Recruitment consultant

08 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time
Essential Employment is a family run recruitment agency with over 10 year of success.

Due to continued development, we are currently looking to recruit a full time Recruitment Consultant to join our public sector recruitment team.

At Essential Employment we thrive upon our excellent reputation which is based on our customer service and our desire to exceed our clients' expectations.

For this role you must have a real passion and enthusiasm for the industry. As well as being very customer service focused and having the determination to gain business and succeed.

The role:

•To manage clients and candidates

•Telephone answering, dealing with candidate queries and building long term relationships with clients

•Negotiating fees with potential clients

•Sourcing candidates and matching them to suitable roles

•Headhunting possible candidates

•Registering candidates in order to maintain a strong candidate base in line with client's needs

•Organising interviews for selected candidates

•Placing candidates for permanent vacancies for all clients using a wide range of media and social networking, as well as monitoring the responses and creating shortlists of candidates to register

•Maintenance of electronic records

•Attending networking events and trade shows

•Diary management

•Preparing correspondence, documents, contracts, mailers and branding CV's

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

•Background experience in sales

•Enthusiastic with a real passion for the industry

•Customer focused

•Hard working with a strong work ethic


•Ambitious, self-driven, motivated and determined to succeed

•Sales orientated and can generate sales leads themselves

•Team player but works very well on their own

•Strives when faced with a challenge

•Good negotiator

•Excellent communicator

•Well organised

This role will be suited to someone who is seeking a new challenge and is looking to make the next step in their career. We are not a large multi-site agency but a single office with a close knit team and this is an exciting opportunity to work on some of the largest public sector contracts.


•Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

We want to be realistic and occasionally you may be required to work after 5pm during busy periods and if client workload demands.

In return we offer a basic salary with a realistic OTE of ??20,000-??26,000 for the first year. We would expect a second year recruiter who has built up a strong sales pipeline to be earning around ??24,000 to ??30,000.

We offer uncapped commission so there is no limit on what you could potentially earn.


•On-going training and personal development

•Fantastic uncapped commission structure

•Excellent working environment

• Frequent Bonuses and incentives

•20 days annual holiday plus bank holidays

Due to high amounts of applications if you have not been contacted within 7 days, please consider your application as unsuccessful