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Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Job Title: Trainee Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertford, Hertfordshire
Salary: £12000 - £14000/annum plus generous commission
Reference: 204334495
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job Published: July 15, 2016 06:27

Job Description

Trainee Recruitment Consultant Address: Hertford Salary: £12,000 plus generous commission Company details Sydney Maxwell are a small Hertfordshire based Recruitment company. Established for two and a half years they specialise in Sales, Marketing and Administration vacancies Nationwide. Through business growth we seek an organised and articulate individual to join the business on a permanent and full time basis. Sydney Maxwell are offering autonomy and rapid progression to the successful candidate, along with a fair basic and competitive, flexible commission structure. This role will be the vital link for Sydney Maxwell between clients and candidates. The role is demanding and diverse and will involve: • Using sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking to attract business from client companies • Visiting clients to build and develop relationships • Developing a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do, plus their work culture and environment • Advertising vacancies by drafting and placing adverts in a range of media, for example newspapers, websites, magazines • Using social media to advertise positions, attract candidates and build relationships with candidates and employers • Head-hunting – 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 short-list 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 in question • Preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients regarding of suitable applicants • Organising interviews for candidates as requested by the client • Informing candidates about the results of their interviews • Negotiating pay and salary rates and finalising arrangements between client 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 Required attributes • 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 • Team-working skills • Creativity Ideal person profile • Hard-working • Committed • Responds well to direction • Approachable • Good relationship builder • Efficient • Tenacious • Confident • Achiever