Orchard +44 (0)161 455 0055

Recruiting

Your arduous and time consuming recruitment process might not even provide you with the candidate you're looking for. Let us take the strain.

In extreme cases we've been known to turnaround an enquiry to a placement in under an hour!

How are we able to do this? Well, it might be something to do with the fact that we understand the nature of the industry better than other recruitment agencies.

We've been supplying top flight candidates to businesses across the North since 1992 - from the largest and most prestigious agencies to the smallest and most creative. We understand that each agency is different, in its own unique way.

Our process

With Orchard, you'll only ever receive a viable selection of candidates: if you're not satisfied we won't charge you a penny.

We undertake all of the advertising, short listing, and testing of candidates. We'll only present you with candidates who meet your requirements. So when it comes time interview, you'll be able to find the right person for your business.
 

Our reputation

We pride ourselves on our reputation for excellence. We support regional media organisations and events, including the Big Chip awards, Mage Titans, DPM:UK, Fresh Awards, and Manchester Digital. We have national and regional advertising, and our website which is updated daily with new opportunities and events.
 

Our Specialisms

Digital:
Web Designers, Digital Designers, UX / UI Designers, UX / UI Developmers, Front End Developers, Back End Developers, Ecommerce Design and Developers, App Design and Developers, 3D Designers, Motion Graphics Designers, Content Managers, Digital Project Managers, Digital Account Managers.

Creative:
Graphic Designers, Artworkers, Creative Artworkers, Packaging Designers, Copywriters, Art Directors, Illustrators, Retouchers, Studio Managers, Creative Directors, Project Managers, Production Managers, Account Managers.

Marketing:
Marketers, Digital Marketers, Product Markers, Brand Managers, Channel Managers, Ecommerce Managers, SEO & PPC, Analytics, Social Media Managers, PR, Business Developers.

 

Permanent Candidates:

Our vast industry knowledge in both the advertising and design sectors is the reason we’ve recruited for some of the largest and most prestigious agencies in the North, both cutting edge Creative Agencies and Blue Chip corporates.

We understand that agencies vary in size, specialisms, and structure as well as the fact that understanding an agency is the key to finding the right employee. When time permits, we will always aim to visit an agency to ensure that we have a first hand understanding of their culture and requirements.

We recruit from executive to director level, ranging across account management, business development, project management, production, PR and media planning, buying and sales.

 

Freelancers:

You’re up against constant deadlines and need help. Orchard has access to over 400 skilled, tested freelancers who we place with clients across the North of England every day. We have access to a huge range of strategic, creative and production skills, from run of the mill to cutting edge specialist.

All of our freelancers have at least 3 years’ commercial experience and are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via our emergency cover. Plus, they come at similar rates to direct freelancers.

All of our design freelancers are Mac tested, vetted and carefully selected for the exact job you require them to do. Our contracts are completely flexible and are cancelable on an hour's notice. All clients also have 24 hour access to our consultants via our freelance emergency line. All freelancers are paid by Orchard weekly, and accrue 28 days annual paid holidays. We also operate a Nest pension scheme for qualifying candidates.

 


 

Give us a call today.

 

North West: 0161 455 0055        Yorkshire: 01113 220 6170

 

 

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