package

  • Career change with untapped progression
  • Book of 20 high-performing corporate clients
  • Yearly performance bonus
  • Mac laptop 
  • Phone

In Summary

This is a pivotal role within a growing company. You will be challenged with achieving sales targets and helping to grow the business in a fast paced environment, which you'll be remunerated accordingly (including commission and bonuses).

For the right person, this role offers flexibility; challenges and the opportunity to grow with the business, financial gain and ultimately make this role your own with a company on the move.

Apply Today

If this role sounds like you email [email protected] with your CV and a brief summary on why you are right for the role or call Will Gregory or Leighton Howl for more information - 09 373 3791


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