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Expired Vacancy
Recruitment Consultant/Administrator

LWAI - Lacey West Art International
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   Location: London
   Salary: Negotiable
Experience: Junior-Mid Level
Deadline: 08 April 2018

Please note that this vacancy has expired and you can no longer apply.

The Recruitment Consultant/Administrator works closely with the Director, and will support the business through the next stage in its development. This is a varied role that requires a proactive and highly organised individual with proven administrative experience, efficient time management skills and an excellent standard of attention to detail.

As well as being able to work independently with plenty of initiative and ideas for optimising processes and efficiency, the ideal candidate will be good at supporting colleagues, a strong level of emotional intelligence, a good sense of judgement and first-rate people skills. The role will have responsibility for sourcing and communicating with candidates for national and international roles, maintaining systems and processes, as well as managing social media and marketing efforts.

Personal Specification


  • Educated to degree level
  • Previous experience working in a similar administrative role
  • Experience working in recruitment or interviewing desirable

Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent administrative and organisation skills, with the ability to manage and prioritise a number of varied tasks and multiple deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Tech savvy, with good computer literacy and knowledge of database management
  • Well-versed in current social media channels, especially Twitter and Facebook

Personal Attributes

  • A natural administrator, who genuinely enjoys and takes pride in organisational efficiency
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and as part of a small team
  • Able to use initiative within the framework provided
  • A dynamic, positive and genuine “people person” with a good sense of humour
  • Able to see the big picture and work towards business goals
  • Sensitive to the high level of confidentiality and discretion necessary
  • A high level of emotional intelligence, tact and diplomacy
  • A demonstrable interest in arts and culture


Recruitment Consultancy

  • Using the database, LinkedIn, and professional networks to source candidates for active roles
  • Reaching out to relevant candidates for recommendations for active roles
  • Acting as the principle point of contact and support for candidates throughout the recruitment process
  • Meeting and interviewing candidates in person or via Skype to discuss their experience and suitability for active roles; advising on career routes, progression and opportunities
  • Providing a redacted CV and points on each candidates suitability to be submitted to the client
  • Briefing candidate on role and recruitment process and scheduling interview times
  • Managing and developing candidate relationships, following up with updates on recruitment process and providing constructive feedback on applications
  • Representing LWAI at key industry events, conferences and open days


  • Adding new candidates to database and updating contact details, LinkedIn profiles and tags
  • Updating and maintaining Slack with active roles, search progress and interested candidates
  • Providing ad hoc administrative and technical support to the Director as required


  • Keeping up to date with art and recruitment industry news and trends, identifying potential clients and new opportunities
  • Keeping track of all upcoming art fairs, identifying and contacting exhibitors
  • Sourcing and contacting potential clients listing job openings on arts boards


  • Updating social media on a regular basis with arts or recruitment articles, current jobs, and Guess the Artist
  • Proactively engaging strategies to grow and better engage social media audience
  • Composing and sending quarterly newsletters to mailing list

Employment Package

Full time, permanent position (4 days per week will be considered)

Salary: to be discussed; potential to earn commission on placements after first 12 months of employment

Professional development opportunities and job-specific training offered

Opportunity for regular remote working

Potential for international travel

Prospect of progressing quickly as company has lots of exciting opportunities in the pipeline!

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