Senior Recruitment Advertising Executive joins JVP Group as Managing Director

Following their strongest ever business performance in 2022, job advertising and recruitment marketing specialists JVP Group have announced the appointment of Alan Townsend as Managing Director.

A former Executive VP of EU Business Operations at Monster Worldwide, and Managing Director of TMP Worldwide Ireland, Alan has over 20 years’ experience within the online job advertising and employer brand marketing industry. In this exciting new role at JVP Group Alan will primarily focus on accelerating the business growth whilst taking responsibility of business operations, sales, marketing, and HR.

Alan said “I am thrilled to be joining JVP Group at this time of rapid growth. The JVP team have established a unique value proposition and are already working with SMEs, not-for-profit and blue-chip organisations across a wide range of sectors throughout the UK. JVP’s suite of talent attraction and time saving solutions provides the opportunity to significantly improve the hiring process whilst enhancing the employer brand of companies in every business sector.”

“I join JVP Group at a time when employers face huge challenges in attracting talent, with the skills shortages being a real concern across numerous business sectors and limiting business growth. I can’t wait to get started working with the team to expand the client portfolio and provide effective solutions working in partnership with employers to transform their candidate attraction.”

JVP Group has built a reputation for successfully working with employers across the UK to deliver effective talent attraction and recruitment strategies, enabling their clients to attract the right talent.

JVP Group’s Founder & CEO, Cath Harrison commented “I am delighted to welcome Alan to JVP Group at an exciting time of our ambitious growth journey. Alan brings a wealth of experience in the recruitment advertising industry and together we will form an unstoppable force in accelerating the growth of JVP Group.”

“2023 will provide a unique set of challenges for employers but at JVP Group we are uniquely positioned to have a positive impact on their talent attraction and employer brand marketing.”