FMCG & Retail Recruitment Graduate Programme

Salary: £23000 to £40000 per annum + OTE
Location: London
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Recruitment

The Company

My client is one of the most well-known companies of its kind in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and Retail sectors. They work with the likes of Nestle, Colgate, Mars, Unilever, Ralph Lauren, Amazon, M&S and many more! The company's turnover has grown 243% in 3 years and plans to double the size of the team over the next two years; as a young, fast-growth company they are being recognised as the company to work for the in the recruitment market. The company was voted 12th best small company to work for by the "Great Place to Work" awards.

Their business is built around a tight knit and transparent team culture, they ensure everybody feels valued no matter their level of seniority or experience. They are aware recruitment can generally be perceived as a cut-throat industry - this is certainly not the case here, success is shared! The company is extremely committed to what they do and take their work very seriously, however, they also try keep an element of fun in their work as they believe people work better when they are happy!

The training provided is second to none; all new starters undertake an intensive classroom based induction programme. They have a dedicated Training and Development Manager to ensure that the training programme is tailored to the individual needs of the consultant. They have created their own in-house training programme called "Rising Stars Academy", this gives employees new insights in to how they can grow commercially, often delivered by external experts in their fields such as sports psychology or Neuro-linguistic programming.

The Role

Telephoning/meeting businesses, looking to develop professional relationships

Autonomy over your own projects, with the mentorship from Managers

Placing top calibre Candidates in high paying roles across the globe

Negotiating new business contracts

Managing the whole recruitment process

Closing business deals


A market-leading £23,000 basic salary, with average first year earnings between £35,000 - £45,000.

Discounted private medical care

3 gym lunch times per week

A chance to network with important individuals within the industry

Contracted working hours are 8:30am to 5:30pm - however we currently benefit from a 3pm finish on Fridays

A generous and fair individual andteam commission structure, to reward you while encouraging cooperation

Two company-wide holidays a year - last year they went skiing in France and to Las Vegas - as well as regular all-expenses-paid socials.

Fast-Track to management


Min 2:2 Undergraduate degree class or sales experience

Ambition, initiative, and tenacity

Extra-curricular achievements (Sports, Arts, etc)

Great communication skills

Inherent competitive nature

Resilience, Self-starter, hard-working

Prepared to travel within the UK on business as required

If this sounds like the opportunity for you then apply and one of the Wiser Graduates team will contact you within with information on next steps.