Connect with Jim:

Jim Kinread – Managing Director

With a network built through 15+ years in software sales recruitment, Jim specialises in partnering with market leading enterprise software vendors (global corporations and pre-IPOs), proactively and consistently sourcing the best talent to help them achieve their growth strategies.

He is passionate about providing his clients with:
– Specialist Market Knowledge
– Return on Investment
– A targeted and proactive approach to ensure quality
– Brand integrity through a positive candidate experience

Jim feels his #1 achievement has been the building of a world class team of recruitment consultants who share the same values of teamwork, integrity, and competition with the mission of being ‘the recruitment partner that adds the most value to IT industry’.

His passions outside of work include Rugby (having played at county level), Triathlons and any travel itinerary including a wine tour!

Call or email him to arrange an initial informal discussion on +44 (0) 113 833 0526 or

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Connect with Rob:

Rob Taylor – Sales Director

Rob joined the team through the Pareto graduate selection process in 2007 and rapidly progressed to Sales Director, managing a team of recruitment consultants and our graduate training programme. He has a hands on role helping growing software companies build their senior sales teams, working as a trusted advisor with software sales executives and sales management worldwide.

Rob’s priorities are to make long-term matches, using a thorough understanding of the industry he works in to ensure he and his team continue to provide an outstanding service.

On the Teem ski club trips, Rob gets some stick for being the only snowboarder of our group until he overtakes us all.

To discuss your company growth plans, or how you would like to progress your own career in software sales, reach out to Rob via email at or on +44 (0) 113 833 0519

Connect with Tom:

Tom Frater – Principal Recruitment Consultant

Tom joined Teem following several successful years in a business to business role.  He now enjoys working globally with some of the top organisations and executives in the IT industry, where he has built a network of talented software sales professionals who recognise him for representing value, integrity, and discretion.

Outside of work Tom is most likely to be found racing cyclo-cross or mountain bikes and is keen to beat his personal best of 2nd place on the Wiggle Mountain Mayhem podium (it’s kind of a big deal if you know about bikes).

To discuss how Tom can help you find the senior sales professional or job that will make a difference to you, get in touch via or +44 (0) 113 833 0521

Connect with Lauren:

Lauren Elliott – Recruitment Consultant

Originally from Brighton in the sunny south, Lauren sources the best talent in senior software sales, pre-sales, and marketing using Teem’s globally connected, proactive approach. Her consultative, conversational recruitment style and eye for top talent have already developed and supported our partnerships with market leading enterprise software vendors.

Outside of work, Lauren can be found practicing yoga on her balcony or baking delicious cakes for the whole office to enjoy.

To arrange an initial – no strings! – chat about how you can progress your career in software sales, get in touch with Lauren on +44 (0) 113 833 0522 or

Connect with Ange:

Angela Briggs – Business Administrator

As the longest serving member of the team, Ange has the pivotal role of being responsible for supporting the business growth across all areas, whilst still ensuring that our software clients and senior sales candidates receive an efficient, friendly and professional experience throughout the recruitment lifecycle.

Having lived in the Peak District all her life, Ange can regularly be found roaming the hills on two legs or on her preferred method of horseback. As a lover of the great outdoors and wildlife, Ange’s favourite destination is Iceland in search of Orcas and the Northern Lights.

For general enquiries, or to be directed to the most relevant member of the team, Ange can be reached at