What Our Companies Say

“I worked with Vinny over the space of 18 months as I was rebuilding and growing a sales team. Vinny quickly understood the experience & traits I was looking for, proactively sourced suitable candidates, and was in regular contact about progress. Would highly recommend.”

Adam Hankin – National Sales Manager, Revolut

“We at Cash & Carry Kitchens pride ourselves on our people and Vinny from Tactical Talent certainly understands the importance of this better than anyone. Tactical Talent Recruitment are extremely thorough, honourable and extremely efficient. It’s hard to find a company that will go that extra step and invest themselves fully in order to meet our requirement but at Tactical Talent, we found that company.”

Gary Higgins – National Sales Manager, Cash and Carry Kitchens

“I have been using Tactical Talent for our recruitment in TileStyle for over 3 years. They are well connected in our industry and have a depth of industry knowledge, which means they really understand our requirements. Their candidate database is very strong and they are efficient at sourcing credible candidates for our business at various levels. I have always found the team at Tactical Talent to be professional, committed and determined to make sure that we get the best candidates for our roles. I would highly recommend speaking to Tactical Talent if you want to get some great people to join your team!”

Alan Brennan – Head of Retail, TileStyle

How we can help

  • Reduction in time to hire
  • Greater access to passive candidates and senior professionals in your industry
  • Only get a shortlist of applicants who closely match your job description
  • All candidates complete video screening with us prior to meeting you
  • Advice on industry norms in relation to terms & conditions
  • Reference checks and contract negotiations can all be handled by us

Why Choose Tactical Talent

We are Ireland’s only Recruitment Agency specialising in Sales, Marketing and Design professionals for the Home, DIY and Construction industry. We know this industry inside out and the candidate market in it. Irish owned with reach across the Island of Ireland, we partner with many of the leading brands and companies in the sector to deliver talent to them and to plan for their recruitment needs in the short and longer term. Candidates can rely on us to only put them forward for roles that make sense for their career and their next step. Clients can rest assured that you won’t be getting a long list of possible candidates that might be suitable, but a shortlist of candidates who will best fit your team in terms of experience for the role and your brand. Developing relationships with both candidates and clients ensures that we know who and what fits.

Clients we work with

Our Expertise

Vinny Kelly
Vinny Kelly
Vinny is a former sales and marketing professional who founded Tactical Talent in 2016 armed with the first-hand experience it takes to find the very best in sales and marketing talent. It all started with a gap year in Australia when he worked in a recruitment agency for backpackers in Brisbane, sourcing hospitality workers for contract roles in the Outback. Since then, Vinny has worked extensively in Sales, from door to door to corporate, and as a Marketing Sector Client Service Manager and Director with some of world’s best-known brands in Ireland, the UK, Canada and Australia.

Prior to founding Tactical Talent, he was recruiting and managing sales and marketing teams of all sizes across a multitude of sectors. Over the last 20 years he has seen the best and worst amongst many thousands of job descriptions, job applications, cover letters and applicants. He invites you to tap into this experience whether you’re a jobseeker or an employer.

Iseult McLaughlin
Iseult McLaughlin
Iseult worked in HR for over 10 years before jumping to the other side of the fence! This means that she really understands the HR process, having recruited in-house for some of Ireland’s best-known brands including Arnotts, Kerrygold and Jameson. She had designed and led high volume recruitment campaigns, built teams from the ground up, resourced greenfield sites and recruited from graduate programme to senior executives. Her recruitment experience has spanned Retail Sales, Finance, IT, Marketing, PR, Sales, Legal, Production and Creative.

She has a keen eye for matching candidates with teams and managers, and knows what it means to make the right hiring decisions, and how important it is for both employers and candidates alike to make the right choice. Having worked closely with recruitment consultants throughout the years, she knows the difference that an astute, well networked, interested recruitment consultant can make to ensuring a business has access to the best talent in the market.

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