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Associate – SRi London

Associate – SRi London

Founded in 2001, SRi (formerly Sports Recruitment International) is the leading executive search and recruitment businesses dedicated to the global sports, media, entertainment, and sporting goods and fashion industries with offices in London, Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Japan, Switzerland, Singapore, and the USA.

We work closely with a variety of prestigious clients, such as national & international governing bodies, global sporting brands, clubs & events, broadcasters, content owners and marketing, media and activation agencies.

A global company in an exciting period of growth, SRi recently completed two landmark acquisitions in the past 12 months that has strengthened the company’s offering in sporting goods and fashion, as well as media and entertainment.

Through a combination of an extensive international network, a global database and a strong industry reputation, we source, attract and deliver talent across a spectrum from middle management roles to Chief Executive and across a variety of functions, including Sales & Marketing, Event Management, Communications, Content Production & Distribution, Legal and Finance.

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Job description

As part of a small, specialised team, this role will support the London Office and will be tasked with supporting the delivery of search assignments across a range of disciplines and sectors.

Your main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Developing a deep understanding of the sports business sector and the way sports organisations are organised
  • Desk-based and telephone research for identification of potential candidates
  • Contact candidates to gain a first understanding of their career history and aspirations
  • Ownership of the Candidate Experience
  • Full cycle offer management with the final and successful candidate
  • Producing accurate, informative and relevant candidate interview reports and present the candidates to the client
  • Managing candidate expectations and managing the communication to unsuccessful candidates in order to guarantee a high standard candidate experience
  • Manage SRI’s internal database and CRM system (Invenias) and keep up to date records
  • Responsible for the management and evolution of research reports and documentation

Candidate Profile

  • Ideally 6 months professional or commercial experience in a recruitment or sales role however candidates from other strong commercial backgrounds will be considered
  • Commercial and entrepreneurial by nature
  • Ambitious, will want to grow your desk
  • A people person; a natural at developing personal and professional relationships
  • A strong team player who genuinely believes that together everyone achieves more

What we offer

Our positive, fun and supportive working environment is one of the biggest benefits, but it’s not the only one. You will get five weeks’ holiday, a contribution pension, a quarterly bonus scheme, and a tailored, comprehensive training programme among other individual benefits.

Applications must be submitted via SRi‘s Apply Now button above.

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