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Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Location: RG24, Popley, Hampshire
Salary: £18000 - £22000/annum commission
Posted: 26 days ago
Industry: Sales
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job description: - Trainee Recruitment Consultant You will be involved with the duties below and marked on your ability to perform each function. A Trainee recruitment consultant is involved in attracting candidates and matching them to jobs in client companies in temporary or permanent positions. These jobs can vary from entry-level roles to directors and executives. Trainee Recruitment consultants work together with client companies, building relationships to gain a better understanding of their recruitment needs and requirements. They attract candidates by drafting advertising copy and using a wide range of media. They screen candidates, interview them, do background checks, and finally make recommendations to their clients. Consultants also provide advice to both clients and candidates on salary levels, training requirements and career opportunities. Typical work activities A Trainee recruitment consultant's role is demanding and diverse, involving: * using sales, business development and marketing techniques to attract business from client companies. * building relationships with clients. * developing a good understanding of what client companies do and their work culture. * advertising vacancies appropriately by drafting and placing adverts using a wide range of media (e.g. newspapers, websites, magazines). * headhunting - identifying and approaching suitable candidates. * receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews, and short-listing candidates. * checking references and suitability of applicants before referral to employers for interview. * arranging interviews for the right candidates with the clients. * preparing résumés and correspondence to forward to clients in respect of suitable applicants. * informing candidates about the results of their interviews and preparing letters of appointment. * 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; reviewing recruitment policies to ensure effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment programmes * Administration of contracts and order confirmations