All recruitment companies operate in different ways and finding the right company that works for you is just as big a challenge as finding the right individual is for us. We have a big mix of clients and we cover a wide range of areas within our speciality of Digital, Creative and Marketing recruitment.
We enjoy our sector, actually we are passionate and fairly compulsive about our sector. You will always find us at industry events, educational or social, and our team are the most knowledgable recruitment consultants that work in North of England. To be successful at Orchard you will need to share this passion for Digital, Creative or Marketing, and have a real thirst to learn and develop as an individual. Whilst highly successful, our consultants all work in their own way and we try to take as relaxed an approach to KPI's as possible.
If you need a 'whip cracking' to keep you motivated, we're probably not the right company for you. We all achieve and achieve well, but we do it in a manner that makes our environment enjoyable, and keeps our clients happy. Our team and environment is very important to us.
Our consultants work with an allocated client base to ensure that they have sufficient work and to ensure that all our clients receive the service they deserve. We have specialists in both offices covering freelance and permanent recruitment in Creative, Agency Account and Project Management, and Marketing, across both traditional and digital.
Our regular hours are 9.00am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, as we believe in allowing you the freedom to we do work in a deadline environment so occasionally people will like finish a search off rather then leave it till the next day. Many of the industry events we attend happen in the evening though many occur during regular office hours too.
If you would like to chat to us to see if we can help you progress or start your recruitment career then please feel free to contact Mike Carter on 0161 455 0055, or email mike [at] orchard.co.uk to arrange a confidential chat.
Extra benefits of working at Orchard:
On top of your regular holiday entitlement, we'll start adding on an extra day for every two years you work with us. You will also receive a day off for your birthday each year, as well as an additional day at Christmas as we close our offices for the whole Christmas period.
After two years with us, you can join our private health scheme
After one year with us, we can add you to our pension scheme, if you haven't already joined, and we'll start making some contributions. This is non contributory, but of course you are welcome to add your own contribution if you wish.
Looking to further your education in digital, marketing, creative, or recruitment whilst with us? We will split the cost of your chosen studies, up to £500 per year
We offer £25 per month, claimable against your gym membership.
Thinking of jumping off a cliff to raise funds for cancer research? Or maybe taking on a 10k assault course to help the homeless? We will split the cost of your event entry fee, up to £100 per year.
For those who want to play, we contribute a percentage of our profits annually into the pot and you get to decide, along with your colleagues, what you would like to do. Paintballing, a trip to the theatre, go-karting, meals out, spa days,…. if you have an idea, throw it in the pot and we will pick up the tab.
If you take less then 3 days sick leave a year, we will give you an additional £250 bonus End of Year Fun - Every year we look to organise a get away event to celebrate our year's success, and help you celebrate all your hard work.
We like to acknowledge your dedication as you progress your career with us, and we have a series of rewards we award at 2, 5, 10 and even 20 years. And yes, we do have some of our team who have their 20 year anniversary within sight!
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