Retained Client Case Study


Private Equity Backed High-Growth online technology business


This highly successful Owner/Managed business was experiencing exponential growth via acquisitions and year on year organic growth and development. Recruitment was a key challenge for the company’s core divisions especially for highly specialist hires. The Managing Director cited the need for one preferred recruitment partner to manage all of their key hires; With the key aim of reducing the amount of time invested in recruitment by the company directors and maximizing the chances of success by having one retained recruiter.

King Recruit was appointed as a retained and preferred recruitment partner and an ongoing basis.


King Recruit’s strategy from the outset was one of true partnering. We invested considerable time with the Managing Director and all members of the Board of Directors initially to gain a deep understanding of the business, business areas and to build trust and rapport. With each division of the business being different in terms of requirements and skill sets, King Recruit developed micro-strategies for each core division. Regular monthly meetings and weekly updates facilitated a high level of service and successful delivery of results.


3-5 success hires per month across key departments. Successful hires include: CRM Manager; Systems Project Manager; Business Development Managers; Digital & Technical Experts such as .Net Developers; Key Financial Hires & Specialist Hires (Non-Disclosed).

As a retained recruiter, King Recruit also provides ongoing investment into sourcing technical candidates and specialist industry specific candidates. We have also provided project support to the redevelopment of the company recruitment site, key competitor analysis and salary benchmarking.


The client has continued to reciprocally invest time in this recruitment partnership and they would highly recommend our services to other high growth businesses.