Zena Alana

Zena Alana

Director - Country Manager UK at MCG Associates
London, United Kingdom

Summary

I’m thrilled to be a Director within MCG Associates; the #1 Media, Digital and Comms Agency in the Middle East. I am heading up their offering in the UK & Europe out of London.
I am a highly experienced, confident Recruiter/Headhunter, having worked in house, agency side, and owned a succesful Creative & Design recruitment agency. I have vast experience working with the best creative agencies, ad agencies, tech companies and start ups!
I am confident in the Creative/Media/Design/Advertising industries and love what I do!
www.mcg-associates.co.ukMobile: + 447960 520 240zena@mcg-associates.co.uk
At MCG Associates our plan is simple. Offer the same level of consultative, professional, and highly effective recruitment to our partner agencies in the UK, Europe, Middle East and APAC
We recruit across the following Sectors: Digital | Tech | Marketing | Creative | Sales 

Positions

Associate Director - Country Manager UK
MCG Associates
October 2016 - Present (10 months)
Heading up the new UK office for MCG Associates Group a leading global recruitment, search, talent and HR consultancy group.

We connect many of the world’s most innovative and respected organisations with top talent across the entire career lifecycle — from exceptional graduates to top-ranking business leaders. Facilitating our clients’ needs across advertising technology & sales, media planning & buying, digital data & analytics, research, strategy & planning, agency client servicing, PR agency & client side communications, agency & client side marketing, mobile (technical & development), project management, information technology & information security, web-build & development, creative, user experience & events.

As an independently owned consultancy, we answer only to our clients and candidates, allowing us to operate with absolute honesty and integrity—two of our key founding principles.

These traits combined with our energy, enthusiasm and unrivalled market knowledge, has earned us a reputation for professionalism and delivery at the highest level. By employing a balanced mix of intellect and instinct, we spot talent and transferable skills, opening the door to opportunities that would otherwise go unnoticed.

Zena@mcg-associates.co.uk
Office: +44207 251 9938
Mobile: + 447960 520 240
Founder
Serendipity - Creative & Design
August 2014 - July 2016 (1 year 11 months)
Setting up Serendipity, I wanted to be different and instill a back to basics approach: A recruitment business that prides itself on transparency, real understanding of our clients’ businesses, and outstanding service to both Employers AND the Talent we represent.

10 months in, and a lot of hard work, I was pleased to find out my company, Serendipity, were finalists for three categories at the Marketing Advertising Recruitment Awards 2015.

I parted way with my business partner in July 2016, he completely rebranded the company covering different sectors.

I continued working on a Freelance basis (self employed) covering Creative/Design & Production positions, before joining MCG.
Creative Consultant
Zulu Bravo
January 2014 - August 2014 (7 months)
Talent Manager - Creative & Customer Experience (Contract)
Transport for London
January 2013 - December 2013 (11 months)
Digital & Creative Talent Manager - (Contract)
London, United Kingdom
January 2012 - December 2012 (11 months)

Recruitment Consultant (Digital, Creative & Design)
Impact Creative
May 2010 - December 2011 (1 year 7 months)
Resourcer / Consultant
Lucid Support Services Ltd
August 2008 - April 2010 (1 year 8 months)

Education

Ousedale
2004 - 2008 (4 years)

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