Project Description

Jessica Smith

Recruitment Consultant

My Biography

Kapiti Coast-born and -raised, Jessica Smith brings four years of recruitment experience to the Velocity family as a Recruitment Consultant. After two years as a Candidate Manager and a six-month position in internal recruitment as a Recruitment Manager, Jessica had the opportunity to build the Project Coordinator space within Velocity. Jessica loves developing new relationships with clients and candidates and thrives off the collaborative culture within Velocity, allowing her to deliver reliable results that benefit the company. A love of travel saw Jessica travel to South America for two months in 2016 and she now joins us back in Velocity looking after the Business Support space with her team. With a great understanding and commitment to helping people, Jessica confidently looks after all organisations and people she comes across.

My Why

Building relationships and finding out my clients’ and candidates’ stories are what keeps me going in this role. Finding that perfect match for both my client and candidate is a very rewarding feeling.

My Desert Island, 3 things that I would take

A lilo, my hunter gatherer partner, and a location beacon.

My Weekends

My weekends are generally spent sipping delicious beverages with my sidekick colleagues, and spontaneously taking off for the weekend to explore hidden treasures in the North Island.

My Success

Starting my career as a Consultant at Velocity Recruitment and returning unscathed after a two-month intrepid adventure to South America.

My Alternative

I would be a travel presenter.