With an unprecedented growth in digital, media and eCommerce over recent years, talent creation is becoming increasingly more pressing for clients recruiting candidates at the top level of management including directors. It is no longer only required at middle management level. 


The Search

The search and selection approach is naturally methodical, focused and structured based on skillset and that 3rd dimension - personality. Working via networks and headhunting, it is a sensitive and tailored service. This requires an experienced approach and with over 30 years combined experience in Digital and Recruitment, we at The Candidate are perfectly placed to match any digital brief.

The Selection 

This stage of the recruitment process is where we at The Candidate will really make a difference. By interviewing each candidate face to face, we can comprehensively delve into the executive's skill set and in turn, we will match the core competencies of their skill set to the job brief. 

This interview can almost be deemed as the first interview on behalf of the client. It will mean that the candidate will know what the brief is and ultimately whether they will be right for the client long term.

The Engagement

It's important as a client or a senior candidate that when you come to engage with a recruiter they understand the brief and company as well as any potential pitfalls on the vacancy. The key factors in a successful engagement are the following;

  1. Culture - Will you/they fit and be right to lead in the environment
  2. Skillset - Do you/they have tangible successes to measure up with
  3. Network - Does the recruiter have the network to attract the right talent
  4. Motivation - What is the key motivators for the person to move? Money, responsibility, location or business?

Following a number of successful engagements, The Candidate is striving to deliver an unparalleled service in the upper echelons of digital marketing recruitment.

If you are looking for a senior hire or as a senior executive looking for that next challenge please do not hesitate to contact our Search and Selection Team at The Candidate.  

Please get in touch with us on 0161 833 1044 or email [email protected]

To check out our Headhunting Team Click here. 

Look at the types of roles we currently have on offer here. 



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