Recruitrite Appoints New Business Development Manager to Realise Ambitious Growth Plans

Les Langley joint Recruitrite Team
Emily Thubron, Melissa Coutts, Les Langley, Gemma Holmes and Jobe Riordan outside of the Recruitrite head office at Business Central, Darlington

Following a successful 2018 and with plans for further growth throughout 2019, Recruitrite the specialist recruitment agency based in Darlington, has announced the appointment of Les Langley as New Business Development Manager.

Based at the newly expanded head office at Business Central, Les is responsible for all new business development activities. With a pivotal role within the management team, he will provide a strong commercial lead for the business.

Les is a well-known name throughout the North East. He owns events company Atlantic Events, and his passion for football led to him taking a regular slot as a presenter on the Made in Tyne & Wear Channel. With a career working with businesses across the region, he is well established to build strong relationships with prospective customers.

Commenting on his appointment, Les said: “I am thrilled to be joining such a dynamic customer-focused team. The role will provide me with the opportunity to develop the many contacts I have made over the years into new avenues for the business. I’m looking forward to working with the team and helping them to continue to achieve success.”

Melissa Coutts, Managing Director for Recruitrite, commented: “Les is an outstanding appointment for Recruitrite and will play a key role in realising our business growth strategy throughout 2019. He is well regarded in the regional business community and will add to the team a wealth of experience from a number of business sectors. With his talent for forging new relationships, seeking out and targeting new business opportunities, Les is a natural fit for the business. I am excited for both Les and the team at Recruitrite as we continue to build a successful brand within the recruitment market.”

Established in 2015, Recruitrite offer specialist and professional recruitment services and support to businesses across the region. They work closely with their clients to gain a deep understanding of their requirements to ensure they deliver an outstanding recruitment experience for both the employer and applicant.

The team at Recruitrite has extensive experience of working with a wide range of businesses in manufacturing, engineering, logistics and supply chain, sales and business development, contact centres and health care, engaging with small start-ups through to large corporates. Recruiting across a diverse range of sectors, they offer a wealth of experience in the recruitment of permanent, temporary, contract, interim and executive positions.

Les will join Melissa and the existing team of recruitment professionals, Gemma Holmes, Kathryn Alton, Emily Thubron and Jobe Riordan. With an already enviable portfolio of businesses across Darlington, Tees Valley and the wider North East, the appointment of Les to the team will further enhance the level of expertise.

For more information about Recruitrite, please visit, follow them on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, telephone 01325 734858 or email

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