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Recruitment Consultant

Colchester, Essex
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED We are hiring recruitment consultants. Recruitment Consultant is responsible for attracting candidates for jobs and matching them to temporary or permanent positions with client companies. You'll build positive relationships in order to gain a better understanding of your clients' recruitment needs and requirements. Working as a recruitment consultant, you'll attract candidates by drafting advertising copy for use in a range of media, as well as by networking, headhunting and through referrals. You'll screen candidates, interview them, run background checks and finally match them to clients. You also provide advice to both clients and candidates on salary levels, training requirements and career opportunities. Responsibilities As a recruitment consultant, you're the vital link between clients and candidates. The role is demanding and diverse. It involves: using sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking to attract business from client companies visiting clients to build and develop positive relationships developing a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do, their work culture and environment advertising vacancies by drafting and placing adverts using social media to advertise positions, attract candidates and build relationships headhunting - identifying and approaching suitable candidates who may already be in work using candidate databases to match the right person to the client's vacancy receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews and tests and creating a shortlist of candidates for the client requesting references and checking the suitability of applicants before submitting their details to the client briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients regarding suitable applicants organising interviews for candidates as requested by the client informing candidates about the results of interviews negotiating pay and salary rates and finalising arrangements between clients and candidates offering advice to both clients and candidates on pay rates, training and career progression working towards and exceeding targets that may relate to the number of candidates placed, a value to be billed to clients or business leads generated reviewing recruitment policies to ensure effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment programmes. Benefits There would be an OTE (on-target earning) salaries. Promise of an initial high salary depends on your sales performance. UNCAPPED Earnings All travel expenses will be paid for. Working hours Your working day will cover the core hours of 9am to 5pm but working longer hours is common and may include early starts and evenings. You will also be on call after hours for one week at least. Self-employment or freelance work is possible, but only for consultants who have expert knowledge of a specialist sector. Career breaks are possible in certain circumstances but are uncommon due to the dynamic nature of the sector. What to expect The role can be challenging, but also exciting as the profession is fast-paced, target driven and demanding. Work is office based but time is also spent outside the office, meeting with clients and interviewing candidates, therefore a smart personal appearance is important. Travel within the working day may be required to meet with clients. Overseas travel is less common as of now until we start having companies overseas. Skills You'll need to show evidence of the following: excellent interpersonal and communication skills sales and negotiation skills a goal-orientated approach to work the ability to handle multiple priorities problem-solving ability the ability to meet deadlines and targets ambition and the determination to succeed tenacity confidence and self-motivation time management and organisational skills teamworking skills creativity. You must also enjoy working in a high-pressure environment and the responsibility that comes with it. NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
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  • Job Reference: 707258657-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Holistic Recruiters
    Holistic Recruiters
  • Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent