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Remarkable growth.
Extraordinary talent.
Exciting plans.

Welcome to Irving Knight: the Executive Search firm in the heart of Leeds. Remarkable growth. Extraordinary talent. Exciting plans. This summer, we’re seeking ambitious graduates to join us as we venture further into new markets, build our portfolio of clients, and propel our consultants to new heights.


Excellence is paramount. Our graduate role gives you the opportunity to work with some of the highest profile clients in the industry. We provide a first-rate service, completing each placement impeccably, every time. A chance to exercise sales skills and cultivate long-lasting relationships, our consultants thrive on successful partnerships.

Irving Knight’s boutique search and selection consultancy nurtures partnerships with exciting and dynamic start-ups. If you want to get involved in some of the fastest moving developments in an industry, Irving Knight is the place to be.

Performance driven.
Progression focused.
Potential unlocked.

Irving Knight’s ‘Earn Your Stripes’ culture lends itself to lucrative management opportunities. Our progression routes are more than just a pipe dream; whether your motivations are to become a Principal Consultant or become a Manager and build out a division, we have a route for you. The management team have all paved the way on our progression routes, making way for new graduates to propel to new heights. Aspirations are valued here, we back your growth.

Expansive reach.
Deep knowledge.
Your own market.

There is no ceiling on our reach. Irving Knight’s expertise span across nearly 40 markets, and we don’t plan on stopping there. Our reach is wide, but each of our consultants have a deep knowledge of their unique industry. Consultants have a sole focus on a market, with the freedom to explore all corners of the space. From the Medical Division, to Industrial, to Life Sciences, we have the industry for you. Specialist recruitment in one of our markets gives you the best opportunity to climb to the top.

Get immersed in an industry. Become fluent in the language of a new market.


Think holidays, cash vouchers, trips to the races, monthly days out, cocktail making, escape rooms. The list goes on… Irving Knight appreciates the hard work of our consultants. Alongside huge commission opportunities, our benefits are unrivalled. Our consultants matched our recruitment and went global last year, visiting Ibiza, Barcelona, Krakow and Prague in return for their exceptional performances. With hard work comes high reward, and Irving Knight’s incentives are second to none. Commission Calculator

New for 2023

Healthcare by Vitality

Introducing Vitality, where the future of healthcare meets exceptional convenience. Access GP consultations, private therapy, physio, and post-accident operations swiftly and effortlessly. We've got you covered—no worries about costs. Discover a world of possibilities: video consultations with GPs and in-person appointments at your fingertips.

Stay Active

Access to
1000+ Gyms

Wellbeing is paramount. Gympass unveils a groundbreaking employee wellness solution, seamlessly connecting you to a breathtaking array of over 1000 gyms. Gympass enables employees to curate their fitness journey, handpicking from a meticulously curated selection of top-tier facilities, immersing them in a world of wellness that's simply extraordinary.

Employee Assistance

Free legal and counselling sessions by experts. Help when you need it.

Company Days Out

Days out every month - think cocktails, golf or go-karting.

Smart Rewards

Think 12 free coffees or 2 cinema tickets every month - you choose.

Long Lunches

Everyone gets the chance to have at least one long lunch a week.

Extra Holidays

You earn an extra days holiday for every year you're with us.

Early Finishes

We extend the weekend by finishing at lunch every friday.

Building Our Own CRM & Control Centre

Mission Control:
Our In-House Software

Mission Control redefines recruitment. Unlike our competitors relying on third-party software, we've built our own advanced AI-powered solution. With real-time company insights and automation capabilities, Mission Control sets us miles ahead. We now reach heights others can't see. Experience the future of recruitment, driven by our in-house innovation. Think ChatGPT, elevated.