Recruitment Business Development Freelancer – Sustainable Retail
- Do you have proven experience in Business Development in recruitment, preferably with a fashion or retail background across the UK?
- Are you passionate about sustainability and making a positive impact in the world?
- Are you a people person, great at building and nurturing relationships?
- Are you looking for a lucrative second source of income working on a freelance basis, for now?
Jaymes Byron is a leading recruitment agency specialising in the sustainably conscious fashion and retail sectors. Our mission is to support conscious businesses by connecting them with talented individuals who share their passion for making a positive impact.
The business started up during the pandemic and has strong growth potential as we expand our reach across the UK and the US.
As the founder, I am committed to building a team that shares our vision and values. We donate 6% of all our perm placement revenue to our chosen charities who are making a difference in the world.
We are now looking for someone to support us in these early days of business growth to join us on our journey and drive client acquisition.
About the position
We are seeking a motivated and experienced Business Development Freelancer to join our business. This is a commission-based role only but offers the opportunity to retain 40% of all revenue generated from new clients acquired. This is an ideal role for someone looking for a lucrative, second source of income, and as a freelancer, you will have the flexibility to work remotely, 2 to 3 days a week, with the aim of bringing in a minimum of 2 clients a month.
There is scope to grow the role as business growth allows while making a difference in the sustainable fashion and positive recruitment industries. With the potential of leading the Business Development function of the company as an employee, helping to nurture and grow the internal teams.
Role and Responsibilities
- Market map, identify, and engage with potential clients in the sustainably conscious fashion and retail sectors, focusing on acquiring new business partnerships.
- Utilise your expertise in business development and recruitment to present the value of Jaymes Byron’s services to prospective clients.
- Collaborate with clients to understand their unique hiring needs and propose tailored recruitment solutions.
- Understand the Jaymes Byron Terms of Business and negotiate with clients to successfully close them.
- Act as a brand ambassador for Jaymes Byron, promoting our commitment to sustainability and ethical practices.
- Maintain regular communication with clients to ensure their satisfaction and identify opportunities for additional services.
- Bring in a minimum of 2 new clients per month to contribute to the growth of the business.
Requirements of the ideal candidate
- Proven experience in business development within the recruitment industry, with a focus on the retail sector. Especially within the UK. Additional BD experience in the US retail recruitment sector will be highly desirable.
- Familiarity with sustainable fashion and a genuine passion for making a positive impact in the industry.
- Strong network of contacts in the fashion hiring manager community (desirable, but not essential).
- Exceptional communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build rapport and establish long-term relationships.
- Self-motivated and results-oriented, with the ability to work autonomously and meet targets.
- Based in the UK, preferably London, but working remotely.
- Availability to work 2 to 3 days a week on a flexible schedule.
- Opportunity to retain 40% of revenue generated from new clients for the first 9 months of each client acquired.
- Flexible working hours that can be tailored to your existing commitments.
- Chance to contribute to the growth of a mission-driven company and potentially lead the business development function in the future.
- Work remotely, eliminating the need for daily commuting.
- Join a supportive and passionate business leader committed to sustainability and making a positive change in the fashion and recruitment industries.
Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity Statement
At Jaymes Byron, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace where everyone feels valued and respected. We believe that diversity drives innovation and brings unique perspectives, enabling us to better serve our clients in the sustainably conscious fashion and retail sectors.
We are dedicated to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in all aspects of our business, including our recruitment practices. We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
We strive to create a working environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, and bias. Our hiring decisions are based solely on merit, skills, qualifications, and experience. We actively encourage candidates with diverse backgrounds and perspectives to apply for the Business Development Freelancer role.
If you require any accommodations during the recruitment process or while working with us, please let us know, and we will make every effort to ensure your needs are met. We are dedicated to providing an inclusive and accessible experience for all applicants and employees.
How to Apply
If you are passionate about sustainability, possess business development experience in recruitment and the retail sector, and are excited about the opportunity to make a difference, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a brief cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you’d be ideal for the role to email@example.com. Include the subject line “Business Development Freelancer Application” in your email.
*Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.*