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Head of Creative - Recruitment Agency - London / Remote

Job description

Founded in 2008, DNA is a boutique recruitment company making strides in creative, digital, marketing and technology.

We help our clients find and attract top talent in client services, strategy & planning, marketing, creative & design, business development & technology.

We put our people first. Our culture is supportive and collaborative as well as fun, vibrant and diverse. We operate a flexible and remote working model, meaning you can operate as a home-based consultant, with the flexibility to work in our London or Leeds office whenever you wish. We are committed to investing in the best recruitment technology and have embraced the latest cloud-based CRM and interviewing software for flexible working and self-management.

Creative and Design is a core area of the DNA business, alongside Client Services and Planning & Strategy and we are looking to Hire a Head of Creative to lead this division. If you have existing experience in Creative or Design and wish to support a defined portfolio of clients in the creative agency space on a hot desk then please read on. You'll have the chance to work across a range of Creative agencies, from Advertising, Digital, Branding, Integrated and Activation and will be keen to work from home - Fully remote, with no caveats.


Ideally, you will have:

- At least 5+ years' experience in Creative

- Working with teams, designers, copywriters, art direction or motions graphics

- 360 recruitment or targeted headhunting background.

- A track record in building and managing client relationships whether from scratch or an existing relationship.

- Strong organisational skills: database management

- Experience in working with numerous candidates to build solid relationships and develop a network of talent.

- Ability to generate leads for other desks in DNA would be a plus.

- Commercial and entrepreneurial by nature

- Ambition - you will want to grow your desk and in time build a team around you.

What We Offer.

- Salary to £40K (£100K OTE)

- Market leading commission scheme which pays up to 45%

- The opportunity to join the DNA share option scheme which will allow high performers to benefit from participation in Iliad's short, medium and long-term prospects.

- 25 days holiday plus a day off for your birthday and a day for moving house.

- The opportunity to autonomously run a desk and for the more ambitious, grow and run the Client Services division.

- A strong supporting back-office team covering finance, resourcing, on-boarding, marketing, training and tech support.

- Clearly defined career path based on performance and targets from day one.

- LI Recruiter licences plus the use of a team of experienced resources.

- The freedom and flexibility to work from home or in the office depending on your work schedule.

- Team away days and once a month we have a team get-together in London to plan, brainstorm and throw ideas around the table. We want our consultants to thrive in their job.

- Full membership to The Stanley Building (The Office Group) and 17 other London locations.

- Fully mobile tech set-up at home

Salary: £50k - £60k DOE +commission

To be instantly considered for this role please click apply to send us your CV, and we can then get in touch should your skills and experience be what our client is looking for.

Please note you must have the right to work in the UK for your application to be considered.

DNA is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community and welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

Job Reference: (JB10862)

DNA is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community and welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

Although we try to respond to all applications, unfortunately due to the high number we receive we are unable to respond to all of those who are unsuccessful.

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DNA Recruit deliver dynamic recruitment, search and talent solutions and provide insight, knowledge and credible introductions necessary for client side and agency roles. Areas we specialise in New Business, Account and Project Management, Strategy and Planning, Events, Experiential, Creative and User Experience Design, Technology, Product, Marketing and Data roles for permanent, contract and freelance recruitment, search and selection, talent advisory and consulting across the UK and globally.