Principal Recruiter – Marketing, Cape Town

Cape Town

Cape Town

Job Title: Principal Recruiter – Marketing

Location: Cape Town

About this role:

Are you ready to make an impact in the world of Digital Recruitment in Africa? Look no further! Salt, a premier global digital recruitment agency, is seeking a dynamic Principal Recruiter in the Marketing universe.

You will play a pivotal role in identifying, attracting, and acquiring top marketing talent for our clients. Your expertise in marketing recruitment will drive the success of our clients marketing team by ensuring we source the right people to achieve their business objectives.


  • Collaboration: Partner closely with hiring managers and department heads to understand their staffing needs
  • Candidate Sourcing & Evaluation: Utilise various channels, including job boards, social media, networking events, and professional organizations, to identify and engage qualified marketing candidates.
  • Interview Coordination: Coordinate and schedule interviews with candidates and hiring teams, ensuring a seamless and positive candidate experience.
  • Offer Management: Extend job offers to the selected candidates and negotiate terms of employment, including compensation and benefits packages.
  • Relationship Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with candidates, hiring managers, and internal stakeholders to facilitate open communication and collaboration throughout the recruitment process.

Experience required:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in marketing/or a related field in recruitment or talent acquisition
  • Knowledge and proven experience in Business Development, attracting and retaining long standing relationships with clients.
  • Proven track record of success in identifying and acquiring top marketing talent in a competitive market.

We’re Offering:

  • Salt’s awesome culture; a flexible and high-achieving work environment where things like work/life balance, mental health, and having fun are genuinely valued.
  • A fun, friendly and supportive working environment.
  • Bonus/commission paid for every placement.
  • Flexible, hybrid working arrangements – Mondays & Fridays from home every week.
  • International exposure, working with colleagues around the world

If you are passionate about connecting talent with opportunity and thrive in a dynamic and collaborative environment, we want to hear from you!

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