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Recruitment Coordinator – Launch & Grow Brand You

  • Recruitment Coordinator – Launch & Grow Brand You
  • Auckland
  • $55k
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:

Leighton Howl Recruitment Director

This is your opportunity to work for one of NZ’s premium, specialist recruitment agencies, whose mission is to inspire the careers of talented people working within the marketing, creative and digital sectors.

  • Launch your HR & Recruitment career at a premium Auckland agency
  • Full training provided; career progression a given
  • Be mentored by a senior recruitment consultant; learn how to succeed 

What type of junior we looking for?

We are looking for a dynamic, professional and ambitious recruitment coordinator with a minimum of 1 years of work experience in a client or customer-facing role.

If you enjoy working with people and see a positive career path in recruitment or HR this is an exciting career opportunity.  The Pond specialises in recruiting for the creative, design, digital, tech, marketing, sales and media industries - so a passion for these industries and good business acumen is ideal.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, proactive and a superstar when it comes to written communication and organisation. They’ll be delivering consistently high service, following clear processes and bring their own personality, energy, fun and flair to the role daily. We collaborate on recruitment projects so being a great listener and having a strong and confident voice both around the table and in your daily conversations with clients and candidates is essential.

This role requires adapting and managing workloads against evolving small business priorities, and coordination support of multiple client recruitment projects. 

This role is a newly created junior position working alongside a senior recruitment consultant, who will offer daily mentoring, training and full guidance in the role. In this role you will visit clients weekly and sit in live interviews daily.

The breakdown:

Join New Zealand’s best premium recruitment agency in marketing, creative and digital recruitment, whose mission is to inspire the careers of talented people working within the sectors.

Some key responsibilities are…

  • Writing: clear candidate recommendations and pitching talented candidates with flair and passion.
  • Organisation: confirming bookings and interviews, scripting talent briefs, advising on recruitment processes and overall administration
  • Numerical skills: excel, calculate margins, and work to KPI targets
  • Confident verbal communicator: Interviewing and working alongside candidates to clarify their career goals, and guide them through their career options.
  • Making client and candidate phone calls.
  • Supporting your designated senior recruitment consultant in all daily administration across your client book.
  • Administration: Writing, preparing proposals, data entry and invoicing

Essential skills

  • A genuine interest in recruitment
  • A great collaborator and communicator
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail
  • Very familiar with Mac computer systems
  • Skilled in Xcel, Word, Google Docs, and Keynote a bonus
  • Enjoy getting on the phone and holding a conversation
  • Confident in expressing an opinion or point of view
  • Natural business acumen and a knowledge of the marketing, creative, and digital industries
  • Curious with a desire to grow your career as a successful recruiter

The Package:

  • $55k plus Kiwisaver
  • 5-day work weeks, finish 1:30pm Friday
  • Social and industry networking events
  • MacBook Air laptop computer
  • Phone expense contribution
  • Open plan office, city fringe location (Ponsonby), close to transport

Apply Today or Start Tomorrow

This is a pivotal role within a premium service focused recruitment agency. For the right person, this role offers learning, challenges and the opportunity to launch and grow their own personal brand within the New Zealand recruitment market. Ultimately, they will make this role their own, at a professional level, with a company on the move.

If this junior position sounds like your next or first career move e-mail The Pond Recruitment Director, Leighton Howl, [email protected] and a brief summary on why you may be interested in the role.


About the Pond Recruitment 

We are committed to becoming New Zealand’s number one specialist recruiter in the Creative & Design, Digital & Tech and Marketing & Media sectors.

We are focused on finding the best talent in the local and overseas market, that last the distance and help transform our clients’ business or brand in the right direction. 

Established in 2006, within central Auckland, The Pond is driven by a dedicated team of 6 experienced recruiters and support team who get results for our clients daily. To support this claim our audited recruitment average is 4.4 years, so the people we place do stick.

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