Who we are

Key Talent Personnel is a bespoke, technical recruitment agency, working on a global basis (UK/US, Europe) adding value with a consultative, personal approach. We are in the market to act as a specialist, not generalist provider of recruitment services. We have adopted this approach because our MD Lauren Halket, believes that in the highly competitive candidate market in which we all operate, the specialist providers will deliver and add the greatest value to companies seeking to recruit in these sectors that we operate in.

Our philosophy is simple but KEY. We connect the most talented personnel with the World’s best and most innovative companies. We know that matching the right people with the right companies can produce pretty amazing results, although the reality is not always that simple, so that’s where we come in.  When you choose to work with us we have the ambition, drive and determination to help drive your next key move, or  the talent you need to build your team, so let us show you what a difference we can make to unlocking your future.

Our services include:

•Permanent & Contract Recruitment

•Head Hunting, Search & Selection

•Skills Testing (i.e. Technical Tests etc)

•Reference Checking

•UK/US & Europe-wide Search & Head Hunting

•CV and Interview Advice & Coaching

•Career Development Advice

KPI’s don’t exist here at Key Talent Personnel, everyone has the opportunity to be themselves and build personal relationships. We do this by not allowing staff to get paid to book interviews, help a candidate get the perfect role, hit phone times, we’re here to add value by being consultative, personal in our approach.

The areas that we cover………

Broadcast Media

Broadcast Media is a global business, but we also see ourselves as a business that can reach out to the broadcast, media and satellite sectors, delivering key talent to our clients around the world. We are dedicated and committed to both global corporations and niche operators, building strong relationships that underpin our ability to gain an enhanced understanding of their business and recruitment needs at each level. We recruit for a wide range of roles across the broadcast media area including Commercial and Finance, Creative, Engineering and Development, Operations and Production as well as Projects and Consulting.


The gaming industry is an ever-changing landscape that is driven by the evolving technologies that underpin its growth and development. This explosion in growth is down visionaries and those with the creative passion and desire to push boundaries, constantly seeking advances in order to take things to the next level. We are specialists in recruiting exceptional talent by forming healthy relationships with many of the world’s most progressive studios. We work tirelessly to look after our groups of talented people that we work closely with throughout their career. This enables us to identify and attract candidates that fit your role, allowing us to unearth the very best talent that could become the next greatest artists, designers, animators, programmers, producers, studio executives and directors.


The Digital industry is one that is constantly changing for the better and with that not only comes technological advancements but also the very best talent that we believe needs to be utilised in the correct way. Our specialist team is dedicated to sourcing the best talent that aligns itself with your business and its specific needs. We have the skills and experience that allow us to gain insight about your needs before providing you with hand-picked, passionate and create candidates that cover a wide spectrum of roles. Our dedication and commitment can help to find candidates for roles such as Software Developers, Testers, UI/UX, Animation Experts, Project/Programme/ Product Managers, Agile Leaders, Scrum Masters, Senior Management and Business Analysts.

Information Technology

We have evolved with the changing needs of the Information Technology sector, continuously growing our in-depth knowledge with many of the most exciting and progressive sectors within this industry. We immerse ourselves in I.T, enabling us to place a broad range of talent throughout this ever-expanding sector while building on diversity and our ability to collaborate. We recruit for a wide range of roles across the IT sector, including Software Developers, System Administration, Testers, Virtualisation Experts, Technical Architects, Data/Business Analysts, Security Experts, Project/Programme Managers and SQL Developers.

We work with a range of businesses proving a personal service, based on our detailed knowledge and understanding of their requirements. We are often seen as a ‘problem solver’ by clients and candidates alike, as we provide a consultative approach to the recruitment process based on an in-depth understanding of individuals and company’s needs with honesty and integrity. We are always honest about our ability to identify the best candidates on the market for our clients or the right career opportunity our candidates.

Should you be looking to build your next tech team/or looking for that new key move in the  IT, Broadcast Media, Gaming or the Digital areas, then get in touch with our team on 0161 914 9210 who will be more than happy to help.