Associate Director of Key Accounts

  • Job Reference: 452818
  • Date Posted: 14 March 2023
  • Recruiter: Gillespie People Solutions
  • Location: Glasgow City
  • Salary: £70,000 to £100,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: To £70,000 DOE base, plus bonus, OTE £100k+
  • Sector: Recruitment in HR/Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Associate Director of Key Accounts
To £70,000 DOE base, plus competitive comms package, OTE circa £100,000+
Hybrid working, and an extremely attractive and rewarding benefits package
Gillespie People Solutions are privileged to support our partner client who are already a highly established brand in the tech recruitment space.  We are working together to help implement the next growth stage of their business strategy in 2023.  To do this, they are looking to engage with Senior Account Development professionals, as this is a key role for their business.  The Associate Director of Key Accounts will hold responsibility for driving forward the relationships within their key client portfolio.
This dynamic role requires a highly motivated, exceptional individual, who will join this entrepreneurial business with a combination of talent acquisition and account development experience. Working as part of the key management team you are ably supported by a Business Development Director who will generate new key clients and secure business wins, allowing 100% focus on developing, growing and nurturing relationships within their existing client base.
As the key point of contact for high value clients, you will nurture and lead a talent team around you to ensure external candidates receive a best-in-class provision of service, and ensure a strong pipeline of excellent applicants are supported through the selection process. Working closely with both Client Acquisition and Research & Delivery teams, you’ll ensure that best practice and standards are constantly embedded, and regularly provide the Managing Director with a holistic view of your client portfolio and team performance.
We’re seeking a strong, natural team player and relationship builder, who will develop and grow existing and newly won client accounts to ensure service delivery is the highest possible standards of recruitment. To be considered for this unique opportunity, you will be able to demonstrate:-
  • Record of accomplishment within a recruitment or/and talent acquisition role
  • Strong engagement, communication, and presentation skills
  • Capability to build and maintain strong professional relationships
  • Experience of growing, managing and mentoring people – while leading by example
  • Data led recruitment; interpreting information from diverse sources and taking appropriate follow up actions
  • Strong business commercial acumen.
Furthermore, you’ll be goal orientated – with a desire to deliver excellence in every aspect and have the curiosity and desire to continue your personal professional development. An interest in technology, automation, and efficiency is beneficial here too.
In return for your focus and energy, you will be rewarded with accountability for a crucial part of this business where your ideas, experience and input will play a key role in future developments.  There is a genuine potential to grow to Director level responsibilities and a compelling reward package featuring an excellent basic salary and, as you would expect, an opportunity to greatly increase your earnings through commission. A variety of lifestyle benefits such as Health and Wellbeing services, discounted gym membership, access to exclusive deals and discounts and Financial Planning Advice are all included also. Hybrid working is in place within this forward thinking business  with around 3 days in the office and 2 from home.
This truly is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced recruitment leader who genuinely understands how to develop relationships with ease and is looking for their next big step in your career with many fresh opportunities on offer as you grow and develop into this role. Reach out in confidence to find out more.