Account Executive - Reed Technology Canary Wharf

12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Reed Technology specialise in the temporary and permanent recruitment of IT professionals at all levels from Graduates to established Directors.

Reed Technology has a formidable reputation for providing innovative and effective recruitment solutions across all areas of the IT spectrum including Project Management, Infrastructure, Development, Networks, Security, ERP and CRM.

Reed Technology operate from central hubs with established teams in London, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Guildford, Leeds and Newcastle.

REED is a global company, growing organically from one office in Hounslow, to 425 in 180 locations worldwide and we encourage everyone with the desire to progress and develop to be a part of this. Our values make us stand out from the crowd, and only by our employees living and breathing our values do REED achieve and maintain our best in class status.

“It is only by working well together and respecting each other that we can fulfil our collective and individual potential” – James Reed, Chairman.
We are proud to consider ourselves as the UK’s favourite recruiter and we believe this makes us your ideal place to work in the recruitment industry. Want to know more on why to become a member of the REED family and join the UK’s favourite recruiter? Then please visit

Working in conjunction with client facing Account Managers you will be tasked in line with our clients requirements to source IT contractors / candidates in a competitive market using a variety of tools. These will include: searching our CRM database, various proprietary job boards, LinkedIn and social media, online advertising and proactive candidate networking / referrals in order to proactively build candidate pools. You will then qualify appropriate candidates effectively by interviewing them against the key knowledge, skills and experience in light of the clients requirements to produce a short-list. You will then co-ordinate interviews, prepare candidate interview briefing packs, take post interview feedback and where appropriate close offers for acceptance. Throughout the process you will be responsible for ensuring compliance and the provision of service excellence for all candidates. Once you have proven your ability to 'deliver' you will be considered for opportunities to progress into Account Co-ordination / Management which will bring client facing duties into your remit.

The Person: You will have proven experience working in a results based environment, ideally in a recruitment, account delivery or candidate resourcing environment, preferably within the IT recruitment market, however, this is not essential. You will be focussed, determined, enjoy working to and exceeding targets, and have first class customer service skills. You will be keen to take advantage of Reed's market leading training and personal development to kick start your career in IT recruitment.

All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed Specialist Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

REED is a global company, having grown organically from one office in Hounslow in 1960, to 425 offices in 180 locations worldwide. We know that our people are at the heart of our success and so it’s key that all our employees have the desire to progress and grow along with us. Our values make REED stand out from the crowd, and help us achieve and maintain our best in class status. Our rewards reflect our values, and aim to support you throughout your career and include:
- 25 days holiday with the option to buy, sell and carry additional days.
- Access to health insurance, dental surgery, optical tests and physiotherapy.
- Industry leading tools - all of our offices operate with dual screen technology.
- Season ticket loans and financial support for personal development.
- Paid sabbaticals linked to length of service.
- Charity donation scheme and the opportunity to work abroad with Ethiopiaid; a REED charity.
- Childcare vouchers.
- Achievable uncapped commission structure.
- A career development framework, which is a transparent way of facilitating regular salary reviews based on performance.
- Industry leading training and opportunities to continuously develop, plus a £1k reward for completing our dedicated 3 year Consultant Development Programme.
- Incentive schemes rewarding you with vouchers and extra holiday on your