Trainee Recruitment Consultant



At this agency they embrace their values of Pride, Energy and Perseverance and their colleagues embed them as the foundation of their work. Their colleagues are proud to work for them, they are pro-active with high energy to maintain their market-leading status. With a diverse team they recognise that no two people are the same and they focus on results rather than unachievable KPIs and work collaboratively to achieve their goals whilst having fun along the way!

They are a high growth organisation who work with a huge range of technology employers throughout the UK, and as a business they re-invest profits to ensure they are leading in recruitment innovation in their marketplace and equipping their colleagues with the best environment, tools and training to help them succeed.

The role

Reporting directly into a Managing Consultant, you will play a pivotal part in the resourcing of candidates for their clients and the development of new client relationships. You will start to build your own mini business from day 1 by developing a network of candidates within your specialist vertical market and continually keeping up to date with current trends. You will think outside of the box for sourcing strategies and utilise all internal tech provided to maximise efficiency.

There is excellent opportunity to develop your knowledge and understanding of different sub-sectors within the tech industry alongside gaining experience working complex roles for high-profile clients. You will work alongside internal Account Managers to ensure a smooth recruitment process from beginning to end.

Key Responsibilities

  • Searching for suitable IT candidates who match their clients’ requirements
  • Headhunting and networking on sites such as LinkedIn / GitHub / Stack Overflow
  • Writing and posting job adverts
  • Telephone interviewing candidates to assess their suitability for specific roles
  • Arranging interviews for candidates and liaising with them during this time
  • Making job offers to suitable candidates and handling rejections
  • Taking references / collating relevant supporting documents
  • Building relationships with candidates to create a strong talent pipeline
  • Use social media to create a personal brand
  • Keep up to date with trends within the Tech industry
  • Building relationships with existing and future clients
  • Attending meeting with clients to explore potential opportunities
  • Negotiating fees and terms of engagement

Key Skills and Capabilities

  • Outstanding communicational skills with the ability to adapt language to different audiences
  • Ability to build long—lasting professional relationships
  • Ability to handle difficult conversations
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, attention to detail; well organised
  • Proactive and independent thinker
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to convey key messages to diverse and wide audiences
  • Exceptional Stakeholder Engagement skills
  • Experience working to targets
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Experience using the telephone in a professional environment is desirable
  • Good understanding of recruitment at a basic level is desirable
  • Experience within a sales environment is desirable


  • Competitive basic salary with uncapped earning potential
  • Lucrative commission – no thresholds!
  • Ongoing training with external learning providers
  • Clear and structured Career progression
  • Bi annual winners trip to European destinations such as Marbella, Barcelona & Amsterdam
  • Flexible working offer between the office and home
  • Quarterly lunch clubs for top achievers
  • Quarterly team socials
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Friday early finish

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