Hello from Hesketh James

Our passion for recruitment and the sectors in which we specialise is at the heart of what Hesketh James is about; our team work in partnership with our clients to identify the talent that will add value to your business.

We do this through our familiarity with and knowledge of the sectors in which we recruit and by engaging with our candidates to offer a truly consultative approach. In an industry that demands the highest levels of customer care, we are proud to provide that to both candidates and clients alike. Put simply, working with Hesketh James should be fun. We don’t simply locate skillsets or move CVs about; we work hard to build lasting relationships with our clients and the professionals we represent.

Recruitment Sectors Covered

1 Hospitality
2 Leisure
3 Property

Latest Jobs

Manchester city centre
Community Associate Location: Manchester city centre Salary Package: £24,960 per annum Monday to Friday – Daytime hours – NO EVENINGS OR WEEKENDS
Lincoln City Centre
Cluster Human Resources Manager – Growing Hotel Operator Location: Lincoln Salary: £50,000-55,000 + Fantastic Benefits Hours: Full-time (Mon-Fri / 40 hours - Site-based role) ** You must have hotel human resources management experience to be considered for this role ** Do you have a passion for people, learning and development? How about experience in brand new openings? We are looking for a pe...
Leeds City Centre
We’re seeking a Cocktail Bar Manager extraordinaire to take the lead at this super fun venue in Leeds city centre. If you have a passion for mixology, menu development, stocktaking, and a knack for nurturing and developing talented staff, this is your dream gig!
🍽️ Finance Manager – Event Hospitality/Stadia Catering. 📍 Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire. ⭐37.5 hours per week. ⭐You must be ACA, CIMA, or ACCA Qualified We are looking for a proactive, experienced and commercially astute Finance Manager to join an esteemed event catering company with a rich history and a diverse portfolio of venues, including prestigious sporting, entertainment, and cultural...

We Love Feedback

"We have been working with Hesketh James for over 6 months now and the level of service has been exceptional. They are helpful, understand the needs of our key roles and are very responsive. We would definitely recommend them to help fill any vacancies with talented individuals"
Wadworth Brewery
"HJ helped me find the perfect role and I cannot thank them enough. Toby and the team gave great advice and kept in regular contact, unlike other recruitment companies. Anyone in the hospitality industry, I would highly recommend getting in touch with the team at Hesketh James!"
Director of Sales
"Thank you so much for all your help over the last 12 months, you have been a great support to our business and it has been an absolute pleasure working with yourself and the rest of the team"
Emirates Old Trafford
"I would recommend HJ for their personable and dedicated approach. Del was brilliant to liaise with, always available and kept in close contact throughout the whole process. I have been in my role for 4 months and love it. The team are amazing and everything HJ presented rings true"
Marketing Manager
All Work & Social
"It was a pleasure working with Del Jones from Hesketh James. He showed great tenacity and good understanding, in meeting the needs of a somewhat complex and sensitive brief"
Together Travel Company
"Thank you, Toby, for your outmost professionalism and support in finding the role I was looking for. People focus and quality of service is of outmost importance in such a demanding industry. Your actions show that can certainly be transferred and applied across recruitment"
Head of Sales
THG Experience
"We have worked with the team at Hesketh James for the past two years and they have found several key personnel for our group businesses. Hesketh James spend a great deal of time onsite and learning about our various operations, key stakeholders and the culture within our business"
Allied London
"Having used several recruiters over the years and from our very first placement with HJ, it was clear we needn't look any further. We appointed them as our exclusive agency having been such a valuable resource. Del and Toby understand our brand ensuring we only meet the best candidates"
James' Places
"My experience with Kate was excellent. Very professional and great communication throughout the recruitment process journey she made me feel at ease and confident at all times. I'm pleased to say I was successful in a new role and would highly recommend"
Spa Treatment Manager
House of Daniel Thwaites
"Del’s brilliance and passion for what he does, brings out the best in everyone. His energy and enthusiasm produce excellent results in every assignment he undertakes, which ultimately allows our business and team to succeed. There is no one I could think of more for my current and upcoming recruitment needs, than Del and the team at Hesketh James"
Cushman & Wakefield
"We have worked with Kate for a number of years and would have no hesitation in recommending her, she has a very good understanding of the industry and works hard to find candidates that are a good fit for us and our business needs!
The Alice Hawthorn Inn
"The Ellon role was the hardest job to fill I’ve ever come across. Toby found us a great guy, who I know will do an excellent job. He did an awesome job for BrewDog and whilst we don’t use recruiters often, I have highly recommended Hesketh James to our senior team"
BrewDog Plc