Account Manager (Executive Search)

Ref: DS_AccMan_JOB  ·  Posted on 10 August 2022


Apply now to be a part of our Award Winning, fast growing Business!

We’re looking for an Experienced Executive Search Account Manager who has previous experience of developing teams, growing business and head hunting to join our Datasource Executive brand and make the BIG BILLS happen!

You'd be working to grow the brand across;

  • Financial Markets (banking, wealth & asset management)
  • Non-financial risk, compliance & governance.
  • Strategy, transformation & Change
  • Cyber, data & IT Security

We are looking for hard working, loyal, enthusiastic professionals who feel passionate about doing a good job and are looking for a rewarding position.

Our main recruitment business has been established 40 years, we celebrate our 40th Anniversary this year. It’s won awards for Gloucestershire Business of the Year Award and has received the IIP Investors In People Platinum accreditation proving it’s a great place to work! Our ambition is to have the same for the Executive brand and win an award by the end of year 3.

Key responsibilities
  • Reporting into the Directors
  • Direct responsibility to grow and lead the brand into the future
  • Be responsible for managing & directing the Datasource Executive brand in line with the business strategy. Build the processes, client base and the teams to make the brand established in the London market
  • In charge of hiring new staff
  • Head Hunting activities
  • New sales and business development activities
  • Liaising with clients on a daily basis to establish their requirements and maintain a good working relationship
  • Searching and networking with good candidates to place in roles
  • Deliver Market Mapping and Research services to the clients
  • Candidate selection
  • Arrange candidate interviews
  • Facilitate and manage negotiations including negotiating start dates, salary, packages and benefits
  • Attend regular face to face meetings with the clients
  • New client negotiations
  • Attend exhibitions
  • Extensive business development to grow current business
  • A full clean UK driving licence is essential for this role!

This is a fabulous opportunity for someone who is looking to progress their career! We are looking for someone who is driven and hungry!

Your input will have a direct impact on the ongoing success of our business so we’re looking for a team player with a 'can-do' attitude. A career in Recruitment can be extremely satisfying when you do a good job and it can be extremely financially rewarding!


£40,000 – £55,000 per annum basic + Bonus’ – OTE £75,000 per annum Year 1.  

Year 2, Year 3 onwards – the world is your oyster! As you grow the business your earning potential will grow too!

Additional benefits
  • 25 days annual holiday plus 8 standard UK Bank Holidays
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Great training programmes with extensive internal training and external training courses provided
  • Opportunity to be a fire marshal and/or first aider
  • Company shut down over Christmas!
  • Fruitful office initiative includes fruit provided in the office to encourage a healthy ethos
  • Other team incentives including Recruitment Bingo cards – win prizes for completing specific tasks!
  • Team Building Days which include events such as Locked in a Room, Bowling, Racing, Corporate Events (Ice Bar London and Cheltenham Cricket Festival)

Company Background: Datasource is a leader in IT and Technical recruitment. Established in 1981 the company is built on a wealth of knowledge and experience gained over 38 years of staffing some of the most important high profile projects of our blue chip client base. We specialise in supplying some of the most prestigious and respected Defence, Government and Technical companies with both permanent and contract candidates. Datasource has recently been awarded the Gold Investors in People accreditation which recognises us as a great employer and a high performing place to work. We want to replicate this success in the Executive Search space! Come and help us make this a reality!

Our Values: Accountability | Quality | Tenacity | Expert | Teamwork


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