Graduate Recruitment Consultant

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


GBP17,900–22,500 + uncapped commission
1st year OTE GBP25,000–GBP28,000

Your new job in recruitment

Recruitment is fast–paced and dynamic, every day you'll make a lasting impact. As a recruiter you will win new clients and nurture existing relationships, contact candidates and build professional relationships and market knowledge. You will quickly develop expertise in your specialist market by advertising roles, meeting with clients and candidates, networking in your industry sector and utilising our market leading database. You will be expected to deliver and exceed KPI's and targets on a monthly basis by bringing together both candidate and client to meet their requirements.

About us

Hays is the most successful specialist recruiter in the UK placing more than one candidate into a new job every minute of every business day. We've been voted the best recruiter to work for in the UK by Glassdoor and we're the most followed recruiter globally on LinkedIn. Our team of 8,748 people share ideas and knowledge to deliver consistently outstanding results. As recruiting experts in qualified, professional and skilled work, we power the world of work by truly understanding our clients and candidates both locally and globally.

Our Crawley office is home to our Accountancy & Finance, HR, Construction & Property, AIrports and Office Support businesses, who due to growth are looking to recruit two ambitious individuals to join the team. This role sits within the Accountancy & Finance team, which is currently up this year and this is expected to continue on an upward curve for the rest of the year. We work with a variety of enviable clients from PLC's to Private Equity backed businesses to high growth SME's across West Sussex. The office is nrewly refurbished and modern, located close to public transport links with parking on site.

What you'll need to succeed with us

You will be a recent graduate, with previous experience in customer service (either retail or office based), who is looking for a career and not just a job. To succeed you'll need to demonstrate that you're sales driven, results–focused, and possess an ambitious drive to succeed in a competitive and fast paced environment. You will possess the ability to build successful relationships with clients and candidates and show outstanding interpersonal skills to maintain relationships.

You will be ambitious and driven to develop your market quickly and show an inquisitive nature and thirst for knowledge. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, show attention to detail and a strong work ethic in order to succeed. Recruitment is hard work and it takes time and perseverance to achieve results so resilience, persistence and determination are key. You need to be passionate about people, outgoing and confident.

What you'll get in return from us

Hays are committed to developing our employees and you will receive the best training in the industry to help you achieve success as a Graduate Recruitment Consultant. This will enable you to build your own business and client/candidate relationships so you can achieve and enjoy a lasting and rewarding recruitment career. You will have a full driving licence.You will be working in a fast paced, challenging yet supportive, fun and sociable environment. You will be rewarded for your success with a completive basic salary of GBP17,900–22,500, 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 the opportunity to fast track your career, moving into team and operational management longer term.

What you need to do now

Interested in a career as a recruitment consultant with Hays Click 'apply now' or call Laura Harmar – Internal Recruiter, Hays South East on to discuss your suitability. Alternatively please email your CV to

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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Winner of the Glassdoor Best Places to Work in the UK 2017 and Best Places to Interview in the UK 2017 (#1 recruitment company)

Winner of the Rate My Placement Best Undergraduate Employer in the UK 2017 (#1 recruitment company)