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Luke Collard

Senior Consultant
IT
Office: Newcastle upon Tyne

Luke is responsible for the recruitment of sales staff for clients based nationally with a salary level of up to £45,000pa.

Typical assignments cover Internal Sales, Key Account Managers and Territory Sales roles across sectors including engineering, manufacturing, automotive, packaging and consumer goods.

Luke graduated from Northumbria University in 2010 with a BA (Hons) in Journalism and has 6 years of experience in recruitment.

Luke spent four years working for a regionally based company and a global recruitment business focusing on call centre and oil & gas positions respectively. He then joined Nigel Wright in October 2014 working initially with North East based clients before expanding this to the UK as a whole.

Key clients that Luke has worked with include DS Smith Packaging, RIBA Enterprises, Fentimans, Hepco Motion and Scottish Southern Energy.

  • I received excellent service from Nigel Wright. Luke was particularly helpful and I would like to continue to use the service to secure my new role in 2018.

    Paul Irwin

  • Excellent recruiters, the most professional I've come across in my job search.

    Jason Harley

  • Luke was extremely helpful and professional. He helped me every step of the way, I couldn’t thank him enough. I got an amazing job within less than two weeks. Highly recommended! Top service!

    Judyta Wadycka-Broda

  • I’ve discussed a couple of good roles with Luke Collard but unfortunately, they did not lead to a job offer. However, I appreciate the effort that has been taken to research these roles and my suitability for them. I’m most impressed. Hopefully this time and effort will ultimately be rewarded, for both of us.

    Stephen Armstrong

  • Luke has been fantastic; he took the time to really understand my personality and career ambitions, he provided guidance where needed and found me the perfect job to match my personality and passions. Luke was always on hand to contact via all means, call, text and email. I would highly recommend Nigel Wright based on the service I have received.

    Ruth Ecclestone

  • Luke took the time to review my CV in detail and go through this with me face to face. This allowed him to really pin point what kind of roles would be best suited to me. He also gained my agreement before putting me forward. I think that this approach suits both the candidate and the employer and was something that other recruiters that I had met did not do.

    Kate Davies

  • Luke made my recruitment process easy. He was with me every step of the way, making sure I understood and felt confident with everything. Fantastic service. I will let my friends and colleagues know who to go to if they are looking for a new challenge in the future!

    Vikki Parsons

  • From the initial call, Luke was pleasant and professional. The client changed the interview time twice and this was handled well with apology and explanation. I only withdrew my application as I was offered a position elsewhere following an earlier interview, but I would happily use Nigel Wright again.

    Tom Warren

  • Luke Collard was warm and professional and seemed keen to ensure the potential job was a good match for both the candidate and the employer.

    Clare Rutherford

  • Nigel Wright is one of the recruitment companies that I wouldn’t hesitate to contact again if I were to be searching for a new role. They are professional, courteous and I felt they had my best interests at heart in finding the right role and not just a job.

    Stewart Neil

  • Luke Collard was fantastic in finding me my first job straight out of university. He was extremely professional, very friendly and a great help. Due to his fantastic knowledge and understanding of what I was looking for, he helped me bag my first interview, which I ended up being successful. I just can't thank him enough.

    Rebecca Mcaloan

  • I am delighted with the service from Nigel Wright and Luke Collard who contacted me about a position that I would never have known existed until he called me. I am now looking forward to starting a new job in the new year and I just want to thank Luke and Nigel Wright for getting in touch. A very professional service!

    Sarah Palmer

  • Professional thorough and expedient.

    Jim Robertson

  • I had been looking for an ideal new position for a while, and Luke Collard came up trumps, matching me perfectly with my new employer. I cannot fault his professionalism, attention to detail and hard work in getting the job done well. If you are looking for alternative employment, don't hesitate to speak to Nigel Wright, I am glad I did.

    Karl Brown

  • Nigel Wright’s service is excellent, the consultants are nice, caring, professional people who make you feel relaxed and comfortable. Their response time via email is very good too. I would be happy to recommend Nigel Wright to a colleague or friend.

    Marc Tshielekeja

  • Extremely helpful. Luke constantly kept me updated throughout the process. The whole process was relatively quick, and once Luke had found a suitable job for me, he then gave me advice at each stage of the recruitment process.

    Jack Mangan

  • I would definitely recommend Nigel Wright to my friends and anyone who is looking for a job. I received professional support and advice during the whole process.

    Maria Gabriela Sanchez

  • Really good communication, before and after my interview. I felt prepared having received the appropriate advice and guidance.

    Kathryn Brown

  • I would definitely recommend Nigel Wright to my friends and anyone who is looking for a job. I received professional support and advice during the whole process.

    Maria Gabriela Sanchez

  • Really good communication, before and after my interview. I felt prepared having received the appropriate advice and guidance

    Kathryn Brown

  • Luke was very flexible when arranging to speak to me. His industry knowledge was a key factor in me finding my new role.

    Candidate

  • Luke Collard provided exceptional service helping me to apply for the role that I've just secured. I don't think I would have secured the role if it wasn't for Luke. I was worried that I might not have the skills required for the job, but Luke was very reassuring and explained the job specification and employer's expectations to me in a way that was more realistic. There were 3 stages to the application. Luke rang me at each stage to ensure that I was preparing for the right things and gave me little pieces of advice for handling my nerves, making sure the interviewer gets a good feel for my skills and personality, etc. It speaks for itself that this is the only job that I applied for and I got the job. 1 application, 1 contract received. This is how it should always be! Thanks for your help, Luke.

    Candidate