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Introducing Drake Retail
Working with Australian and international businesses, Drake Retail source and select talent across general retail, wholesale, e-commerce, and luxury. Collectively, our team have decades of experience, and are proud to offer exclusive, carefully tailored recruitment practices for our clientele.
Finding the perfect “fit” in retail talent is critical for success.
Our retail specialists work alongside a range of clients from big-box retail chains and e-commerce start-ups to smaller luxury boutiques. We know that brand and customer experience are intertwined, meaning that quality staff are integral to the success of a retail company. Our retail specialists use a proprietary 12-step recruitment methodology that combines technical, behavioural, and cultural analysis to identify candidates that possess a ‘customer first’ approach for our clients each and every time.
Areas of Expertise
Drake International has a strong capability to attract, select and retain high quality retail candidates across the following retail disciplines including, but not limited to:
Front of House Sales Team
Store & Boutique Management (Managers, Assistant Managers and Supervisors)
State and National Managers
Logistics and Inventory (Controllers)
Directory Level (General Manager, Head of Retail, Director)
Explore Our Latest Jobs
For a full range of jobs available right across the country, explore our vacancies today
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Attracting the top retail talent can be challenging. We have the means.
The top retail professionals rarely apply for jobs as their in-demand skill sets and expertise is highly sought after. The Drake Retail team understands that referrals and headhunting are critical to attracting market-leading talent. Drawing upon established networks and diverse sourcing channels, your business will receive the benefits of a proven talent management supplier capable of leveraging both exclusive networks and speed-to-market. We are proud to be able to connect our clients with some of the most talented retail professionals across Australia for a myriad of roles.
What our clients and candidates say about us
"The quality of service has been first-class…it’s a pleasure
to work with such a professional company to deliver our
"The decision to partner with Drake has been a positive one.
Drake works closely with us to ensure they can consistently provide quality people &
solutions that meet our requirements.”
"My consultant has a detailed and deep knowledge of the market. I have found them to be extremely insightful, honest and trustworthy.”
We use Drake for the P3 profile reporting on potential hires. This has proven invaluable and has lifted our 'great hires' ratio. We use it for all sales positions, and most recently used it for our management role.
Client - S Bowden - Sydney
Drake was extremely professional and helpful with my request. Will be using and recommending Drake International again for any recruitment requirements I may have in the future.
Client – B Westaway - Perth
Drake was able to help me secure employment during these difficult times. They were able to help me find full time work that was aligned to my current skillset. They ensured that I had all the relevant information ahead of the interviews. They were incredibly transparent and have maintained contact with me to ensure I am happy in my current role.
Candidate – T Berman - Brisbane
If you are looking for a recruitment agency that will treat you with integrity, respect and value what you are looking for in your career, Drake is the agency to call. I will recommend Drake International to friends and colleagues in the future.
Candidate – B Bartolo - Laverton
How we achieve success
We have an established industry presence and comprehensive recruitment processes. Our retail clients benefit from the scale, experience, and resources of Drake International’s national and global network.
Quality Talent Pool
Propriety Twelve-step Selection Process
Proven Industry Capability
Technical Testing of Skills
Recruit to Fit Selection Process
P3 Behavioural Assessment