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Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Job Title: Trainee Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kintore, Aberdeenshire
Salary: £15000 - £17000/annum
Reference: 205470582
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job Published: March 07, 2017 05:29

Job Description

Activus Recruitment has an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Recruitment Consultant for a vacancy starting March / April in Kintore Aberdeenshire. Responsibilities • Recruitment consultants provide a vital link between clients and candidates. The role is demanding and diverse and involves: • 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; • 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 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. Experience Work experience in sales, marketing or any customer-oriented role is useful for starting a career in the recruitment industry. Full training will be provided for this vacancy. Working hours 8am – 4.30pm Monday - Friday Evening / weeks work when required What to expect • Work is office based but time is also spent outside the office, meeting with clients and interviewing candidates. • Self-employment or freelance work is possible, but generally 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. • Opportunities exist throughout the UK, although more jobs are available in London. • A smart personal appearance is important as the role involves meetings with clients and conducting interviews with candidates. • The role can be challenging, but also exciting as the profession is fast-paced, target driven and demanding. • Travel within the working day may be required to meet with clients. • Overseas travel is less common, unless you are working within travel-related industries or for a niche market. Overseas work is possible, however, with large companies that have overseas branches. Skills You will 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; • Team-working skills; • Creativity. You must also enjoy working in a high-pressure environment and the responsibility that comes with it. Please call Debra Bruce on (Apply online only) to discuss this vacancy

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