Head of Planning & Strategy at DNA Recruit

£40,000 - £45,000

Annual Basic Salary
London, UK
< 10
Agency Recruitment

What Hunted Says

We are a dynamic recruitment, search and career consultancy for the marketing, digital and tech industries in London, throughout the UK, Europe and around the globe.Our uniquely honest and personal approach sees candidates, clients and employees as people, and jobs as careers. That’s why we connect with everyone we work with - to create real relationships, that last.Founded in 2008 and with over 100 years of collective experience in recruiting across nice sectors, we pride ourselves on building respectful parnerships and enjoying collaborative successes with our clients and candidates.Hisotrically, we were one of the first recruitment agencies in our sector to adopt a flexi working model. We now proudly operate a complete WFA policy with consultants based in London, Leeds, Home Counties and other locations. On a day to day basis you'll find the team working in their own home/garden offices with occasional days in our London and Leeds offices - completely to suit their individual circumstances.   Our policy remains - so long as you're doing what you need to do then we'll support you to have the best work/life balance whilst being rewarded generously for your success. This is a career, a life-style choice and a great place to work.

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Job Summary

We are looking for future leaders across the business, with direct relevant industry experience - you must be working in or have worked at a competitor within our space (Marketing, Advertising, Digital or Creative related). The entire team is made up of a wide range of backgrounds, but we all share certain qualities: drive, curiosity, intelligence and hunger. They team have a passion for the recruitment industry and a desire to learn and continuously improve. DNA Recruit has 10 years on the map however, collectively we possess double digits when it comes to experience. We live our values, it's not about what we do but rather how we do it.


 DNA has a heritage in the creative agency landscape and is a
market leader in permanent recruitment.  
We are a small business with big plans in the UK and abroad
and we are looking for future leaders within the business. Planning & Strategy
is a core division within our setup, and you will be responsible for growing
the Division and the team to become a market leader in this space.  

The role...

As part of this role, you’ll be: • Maintaining and growing existing and prospect client base • Budget management; individual and team • Potentially growing a recruitment team or department • Establishing partnership relationships with client companies • Acting as a trusted advisor to talent • Filling roles to ensure that we’re ahead of the competition • Developing and maintaining business and personal sales targets • Briefing candidates on their role responsibilities, salary, and benefits

Is it you?

This will be a learned role for someone that is proactive and keen to dive into what it takes to be a recruiter.

Ideally, you will have:
An upbeat, confident individual with a can-do attitude;

Literate, articulate and degree educated;

A self-starter who is eager to succeed;

Someone with exceptional telephone manners;
Proficient using Microsoft Office;

Previous experience in this sector is a must


This is a role with great scope and opportunity to grow... You will be a team player. You should believe that a whole is greater than the sum of its parts and want to collaborate with colleagues to always achieve the best result for client companies. You'll be a confident and willing communicator, both in spoken and written communication. You'll take responsibility and be hungry to progress and motivated to continuously improve. You'll have excellent time management and organisation skills, which will allow you to work on multiple briefs simultaneously.

The perks...

Flexi working
Mobile phone expensed
22 days holiday (an extra three between xmas and new year)
Extra Day off for your Birthday
Eye tests
Moving house? - additional day's holiday
One month's sabbatical (3 years' service)
Cycle to work scheme
Paternity & maternity packages
Child care vouchers
TOG building amenities - lounges, bars, meeting rooms, events, membership 

Away from the desk...

We're actively working to increase our group culture activities - beyond the business and attending awards banquets, we've spent days hosting sporting events at Lord's Cricket Grounds and days participating in sporting events like the MAA triathlon; we've been ping-ponging, soon to be mini golfing, bowling and we celebrate a company birthday every St Patty's Day. Our central office location allows us to be different in what we do with so many options on our doorstep.