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Junior Recruitment Consultant & Coordinator
10/07/2017
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Auckland New Zealand
Full Time
Olivia@thepond.co.nz

Would you like to work in the creative industry?, Own your own book of clients – Earn uncapped commission, Excellent career and growth opportunities.

The Pond is a talent management agency that represents NZ's best creative professionals.

We specialise in temporary as well as permanent talent resourcing for the advertising, design, digital, media, production and marketing communications industries across freelance, contract & full-time employment.

On the one hand, we provide clients with flexible access to the best and most professional creative and digital talent in the market. And on the other hand, we help individual's realise their market value and career potential.


We are a tight-knit team of 8 with mixed vices and personalities:

  • Leighton loves great architecture, fast horses and pinot
  • Celine loves Uber eats, instagram and all things digital
  • Hamish loves beer, banter, avocados and random facts
  • Olivia loves welsh men, yoga and wild bears
  • Brian loves whiskey, golf and long lunches
  • Will loves rum on ice, fashion and Madam George
  • Penny loves gym, gingers and gin

We're based in a slick creative space just off K-road (the creative fringe), and we can often be found at various coffee roasters across the road enjoying a caffeine fix or two.


The Role

This is a genuinely good opportunity to learn from the best in the talent business, work with the country's most inspiring creative people every day, and build a base for your career within the greater Advertising, Design, Digital, Production & Marketing sectors.

You'll support a Senior Talent Agent team who will train and mentor you in the mystic arts of Creative recruitment and representation.

Day to day the role will include:

  • Supporting a Senior Talent agent
  • Booking meetings, interviews and assignments
  • Promoting creative professionals with flair and passion
  • Managing a book of a dozen key clients
  • Writing talent recommendations, negotiating rates, confirming bookings
  • Preparing interview notes, CV's
  • Meeting clients weekly


Ideal Person

We're looking for a driven up-and-comer with at least 1 year full-time work experience in a related field with transferrable skills. Someone who can wow us with energy and enthusiasm, and impress us with their attention to detail.

You will have worked in a creative business or have a strong affiliation with the Agency & Marketing worlds. You might be a junior account manager, traffic manager, or come from a production background (e.g. TV, digital, photography or studio).

You should have...

  • An understanding of, and passion for People & Recruitment
  • Interested or have a connection with the creative industry (you don't need to be artsy person yourself)
  • Worked in Recruitment for min 2 years and have solid training in this dynamic HR service sector
  • Some advertising, design, digital, communications knowledge would be a bonus
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Energy, spark and an appetite for learning new things
  • Focus and diligence
  • Well presented and groomed. Yes groomed!

Your skills are...

  • Fantastic attention to detail
  • Being able to multi-task and prioritise
  • MAC literate, Word & Excel
  • Strong writing and grammar skills

Your personality is...

  • Walk the talk
  • Confident
  • Self-motivated
  • Genuine
  • Vibrant and positive
  • Interesting

The Package

  • Solid base $45-$50k annual salary (depending on your experience) with the opportunity to earn more.
  • The Pond works out of a central Ponsonby office, close to great coffee and public transport.
  • Mac Laptop
  • New Company car for client meetings.
  • Monthly company lunches and industry awards
  • A commiment to progressing your career through training workshops, events, mentoring and knowledge sharing.


Sound like you? We'd love to talk turkey!!!


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