The Candidate is delighted to announce the appointment of Elliot Jones as Director. Elliot's journey with the company has been nothing short of impressive. Starting as a junior consultant when he joined The Candidate in 2019, he steadily climbed the career ladder, earning multiple promotions along the way. Now, he proudly holds a coveted spot on the Recruitment Board of Directors at the agency, and heads up the Marketing and Ecommerce department.


He joins Brian Matthews, Managing Partner, Colin Telford, Managing Partner, Laura Walters, Executive Search - Board Director and Leif Radford, Data & Tech Recruitment Director on The Candidate Board. Here's what they had to say about Elliot's promotion:

Brian Matthews, Managing Partner:

“Since joining The Candidate in 2019, Elliot’s drive, ambition and genuine desire to deliver the best level of service to both candidate and clients has been a pleasure to witness his meteoric rise at The Candidate. Elliot has natural ability to lead and develop teams. Being promoted to Director is one of the easiest appointments we have made. I am really looking forward to see what the future holds for Elliot and The Candidate. Huge Congratulations mate.”

Colin Telford, Managing Partner:

“Elliot’s impressive skills mix of recruitment and team management have allowed him to build a strong and reliable team for eCommerce Recruitment, delivering top class talent for a range of businesses. His progress from junior consultant to Director is testament to his professional approach to recruitment and will undoubtedly continue to grow whilst adding value to The Candidate’s continued service and product development plans.”

Laura Walters, Executive Search - Board Director:

“With a well balanced mix of commercial focus, ability, leadership skills and consideration for those around him, it is a genuinely proud moment to see Elliot realise a well-earned promotion after fast-tracking through the business and achieving great things. Elliot is an integral part of The Candidate team.”

Leif Radford, Data & Tech Recruitment Director:

“Incredibly proud of my colleague (and friend) Elliot for being promoted to Director. Much like myself, Elliot joined the business with no prior recruitment experience, but has been on an accelerated path of progression due to his work ethic, dedication and performance, so it's a proud moment for all of us to have him alongside us with a seat at the table.

His drive and determination has seen our biggest department go from strength to strength and break all previous records under his leadership. On top of that he's also consistently been one of our top performers himself. Congrats again Elliot, you couldn't have been more deserving.”



Elliot's promotion to Director is a testament to his unwavering commitment, expertise, and dedication to the industry. As we celebrate this milestone in Elliot's career, we look forward to witnessing his ongoing success and the positive impact he will undoubtedly have on the organisation.

Congratulations, Elliot, on this well-deserved promotion, and we eagerly await the next chapter of your impressive journey.


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