Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • Job Reference: 19
  • Date Posted: 27 April 2022
  • Recruiter: Gillespie People Solutions
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £21,000 to £25,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £21,000 - £25,000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Gill Fraser

Job Description

Trainee Recruitment Consultant | Edinburgh

Starting salary £21,000 - £25,000 DOE

A leader in the FMCG market, this company provides recruitment services to the UK from its team of consultants operating from in Edinburgh and Manchester. Established 20+ years ago, this business has expanded its offering and covers a number of industries, filling manufacturing, engineering, technical, food manufacturing and sales jobs among many more. The company really looks after its employees - they pay competitive salaries, offer uncapped commission, long term career opportunities and fantastic packages.

The Role

The role of a Recruitment Consultant is diverse where you will be responsible for a number of tasks including:

  • Reviewing CVs and applications as well as headhunting, interviewing suitable candidates, selling candidates into clients and closing deals.
  • The sales process: from generating candidates and Clients leads to build up your database of contacts and developing and maintaining these relationships through both telephone communication and face-to-face meetings.
  • Drafting job adverts for clients’ vacancies and posting these adverts on relevant websites/job boards/social media platforms (e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter) to attract the top talent for clients.
  • Keeping up to date with market trends, analysing competitors and identifying potential new business.
  • Sourcing and meeting new candidates through networking and headhunting.
  • Working towards and hitting a number of KPIs and targets.

As a Recruitment Consultant you would be in a very diverse role in a position where you can really take ownership for your own career! The company offer a structured career path with ongoing training and development opportunities, a competitive salary, uncapped commission and a number of other company specific benefits and incentives - as well as a supportive, sociable and fun working environment.

Your background

Talented and driven individuals with strong interpersonal skills who can bring a logical and intelligent way of working will be of interest to the hiring manager. The skills and personal qualities that our client is looking for include:

  • Experience working in a business to business sales environment.
  • Confident communication skills and the ability to build relationships with candidates and clients over the phone and face-to-face.
  • Ambitious, target driven and financially motivated with a proven aptitude for sales.
  • Motivated nature with a hunger to progress your career and constantly build on your skillset.
  • Ability to manage a fast-paced, diverse workload.

A career in recruitment can be very challenging and no two days are the same, but with a bit of hard work and ambition it can be an extremely rewarding one. If this sounds like the type of career that you would like to pursue, please apply today with your CV.