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Intelligent People

We’re a boutique recruitment agency, with over 20 years’ specialist knowledge of the market. We place experienced and executive level product management, marketing, eCommerce, and commercial leadership candidates within scale-up and enterprise B2B and B2C brands, in the UK and Internationally. We specialise in retained Executive Search, permanent contingency recruitment, and contract/interim placements.
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About us

We pride ourselves on being a different kind of agency, always taking a collaborative and ethical approach to recruitment. Since 2002, we’ve been genuine in our brand mission – to help our clients find expert talent and leaders across product, marketing, and eCommerce, while taking the most exciting career opportunities to our candidate network. 

We do this by taking the time to understand the needs of our clients, and aspirations of our candidates. In doing this, we’re highly successful and have become a trusted recruitment partner to many large and scaling businesses across the World. 

We pride ourselves on our fantastic benefits package for all employees. We take our work/life balance commitment seriously, which is why we offer flexible working arrangements and hybrid working opportunities. 

We offer generous base salaries for both our Research Executives and Consultants with an amazing commission structure of up to 35% of billings as commission. 

Oh, and we have annual trips abroad for the best performing teams and quarterly incentive days for the whole team.

Recruitment focus

  • C-Level & Executive
  • Digital & Media
  • Marketing
  • Technology
  • Technical
  • PR & Communications
  • Public Sector & not for profit
Perm
85%
vs
Contract
15%
Contingent
80%
vs
Retained
20%
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Onsite/RPO
0%

Perks and culture

  • Financial Benefits

  • Learning & Development

  • Time Off

  • Flexible Working

  • Mental Health Support

  • Management Style

  • Socials and Incentives

  • Health & Wellness

  • Business Support

  • Inclusion & Diversity

  • Friday Vibes

  • Commuter Benefits

Financial Benefits

We offer generous basic salaries, private health insurance, life assurance, income protection, enhanced maternity and paternity leave, and a Cycle to Work scheme.

  • Visible Commission Structure

    You'll earn up to 35% of billings, paid monthly.

  • Pension Scheme

    5% Employer Contribution

    Our people

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    Holly Morgan
    People and Talent Manager

    Holly joined Intelligent People with the objective of building out the recruitment team, and focusing on employee wellbeing, learning and development and the onboarding and induction of new starters and the incentive programme.

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    It's been getting spoooooky here at Intelligent People Limited as we all got into the #halloween spirit with a pumpkin carving #competition! 🎃🎃🎃

With some seriously talented pumpkin carvers in the room, it was difficult to choose who would win the prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place 🏆 but Alex, Marnie, and Victoria wowed us with their original and creative designs!

Like what you see? We're #hiring! Reach out if you'd like to learn more 👻 #recruitmentWelcome to our newest (and youngest) recruitment consultant! 😍

#startyoung #dailygrind #recruitmentGo Karting followed by a 9-course fine dining feast anyone? 🏎️🍽️🍾

Our summer incentive day was spent racing around the indoor Go Karting track at @teamsportkarting (some of us were more competitive than others!) before we all headed to @thompsondining for an amazing selection of cocktails and a 9-course fine dining experience! 

It was great to reward everyone's hard work over the previous quarter - we can't wait to work towards smashing our target for the next incentive day! 

#recruitmentagency #incentive #workhardplayhardHave you heard of Insights Discovery? 

Earlier this month the whole team got together for a day of self-awareness training through the Insights colour preferences. 

Insights is based on the psychology of Carl Jung and uses four colours - 

Fiery Red 🔴
Sunshine Yellow 🟡
Earth Green 🟢
Cool Blue 🔵

 - to help people understand their communication style, their strengths and the unique value they bring to the team.

And by understanding our own colour preferences, this helps each of us to understand how we work with others too, both those who are similar and who are opposite to us.

Feedback from the team was overwhelmingly positive, and we can't wait for our next learning and development day! 

