Trainee Recruitment Consultant – 2nd Jobbers
Have you graduate over the past few years and found yourself working in a job that just isn’t living up to expectation? Are you’re working in a sales role where the commission isn’t quite what you expected? Or are you working in a non-sales related position but now feel your hard work isn’t paying off financially?
Are you considering being a Trainee Recruitment Consultant?
Working in Recruitment enables post University students the opportunity to progress their career into management within a three-year time frame and the opportunity to be earning more than £60,000 within three years. The role is completely down to how hard you work. The rest can be taught!
The Role as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant
You will be working alongside a Senior Consultant initially assisting them in providing candidates for their clients, the role will be mainly telephone based and you’ll be speaking to many different people daily. You will try to understand their career motivations, understand more detail about the market you’re working in and overtime become an expert within your market. Typical day to day responsibilities of a recruiter are:
Networking through social media – LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter etc.
Career progression in Recruitment
Career progression in recruitment tends to be accelerated, the reason for this it is usually decided upon billing figures, if you hit your target, you get promoted. It’s that simple, it is not unusual for consultants to build their way into management within 4/5 years. The typical career route is the following.
Associate Consultant (Researcher) OTE - £30/35k
Recruitment Consultant OTE – £40k/50k
Senior Recruitment Consultant - £50k/70k
Team Leader (Management) £70k+
Senior Team Leader 90k+
Associate Director £100k=+
What do they look for in a Trainee Recruitment Consultant?
Top 40 University (2:1or 2:2) Science related degree (preferred not essential)
Strong sporting background.
Polished, articulate and well presented
Sales or commercial experience (preferred not essential)