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Charlie Eastwood

Branch Manager

I joined Ambitions in March 2017 in the capacity of Team Leader, excited by the challenge of navigating the Colchester branch through its next period of growth.  Experienced in both industrial and commercial recruitment, I now oversee the team’s daily activities and take the lead on ensuring all our clients and candidate’s expectations are exceeded.

Prior to recruitment, I spent 10 successful years in banking management and financial services.  I’m a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment. A people-person, I take great pleasure in ensuring the success of others, as well as being driven by my own personal goals. I pride myself on being a good leader and take a proactive approach to supporting and coaching my team. 

Date joined?

March 2017

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  • preferred recruitment agency for several years

    ​Ambitions has been our preferred recruitment agency for several years. They have supplied quality staff to us, sometimes at very short notice, for a range of roles, at both junior and senior levels.The staff are approachable, friendly and communicate efficiently. They have a great understanding of our requirements and the current recruitment market and are able to quickly advertise roles as they become available.

    Polly Juniper - HR Manager - Raynors
  • Personal and friendly approach

    ​I would highly recommend Charlie and her team to anyone considering a career move or hiring new professionals in the manufacturing industry. While working with Charlie, you can fully rely on her very personal and friendly approach, support, and guidance throughout the entire recruitment process. We have worked with the Colchester team for many years, they listen to their clients' needs and understand the company and requirements of the open position.

    Joe Campbell - Incodia
  • super efficient

    ​Charlie, Andreea and April at Ambitions were extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the local job market and clearly have great relationships with companies in the area as they were super efficient at contacting me about new opportunities in Colchester. Would 100% recommend!!!

    Matthew P