Are you a recruiter in Marketing? Do you want to take over a desk, build a team and earn equity?

Trace is a central London based senior appointments recruitment consultancy.

We are looking for a recruitment leader to drive our Marketing & Strategy Practice

We work with leading agencies in the areas of Brand strategy, Innovation, and Insight/ Market Research, our clients include:

Kantar, YouGov, JWT, Tonic, Quadrangle, Clear, Butterfly, Nutshell, Happen, Happen, Butterfly, Heavenly, Sparkler, Mash, and Jigsaw.

Briefs tend to be permanent and ranging in salary between £40-120k.

After four years of growth Trace is now looking to further expand its Marketing & Strategy practice.  A number of the team have direct experience of the sector – Andy Lee (Partner) as an internal recruiter for Clear Ideas (Now part of the M&C Saatchi Group), Deniz Dervish (Consultant) as Commercial Accountant at Hogarth and AKQA and Alistair Moore, (Trace’s Chairman and backer) as a main board director of DunnHumby and lately as the founder of Clear Ideas and Nutshell, so we know the sector first hand and our clients value that.

We can offer new joiners a hot desk and a prime opportunity to earn bonus straight away.

We’re open to people with recruitment experience in the sector at all levels who want to build and own a business area.

We are  also practitioners in any of the fields in which we hire who are looking for a career change.

We offer a grown up environment, with unquestionable ethics and a professionalism that reflects our client’s high standards.  Rewards include market leading commission, 28 days holiday and equity potential. Softer benefits include a team target to eat lunch at a Michelin star restaurant every quarter and field trips where we take time out to try something new as a team on the last Friday afternoon of every month (Team Friday)  This may be charity work or doubles tennis in Lincoln’s Inn Field.

If this sounds appealing we’d love to meet and have a cup of tea to find out more about you and tell you more.

Please call Andy or Alistair on 0207 042 8420 or email