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Xchangeteam Company Profile.
The largest freelance and permanent recruitment specialist in the UK.
Industry sectors covered: Media Sales, Digital Media, Technical, Editorial & Content, Marketing (Agency & Client side), Creative & Design, and PR & Comms.

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  1. 1. The best people for your business
  2. 2. Background <ul><li>The coming together of three market-leading Consultancies; </li></ul><ul><li>Xchangeteam </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Formed in 1999 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PR/Comms/Events/Editorial/Marketing/Public Affairs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Davis Company </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Formed in 1982 as a Marketing Consultancy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bought by XTM in 2005 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated Agency and Media </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BDG </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Formed in 1982 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bought by XTM in 2005 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design & Advertising </li></ul></ul>The best people for your business
  3. 3. Sectors <ul><li>Xchangeteam covers the full creative marketing, communications and media mix both Freelance and Permanent: </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated Marketing – Clientside and Agency </li></ul><ul><li>Technical </li></ul><ul><li>Media & Digital Media – Sales, Ad Ops </li></ul><ul><li>Creative </li></ul><ul><li>Editorial </li></ul><ul><li>Media Planning and Buying </li></ul><ul><li>PR and Communications.   </li></ul>The best people for your business
  4. 4. Core Values <ul><li>Integrity – this underpins all that we do (see MMC Codes) </li></ul><ul><li>Personal – we care about clients and consultants </li></ul><ul><li>Expert – we are pioneers in our marketplace </li></ul><ul><li>Progressive – we do things differently and strive for more </li></ul>The best people for your business
  5. 5. Team working <ul><li>Combination of industry experts and experienced recruiters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The majority of each team have come from industry which give us a unique and informed view of the market, your needs and what makes a good candidate. For example in our Integrated Marketing Team agents have come from agencies including The Marketing Store, Carlson and Inferno. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Team structure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unlike many Recruitment Consultancies we have a team approach which encourages the placement of the right people rather than a hard core sales approach, which encourages linear recruitment. </li></ul></ul>The best people for your business
  6. 6. The best people for your business <ul><li>Recruitment consultancies are only as good as the people you know.... </li></ul><ul><li>We know LOTS of people ........ We have one of the most extensive (if not the most extensive) databases in the country </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>XTM freelance and perm database since 1999 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporating the BDG / Davis Company databases </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(1982 &1985 respectively) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Added to our level of industry expertise this makes a powerful combination </li></ul></ul></ul>Candidates
  7. 7. Candidates <ul><li>All candidates interviewed face-to-face (at least one hour) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inc. provide Passport (ID), signing a right to represent form, online registration, VAT Certificates, Limited Company Registration Certificates </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All candidates agree where their CV should go before submission. We NEVER send CV’s out without first briefing the candidate and gaining their express permission. </li></ul><ul><li>All candidates briefed and de-briefed for each role </li></ul><ul><li>All candidates reference checked (minimum of 2) as standard for freelance and on request for Permanent </li></ul>The best people for your business
  8. 8. Marketing and Advertising <ul><li>We are one of the biggest spenders in the industry. We spend in excess of £250,000 per annum in the following areas; </li></ul><ul><li>Online: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brand Republic, MAD.co.uk, Totaljobs, Guardian, Jobsite, Executive-I, Revolution, Mediaweek, Chinwag, NMA, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mags: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing, Design Week, Campaign, PR Week, Guardian, Creative Review, NMA, Mediaweek </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Networking: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sponsors of Chinwag “Skills Emergency” Jan 2008, Sponsor of NMA IMAA’s 2007, sponsor of NMA Top Interactive Agencies guide/party, CIB (Deenita Pattni – Vice Chair of London), PR Week Awards etc </li></ul></ul>The best people for your business
  9. 9. REC Marketing, Media & Comms Sector Group (MMC) <ul><li>Set up by the REC in September 2007, XTM was driving force behind it </li></ul><ul><li>Emma Brierley (XTM CEO) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>initiator and current Chair of the group </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Code of Practice for Recruiters & Guidelines for Candidates and Clients </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>we were the authors along with approximately twelve competitors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>ALL good Recruiters should sign up! </li></ul><ul><li>It is everyone’s responsibility to uphold ethical recruitment practices </li></ul>The best people for your business
  10. 10. Xchangeteam Awards <ul><li>REC Membership </li></ul><ul><li>REC Audited (awarded for excellent practice) </li></ul><ul><li>Investors in People accredited </li></ul><ul><li>London Excellence Awards – Winner: “Customer Focus” Award 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2006 – Finalist: Emma Brierley (CEO) </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiter Awards </li></ul><ul><li>Commended 2008: “Best Marketing Recruiter” </li></ul><ul><li>Highly Commended at Recruiter Awards 2009 For Best Small Company to Work For </li></ul><ul><li>Finalist at Recruiter Awards 2009 for Best Marketing Recruitment Firm </li></ul><ul><li>Winner of Recruitment Agency of the Year at London & South East Recruitment Awards 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Certificate of Merit for Best Employer and Finalists for Team of the Year and Rising Star at London & South East Recruitment Awards 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Highly Commended at Recruiter Awards 2009 For Best Small Company to Work For </li></ul>The best people for your business
  11. 11. The best people for your business Snapshot of Clients
  12. 12. SO, in a nutshell: We’re a team of experienced recruiters most of whom will have worked within your industry and so will speak and understand your language.   We’re a genuinely Ethical recruitment consultancy, as our adherence to - and pioneering of   - the MMC Codes, exemplifies.   We can help with all your recruitment needs at all levels whether permanent or freelance.   Some Key Contact Details:   Mike Berry Managing Director – 020 7025 4400 Gillian Kane Digital Media Agent 0207 0254 431 Maggie Maupin Divisional Director of PR, Communication, Events and Marketing - 020 7025 4409 Nick O’Connor Divisional Director of Media, Creative, Design and Editorial - 020 7025 4423 Deenita Pattni Team Leader - 020 7025 4407 Neil Hamilton Head of Technical - 020 7025 4428 The best people for your business