Sian Sidaway

Recruitment Consultant - Digital and Creative

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  • LocationLondon, UK
  • AvailabilityCurrently available for full time jobs.

About me

 

I have the proven ability to identify the brand and key values of agencies and subsequently align their talent requirements to a progressive and strategic future. I am looking to make this the key focus of my ongoing career from an internal perspective in order to grow with my future employer. I gain great personal and professional satisfaction from contributing to the development and growth of an organisation, whilst providing best in class candidate experience. I draw together a diverse set of creative, business development and management skills, to offer a unique combination of hands-on digital production knowledge and strategic thinking. These entrepreneurial skills combined with previous agency and leadership experience, allow me to deliver high value results within fast paced multidisciplinary environments.

Skills

 

  • Digital
  • Websites
  • Account Manager
  • Presenting
  • Banner Ad
  • Account Management
  • Business Development
  • Client Services
  • Design
  • Interface Design
  • Networking
  • Communications
  • Relationship Management
  • Photoshop
  • Recruiment
  • Creative Recruitment
  • Design Recruitment
  • Digital Recruitment
  • Freelance Recruitment
  • Full Cycle Recruitment

Work history

2016

Recruitment Consultant

Futureheads Recruitment

May 2016 - Sep 2016
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • My clients spanned from early stage start-ups looking to develop a minimum viable product, to brands that already have an established offering on the market. I used my ability to listen and translate business needs into actionable streamlined processes in order to find the best solution quickly and efficiently, offering alternative options when required. – Analysed the product brand in order to brief in a clear and compelling way to a variety of audiences – Applied high level communication, presentation and networking skills – Gave supportive, proactive and results orientated leadership to my team – Used emotional intelligence to manage expectations; for candidates and key stakeholders - both internal and external – Used strategic business development skills to gain new business as well as expand and prioritise organic growth

2016

Recruitment Consultant

Nakama London

Aug 2014 - May 2016
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • As a Digital Consultant from a creative background, I developed a broad understanding of the full production process in various digital design fields, from UI design to animation and digital advertising. I managed a large portfolio of clients across freelance and permanent positions; identifying required resource to deliver a seamless customer experience through all digital design briefs. I thrive under pressure and handled difficult situations with strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, genuine trusted relationships, excellent time management and organisation. – Billed consistently as one of the top four consultants in London - £52,000 during Q3 – Average of 16-30 contractors working weekly – Managed a junior resourcer through to consultant level in six months – Negotiated terms to achieve best margin and salaries – Offered individual informed solutions based on solid digital and technical knowledge – Composed targeted written content to position the role based on thorough market knowledge – Delivered strong results whilst managing multiple briefs consecutively – Used market knowledge and data analysis to identify and attain new clients through business development methods I took the opportunity to move into a digital design agency to better expand my knowledge of the industry after working for sixteen months at Nakama London. I returned in August 2014 to continue my career as a Senior Consultant.

2014

Account Management

999 Design

Oct 2013 - Aug 2014
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • I managed multiple small to medium scale projects, facilitating the delivery across a wide range of digital campaigns, on time and within budget. Taking responsibility for the production schedules across digital design and development teams, I led the project progress meetings and updated clients with WIP status reports and account forecasting. – Lead delivery teams and delegated specialist work to external resources – Researched potential projects and presented pitch proposals to new clients – Achieved brand growth through social media and marketing – Analysed social engagement and composed design effectiveness data

2013

Recruitment Consultant

Nakama London

Jul 2012 - Oct 2013
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • As a Digital Consultant from a creative background, I developed a broad understanding of the full production process in various digital design fields, from UI design to animation and digital advertising. I managed a large portfolio of clients across freelance and permanent positions; identifying required resource to deliver a seamless customer experience through all digital design briefs. I thrive under pressure and handled difficult situations with strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, genuine trusted relationships, excellent time management and organisation. – Billed consistently as one of the top four consultants in London - £52,000 during Q3 – Average of 16-30 contractors working weekly – Managed a junior resourcer through to consultant level in six months – Negotiated terms to achieve best margin and salaries – Offered individual informed solutions based on solid digital and technical knowledge – Composed targeted written content to position the role based on thorough market knowledge – Delivered strong results whilst managing multiple briefs consecutively – Used market knowledge and data analysis to identify and attain new clients through business development methods I took the opportunity to move into a digital design agency to better expand my knowledge of the industry after working for sixteen months at Nakama London. I returned in August 2014 to continue my career as a Senior Consultant.

Education

2012

BA(Hons) Graphic Communication with Typography Editorial and Publishing

Plymouth University

Sep 2009 - Aug 2012
  • 1st Class Hons Degree