Associate Director

Permanent | Competitive package

Sitka is a successful boutique recruitment firm, and our values of integrity, commitment and excellence are at the core of everything we do. We are delighted to announce that we are looking to expand our team and we hope to find an experienced senior recruiter who will be excited about joining us as an Associate Director.

As Associate Director of Sitka, you will play a key strategic role in the growth of the business and its continued success.

Following our accomplishments over the past 5 years, we are eager to grow and are thrilled about bringing new blood and energy into the Sitka team. As Associate Director you will be joining a business where everyone works closely together, we look out for each other and it is important to know that you will be given the freedom to grow your part of the business as you see fit – with integrity at your core – always.

With us you will have autonomy to do things the way you feel works for you, building meaningful relationships with some key people and organisations across Wales.

You may be looking to make a move away from a corporate setting into a business that genuinely cares about you and who will take an interest in your career and personal development.

We would love to attract someone who loves recruitment and who has entrepreneurial spirit and if you would like to grow your own team, even better!

We value long term relationships with clients over quick wins and our mission is to help more employers and candidates have a successful and enjoyable recruitment experience.

Founded on friendship and a desire to change the face of recruitment in South Wales, Sitka offers new ways of working in this everchanging world of talent and attraction.

The Job

  • Working closely with the directors of the business you will be a key contributor to plans for future growth, supporting ideas and demonstrating proven techniques to win business.
  • Your competitor and market knowledge along with your understanding of it, will help shape the Sitka approach and your recruitment expertise will feed into the strategic decision making.
  • You will be confident in dealing with the entire 360 recruitment process and demonstrate ability and skills in all areas of recruitment including, negotiation, proposal/candidate brief writing, CRM, networking, pitches, and candidate/client management.
  • You will have a real passion for all things ‘people’ and will get a buzz from building strong and lasting relationships with your candidates and clients.

The person

  • With 5-10 years’ experience in recruitment, you will be enthused about the idea of joining a growing business with integrity at its core. Being an active and positive team player is important to you and you enjoy working closely with colleagues ensuring a joined-up approach to the market.
  • You will enjoy building and developing strong, meaningful relationships as well as developing market knowledge to gain thorough understanding of organisational cultures and environments.
  • As a person you will be driven by success and enjoy positive feedback from clients, candidates, and colleagues. You will self-manage and believe that delivering a quality service is essential to ensure true success.
  • With strong commercial acumen and communication skills, you will have a proven track record of placing candidates and giving them a positive recruitment experience whilst demonstrating skills that show you can work autonomously.

Salary & Benefits

  • Normal working hours are 37.5 hours per week (no set start and finish time)
  • Generous basic salary and guarantee period
  • BUPA
  • Exceptional bonus scheme
  • Uncapped commission
  • Generous pension contributions from Sitka with flexibility around individual contribution
  • Laptop, mobile phone & a generous sum to set up a home office.
  • Flexible and agile working

The next step

We would welcome a call in the first instance from you, you can call Ita McNeil-Jones on 07484 520006 or Karen Birch on 07484 520007, if you’d rather drop us a line first to arrange to speak we are on or

A full candidate brief is available on request.

At a glance

Job title
Associate Director
Competitive package
Date posted
Friday 21st May, 2021