Trainee Recruitment Consultant - IT/Engineering
Job Title: Trainee/Graduate Recruitment Consultant
Sectors: Technology, Engineering, Life Sciences & Construction
Salary: ??18,000 - ??20,000 + Uncapped Commission
Office Location: Manchester
Office Locations: Bristol (Head Office), Manchester, London, Glasgow, Los Angeles, Houston, Miami
Who are they?
My client is a leading technical recruitment agency within IT, Engineering, Pharmaceutical and Oil and Gas sectors.
Since inception they have experienced rapid growth which has enabled expansion into: London, Bristol, Manchester, Houston and Amsterdam. They have been officially recognised as one of the fastest growing businesses in the UK today.
They have been a Sunday Times top 100 to work for and are in the Recruiter Hot 100 list.
Why work for them?
Well, it's simple really:
- Earning Potential - The earning potential with them is ridiculously impressive! The commission structure is completely uncapped.
Realistic OTE earnings; Year 1 - ??30 - 35k, Year 2 - ??50 - 60k, Year 3 - ??70 - 80k.
- Rewards and benefits - They offer endless rewards and benefits for all employees including; Monthly Lunch 's finest restaurants, holiday incentives for top performers (Miami & Vegas!), half a day off on your birthday etc.
- Training Academy - Their Development Academy is an ongoing training and support programme. They will help you to develop all the skills and confidence needed to become an excellent and successful recruiter. The training includes classroom-based sessions, practical tasks and research projects, delivered and supported by industry experts.
- Organic Progression - THEY ONLY HIRE GRADUATES AND TRAINEES. Which means all their growth has been organic - all of their management team started in exactly the same position as you will! Your progression is completely based on your performance!
What do they want from you?
Motivations - Recruitment is an incredibly difficult job, my client are fully aware of that - so as a result, your motivations must be strong. Do you want to be successful - if so, why? Do you want to prove people wrong - if so, why? You want to earn loads of money - if so, why do you want to earn? It's essential that you have strong and tangible motivators.
Work Ethic - My client like people who're grafters and want to see where you've demonstrated this previously. Again, recruitment is difficult - the hours will be long, and the work won't be easy.
High Achievers - Recruitment is incredibly competitive and the working environment with them encourages this. They want candidates who always strive to be the best and have already proved this in their life so far. Think; sporting achievements? Over-achieved academically? Exceeded in previous sales roles?
Communication - Strong communication skills are essential. You'll be communicating on the phone every single day to senior decision makers and highly experience & qualified candidates. As my client operate in Europe, candidates with German & French language skills are sought after!
Intelligence - Having a degree isn't necessary for this job, but if you haven't been to University it has to have been through choice. A high level of intelligence and emotional intelligence is essential given the types of people you'll be dealing with on a daily basis.