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Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Job Title: Trainee Recruitment Consultant
Location: Lichfield
Salary: Good Base salary, Bonus with uncapped OTE and salary rises as progress to Recruiter
Contact Name: Stefan Gilson
Contact Email: 01543 308665
Job Published: April 15, 2016 11:17

Job Description

Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Ref: DJSG1011a
Position: Trainee Recruitment Consultant
Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire

Salary: Base salary negotiable dependant on candidate and experience – team incentives and bonus and accelerated basic salary increases based upon performance with an uncapped OTE once progressed to a full recruitment consultant. (Weekly and Monthly competitions) Hours 830am – 530pm or 9 to 6pm.

Our trainee program has offered a platform of training, development and growth for a number of our current consultants, some of which have seen fast track growth and salary increases due to their performance.

Working for Douglas Jackson, will mean a new challenge every day and offers you the chance to work with a team of experienced recruitment specialists to become a trusted industry expert in your own right.  By working in partnership with your customers, establishing effective relationships and building your own personal brand and reputation, you will help and support your clients and candidates to recruit talent and secure opportunities, across the Customer Contact industry.

As a Trainee Recruitment Consultant, you will be paired with one of our established and experienced team members, working together to support our customers and develop vertical markets. You will help with administration, research, resourcing, lead generation and business development activities and will be tasked with developing your own portfolio of contact and customers.

In return for your hard work and commitment, you will have the full guidance, training, support and gradual development, to give you the skills and experience to develop your own clients and progress your career. We are a professional, specialist recruitment consultancy and are proud to work with some of the UK’s leading organisations and globally recognised brands.

Our offices are situated just 5 minutes from Lichfield Train Station which is just 40 minutes from Birmingham.

Some of your responsibilities will include:
• Research and source potential candidates utilising a variety of tools, database, social media and through industry networking.
• Effectively plan your activities and prioritise workload and timelines to achieve deadlines.
• Review and pre-screen candidates received from advertising, networking or referrals.
• Provide administration and telephone support to the office and team
• Develop and generate market research, leads and potential client customers.
• Proactively source new clients, contacts and referrals.
• Follow up on leads and referrals
• Attend face to face appointments, interviews and events from time to time
• Headhunt prospective candidates
• Utilise multi-channels and social media to source and generate prospective customers, clients and candidates.

We will give you our full commitment, training, support and the environment to succeed, as well as performance related bonus, incentives and regular reviews to help you develop and progress to the next stage.

In return, we will ask for hard work, attention to detail, enthusiasm and the drive and determination required to develop, build and establish commercial business relationships, in a competitive, continuously changing environment.

If you are interested in applying for this position, then we would welcome applications from individuals who have a desire to work within recruitment, sales, or, consultative led environment.

Ideally you will already have had gained some experience in a commercial, or business to business sales, or support environment, or perhaps you may have previous recruitment experience but were not give the support and training needed to succeed.

A can do attitude, desire to succeed and an appetite for continuous learning and development will be key attributes considered.

For more information, to apply, or for a confidential discussion, please contact Stefan Gilson on 01543 308665, or, email: visit us at:

Alternatively please forward a copy of your CV to: or visit us at: We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

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Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working specifically within the Executive and skilled Contact Centre, Call Centre and Customer Service recruitment markets, recruiting Directors, Managers, Head of and Analysts across the Call Centre industry.

Douglas Jackson are working as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. We will not be able to enter into any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

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