Lipton Fleming has appointed another consultant to track down
quality sales executives following increasing demand from media owners
for more staff.
Daniel Brenchley joins the recruitment consultant’s six-strong media
sales division, which searches for candidates on behalf of press, TV,
radio and dotcom media owners.
Although Brenchley has worked in recruitment for the past two years, he
comes from a sales background and started out as a sales executive at
Additionally, two media recruitment consultants have been brought in to
staff the agency division. Both Sally Davidson and Fiona McGrigor join
the company from the client side of the business. Geraldine Mitra has
also joined Lipton Fleming to head its graduate division.
As reported in Media Business last week, media owners are finding the
shortage of sales staff - especially those with over two years
experience - is reaching critical levels, largely due to dotcom
start-ups requiring large sales teams.
Beverly Fleming, managing director of Lipton Fleming, said the raft of
new appointments comes at one of the busiest times in the media
recruitment market’s history.
’The market is growing fast and there is a demand for staff at all
levels. New media is devouring the talent so we need more support to
unearth sales people,’ said Fleming.