Dynamic digital headhunter

In addition to offering a dynamic recruitment service, the Intelligent People team can also provide a digital marketing headhunter service, to give clients access to the best candidates within the competitor landscape at all levels. We use the most advanced techniques to expand our network, giving us the means to headhunt any potential candidates across a wide range of digital, eCommerce and online sectors.

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What is the difference between our role as a recruiter and a digital retained search firm?

Unlike a contingency recruiter, who is paid on success, digital search firms are normally paid 33% of the fee to take on the assignment. Before taking payment and scaling our large database of passive and active candidates, the headhunting process begins with an extensive briefing session to enable us to understand the vacancy you are looking to fill. We also take a full briefing with regards to the type of professional that can fulfil the responsibilities involved and complement the culture of your wider brand.

By working closely with you, we can then ‘go to market’ to find a selection of candidates that fit the specific needs and requirements of your business. Once we have produced and agreed a shortlist with you, we take a further 33% of the fee, moving then to arrange interviews and follow this through to offer stage. The remaining balance is then only settled when a candidate has been chosen and successfully placed within your organisation.

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Our approach

We take a proactive and multichannel approach to finding you the best digital senior appointment – listening to your needs and following a detailed and thorough method to source you the best fit candidate. 

We’re genuine in our brand mission of connecting brands with real talent, and we take steps to ensure we are never pushy in our approach. Placing an executive level position is a big decision for a business, and our approach is reflective of this. We take the time to get our research phase of the project done to the best possible standard, delivering you a shortlist to work from within 5-6 weeks.

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eCommerce executive search Europe

We are also a specialist eCommerce executive search recruitment agency within Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Our global network of candidates allows us to quickly identify and place executive level talent into businesses within the European market.

If you are an organisation looking to make eCommerce appointments at executive level but do not have the required time, resources or expertise of Europe and the European market, we are the eCommerce executive search firm for you.

I need to hire

Tell us more about your vacancy and what you are looking for in a candidate.

We’ll listen carefully to your needs and using our industry experience and vast network, we’ll connect you to real talent in the market.

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A friendly and professional team who really know their market and clients, I’d highly recommend Intelligent People as specialist recruiters for product and product design. They take the time to thoroughly understand a brief, role and requirements, and always put forward a shortlist of highly relevant candidates. Intelligent People are our first stop for product positions, and we’ve successfully recruited a number of both contract and perm roles over the years.

Ruth Tapley
Ambassador Theatre Group Ltd

Intelligent people have always looked after me well. They got me my last-but-one role and came with in a whisker of getting me one this time round (though I went direct as it happens). And, as a Product Manager, they had the lions share of the decent roles.

Philip Baxter

Without a doubt, the best recruitment agency I’ve ever worked with. Shame to use that term, as they are so much more. Always attentive, supportive, thoughtful, they really do things differently whichever side of the fence you’re on. Chris and his team are really something else, lovely folks as well, so whether you’re looking, or finding, talk to them. Just head and shoulders above the rest.

Paul Sherlock