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Mar 21st 2016 | California, United States, North America.
Job Contact : Chloe Haldane (
Job Reference : QP0001C1


Quintessentially People is a young, modern, exciting staffing agency with a focus on high profile and high net worth individuals, families and corporations around the world. We have achieved huge success over the past 5 years with new offices opening in New York, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale, Cannes and Palma, and plans for further offices in the near future.

We are currently looking for a recruiter to join our expanding Los Angeles office, based on Sunset Boulevard.

You will come from a recruitment and/or private staffing background and will have excellent knowledge of household/private staffing in homes (estates, etc), offices (large corporate and small family offices), super yachts, private planes etc and will know the key locations around the world where high net worth/high profile individuals and businesses require such services. You will understand how these different environments operate, the types of roles required for each environment and understand the demanding nature of clients and candidates in this sector. You will have experience of working with very high profile and ultra-high net worth individuals and will be confident in dealing with them directly, as well as their advisers at all levels.

You will have the ability to sell the Quintessentially People brand with respect, professionalism and authority. You will be sensitive when dealing with incredibly confidential information and discreet about your professional life to those outside of the business.

You will be happy to work outside normal hours and respond to clients and candidates in a timely manner. You will understand that clients work on numerous time zones and candidates will be requesting your services outside of normal hours.

You will have a strong contact book and the ability to bring both candidates and clients to the business. You will know the Los Angeles area well and will be open to staffing roles not just in Los Angeles but elsewhere in the US and worldwide, in conjunction with the other 5 offices.

You will be dedicated to your career and excited to join a young, thriving business with some incredibly interesting clients and a fantastic, loyal, modern, close-knit team. Being a team player is vital to the success of this role.

Other key skills and pre-requisites for the position will be:

Direct and facilitate the selection and placement of candidates exhibiting the top talent our industry has to offer. Responsibilities range from recruiting, running background checks, reference checks and maintaining files. This role will also entail actively looking for new clients and new ways to promote and expand our name. It is equally vital to ensuring quality and excellence in the delivery of service to our clients and candidates.

Key Results Areas
• Consistently and professionally engage new clients, candidates and their references by phone, in writing, and in person
• Conduct initial fit discussions with all prospective candidates and clients
• Facilitate Interviews and the entire candidate placement process
• Proactively look for opportunities to attract top talent and place candidates
• Maintain a high level of organization
• Build trust, loyalty and satisfaction with clients, candidates, and peers

• Pleasant and professional demeanour
• Outstanding verbal communication skills
• Outstanding organizational skills
• Strong computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office applications
• Previous customer service experience
• Extensive knowledge of the San Francisco/Bay Area market and it would be beneficial to have a good knowledge of Palo Alto

Critical Success Factors
• Excitement about our unique industry
• An attitude of service towards team members, clients and candidates
• Superior business acumen, evident by the ability to gain an understanding of the clients’ and candidates’ needs
• Diligence and urgency in seeking out solutions for our team members, clients and candidates
• Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with clients and candidates
• Ability to set appropriate expectations with team members, clients and candidates
• Ability to work well with other individuals

Roles and Responsibilities

1. Respond to candidate inquiries and needs with a sense of urgency
2. Register and interview candidates, enter their information into a database and maintain accurate records
3. Consistently and professionally execute the Candidate Selection Process.
4. Ensure that all candidate information is complete and thoroughly filled out
5. Co-ordinate Interviews
6. Assemble candidate profiles
7. Answer questions about our company and industry confidently, accurately and professionally
8. Organize files and office documents
9. Mail and email documentation to clients and candidates when needed
10. Complete background/criminal checks and reference checks
11. Set up and coordinate logistics for client interviews
12. Update and edit job order advertisements posted to our website
13. Prepare advertising for print and on-line purposes, if requested
14. Participate in meetings with other team members for brainstorming and idea sharing#
15. Participate in appropriate networking events nationally and internationally
16. Report accurate financial information to the US Director and Global CEO
17. Be responsive to the CEO in London as and when required and have weekly catch ups with him on financial information and reporting, current job pipeline and general day to day issues you require assistance with.

Please get in touch with Chloe Haldane for more information.