Graduate Sales Executive - Trainee Consultant

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£24k to 45k per year + Basic 50k OTE
1st August 2019
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Graduate job


We were founded in 2012 and were nominated for "Best New Agency" by the Recruiter Awards this year. We are looking for someone who is confident, money-motivated and is willing to go the extra mile. We put a lot of emphasis on career development. You will work closely alongside a lead consultant, shadowing them and assisting with resourcing for live roles.


Initially, your role will be a resourcing role and will focus on finding candidates for jobs. Within six months you'll be given the opportunity to do business development and build your own desk. You will also have the opportunity to work with one of directors, and you will deliver candidates to some of the hottest tech startups, as well as some of London's most well-known corporations. Ideally, you will be a recent graduate but what is more important is that someone who is keen to be successful in a fast-paced environment. Company benefits:

• Beer Fridge

• Dress down Fridays

• Trendy South/Central London offices (SE1)

• Holiday allowance increase with service

• Day off on your birthday

• Uncapped commission on ALL placements. This is the best commission scheme in London.

• Opportunities to further increase your basic salary every six months

• Social incentives and lunches / nights out to celebrate major client wins and deals won

• Monthly, quarterly and annual incentives (Opportunity to go to Vegas!)

• Monthly lunch club for top performers


• We will consider College leavers but must have relevant experience

• Keen on working in a sales environment

• Comfortable on the telephone and not afraid to make cold calls to candidates and clients

• Have strong written English and be articulate in your verbal communication

• Keen to meet our clients face-to-face and attend business meetings

• Be comfortable with attending and networking at relevant tech events and conferences

• Be hungry to be successful and make money for yourself - you will earn BIG bonuses!

• Above all you MUST be resilient - you will face rejection on a daily basis

Buchanan Search:

Buchanan Search, through rapid organic growth, is now a market leading recruitment firm and a top supplier to a number of clients including FTSE listed firms.

Buchanan Search's team of consultants come from a variety of backgrounds but all subscribe to the company ethos of Understanding, Advising and Delivering for our clients & candidates.

Buchanan Search has Graduate and Executive Practices which operate tailored recruitment methodologies. They focus across the Sales, Recruitment, Executive Search, Business Intelligence, Consultancy, Engineering, Technology and Global Markets sectors.

Buchanan Search Limited

Buchanan Search's team of Consultants come from a variety of backgrounds but all subscribe to the company ethos of Understanding, Advising and Delivering for our clients.

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