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Chris Kent

Managing Consultant
Sales and Marketing
Office: Teesside

Chris operates as a Senior Consultant from Nigel Wright's offices in Wynyard, leading the Teesside Sales and Marketing specialism. After 10 years in the industry Chris joined Nigel Wright to launch the Wynyard arm of the North East's leading sales and marketing recruiter and we have since grown the team, enabling us to provide exceptional service to our client base across Sunderland, Teesside, County Durham and North Yorkshire. Chris's personal focus is on mid to senior level commercial recruitment and providing both retained search & selection projects as well as contingent solutions for regional, national and international positions. Chris's team also service junior to mid level assignments within the region.

Roles Chris typically recruits for include the following:

Account Management
Brand Management
Category Management
Product Development / Management
Commercial Management
Sales and Business Development
Bid / Proposal / Tender Management
Marketing Management
E-commerce
Digital Marketing
Customer Service

  • My experience of Nigel Wright (exclusively being with Chris Kent) has been superb - I would have no hesitation in recommending Chris and Nigel Wright to employers and candidates alike. A truly professional service with the best interests of the employer and the candidates clearly evident. The best experience I have had to date with any recruitment agency and agent.

    Candidate

  • My experience with Nigel Wright was far from that which I expected. Chris Kent took the time to understand my skills and capabilities in a way that went way beyond a simple review of my career history. Ultimately this led to a match with a role that I wouldn’t have considered or applied for based purely on a comparison between my CV and the job description. I would highly recommend using Nigel Wright if you are looking for the right person to fit your organisation, rather than just one with a CV that ticks the skills box.

    Candidate

  • I felt there was genuine consideration of the recruiting companies’ requirements. This understanding was communicated excellently and going into the interview I felt I understood the role that was on offer, the dynamics within the company and the challenges ahead. Although ultimately unsuccessful, I received quality feedback which I’ve reflected on and will undoubtedly act on the future.

    Candidate

  • I really appreciated the way I was treated by Nigel Wright. The candidate brief was extensive and well written (the best I have ever seen), the process was carefully explained, and I was kept informed throughout.

    Candidate

  • I received excellent support and guidance from Chris at Nigel Wright. He understood my needs and the company’s requirements to get a great match. He was also efficient and effective in getting additional information when requested, to enable me to make an informed choice. Chris also tackled some wicked issues on my behalf to secure a satisfactory outcome

    Candidate

  • Chris was fab and kept in touch. He stood out from other recruiters because he cared; you weren’t just a number to him. I really couldn’t recommend Chris enough. If I ever need to look for jobs again the first people I would use would be you guys.

    Candidate

  • Chris has a professional, personal and pragmatic approach. He set realistic expectations with potential employers about my aspirations and focused on the most suitable opportunities and introductions.

    Candidate

  • Excellent communications and meeting. Gained good insight into potential positions and the job market. Highly recommended.

    Candidate

  • Excellent communication and information provided about the role. Professional throughout. Have enjoyed working with you.

    Candidate

  • Excellent communication throughout the process, from initial discussion through to final feedback. A thorough understanding of both the client and candidate requirements and in creating a working relationship between all three parties. Highest standard of quality service, client/candidate engagement and most important, applying a human touch during the entire process. A step above the rest and most respected in terms of business culture, philosophy and delivery of expectations.

    Candidate

  • My interactions with members of the Nigel Wright team have always been professional and customer focused. They understand their clients and candidates very well and spend time to ensure a good fit. I have never been put forward for role that isn’t relevant. They kept me informed throughout the process and went above and beyond a few times. I would not hesitate to recommend Nigel Wright to friends or colleagues.

    Candidate

  • Chris took the time to understand our business and needs before looking for a suitable candidate. This resulted in us finding the right person first time.

    Candidate

  • Chris is extremely talented consultant, who took his time to understand my career search and provided a proactive service. Always professional, friendly who puts his clients first. Very efficient and prompt in following up. I would not hesitate in recommending Chris to any professional looking for his/ her next big career move.

    Candidate

  • After meeting with Chris to discuss my career/role aspirations I believe that I have found a recruitment company who cares about their candidates and has their interests at the forefront of their minds. The initial meeting was conducted in a very professional manner and I received both feedback and a summary of actions taken on my behalf within 48 hours. I'm confident that Nigel Wright Recruitment will play a key role in finding my next job.

    Candidate

  • I had a thoroughly enjoyable experience through the whole process with Chris Kent. He took the time to listen to me, understood my needs and which of his clients would and wouldn't be suitable. He arranged interviews very quickly too, I had complete confidence in him. Special mention also to Charlotte who I spoke to about a role. All in all, a first class service.

    Candidate

  • I can't thank the team enough for their support, preparation and follow-up. They've done such a great job keeping me in the loop of what's next and at the hold-ups, there was no lack of communication. They made me feel like they wanted me to succeed, so all in all it's been a great experience and I can highly recommend their service.

    Candidate

  • The service I've received from Chris Kent from Nigel Wright have been nothing short of amazing. I really felt like Chris had my best interests at heart, and like he was with me every step of the way.

    Candidate

  • Chris Kent was fantastic at supporting my application, he was very attentive and gave clear direction about the role advertised.

    Candidate

  • Really professional, took the time to understand what I was looking for and matched me with some interesting opportunities.

    Candidate

  • I found the Nigel Wright process professional and appreciated the personal attention I received at every stage. Highly recommended.

    Candidate

  • Nigel Wright continues to lead the way in an evolving industry.

    Candidate

  • I found the Nigel Wright process professional and appreciated the personal attention I received at every stage. Highly recommended.

    Candidate

  • I thought Chris was superb throughout the process: informed, assured and certainly reflecting positively of Nigel Wright and the client organisation. I would wish anyone representing my recruitment needs to operate so professionally.

    Candidate

  • The whole process was very thorough, and Chris at Nigel Wright did what he said they would do, every time. Really good candidate experience and hope to work with them in future.

    Candidate

  • Throughout the recruitment process I have been extremely impressed with Chris. His communication with me has been excellent and consistent whilst providing a personable and professional service. I would not hesitate to recommend both Chris and Nigel Wright recruitment.

    Candidate

  • Excellent professional service provided by Chris. I was kept updated and well informed throughout the entire recruitment process.

    Candidate

  • Nigel Wright provided an outstanding candidate experience. Supportive, helpful and knowledgeable about the industry and the organisation's needs. They went the extra mile to make sure that as a candidate I could make the most of the opportunity.

    Candidate

  • Chris Kent was able to quickly make sense of my previous experience and, through great questioning, helped me identify the type of roles I am looking for. I am confident that the roles he identifies for me will be a close fit to my skills and my aspirations.

    Candidate

  • Excellent communication from Chris, who provided regular updates on potential opportunities

    Candidate