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Sharp. Genuine. Quick. Creative. Positive. Those are a few of the adjectives used to describe the Aquent brand. This funky, creative and driven - but totally down to earth - digital and creative staffing agency, with offices worldwide, is looking for an experienced manager to join and lead our high-achieving and fast-growing Sydney Corporate team! As a division of Aquent, we have global reach but a boutique feel, a spectacular reputation in the industry and - best of all - a culture that is second to none.

We specialise in placing creative talent on contract assignments with Corporates and mid-sized businesses that require design, front-end development, UX, online marketing, social media and mobile skills. As the manager of this team, you would be charged with grow a thriving digital creative staffing agency business within the Sydney market by developing and implementing a sound business plan, growing focussed accounts while working with an amazing team.

This leadership role  is an exciting and outstanding "hands-on" opportunity to help grow our business. So here is what it’s going to take for an AWESOME leader:

  • Deliver GREAT training with new hires. Quickly ramp up sales and service staff by leading by example and providing clear goals and action plans that help them grow and develop.

  • Conduct weekly 1-on-1 meetings with all direct reports.

  • Lead daily production meetings and account / market strategies.

  • Be directly responsible for delivering outstanding levels of customer service to both our Clients and Talent.

  • Manage and grow a small number of very large accounts, networking and growing stakeholder engagement.

  • Lead recruitment and placement of high quality candidates through various channels.

  • Promote holism and teamwork within own staff and across all internal groups.

  • Actively assist in development and adherence to best practices.

  • Embrace technology and lead by example through learning and evangelizing digital design trends.

  • Have autonomy to run your own business while supported and inspired by a team of pretty incredible peers who root for your success instead of competing against you.

  • Be an incredible team player who works hard to help our team, our Talent, and our clients as we all get smarter and grow, grow, grow!

Sound like something you have the skills, experience and interest to be GREAT at? Then read on for what you’ll need to bring with you to be considered:

  • Experience leading a team.

  • Strong leader. Committed to and enthusiastic about helping staff grow. Strong communicator. Goal and metrics oriented. Process-driven.

  • Proven ability to select, hire, and develop great people and quickly address and correct or release under-performers.

  • Sales leader who is able to build ongoing relationships across large accounts (Ideal but not essential)

  • Ability to foster a culture of learning and experimentation and a motivational team environment that thrives on making a difference and helping others.

  • Staffing and/or recruiting field experience a must. 

  • Interactive design and/or technology experience would be fabulous.

  • Passion for advertising, interactive, and design fields necessary.

More Cool Stuff About Aquent | Vitamin T:

  • Work/life balance: we say it, we mean it

  • Generous benefits package: 

  • Birthday leave and Community Days off

  • $8000 Learning Fund reimbursement, paid sick/vacation time and more

  • Free use of company's Hawaii beach house

  • Travel Insurance for you and your friends or family.

  • Individualistic approach: we encourage a personal touch to your work - we don't believe in a "one-size-fits-all" approach

  • Industry reputation: as a division of Aquent and a sister of Firebrand Talent, we're the world's largest creative staffing firm

Contact HR Director, Jen Gottlieb for a confidential discussion on 02 8288 8288 or email

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