Recruitment Branch Manager, Ilkeston

Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm

£30,000 - £40,000 per annum incl bonus, negotiable on experience

Derbyshire, Ilkeston

Above National Minimum Wage, Day shift, Full Time, Monday to Friday, Permanent

Commercial, HR and Recruitment, Industrial

Due to a great period of growth and restructure, our Ilkeston office is expanding and looking for a Branch Manager to join the team.

If you already have a solid foundation in recruitment, backed by a track record of success, we’d love to hear from you.

We are interested in speaking with Senior Consultants who are seeking the next step in their career or experienced Branch Managers who are interested in a new opportunity during this exciting period of growth within Essential!


What’s in it for me?

  • Competitive and uncapped bonus schemes available from day one – we have 5 schemes available!
  • Regular social and company events
  • Become an employee owner after 12 months
  • An extra day of holiday for your birthday
  • Dress down Friday’s
  • Unrivalled training through our own Essential Academy
  • Your own laptop with dual screen docking station
  • Assistance from marketing, payroll and compliance teams
  • The chance to join an Employee Council or Social Committee

Just to name a few things!


You know that no two days in recruitment are the same, but you can expect to be… 

  • Screening and interviewing candidates
  • Liaising with clients and building successful working relationships, along with providing excellent customer service
  • Growing our existing client base, by upselling, and business development to other local companies
  • Completing regular review meetings with clients along with onsite
  • Completing check-ins where required
  • Taking our on-call service on a rota basis
  • Managing the team and motivating the team to drive growth within the branch



  • Our core working hours are Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm, however due to the nature of recruitment, some flexibility is required! You will also be taking our on-call phone home with you on a rota basis.


  • Salary is negotiable on experience
  • In addition to salary, our consultants are currently earning between £5,000 – £10,000 per year in bonus – however this is uncapped, so what you earn is up to you!



  • A solid recruitment background
  • Experience of leading or managing a team
  • Proven success of growing a client base
  • A driving licence and your own vehicle


To apply please either:

Email your CV to or call Lauren on 01773 513310 between the hours of 8am – 5pm Mon to Fri.

If you have not heard from us within 72 hours please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, however we will put your details onto our database for any future vacancies



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