Cementing its status as an up-and-coming, specialist recruitment business, Leeds-based agency, Monday at Nine has been awarded the ‘Best Newcomer’ at the UK Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards.
Having launched in June 2017, the firm celebrates the award win as it completes its first full calendar year in business – a year that has seen exponential growth.
Monday at Nine received the prestigious award, now in its ninth year, at a black-tie evening held at London’s Hilton Bankside Hotel. There to accept the gong were Monday at Nine’s Founder, Dan Boneham with business partner and director, Jonathan Wilson.
Dan Boneham said: “We are beyond delighted to be celebrating a national award win during our first full year in business. Monday at Nine is driven by a hunger to disrupt the recruitment market with a much more tailored and flexible offering to clients, and an ethos that its candidates come first.
“The UK alone saw over 9000 recruitment businesses launch during 2018, so we work hard to unlock the very best talent by using a head-hunting approach whilst utilising the very best in recruitment technology. We are now proud to call a handful of global lifestyle, wellness and legal brands our loyal clients and look forward to further growth in 2019 and beyond.”
During the ceremony the agency received high praise by the awarding panel. Hailed as “exceptional”, the team were credited for a significantly high percentage of repeat business revenue and CV-to-interview rate of more than 75 per cent. The panel commented, “With a fill-rate of 60 per cent for multi-agency vacancies and 100 per cent for exclusive engagements, the winner of this category has set its stall from the off. Congratulations!”
Monday at Nine as experienced a tremendous growth within its marketing and digital divisions throughout 2018. Continuing its commitment to sourcing and investing in local talent, the agency plans to offer a range of employment opportunities for young people in 2019; including internships to aspiring young professionals in partnership with local education institutions.