Cardiff, Swansea & South Wales
16000.00 - 20000.00 GBP Annual + £16000 - £20000/annum & COMMISSION
06 Nov 2018
26 Nov 2018
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time
Recruitment Consultant - Mumbles, Swansea

Penguin Recruitment is a market leading specialist recruitment company serving Sales, Engineering and Environmental sectors. Since establishing in 2004 we have enjoyed a reputation for offering high quality, professional recruitment services delivered with a friendly, positive attitude. Penguin Recruitment Consultants are selected for both their advanced communication skills paired with a genuine energy and can-do attitude to ensure candidates and clients alike receive a thorough, quality recruitment experience. Penguin Consultants are trained to maintain up to date industry knowledge in their respective vertical markets, enabling us to offer a practical, realistic recruitment solution.

The Role

As a Recruitment Consultant, you're the vital link between clients and candidates; building new relationships with prospecting clients as well as developing your existing network through regular phone contact, visiting clients as well as attending appropriate tradeshows and events. Immersing yourself in your relevant sector developing a good understanding of companies' activities and specialisms, their industry, their work culture and environment, to successfully match relevant candidates to their available employment requirements.


* Responsible for recruitment on permanent and contract roles within specialist disciplines across either Sales, Engineering and/or Environmental Sectors
* Working pro-actively on a daily basis to secure new business specifically within the Sales, Engineering and/or Environmental Sectors
* Contacting decision-makers at managerial, director and/or board-level to gauge any current or future recruitment requirements
* Maintaining and developing relationships within the existing client base and identifying new business opportunities
* Sourcing and filtering suitable candidates via various methods including advertising campaigns, referrals and networking, as well as specialist job boards
* Answering applicant/client queries regarding roles
* Managing both the client and candidate's requirements to ensure an appropriate solution is found for both parties

Essential Skills and Experience

* Ideally a background in telephone-based sales or customer services role
* Strong academic background
* 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
* The ambition and the determination to succeed
* Tenacity

Remuneration and Rewards

* Competitive salary
* Market-leading commission structure offering 30% of billings
* Contributory pension scheme
* Internal and external training courses
* Professional qualifications paid for if appropriate
* Regular company team-building incentive days
* Weekly, month and quarterly competitions
* Structured career progression into senior sales or management

Interested? Please send your CV

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