About Us

James Ray Recruitment connect clients with the ideal candidates.

the James Ray Recruitment team

Who We Are

Founded in 2021, we have grown from a two-person startup recruitment agency into a strong team with brances in Hull, Manchester and Leeds.

Our growth is based on successfully utilising our combined decades of prior experience in the recruitment industry to provide exceptional results for our clients and candidates.

Our Mission

We believe in making recruitment a seamless, empowering, and positive experience for both employers and candidates.

Our mission is to connect talented individuals with organisations where they can thrive, helping both parties to grow.

We are dedicated to matching the right candidates with their ideal employers, creating long-lasting partnerships.

Specialist Sectors

Our specialist sectors are at the heart of what we do. With specialist sectors in Education, Financial, and HR Recruitment, we focus on what we know and where we perform best.

Our team comprises experienced professionals who don’t just understand recruitment – they understand the unique nuances and dynamics of each sector.

  • Education Recruitment: Building the future by connecting educators with institutions that shape minds.


  • Financial Recruitment: Navigating the financial landscape to place top talent in roles that count.


  • HR Recruitment: Partnering HR professionals with businesses that value people as their greatest asset.

The Team

Our strengths lie in our team. Our team are not just skilled; they’re passionate about making a difference to our partner clients and candidates.

With a blend of experience, innovation, and a deep understanding of both local and broader markets, we’re equipped to handle the unique challenges and opportunities that our specialist sector presents. Our staff have real-life experience working in sectors that they represent, giving us a greater understanding of your recruitment challenges.

Join Us


Looking to hire top talent, with the right ethos and value to seamlessly integrate into your company?

Get in touch with us, and let us handle your recruitment needs.


Seeking your next career opportunity?

Visit our candidate area, where you can view jobs, or register your CV to stay up-to-date with our roles.