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Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Trainee Recruitment Consultant - £18k + Uncapped Commission

We are looking to recruit a trainee recruitment consultant to join their existing team.

What does a recruitment consultant do?

Recruitment is a sales role - you are matching clients and candidates together and charging a fee

It is fast paced and no day is the same!

You will also be involved in client meetings and presentations

You will be targeted on placing candidates into roles - therefore will be attracting and interviewing potential applicants

Its approximately 60% of your day on the phone, however it isnt a call centre environment and there is opportunity to progress

Duties and Responsibilities

You will be responsible for researching competitor companies to identify candidates for positions and as you progress, you will begin to develop your own relationships with companies within your specialised markets.

You will take responsibility for managing the full process from the initial cold call to companies, right through to your candidate accepting their new position with your client.

Recruitment consultants work on behalf of companies to source candidates for their latest job vacancies. Its all about understanding the requirements of a job and then finding the right people to fill that requirement.

Analysing and understanding job specifications, which are provided by clients, and then using a variety of different means to find the right candidates for the roles.

Trawling through CVs online using various job websites, or actively headhunting senior professionals through independent research.

Providing candidates with tips and advice on their CV and interview technique is another important part of the role. Its all about building relationships, not only with candidates, but with clients too.

Business development and networking, meeting with potential new clients, establishing relationships and developing new business opportunities.

Key Skills

Understanding of what recruitment is as a role

Examples of over achieving

Hard working and mature - able to work autonomously

Competitive and driven

Good personality

Money motivated and personal targets

Mature and approachable

Able to take the knocks and be resilient

Benefits and Salary

Basic salary - £18k

Uncapped commission scheme from day 1

Team Incentives

Barnsley, England, UK