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Recruitment Researcher – FMCG – Sales & Marketing

Recruitment Researcher – FMCG – Sales & Marketing



Home based – flexible part time working – 2/3 days per week

Attractive day rate and highly rewarding placement bonus


The Company

In a world where personality comes second to conformity, SmithCarey Ltd are proud to do things differently. Focused on setting new standards in Sales & Marketing FMCG Recruitment and Training, through our unique ‘Personal Touch’ approach, we believe in putting people first, delivering on our promises and outstanding levels of service to both our clients and candidates alike.

SmithCarey Ltd recruit National Account, Consumer/Category Marketing and Product Development individuals, at all levels, that develop, market and sell a broad variety of food, drink, non-food branded and private label products to retailers including Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Co-op, Aldi, Lidl, Iceland etc. It all sounds quite straight forward however our clients require ‘Top Sales & Marketing talent’ for today and the future, so it’s a tough challenge for us to find and attract the best candidates for our clients!

The Role

SmithCarey Recruitment, , is now seeking to appoint a highly driven and dynamic Recruitment Researcher who will work with us, on a part time basis, as part of our Recruitment team, tasked by our clients to attract the very best Sales and Marketing talent from across the FMCG industry.

The role entails sourcing candidates that match our client’s requirements for specific job roles. This will involve identifying talented individuals in the FMCG market via LinkedIn, social media and our extensive candidate database. Then, following up via telephone to attract and verbally brief the candidate on the specific job role in question, prior to the candidate being invited to a face to face interview with a Recruitment Director.

Where a particular candidate might not meet the specific client job brief but has a strong industry background and skill set, your remit is to secure their CV in order to build a talent pool that can be nurtured and matched to the right job role at some future point. In addition, you will provide support to the Recruitment Directors team on specific projects in order to ensure client and candidate satisfaction.

About You

You may be a passionate Researcher/Resourcer or Junior Consultant, with a proven track record of finding Top Talent, looking for a more flexible working pattern. Alternatively you may have previous Sales experience in a new Business Development/Account Management role and are looking for a change in career direction. Finally, you may be looking to return to work on a part time basis and are now seeking a fulfilling next role. If so, we would like to hear from you.

You will demonstrate robust organisational and planning skills with the ability to manage multiple projects effectively and efficiently, possess a strong understanding of social media and be an excellent communicator and a strong relationship builder.

If you have a bright, confident personality, a can do attitude and a ‘hunter’ approach, together with an ability to ‘cut the ice’ with people you don’t know through social media, phone, email, text or carrier pigeon communications, then this could be the new challenge you’re looking for……….Oh and if you can deliver those top talent guys and girls, we will reward you very well for your success!

This role will suit you if who wish to work from home on an individual search project basis day rate so 1, 2 or 3 days per week on a regular basis.

If you believe you have the transferable skills and dynamic personality to make a real success of this role then please apply now. Alternatively, send your CV together with details of your current salary package details to Maria at, quoting reference number MM/1980


Flexible home based


Talent Researcher


Flexible part-time working – 2/3 days per week




Attractive day rate and highly rewarding placement bonus

Closing Date
18 May 2018

Maria Murphy

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