About Us

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About us

We are The Marketing Recruitment Group.  We are focussed solely on marketing recruitment – it’s all we do and it’s who we are.

“We started the company with the sole intention of creating a simple and effective recruitment service that we would like to use ourselves; one that creates great futures for our candidates and the employers we work with.  But we wanted it to be values led, with personality and soul too.”

We have an unrivalled combination of experience and contact networks.  We also have access to the latest software and technology. However, relationship building is the true key to our success .  We benefit from the freedoms larger corporate recruiters don’t enjoy and as a result, deliver a service that is genuinely consultative, hassle-free and unbiased.  Above all it’s a service that people want to use.

We have a proven track record of success in marketing recruitment, we really do understand the needs of both candidates and clients in the Midlands and surrounding areas.  Recruiting is one of the most stressful and important parts of any business.  Through an approach that allows us to really get to know our clients and candidates properly, we introduce the right talent to the employer.  But we do it in a simple, effective and professional way.  After all recruitment doesn’t need bells and whistles, but it does need to be done properly.

Our Approach

We don’t claim to do anything different, we simply want to do it better.

“Whether you are a candidate looking to advance your career or a client seeking the best marketing talent around,  we’ll treat you in exactly the same way.”

Formality is not what we do but this doesn’t mean we are not totally professional; it simply means that when you meet with us we’d prefer do it in a relaxed and conversational way. As a candidate at your first meeting we’ll have an informal chat over a coffee, a mutual ‘getting to know you’ before concentrating on the serious business of finding you the next position.  As a client our aim is to understand your business as well as you, to ensure you recruit the right person.

You need confidence that we fully understand you, your aspirations, attitudes and concerns.  Only once we have all of this information to hand can we introduce talented marketing professionals into exciting opportunities with brilliant brands and employers.   We make no apologies for being thorough and taking our time to do a well-informed job.  It’s one of the reasons we have been so successful in our careers to date.

Above everything we are passionate about recruitment and marketing. Everyone who works for us must have had experience of either recruitment or marketing before they can join our team.  It means that you can trust us with you chosen career or business.

Words on a CV will only get you so far.  If you are looking for a thought provoking recruitment business specialising in marketing appointments, that dedicates the right amount of time towards each assignment and candidate, individualises each approach, then there really is only one choice.

Our Team

Jo Faria

I originally came from a background in professional services, specialising in HR, I joined the recruitment industry through some great people that I met and formed lasting relationships with. Originally working as a temps consultant, I eventually moved on to become a permanent consultant, manager and then regional manager.  I have been lucky to work with great people and teams which has in turn resulted in many awards regionally and nationally. I have recruited through just about every sector you can think of and many many types of skill sets too – this includes marketers and accountants.

I love marketing recruitment because: Marketing for me offers a chance to meet a huge diverse range of candidates and clients – with equally diverse skills sets and needs.
Guilty pleasure: Cream Teas!
Little known fact: Pretty Muddy Participant!
Favourite advert: Currently the Money Supermarket dance off
Superpower I want: I love history so ….. Time travel

Nofa Zahreddine

I have a creative background, which is how my career began. I soon found that I was enjoying the sales side of my role more and more. I knew that I wanted to marry the creative with the sales aspect and decided to go into marketing recruitment. Throughout the past 3 years I have dedicated my career to getting to know the ins and outs of marketing, digital and communications. During this period I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know marketers, understanding their strengths and placing them in roles that allow them to progress and achieve.

I love marketing recruitment because: Because I love hearing about creative, engaging marketing where marketers reach out to their audience in so many various platforms, I find it so exciting and it’s possibilities endless!
Guilty pleasure: Feeding people up oh and a tiny bit of reality TV
Little known fact: A keen equestrian who over indulges her prima donna horse
Favourite advert: Official 2015 FIAT 500X Super Bowl  – this just has me in hysterics every time and has obviously done its job because it stuck in my head
Super power I want: I would like to be able to change and control the weather like Storm

Tina Dorricott

I moved into recruitment with Nicholas Andrews & Temps Financial in 1988. I discovered a genuine talent and passion for recruiting the best calibre candidates and have never lost the desire or ability to do deliver an unrivalled service that I’m very proud of.   I grew with the NA Group from their one office in Birmingham setting up and managing the satellite offices in the West Midlands. I stayed with the group until 2009.

Having worked with various other recruitment companies I have now decided to specialise in the vibrant world of marketing recruitment; a new and exciting challenge

I love recruitment because: I enjoy the satisfaction of providing a far superior service to many of our competitors.

I love recruitment because: I enjoy the satisfaction of providing a far superior service to many of our competitors.
Guilty pleasure: The Jam!
Little known fact:  I love stones and rocks and I’m a keen amateur painter.
Favourite advert: John Lewis – Tiny Dancer – Best ever!!!!!
Superpower I want:  All of them. I guess I’m not easily pleased

Steve McGrath – Digital Consultant

I started working in recruitment over 20 years ago and during the last 10 years have worked predominantly in IT positions advising on, and implementing hardware, software and digital presence strategies for a number of recruitment companies. I am happiest with my head stuck in a laptop or server, or doing some late night coding on my latest web project.

What you love best about the Midlands: Whilst not a Midlander by birth, most of my work has been in and around the Midlands and the city is my spiritual home.
Why do you love recruitment: I love networking and meeting new people and in recruitment, there is lots of both of them!
Your guilty pleasure: Little Mix!
Little known fact: In my spare time, I am an accomplished Wedding Photographer.
Favourite advert: Any John Lewis Christmas advert, they always have me in tears.
If you had a super power what would it be: The ability to fix a computer without having to turn it off and on again!!

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