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Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Job Title: Trainee Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton area, Hampshire
Salary: £17000 - £20000/annum + commission, bonus & benefits
Reference: 206852280
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job Published: November 08, 2017 05:54

Job Description

Trainee Recruitment Consultant Southampton area, Hampshire £17-20k + commission This is an opportunity to join a successful, professional and expanding technology and engineering recruitment company based in Hamble, Southampton. At Marcus Webb we believe it’s important to listen and really understand what our clients and candidates need and want. Furthermore, having a good understanding and genuine interest in technology means we have a good grasp of what they actually do! We are looking for an ambitious, self-motivated, competitive and professional individual to join our team. A natural fascination with technology coupled with an interest in developing a career in a consultative sales environment is important for this trainee recruitment consultant position. About the role: The role of a recruitment consultant involves a variety of tasks including sales but also requires the development of a number of important skills and attributes. As a recruiter you will learn to: * Identify market demands for skills and experience within specific industry sectors (e.g. automotive, electronics, machinery, aerospace, etc.) * Develop relationships with new and existing client companies that require technology and engineering professionals * Identify, understand and build relationships with candidates that seek new career opportunities now or in the future * Organise your working week to balance sales activity, resourcing recruitment projects and proactively developing opportunities for candidates * Manage a recruitment database of sales information and data that is key to building your own business * Learn to use social media and online tools to develop your brand, build your business, identify sales opportunities and service projects for your clients * Build specialist knowledge of your market and develop sales, listening and negotiation skills About you: * You will be a driven, tenacious, adaptable, self-motivated and professional individual that enjoys working with people * You will have good written and verbal communication skills and be confident using the telephone to gather information and build relationships * A background in a consultative / technical B2B sales environment, a higher education qualification or experience working within technology or engineering would be great but is not essential * Patience, organisation and listening skills would be among some key attributes required A genuine interest in technology would be recommended as you will be talking to technical people from various industries (e.g. automotive, electronics, machinery, aerospace) every day. If you think a career in recruitment would interest you then please get in touch. Commutable from Southampton, Hamble, Eastleigh, Hedge End, Fareham, Segensworth and Whiteley