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Why ESP?

ESP is an established, fast-growing, technology recruitment company based in Manchester. Many of our customers love our work so much that they retain our service and engage us on multiple hiring projects across the globe. Our dynamic and high-achieving team are central to our success. We exclusively recruit driven, ambitious individuals ready to hit the ground running in their new role at Team ESP.

The ESP team are extremely collaborative, everyone is encouraged to work together to hit targets and support each other. Our recruitment consultants genuinely care about our clients and candidates we’re working with and we want to find the best outcome for all parties.

We understand the value of matching the right people with the right job and our consultative, expert approach keeps our clients coming back.

What we offer:

Competitive holiday allowance

Team holiday incentives

Free breakfast

Uncapped commission

Great training opportunities

Flexible working

Casual dress code

Team drinks and lunches

Birthday half-day

Gym membership & classes

Summer working hours

Beer Fridays

Our Values

  • We are collaborative – Working with clients, candidates and other consultants collaboratively, over competitively to find the best solution for all parties
  • We work ethically – Acting with a moral compass to do the right thing by our clients, candidates and other consultants
  • We are self-disciplined – Motivated to do the right things at the right time without micro-managing
  • We are considerate – Thinking about the feelings of others and respecting colleagues as much as clients
  • We are positive – Happy to help others and encourage those around to be positive even during a challenging period
  • We are innovative – Striving for personal development, bringing new ideas and innovation to the team while embracing new suggestions
  • We are brave – Having the courage to step outside of comfort zones with a winning mindset and a can-do attitude
  • We produce high quality work – Working to the highest quality and detail while adhering to ESP processes


Client experience is at the forefront of ESP’s Vision so it’s important to equip our Consultants with skills that are second-to-none in the industry. Our Consultants at all levels follow an on-going modular training programme which is delivered by both management and peers. These training sessions are interactive, fun and interlinked with our career progression framework which means our Consultants are encouraged to apply their training to their work.

As well as group sessions our Consultants benefit from one-to-one training with an external recruitment expert. These specialist sessions focus on individual improvement and allow our team to enhance and fine tune their skills in a tailored environment.

Our team have clarity on career progression thanks to a clear career progression framework. This outlines exactly what is required at each level to be promoted and is linked to both performance and training comprehension. We believe that a skilled and collaborative workforce with clearly defined values and direction allows Team ESP to deliver the best outcomes for our customers.

What our people say?

Compared to other recruitment companies ESP really places an emphasis on collaboration and not having a competitive culture. ESP is a really fun and lively place to work.Chloe Lewis, Recruitment Consultant

“ESP has created an environment which allows hungry people to flourish and progress their careers faster than any other industry I have seen” Nathan Terry, Cyber Security Division Lead

“The full team are very much together and have a fantastic winning mentality which makes it a pleasure to come into the office every day” Georgia Keogh, Office Manager

Latest opportunities

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Tech Sales Recruitment Consultant – International Markets

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Graduate Recruitment Consultant – Fast Growth Software & Cyber Crime

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Recruitment Talent Acquisition - Fast-growth Software

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This is a Talent Acquisition role working in our SaaS team. You’ll be working with sales candidates, understanding in detail their career aspirations, and coaching them through complex recruitment pro...

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Senior Recruitment Consultant – Enterprise Sales – SaaS, Fintech, Martech

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If you’re an experienced recruitment professional looking to further your career in one of the fastest growing tech markets, then this is the role for you!

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Career Stories

While everyone has the same destination, not all recruitment consultants follow the same path to get there. Find out about the career journey of some of our consultants before joining ESP.

How I grew my career at ESP to managing a whole division?

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