Account Manager & Recruitment Consultant - Marketing & Communications

VMA Group
London (Central), London (Greater)
£30,000 - £65,000 OTE plus benefits
Closing date
27 Oct 2021

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Job Details

Finding a job in the recruitment sector isn’t difficult.  

But securing the right recruitment job, to kick-start your successful career, is a whole lot harder.  
Choosing to work for a recruitment business, that has been a leader in its field for over 40 years and trusted by many well-known brands, could be a great place to start? 

VMA GROUP have been the leading international interim and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist for communications and marketing for 43 years. We’re recognised and trusted by organisations of all shapes and sizes, including many well-known and exciting commercial brands, Not For Profit organisations and government – across both the UK, Europe and internationally. 

For 43 years, we have focused on building strong and lasting relationships in the communications and marketing sectors, supporting a variety of clients to build formidable communications and marketing teams.   

We consider ourselves to be a true career-partner, working with candidates who have become clients and clients who have become candidates, as they progress through their communication and marketing careers. None of our competitors possess the same heritage and tenure of relationships that we do. 

Previous and current clients include: Premiership Football Teams, Global Banks, TV Celebrities, Luxury High Street Brands, Leading Tech Giants, High Profile Government Departments and Global Charities with a life changing social purpose. Think of a business or sector that interests you – we've probably worked with them... 

VMA GROUP Specialisms include: Executive Search, Recruitment, Interim, Contract, Permanent, Corporate Communications, PR, Media Relations, Public Affairs, Marketing, Brand Marketing, Digital Marketing, Corporate Social Responsibility, Internal Communications and Employee Engagement. 

VMAGROUP is currently searching for an Account Manager & Recruitment Consultant to join its dynamic team.

The position will focus on providing account management and  communications recruitment support to organisations across the UK and internationally, across all industries, working with many well-known and exciting brands.  

Career Progression 

Over 65% of VMA GROUP’s Consultants have been part of the team for 5+ years, demonstrating a culture and working environment that people want to remain part of. Our collaborative and consultative culture is supported by a fair and transparent promotional pathway, which allows all team members to map out their career, from joining as a Trainee Consultant to achieving a Board Director position. 


Training & Development 

Anyone joining the team at VMA GROUP will receive in-depth training and support from some of the best and most successful recruitment professionals in the industry. We’ll provide a clear and structured induction and training programme, tailored to your specific level of experience and career aspirations. We want you to succeed and we’ll support you every step of the way. 


Recognition & Reward 

In a business that has been developing successful client relationships for over 40 years, cold calling is not a key focus, but as with any job, you will need to work hard to be successful.  
And in return for your hard work and commitment, VMA GROUP provides a transparent market leading range of benefits to all its consultants, including a monthly commission scheme, an additional annual bonus scheme, other monthly financial incentives and rewards and a variety of health and wellbeing benefits. All of which offers unlimited earning potential amongst a range of other important and rewarding personal benefits. 


Our Values 

We are genuinely committed to our core values: Ambitious, Collaborative, Committed, Commercial, Exceptional 


Professional Standards 

VMA GROUP is a committed member of our respected industry body, The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) 

Skills & Experience Required:  


  • Previous recruitment experience is not required, but it would be an advantage. 
  • Experience of working in account management or communications or marketing would be beneficial.    
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills   
  • Good listening and questioning skills    
  • A natural interest in people and their development   
  • Excellent relationship building skills   
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure   
  • Strong administrative ability with high attention to detail and the ability to follow tasks through to completion    
  • A broad understanding of the business environment   
  • Financial acumen   
  • A positive, adaptable and flexible attitude is required as you will be dealing with all levels and cultures of candidates and clients  

Personal Attributes Required:  

  • Professional   
  • Ambitious   
  • Commercial   
  • Determined   
  • Open minded   
  • Hardworking   
  • Self-starter with initiative   
  • Team player, highly approachable with positive outlook   
  • Flexible, resilient and confident, with the ability to respond and adapt to a fast moving, swiftly changing environment  

Full training and development support will be provided. If you would like to discuss this opportunity in more detail, please apply.  


VMAGROUP is a leading international interim and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist for communications, digital and marketing.

Our specialist practices cover: 

• Internal and Change Communications 
• External Communications 
• Investor Relations 
• Public Affairs
• Marketing 
• Digital
• Agency Services 

Over the last 40 years, we have focused on building strong and lasting relationships in the communications and marketing sectors, working with candidates who have become clients, and clients who have become candidates. We consider ourselves to be a true career-partner. 

None of this would be possible without the exceptional people within VMAGROUP who are fully committed to what they do. 

Our team, which includes communications and marketing specialists working alongside recruitment professionals, maintain long-term, commercially successful relationships with our international network of clients – from innovative, independent start-ups to large, complex multinational corporations, as well as public and not-for-profit organisations. Working on their behalf, we source the brightest and best communications and marketing talent. 

With offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, London and Paris, we have a reputation for providing leading consultancy services and advice supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications industry supporting planning and decision-making. 
For more information, visit: 

Twitter: @VMAGroup

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020 7436 4243
23 Bedford Square
United Kingdom
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