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Trainee Recruitment Consultant - No 1 Opportunity in Edinburgh


ReferenceDID TRC EH
SectorsAccountancy, Banking and Finance, Languages / International markets, Search and Selection
Salary£18,000 to £22,000 per annum
BenefitsOTE £65K first year
Locations UK, Edinburgh / Lothian, Scotland
Contract TypePermanent


Do you enjoy working with different cultures throughout the world? Would you like to travel internationally? Are you seeking the opportunity to enhance your career at the same time as receiving great rewards?

This is the Number One Trainee Recruitment Consultant opportunity in Edinburgh. The company is a long established global financial services recruitment agency. Head Quartered in Edinburgh, with penthouse offices overlooking the castle down to the water, they are now seeking several ambitious Trainee Recruitment Consultants who have a flair for sales.

The company / Opportunity

The company deals with major accountancy and management consultancy businesses internationally. As a Trainee Recruitment Consultant you will quickly find yourself dealing with senior finance candidates and be placing them into new positions around the globe in locations such as the Caribbean, USA, Bermuda, Hong Kong, Dubai, Russia and Australia. As you develop your skills you will travel internationally yourself to attend conferences, networking events, client meeting etc…

These are "warm desks" and you will have vacancies to work on from day one. Whilst there is certainly a sales aspect to this role, you will not need to be cold calling clients. The company has a loyal candidate following which continuously rate them as market leader.

Salary / Commission / Benefits:

  • Trainee Recruitment Consultant starting salary in the range £18,000-£22,000 (dependent on experience).
  • Excellent commission scheme providing genuine OTE of £45,000 at 6 months and £65,000 after a year.
  • Great Benefits package including pension, gym subsidy, fruit in the office, ability to "buy back" additional holidays, flexible hours, incentive scheme including summer and winter mystery trips, Quarterly £1,000 "Object of Desire" prizes, top biller prizes, lunch clubs, shopping vouchers, Christmas hampers etc…
  • Excellent ongoing training from the in House Training Academy. The company are Approved "Investors in People"

The role:

  • Working alongside some of the industry's most experience recruitment consultants you will be sourcing candidates for a variety of clients world wide.
  • Liaising with accountants, finance professionals and recruiters at all levels, throughout the world.
  • Coordinating the introduction of candidates to clients.
  • A variety of internet research for country information, visa information, company research.
  • Database management.
  • Writing and posting advertisements.
  • Assisting with the organisation of events domestically and internationally.
  • Occasional travel nationally or internationally.

This is a long term career role providing you with the opportunity to be working at the top end of the international recruitment market. Promotion is meritocratic with transparent goals to progress to director and receive a share holding in the business.

About you:

  • You will be able to demonstrate success in a sales based role (12 months+). You will have shown creativity in your approach to sales, and have a track record of 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 will be flexible and prepared to work overtime outside the normal "9-5" from time to time (in order to speak to your international candidates).
  • You will be a good communicator and have the ability to quickly win the trust of clients and candidates, and maintain these relationships over time.
  • Typical background of some of the successful Recruitment Consultants on the team include advertising / media sales, estate agency / lettings, car rental, financial services sales, fundraising, door-to-door, events sales, technical sales, mobile phone sales, bank / banking / relationship manager, account manager, medical sales, IT sales, gym membership sales, Travel Representatives and call centre sales.

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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