Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
East Sussex
17900.00 - 22500.00 GBP Annual
02 Sep 2019
01 Oct 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time



Your new company

The Hays Brighton office is based in the city centre. This famous seaside resort is a mere 50 minutes travel from London, but it is increasingly popular with media, creative and music industry who want an alternative to London – it also boasts a premiership football team and a thriving arts, nightlife and restaurant scene. Brighton is a key strategic location within the Hays IT business in the South East and this well–established team is at the start of an exciting growth curve. Digital firms in Brighton continue to grow by more than 14% a year, while the sector in Brighton alone is experiencing jobs growth at more than 10 times the rate of the wider UK economy. The Hays IT business consists of three distinct areas; Digital Technology, Projects & Change and Infrastructure and with commitment from the highest level, we are actively recruiting to grow each of the teams.

As the UK economy continues its' digital transformation, the South East and Brighton in particular remains at the vanguard of exciting new areas including Data Analytics, Cyber Security and Software Development, affording recruiters the chance to work on these jobs of the future. Brighton is already home to a very high concentration of digital advertising, marketing agencies and gaming studios, the digital tech sector is growing at pace across Sussex. The office boasts a diverse mix of organisations from a thriving SME sector to a large concentration of corporates, two Universities and a number of large government/ public sector employers. Brighton is a high profile location within the South East, and we are looking to grow both our IT Contracts team as well as appoint to permanent desks in BI & Data/ Development. Hays are investing heavily in our IT recruitment teams, the business is growing and there has never been a better time to be a tech recruiter.

Your new role

You will join a large team of expert IT & Digital Technology recruiters across the South East with a dedicated focus across on growing business in the Brighton and wider Sussex region. The Brighton Technology team have seen 20%+ growth so far this year and with a growing demand for permanent/contract recruitment across the region, this is ideal moment to seize this opportunity. You will lead from the front, enhancing existing relationships whilst winning new business in order to maximise revenue growth on your desk. The Brighton office has over 40 expert cross specialist consultants creating a dymanic environment where further leadership opportunities could potentially available for those seeking further progression in time.

What you'll need to succeed

You will be highly ambitious, successful and possibly an already experienced recruiter seeking an opportunity to make the next move forward in your career, motivating, leading and growing a team. However you do not need to currently be an IT recruiter – if you are successful in your field we will provide you with world class training. You will be a talented recruiter with a proven ability in a very competitive professional services market. You'll possess the determination to drive the expansion of this specialism, support your colleagues' development and enjoying working as part of a growing team.

What you'll get in return

You will be part of an already highly successful IT team with a strong leadership and work ethic. You'll also be supported by some of the very best Senior Managers and Directors in our business, being presented with opportunities to fast track your career into a wider role as the team grows and enabling you to become a key part of the South East region's success story. You will reap the rewards of both yours and your growing team's successful performance. This opportunity will enable you to really push your career forward in a positive, proactive and high performing team, within a fun, sociable environment.

You will receive the best training in the industry to help you achieve success as a recruiter – this will enable you to build your sales and develop recruiting expertise so you can achieve and enjoy a lasting and rewarding recruitment career. You will be paid a competitive salary, uncapped commission, incentives, referral bonuses and a range of attractive employee benefits like discounted gym membership, annual season ticket loans, the ability to buy extra holiday days and generous shopping discounts. We operate a truly meritocratic culture where you are rewarded and recognised based on your results, and high performing individuals can be fast–tracked through numerous promotions within a few years.

What you need to do now

For more information and to a confidential conversation contact Laura Harmar (Internal Recruitment, Hays South East) on or email

Our culture is meritocratic; we share a passion for creating opportunities for our people to flourish & succeed whatever their background. We deliver a world–class service to a diverse customer–base and as such welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds.

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