Modern & Innovative
recruitment

About

Eclectic Recruitment was born from the coming together of two lifelong friends and their vision to break the long-standing mould and status quo of the “Recruitment Agency”.

We wanted to create a contemporary staffing business that had the ability to flex and adapt in an ever-changing marketplace. Investing our knowledge, passion and energy into realising our dream of providing the ever-changing Cambridge job market with a modern and innovative staffing partner that relies less on meaningless rhetoric and more on success and positive experiences.

With over 10 years’ experience in the Cambridge recruitment market we really are experts in our field when it comes to tailored recruitment solutions for candidates and local businesses alike.

OUR TEAM

CHRIS CHAPMAN

Founder & Director

Chris began his career with 3 years in banking and moved into the recruitment world at the tender age of 19. Starting as a Trainee Consultant, Chris worked his way to Regional Operations Manager in a relatively short space of time and owes this success to a straight talking and consultative way of working. Chris has worked within the Cambridge market for the majority of his career and prides himself on his ability to build long term relationships with candidates and businesses in the local area. Away from the office, Chris can be found in the gym where he enjoys keeping fit and healthy.

LIAM MILLER

Founder & Director

Liam is a relative newcomer to recruitment after moving back to Cambridge from Newcastle in 2014. With a natural ability to accurately match candidates and companies, he has seen fantastic success in a short period of time, being promoted 4 times in 4 years from Trainee Consultant to Executive Consultant. Liam prides himself on his ability to evidence actions over words and will never over promise and under deliver. He is a big football fan and enjoys playing golf and snooker in his spare time.

EMMA IRVING

RECRUITMENT MANAGER - OFFICE

Emma joined Eclectic Recruitment with 15 years’ experience recruiting permanent office vacancies within the Cambridge market. Her role at Eclectic sees her lead the Office Team as a Recruitment Manager where she is involved in filling senior hard to fill roles whilst mentoring and developing the team of consultants. Emma enjoys travelling and has visited various destinations across Europe, Asia, Australasia, Africa and North America. Emma has 2 young boys that keep her on her toes and when she’s not at work or in the park she can be found jogging around her village and taking part in charity runs.

JACK TIPLADY

RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT

Jack joined Eclectic Recruitment following the completion of his studies at Newcastle University where he graduated with a degree in History. He began with the company as a trainee and quickly rose to become a fully-fledged Recruitment Consultant due to his commitment, hard work and exceptional attitude. Jack is a big sports fan and enjoys watching football, cricket and golf in his spare time.

CALUM STEEL

SENIOR TEMPORARIES CONSULTANT

Calum has several years recruitment experience with the sole focus of working on the temporary market. He works in an efficient and timely manner with his fantastic network of immediately available candidates, ensuring that he has people ready to attend bookings at short notice. Outside of recruitment Calum is a sports fan with a particular interest in football and cricket.

LUKE GARDINER

RECRUITMENT MANAGER - IT

Luke is a highly experienced and energetic recruitment professional who’s passion lies in emerging technologies. As a Senior Technology Recruitment Manager for the business, Luke is responsible for our client’s technical and IT staffing needs. He understands the trends in the market which allows him to educate clients and candidates alike in order to provide solutions that mutually benefit all involved. In his spare time, Luke is a keen golfer and motorsport enthusiast.

JAMIE PAGE

TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANT

Jamie focuses on the IT Support and Infrastructure market, placing candidates into a variety of different roles and industries. He prides himself on a genuine and honest approach to recruitment and really takes time to understand his candidates and clients. Away from the office, Jamie manages a local football team and enjoys various sports. He is also a fan of 80s Rock music and comedy – in particular, Laurel and Hardy.  

JAMIE MORTON

RECRUITMENT MANAGER - ACCOUNTANCY & FINANCE

Jamie is an experienced finance recruiter who worked in the industry as a contractor for 10 years prior to starting in recruitment.  His extensive finance knowledge allows him to assist both clients and candidates in a consultative manner. Jamie is a member of the Chartered Management Institute and heads up the Accountancy & Finance Division for Eclectic. Outside of work Jamie is a keen DIY enthusiast and can usually be found under a car or in his shed.

AREAS OF SPECIALITY

At Eclectic Recruitment – we truly believe in the importance of being experts in our field. This is why you will never find us working on positions that don’t fall under our core areas.

We offer specialist permanent, contract and temporary staffing solutions to candidates and company partners in the Commercial Office, HR, Sales and Marketing, Finance, and Technology sectors.

Our positions would typically include:

Administrator
Receptionist
EA/PA
Customer Service
Office Manager
HR
FINANCE
SALES & MARKETING
TECHNOLOGY