ABOUT US

Why we stand out

Ashley James Consulting was founded in 2016, not to be different, the biggest or most profitable but to be the best in class for service and ethics. We’re a small (but mighty) team of dedicated, consultative and friendly recruiters whose aim is to help talented recruiters and sales professionals like you to land your perfect career move and provide the best in class talent for our clients. KPI’s don’t exist here, our team don’t get paid to book interviews or hit phone times, we’re here to add value, give a great experience, challenge your thinking and call when we said we’d call – We’ll always deliver on expectations. We don’t beat around the bush so whether your feedback is positive or negative, we’ll say it as it is because it’s important you know exactly where things stand, always.

Rec2Rec and Sales Recruitment are some of the most hated sectors in our industry, some operating in these sectors have terrible reputations for shoe-horning people into jobs, pestering people all day about falsely represented opportunities and all sorts of other underhand tactics. We can’t promise we’ll single-handedly change the entire sector, but we’ll give smart people like you the choice, an alternative option where you’re not pressured into anything and you’ll enjoy every minute of your experience with us. We’ve partnered with the very best clients in these markets and with every one of the team having sat on the other side of the fence our mantra is simple;

  • We don’t partner with any businesses we wouldn’t work for ourselves and…
  • We don’t represent candidates we wouldn’t be willing to pay a fee for ourselves.

We’re pretty good, try us.

Our Office

Meet the Team

Ash Knight

Founder / Managing Director

Ashley has worked in recruitment since 2009, and has spent the last 4 successful years in Rec2Rec building some of the UK’s fastest growing recruitment businesses along the way. READ MORE

Chelsea Gannon

Senior Sales Recruiter

Chelsea's focus is on growing the graduate sales side of the business, working with like minded, ambitious graduates looking to establish or progress their sales career. READ MORE

Alex Helm

Rec2Rec | Manchester

Alex came from an extensive background in the world of fashion retail and found her love for recruitment in 2017. She joined Ashley James Consulting with the outlook to work with like-minded recruiters looking for their next move in the recruitment industry. READ MORE

Edd Garland

Sales Recruiter

Edd is our resident bartender, we're kidding, he's our Sales Recruiter working closely with Chelsea identifying the top sales talent for our clients across the UK. READ MORE

Emma-Leigh Hopkins

Rec2Rec | Manchester

Emma was born and raised in sunny Tenerife before moving across to the UK, first living in Birmingham and later moving to Manchester where she worked in both sales and recruitment, building and running a successful commercial temps desk. READ MORE

Charlotte Hampshire

Rec2Rec | Birmingham

Charlotte worked in the world of high end fashion retail in both the UK and overseas in Dubai where she lived for 5 years even launching her own fashion label. READ MORE

Lola

Head of Happiness

Lola is our resident English Bulldog and ‘furbaby’. She loves a cuddle, our team enjoy taking her for (short) walks and ‘toilet’ during the day, except for when it rains, she hates the rain. READ MORE

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