Meet The Team

Sylvester Jennings CEO at Arcon Recruitment Agency

Sylvester Jennings


Sylvester is a native of Castlebar and is a key member of the Arcon Recruitment team. Sylvester has 20 years of experience working in recruitment and has covered various sectors and as a result has expert knowledge of the recruitment process. Sylvester is a graduate of Maynooth University and also holds a DBS from UCG. As the company has a strong recruitment team in place, Sylvester concentrates on the strategic development of the business and fostering relationships with new clients.

Dawn Duffy - Recruitment Manager

Dawn Duffy

B.B.S M.B.S: Recruitment Manager

Dawn has been a team member of the Arcon Recruitment team since its inception in 2002. Hailing from Westport, Dawn is an experienced recruitment consultant, having worked for agencies in Dublin and Sligo prior to joining Arcon Recruitment. Dawn holds a Masters degree in Marketing and has attended numerous courses on Employment law and Recruitment ethics. Since 2011 Dawn has assumed responsibility for the day to day running of the office while providing support to the recruitment team.

Maria Kelly senior recruitment consultant Arcon Recruitment

Maria Kelly

B.B.S: Senior Recruitment Consultant

Maria is a Senior Recruitment Consultant with Arcon Recruitment. Originally from Swinford, Co Mayo, Maria holds an honours degree in Finance from GMIT. Maria is responsible for developing relationships with new and existing companies and assisting them with all aspects of their recruitment requirements. During her time with Arcon, Maria has been involved with both one off recruitment projects for small indigenous companies and larger more structured recruitment campaigns for multinational clients.

Thomas White Senior Construction Recruitment Consultant at Arcon recruitment

Thomas White

Senior Construction Recruitment Consultant

Thomas joined the Arcon team in January 2020, heading up the Construction and Engineering division. Thomas brings a wealth of experience with him having worked for a number of years in recruitment- both in an agency and within an in-house environment. Originally from Sligo, Thomas is now living and settled in Westport.

Leona Walsh Recruitment Consultant at Arcon Recruitment

Leona Walsh

B.B.S: Senior Recruitment Consultant

Leona is a Castlebar native. She joined the Arcon team in 2020 as a Business graduate of GMIT and very quickly proved herself to be a great addition to the company. Bringing with her valuable experience in the hospitality sector, Leona currently manages projects for several large manufacturing companies in Mayo as well as recruiting for positions in the admin / accounts and customer service sectors.

Mairéad Kelly B.B.S: Technical Recruitment Consultant

Mairéad Kelly

B.B.S: Technical Recruitment Consultant

Mairéad initially joined our team as Marketing and Recruitment Co-ordinator. She quickly progressed to Recruitment Consultant and currently manages our busy Technical division. Mairéad is a proud Castlebar woman and holds a B.B.S from ATU Sligo. Mairéad recruits for positions in all areas of Technical/ Engineering and I.T.  She has built excellent relationships with companies large and small and has proved herself invaluable in solving their recruitment issues.

Alana McLoughlin B.B.S: Recruitment Administrator

Alana McLoughlin

B.B.S: Recruitment Administrator

Alana has recently joined the ever-expanding Arcon team.  She provides administrative assistance to Maria and Leona and is often the first port of call for our candidates during registration.  Hailing from Mulranny, Alana holds a BBS in Event Management from ATU Galway and she brings with her an abundance of customer service experience.

Why Choose Arcon Recruitment?

Arcon Recruitment are a recruitment agency that you can fully trust as we have a reputation as experts in our field. We place special emphasis on creating mutually beneficial employment matches in the following areas:

We work with a number of candidates to source new career opportunities to suit their own individual circumstances. If you are interested, be sure to speak with a member of our team or contact us via email or a phone call for more information about the hiring process.