Interested in joining a team that offers fantastic personal and professional training and development? We're looking for trainee and experienced recruiters to come and join our team! Visit our website (link in bio) for more details! 

#learningatwork #development #selfawarenessWe've launched our shiny new website! 💻🚀

With a professional design and a more intuitive user experience, we're excited to promote our culture and our vision with you.

You can find out what it's like to work for us at our careers pages and see some of our current roles and clients we are supporting at www.intelligentpeople.com. 

If you are looking for your next opportunity in recruitment, you can submit your CV through the website, or send us a DM. ✉️

#newwebsitelaunch #careers #recruitmentSummer is just around the corner! 

At Intelligent People, we are looking forward to taking some well-deserved days off to enjoy the summer sunshine ☀️

We offer 28 days of holiday, plus 8 bank holidays, and we strongly encourage our people to use them however they choose! 

Whether they are jetting off to travel faraway places or just want to enjoy a cocktail in the garden, we definitely see the benefit in giving people time away from their screens to relax and reset. 

Interested in working for us? 
We are hiring! 

https://www.intelligentpeople.co.uk/about-us/work-for-us/ 

#summer #worklifebalance #hiringIt was fantastic to be proudly sponsoring last night's @womeninproductldn event in London, where our own Doug Bates led a talk on the current market, salary expectations and steps that women working in Product can take to negotiate salary. 

It was an amazing event to be a part of, and so inspiring to see so many women getting involved and making new connections. 🍷🎉 Looking forward to the next one! 

#womeninproduct #salarynegotiation #recruitment🌟 It’s #learningatworkweek! 🌟 

Here at Intelligent People we’ve been planning a few great activities, including today’s #learning lunch 🥗 🥪

Each team member presented something they had learned in the workplace. We learned about SEO, #culture, how to spec a candidate, candidate management, and much more! 

We’re invested in developing our people to be their very best at work, and that means providing a working culture where learning is engrained into our day-to-day roles, where mistakes are learning opportunities, and where professional development through formal and informal training is a priority. 

#worklife #hiringApril is #nationalvolunteermonth! 

Here at @ipeoplerec we’ve been busy helping out our local community by organising a team litter pick along the Alban Way. We collected three bin bags full of litter over two hours and all enjoyed getting some fresh air and time away from our desks! ☀️🦋🐝🌿

As April is also #stressawarenessmonth we’ve been highlighting the importance of taking time out of our busy days to get out in nature 🌳getting some exercise 🏃and giving our eyes a needed break away from our screens 👀

We all had a lot of fun and are looking forward to future events and ways we can #giveback to our local community! 

Interested in working with us? We’re hiring! DM us for more information or submit a CV via our website! 

#volunteering #team #hiring
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    Our Offices

    • Well connected. Central St Albans location (which is beautiful) with the benefits of London at our feet. Ample parking for Cars & Bicycles! By Foot :- St. Albans City Station - IP HQ 4mins St Albans Town centre - IP HQ 8 mins By Train :- St. Pancras - St. Albans City Station - 22 mins LondonBridge - St Albans City Station - 45 mins By Bus :- Routes 357, 300, 300, 321, 724 Connecting Bedford, Luton, Harpenden, Watford, Hertford, Stevenage, Welwyn Garden City, Hemel Hempstead & Rickmansworth and more easily to the town centre.
      • OFFICE HEADCOUNT
        11-20
      • OFFICE FOUNDED
        2017
      134 Hatfield Road, St Albans, Herts, AL1 4HY
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    We have partnered with a local charity in St. Albans called Earthworks, who support people with learning disabilities - known as Earthworkers – to manage 3.5 acres of beautiful eco-gardens in St Albans. They cultivate fruit, vegetables and ornamental plants using organic principles, and build wildlife habitats. By providing purposeful activity, they develop skills, build confidence, boost health and well-being.
    Once a year the entire team spends a day volunteering in the eco-gardens alongside the Earthworkers. We also host regular team fundraising events.
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