Trainee Recruitment Consultant - ??24,000 basic

City of London
40000.00 GBP Annual + 00
11 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time

Trainee Recruitment Consultant - ??24,000 basic

Graduate Trainee Programme based in Soho, Central London

??20,000 basic salary and realistic 1st year OTE of ??40-55k

Industry: IT | Legal | Energy | Pharmaceutical | Life Sciences

This business is a large global company made up of five separate Recruitment Consultancies specialising in IT, Legal, Energy, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences recruitment with their UK base in state-of-the-art Soho offices.

The business was founded 20 years ago and now have offices based across Europe, North and South America.

Their new office in San Francisco was set up by one of their top producing Recruitment Consultants 5 years after he joined them as a Graduate Recruitment Consultant on their Graduate Trainee Scheme.

If you have the right goals and determination, this company will back you 100% - and maybe you could be setting up your own office in a new city in 5 years from now!

This is a highly meritocratic environment and will reward the entrepreneurial Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultants that achieve their targets. Not only do they offer uncapped commission, but their incentives include monthly lunch clubs to Michelin star restaurants, company nights out and 5* expenses paid holidays abroad.

This is a brilliant opportunity for young professionals, who have high aims in both career prospects and in salary expectation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Candidate Resourcing and Cold Calling
  • Lead Generation and Business Development
  • Account Management
  • Face-to-face meetings with clients
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Counting commission every pay day!


The first 6 weeks will consist of an intensive training Graduate Training Programme, including classroom based activities, practical tasks and research projects to make sure you have a good foundation to become an expert recruitment consultant in your market. You will then have ongoing development training throughout your career.

Our Ideal Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant:

* Degree level educated or be a 2nd Jobber with commercial/sales experience

* Track record of working hard and high achievements, whether this is through sport or academia

* A strong work ethic

* Motivated by money, with an entrepreneurial streak

If this sounds like you, please apply now and we'll be in touch to discuss your future career in Recruitment.


ESG Recruitment have over 20 years of experience in placing Graduates, 2nd jobbers and experienced Sales and Recruitment professionals into top tier Recruitment and Sales firms operating at the highest level in the most specialised and lucrative sectors of Recruitment Consultancy.