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Something Different

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we're looking for?

Who are we?

We’re an award winning recruitment agency like no other. Our business is built on a collaborative, supportive and socially conscious ethos that allows every person in our team to love what they do, feel supported and achieve more than they ever thought possible.

We are the go to partner for most of the UK's leading creative and experiential agencies (think car launches, award shows, festival activations etc... all the good stuff) and connect exceptional talent to great opportunities.

No hard sales, no recruitment bull.. we just work hard, offer outstanding service to our clients and candidates, and use our industry knowledge and the latest tech / resources to ensure we are the leading recruitment solution for the sector.


We think we offer something different, here’s why.

A great team: We know, we know, everyone says it! But we do truly do work as one team - supporting one another and celebrating successes honestly and genuinely. Everyone has a part to play in what we do and how we develop as a business, so open forums and idea sharing are integral to our success.

Reputation: We've built a truly great name in the industry, which means that we’re now the “go to” people for both clients and candidates. New clients contact us all the time and great candidates call us up to find their next career move. And on top of all that, we also use latest recruitment tech and outperform all our competitors in the sector with a very well resourced marketing budget.

Career opportunities: We trust and develop our team, which is why almost everyone in the business has been promoted (our MD joined as an Account Manager) at least once during their time with us. If you have the talent, we will support and develop you in every way we can.

Hours: We treat our people like adults. Want to come in late? Not a problem. Want to leave early? No worries! It's all about getting work being done and the results speaking for themselves.

Flexible office: Our rather fabulous offices are open all week to every team member, but we generally work from home three days a week. We're a fun team who sees the value in getting together regularly, so you'd need to be able to commute to our central Birmingham office on two set days a week.

Social stuff: We do all kinds of things! Team lunches, dinners, awards (cheesy but fun), team outings, feel good Fridays (we finish at 4:00pm and have a beer), quarterly incentives... And whatever else we feel like.

Holidays: 26 days holiday (plus more each year you're with us) + bank holidays + the option to take another three days unpaid.... Not bad if you ask us!

​The environment: Yes there's music playing, fresh fruit and fancy tea flavours plus all the other stuff you'll find in a cool modern office. But what really makes it special is the positive attitude and supportive and happy team.

Doing good: We want our team to make a difference both at work and in society. We offer three paid days per year to each person for charitable work and encourage charitable initiatives, and we're committed to making a substantial annual donation to a charity chosen by the team.

​Earning Opportunity: A generous and uncapped commission scheme that pays out when you make a placement. No more waiting for the candidate to start, the invoice to be sent, or Live to be paid. Put the effort in and quickly reap the rewards. Simple.

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What do we look for?

First things first: it’s about chemistry. We're a diverse bunch of people (with bags of energy) that work closely as a team through thick and thin. If you love the confrontational approach of most recruitment businesses, then we're not for you.

And second, it's about your experience. We're looking for recruiters and resourcers who have experience working in a similar sector (marketing / creative etc) that are passionate about building relationships and delivering excellent service.

If you like the sound of us, or just want to find out more, give us a call or send an email and let's chat.

T: 0121 616 3500 0121 616 3500

E: james.w@live-recruitment.co.uk

The discplines we recruit for

Click to EditHear straight from our clients & candidates.

Here's just some of the feedback we've received from our clients and candidates. But don't just take our word for it. Click the Google link on the bottom right of the page to read up to date reviews!

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    ​Really great Recruiters. Very responsive and managed to place me within a couple of weeks. Vikky in particular was great, and a pleasure to work with.

    Dan, Candidate

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    ​LIVE are a fabulous recruitment partner for us, and Laura Kelly is especially great to work with, she really understands my needs as an agency client and delivers great candidates and great service throughout, I would recommend them to anyone looking to hire within the live events world.


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    ​I have had a great experience working with Vikky and the team at Live Recruitment. The service provided has been understanding, proactive, supportive and fast moving. Many thanks!

    Andy, Candidate

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    ​We are a small, predominantly family based Exhibition stand design and build company and were looking to hire our first Business Development Manager. We decided to work with Live Recruitment after they introduced themselves to us at a show that we were exhibiting at in an approachable and friendly manner that stuck with us as it did not feel pushy. Mollie was designated to manage the role and has been great to work with, I felt that she had a genuine interest in our business and finding not just the right experience, but also the right fit for our business. Mollie regularly kept me up to do about the role and provided great advice on the market and appropriate candidates. I would definitely use Live Recruitment service again if we ever have future staffing needs.

    Gemma, Client

  • quotes@2x

    ​Laura was fantastic throughout the whole process from finding the perfect job through to the onboardings process. Definitely the best recruitment agency I've interacted with, massively recommended.

    Sophie, Candidate

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    ​The team at Live Recruitment are outstanding. They possess a wealth of knowledge, contacts and opportunities. I found the whole team to be professional and supportive throughout. Highly recommended!

    Dominic, Candidate

  • quotes@2x

    ​Laura Sidhu was extremely helpful in sourcing candidates and seeing through to the end of the very challenging recruitment process for our Project Manager vacancy. Laura was very proactive in finding and approaching candidates and never lost patience when faced with our strict selection criteria. We have now appointed an excellent candidate. It was our first experience working with Live Recruitment and I will not hesitate to approach them again in the future


  • quotes@2x

    ​Megan at Live Recruitment was so helpful and supportive with my job search. She was always on hand to answer any questions and to run through top tips ahead of interviews. Megan took the time to listen and understand what I was after in my next career step and cared about finding the right match.

    Carrie, Candidate

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    ​I found Live Recruitment to be professional and very efficient. The whole experience which only lasted a few days, because they found me a suitable candidate within 48 hours, made recruiting for my team a very pleasant experience.

    Susi , Client

  • quotes@2x

    ​Laura at Live Recruitment found some excellent candidates for our very demanding role. She found us the perfect person.

    Andy, Client

  • quotes@2x

    ​I would highly recommend Live Recruitment. Mollie Pickering was absolutely fantastic! She really got the measure of me, who I was about, my experience and skill set and matched me with some superb jobs. Always in communication with me throughout the interview process, a delight to work with and someone that really has your best interests at heart. Well done Mollie and thanks again, looking forward to starting my new job next week!

    Nicola, Candidate