Christopher King

Associate Sales Director EMEA

Chris runs a team specialising in Medical.

A former ‘Rookie of the Year’

Chris joined Barrington James as a consultant in January 2011 having worked for 7 years in Sales and Management roles, but with only 6 months specific recruitment experience. Within less than a year Chris had secured his first promotion to Senior Consultant. He quickly went on to win the award for ‘Rookie of the Year’ for his performance, and had taken on a new member of staff to manage and mentor.

A ‘high-flier’

Marked as a ‘high flier’ with a typically, for Barrington James, strong work ethic, Chris continued to demonstrate success building up an enviable bank of experience in medical recruitment, with the networks necessary to benefit time-pressed clients and ambitious candidates alike. 

Chris rose rapidly in the organisation, becoming a Sales Manager, and in 2014 being promoted to Associate Sales Director. He now manages a team of five medical specialists working in EMEA. This progress reflects not only Chris’s mastery of his area and very high levels of client and candidate satisfaction, but has been made possible by the global expansion of Barrington James.

The philosophy of backing talent

Chris appreciates the essential Barrington James philosophy of encouraging individuals to run their own desks as if it were their own business, and giving them all the support necessary to succeed. As he says ‘ you manage your own hours. You don’t work 9 to 5. You get in early and you work late.’ 

Satisfied clients and happy candidates

Personal success for Barrington James recruiters is of course only made possible by creating satisfied clients and candidates. But the best thing about working for the company, according to Chris, ‘is simple. Recognition and Reward. You get recognised by working hard, and helping others’. And the rewards, like trips to Dubai and Vegas are a very nice recognition that you have worked hard, have done well, and have created satisfied clients and candidates.

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