Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant

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20,000 + benefits and incentives!
London, Central London
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Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Looking to start a career in recruitment? Join us at the global, multi-award-winning, fastest-growing specialist recruitment business in the UK! 

Salary: £20k + uncapped commission (OTE £30,000 - £50,000 within first year; some have earnt £70k+ within their first year!)

Location: Covent Garden, London (WC1)

How to apply: Send your CV to Natalie at 

Why X4 Group?

X4 Group is an award-winning, global group of specialist recruitment business within the Technology, Life Sciences, Engineering and Construction sectors. 

·74th in The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100

·25th in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to work for.

·Uncapped commission from Day 1: OTE £30,000 - £50,000 within first year; some have earnt £70k+ within their first year and we have people smashing a 6-figure salary within 2/3 years!!!

·Rapid career progression: When you hit target, you get promoted – it’s as simple as that! 

·Further Global opportunities as we continue to expand.

·One of the best employee retention rates in the industry (93%).

·Training: We pride ourselves on having one of the best training programmes in the industry. 36 online modules with follow-up group sessions delivered over approx. 12 weeks, daily 1:1 catch ups and bi-weekly team meetings with your manager. Continued support and training throughout your career.

·Environment: fast-paced, challenging, competitive fun and lively.

Benefits and Incentives for a Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • One of the best uncapped commission structures in the industry
  • 3 annual 5* holidays when you hit target, including skiing, Vegas, Marbella, Ibiza, Dubai
  • Company away days including Ascot, Sandown Races and Henley Regatta
  • Annual Luxury Summer Party and Christmas Parties, Action Days, Mud Runs and Spa Days
  • Free gym with spa membership
  • Monthly lunch clubs to London’s top restaurants
  • Free fruit every morning
  • Table tennis and pool table in the office
  • FREE drinks in our office bar on Thursday and Friday evenings
  • Fantastic location with great shops, restaurants and bars within walking distance
  • Healthcare plan including sports massage and physiotherapy allowance
  • Monthly Masseuse
  • Several X4 funded sports teams including football, rugby, cricket and golf

Key responsibilities of a Trainee Recruitment Consultant

·Business development: Cold calling businesses to explore their recruitment needs and to grow your client portfolio.

·Sourcing candidates: Marketing, headhunting, posting job ads, browsing our CV database, telephone and face to face candidate interviews.

·Maintaining relationships: Building rapport with clients and candidates, client meetings, arranging interviews/meetings between the two, following up with feedback to both parties.

·Sales: Selling your candidates in to your existing client base and vice versa, negotiating terms of contract, handling objections, closing deals.

Requirements for the role of Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Recruitment is an out-and-out sales position where you place candidates in your niche industry that you are working. You will need to be someone who can work to targets, who is driven by success and who is motivated by money. Naturally, to earn this sort of cash, it doesn’t come easily and this certainly isn’t your average 9-5 office job! We need people who are...

·Highly ambitious and driven

·Strong desire to progress

·Money and reward motivated

·Competitive and focussed

·Thrive in a fast-paced environment

·Resilient and hard-working

·Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·Some sales experience desirable

 How to apply: Send your CV to Natalie at