Trainee/Recruitment consultants, Southampton, ??17800-??22300+uncapped commission.
Your new company
Hays is a FTSE 250 company and a leading global professional recruitment business. Hays consultants are experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide. We have recently been awarded the #1 employer of choice in Recruitment in the UK by Glassdoor. We employ over 8,748 staff operating in 244 offices across 33 countries. Last year we placed around 57,000 candidates in permanent jobs and around 212,000 into temporary assignments. To continue our growth, we are creating an opportunity for aspiring Trainee Recruitment Consultants as well as experienced Consultants to join the Southampton office. Hays Southampton office is central to Southampton and close to all shops and communities as well as being very close to public transport routes. The office hold 35 consultants of varying levels, all who provide support and contribute to a great, vibrant and fun place to work in.
Your new role
Recruitment is a highly competitive and fast paced industry. As a Trainee Recruitment Consultant in Southampton you will manage the end to end recruitment process, while enjoying the challenge of winning new clients, building new relationships and nurturing existing relationships with both clients and candidates. You will be responsible for sourcing candidates for our customers, building professional relationships and market knowledge, advertising current roles, networking with market specialists, using our market leading database to keep in touch with candidates and clients and attending client and candidate meetings.
You will be responsible for managing your own portfolio of candidates and clients within your sector and be pro-active in developing valuable, long lasting relationships through your business development and direct advertising. You will be placing the right candidate into the right role whilst consistently achieving your targets and KPI's specific to your desk within this results-orientated business.
What you'll need to succeed
For this exciting opportunity we are looking for a highly motivated, inspirational individual who can drive the business forward and continue the growth of your team. To thrive in Hays you will have a strong background in sales or a proven track record of success in your studies or previous work experience and you will thrive at working in our high performance corporate sales environment. You will be able to show a talent for building relationships and enjoy working in a busy, target driven environment. You will demonstrate resilience working in our fast paced and competitive environment. There are constant targets and KPIs to achieve so you will be an ambitious, driven individual who will not only meet their targets but push to exceed them. You will embody our core business values, having an inquisitive nature and being highly ambitious with a hunger to succeed and build a prosperous career within Hays.
What you'll get in return
At the heart of Hays success are our people and our world class learning and development programme will give you the best training in the industry. This will enable you to build your sales and develop recruiting expertise so you can achieve and enjoy a lasting and rewarding recruitment career.
As a Trainee Recruitment Consultant you will be able to learn from our experienced consultants who have a wealth of expertise across all sectors. You'll enjoy working in our fast paced, challenging yet supportive, fun and sociable environment. You will be rewarded for your success with a competitive base salary, plus uncapped commission and a wide range of excellent incentives and benefits, as well as unrivalled career progression within our business. As an exceptional consultant you will have opportunities to fast track your career in our meritocratic culture, moving into team and operational management longer term.
What you need to do now
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