Legal Recruitment Consultant £28,000



Legal Recruitment Consultant; Graduates - £28,000 starting salary, £35-40,000 OTE in 1st Year.

Our Client is an extremely well respected Legal Recruitment Consultancy. Focused on Recruiting specifically in the Magic Circle firms in the UK, and the Top Tier firms in the US and APAC, they Headhunt Partners and Senior Associates, with extremely high billing potential.

With exciting plans to open offices in NYC  and Asia within the year, this is an ambitious company.

The Managing Partner has an extremely successful and proven career as a Recruitment Entrepreneur. He has plans to double their size this year, and grow from 16 Consultants to 35. He has kept the company very targeted, which has allowed them to build a stellar reputation. The core focus of the company are Corporate, Bank Finance, Investment Funds and the US Securities sectors.

They offer a unique approach to Recruitment. They are very focused on In-Person Interviews. They do not use LinkedIn! You will be expected to conduct daily meetings with high level lawyers and will be allowed unfettered access to high profile clients, including some of the most prestigious companies in the Legal Sector. As such, Consultants must be extremely well presented, socially and commercially intelligent and be able to conduct themselves with professionalism and integrity.

They aim to foster entrepreneurial spirit within the Team, with each Recruitment Consultant viewing their desk as a “business within a business”. The aim of this culture is to offer opportunity, competition, meritocracy and success, while ensuring everyone feels supported and has a lot of fun along the way. Their Investment into their Graduate Recruiters outstrips the industry. There is a real sense of dynamism and ambition in the team. They know how to “Work Hard, Play Hard”. Expect lots of expenses paid holidays, if you work hard enough!

They Offer

  • £28,000 Starting salary, increasing to £30,000 in 6-12mths
  • Transparent Career Path, from Graduate Recruiter to Managing Director
  • External and Internal On-Desk training courses throughout your career path
  • Highly Structured corporate environment
  • Exciting, sustained and rapid growth plans for the business
  • Travel to New York City to help found the initial US office there
  • Extremely fast progression from Associate Consultant to Senior Consultant
  • Perks and Incentives, Lunches, Luxury Products and Expenses paid Annual holidays
  • Equity Ownership scheme available for those who are able to build a brand, or lead a team within a brand

Your role as a Graduate Recruitment Consultant will include:

  • The role will be Phone based, although there will be times where recruiters meet face-to-face with clients or candidates to discuss their roles.
  • Learning to effectively manage your time
  • Crafting Job adverts to attract candidates
  • Conducting searches on the company database or online job boards to find candidates with relevant skills
  • Calling potential Candidates to discuss their experience, checking their qualifications and references, and identifying whether they will be a good fit for the role.
  • Selling the position to candidates, or the candidates to the clients, by answering their questions and dealing with objections
  • Admin, keeping all of your records up to date; keeping track of the relevant candidate and client information in the company’s database and tracking their business metrics
  • Important to stay up to date on the sector you’re working in, staying up to date with market pay rates, contract types, clients that may be looking to recruit in the future, and companies that are going to be making redundancies.

Whats Required

  • 2:2 Degree from a Top 40 University
  • Commercial Intelligence
  • Focus on Quality of Work
  • Extremely High Work Rate
  • Financially motivated
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • High degree of Social and networking skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Tough, Resilient and Robust character

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Responsibility: Headhunting, building your network

Career progression: Senior Associate - Working with your own Clients

Compensation: OTE: £35,000 - £45,000

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