Vacancy detail

Junior Headhunter

£22,000 – £30,000

Location: United Kingdom (London – City of London, London) Type: Permanent

Junior Head-hunter - Capital Markets/Quant strategies

Who we are and what we do

Anson McCade is a specialist executive search and headhunting firm operating internationally with its roots in the UK. We specialise in the Technology and Capital Markets sectors and work with a wide variety of companies from innovative start-ups to global household names. We are looking for driven individuals to join our team of experts in London as Junior Headhunters.

The Capital Markets team works with some of the largest Investment banks and most successful Hedge Funds and Proprietary Trading Firms globally, at the cutting edge of research and technology.

Our expertise across the quantitative research/trading/tech space has resulted in Anson McCade earning a strong reputation and a position as sole or Tier 1 supplier to many of these elite financial organisations.

Our team focuses on highly quantitative and technical positions, ranging from graduate all the way up to MD level, and involves constant dialogue with some of the brightest minds in the Quant/Trading/Tech industry.

An opportunity has arisen for a Junior Head-hunter who is keen to gain exposure to these markets, build a career in recruitment and develop relationships and a network with Quantitative Researchers, Traders and Technologists in this space.


  • Networking with the market - this will involve calling, emailing and meeting prospective candidates and clients - building strong relationships in your market area.
  • Researching the industry - constant market mapping and updating our database to help further understand market structures and trends.
  • Managing complex lifecycles of deals
  • candidate management throughout the process including interview scheduling, preparation and feedback, to career/role discussion and financial compensation negotiation.
  • Client/account management - job description detailing, interview scheduling and feedback, to HR/business negotiation and market discussion.
  • Liaising with team members and others in a collaborative way - working together and more efficiently on respective mandates and market areas.


  • Entrepreneurial individuals with an exceptionally strong work ethic, mindset and determination to succeed.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Career driven individual that is looking for somewhere you can grow and progress.
  • Some sales experience is beneficial it is not a pre-requisite in this case.
  • Strong academic background is also a big plus but individuals that can demonstrate high intellect and commercial awareness will also be considered.
  • Interest in finance, trading or technology is beneficial

Do you have what it takes?

To succeed as a Junior Head-hunter it is crucial to have excellent communication and organisation skills and confidence in building relationships. You will also need to be:

  • Driven and goal-focused, this is a fast-paced and competitive industry
  • Able to use your initiative, we don't micromanage and the ability to self-motivate is essential to drive your career forward
  • Entrepreneurial and career-driven

What's in it for you?

Anson McCade offers a different environment to most recruitment firms. We have one of the best working environments the city has to offer and getting on with everyone in the office is important to us. You can expect regular office nights out, team building, parties, and a Friday beer fridge. We also offer:

  • Earning Potential -£22k-30k base salary and a great commission structure
  • Real career progression in a meritocratic environment
  • Consistent training and development
  • Being valued in the workplace

If you are interested in the Junior Head-hunter opportunity apply now below!

Reference: AMC/RCCM/LDN

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