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Recruitment Consultant - Trainees


ReferenceDHH S SE
SectorsIT and Telecommunications
Salary£20,000 to £25,000 per annum
BenefitsOTE £50K+
Locations UK, London
Contract TypePermanent


Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Southwark - Trainee roles for sales people. This is a rare opportunity to be trained by, and work with, the best talent in the recruitment industry. Formed a year ago by two talented Recruitment Directors, my client is already a key supplier of IT / Technology staff to an impressive list of blue chip clients.

With and Australian office opening in the next quarter, and overall headcount forecast to double in the next 12 months, we are seeking committed Trainee Recruitment Consultants who are prepared to work hard to learn the ropes in recruitment, and due course earn a stake in a new and growing recruitment agency.

Salary / Commission / Benefits:

  • Starting salary in the range £20,000-£25,000 (dependent on experience).
  • During your training period as a candidate Researcher you will enjoy an additional OTE of c£10,000 in bonuses. On completion of your training you'll move into the Recruitment Consultant position. The company provides excellent commission providing £50,000+ OTE in year 2.

Person specification

  • You will be able to demonstrate success in a sales based role meeting and exceeding targets.
  • You will motivated and "goal-driven" and determined to use your sales experience to secure a long-term career as a specialist Recruitment Consultant.
  • You do not need any IT / technical knowledge. However, having a curious nature along with any interest / enthusiasm for technology will help you learn the jargon etc….
  • You will be prepared to work late when necessary to speak to candidates who have been unable to speak during the working day.
  • You will have good communication skills and be capable of engaging credibly and enthusiastically with clients and candidates.

The role:

  • During your training (6 months) you will work as a Researcher and be trained to source technology candidates for a variety of recruitment assignments for a number of major client organisations.
  • After your initial training you will be working on vacancies straight away. You will not be required to do any cold-calling / client calls.
  • Having completed your training you be promoted to full Recruitment Consultant and begin recruiting for your own clients, managing the whole Recruitment Process - telephone interviewing candidates, preparing them for interview, negotiating with all parties around notice periods, start date, salary and fees, taking references and ID checks etc…
  • The role is office based (Southwark, between Waterloo and London Bridge)
  • You'll be working with and learning from a highly successful team of professional recruiters.
  • The culture is Dress Down every day though you will be asked to keep a suit or business attire in the office wardrobe in case you arrange to see a candidate at short notice.

Career Progression Opportunity:

  • The company is privately owned, highly ambitious and expanding rapidly.
  • You will receive one-to-one mentoring and development from a highly experience management team and will be given all the tools and training you'll need to become an effective recruitment consultant
  • As the company grows you'll have the opportunity to progress into management and to earn shares in the company through the Employee Benefit Trust.

This is not a "run of the mill" Trainee Recruitment Consultant position. If it sounds like the opportunity for you then please apply today.

This Trainee Recruitment Consultant vacancy is being handled by Conrad Scott Ltd. Conrad Scott Ltd is a recruitment agency specialising in placing graduates, trainee recruitment consultants and experienced recruitment consultants and managers into the recruitment, search and selection industry. Conrad Scott acts as an employment agency and is registered in England and Wales as Conrad Scott Ltd, registered no 7537737.

Company Details for Conrad Scott

Main Contact: Sean Curran
Tel: 01508 495005

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