Our Team

We believe a ‘specialist approach’ is the key in today’s recruitment market of critical, scarce and high-demand skills. Our Specialists are committed to pursuing excellence in all areas of their core discipline and are dedicated to attracting top talent in their professional network.

Lee Dixie

Lee Dixie is the Managing Member and founded the business in 1999. Lee has 26 consecutive years’ experience in recruitment in Durban. “I believe that Dixie Recruitment has something special. A wonderful story built on the strength of a team of professional women, all of whom have had previous careers in the discipline that they now specialise in”.

Email: lee@dixierecruitment.co.za
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Lindsay Copland – Finance, Engineering and Executive Placement Specialist

Lindsay has a BSocSci and after 12 successful years running her own recruitment company and an empty nest, she joined the Dixie Recruitment family a few years ago.

Lindsay is sharp, intellectual and her great wit keeps us entertained.  Lindsay specialises in placing top-end management and professionals – CA's and Engineers and Executive Management.  With Lindsay’s honed client engagement and interviewing capabilities, client and top talent alike have every reason to invest their trust in her.

  • Financial Managers/Directors/CFO’s
  • Management Accountants/Commercial Managers
  • Audit, Risk and Governance
  • Tax
  • Engineers
  • General Management/MD’s

For any advice or to send your CV, email lindsay@dixierecruitment.co.za
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Jacqui Alunni - Supply Chain and Manufacturing Management Specialist

Jacqui has a BComm in Supply Chain and Logistics as well as 14 years’ experience in Supply Chain at an International FMCG company in Durban before she joined Dixie Recruitment a few years ago.   Jacqui has combined her expert knowledge of Supply Chain with her recruitment skills and technical expertise to achieve a competitive advantage in the Supply Chain talent space.  Jacqui recruits for the following roles in her discipline:

  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Supply Chain Operations/Production
  • Supply Chain Planning
  • Manufacturing
  • Quality Assurance
  • Procurement Managers
  • Logistics/Warehouse Managers
  • Sustainability

For any advice or to send your CV, email jacqui@dixierecruitment.co.za
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Liezel Burbidge – Digital Specialist

Having had experience as an agency recruiter, and an in-house recruiter in a top bank, Liezel has found ‘home’ again at Dixie Recruitment, doing what she loves most - developing peoples’ careers! Liezel studied a BA Corporate Communications degree and having managed a Social Media platform herself, she feels very comfortable in the ever-changing digital space.  Liezel loves anything creative and enjoys the challenge of searching for top talent in this "high demand" and growing industry.

  • Marketing/Brand/Advertising
  • eCommerce
  • Social Media
  • Copywriting/Content
  • Design/Creative
  • Developers/Programmers
  • Senior Business Support including HR Management/Exec Assistants

For any advice or to send your CV, email liezel@dixierecruitment.co.za Connect on Linkedin

Jenny Burgess – Talent Researcher

Jenny is our Researcher - and a great one.  Jenny co-ordinates the entire search process and having been a recruiter herself, she is a great support to the consultants. With more than 12 years’ experience at Dixie Recruitment, she has a deep-rooted network, long-term relationships and great memory bank of where the top talent is hiding in the Durban market.  Jenny keeps our talent pool growing!

Jenny has a BComm Marketing Honours degree and extends her IT knowledge daily as she develops our crowd of followers in the digital space.  

For any advice or to send your CV, email jenny@dixierecruitment.co.za
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Linda Dalton – Client Service

Linda has been with Dixie Recruitment since 2005 and has a passion for client service.  She spends most of her day liaising with our clients old and new, ensuring they are getting the best service at all times. Linda’s unconditional relationship with our clients has been key to the growth of the business. 

For any advice or to send your CV, email linda@dixierecruitment.co.za
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Lee and Jenny - Graduate Recruitment

Graduates - our future leaders.

With Jenny having placed gradates over the last 13 years in the Durban market and Lee’s involvement in career guidance, the graduate division has grown naturally though our passion of working with young professionals and our interest in their future careers.

Being based in Kloof and surrounded by some of our country’s top schools, Lee Dixie has been very involved in mentoring  ‘High school’ pupils with their  career  and degree options over the years. What’s even more fulfilling is that after 3-4 years she reconnects with these graduate professionals as ‘work seekers’.   Jenny then has the rewarding role of placing these future leaders in the career of their choice.

We represent the top grads in various fields of study from the top South African universities. Should you be looking to invest in top graduate talent, please call us to discuss your requirements?

For any advice or to send your CV, email: lee@dixierecruitment.co.za / jenny@dixierecruitment.co.za