Nicola McRedmond was drawn to a career in recruitment because of a passion for working with people and she is the person behind Drinkability, a recruitment firm operating exclusively in the drinks industry. She was kind enough to spare some time to share how she started in the industry and also to offer some advice on how to find a job….
We have formed strong relationships with applicants and brands across the country, placing people at the heart of everything we do. We don’t match CV’s to job specs, we find the right people for the right teams.
For Sales and Marketing type roles, it can be very competitive indeed. A passion and knowledge for the category is always helpful.
You will probably be coming into contact with Brand Reps and Trade Marketeers on a regular basis, so spend time with them and learn their trade.
The current market is probably one of the most challenging I’ve experienced in my career. Its is hugely job rich and candidate poor – there are more jobs than there are candidates.