Recruitment Consultant

Edinburgh Permanent £22,000 - £25,000
  • FTSE 250 Leading Recruitment Consultancy
  • Opportunity to fast track career with a market leading development program

About Our Client

PageGroup are one of the leading specialist Recruitment agencies operating in the UK (and Globally!) and we are looking to hire talented & ambitious people to join our family.

So, as a Recruitment Consultant what can we offer you?

  • Competitive base salary (taking into consideration your previous experience!) with opportunity to earn uncapped commission/bonuses
  • Clear progression opportunities throughout your career (our consultants typically see promotions every 12-18 months)
  • Market-leading training
  • Completely flexible working - we offer an opportunity for a balance between home and office (with laptop & mobile supplied by us)
  • Industry leading maternity & paternity policies
  • A truly inclusive work place - We hold some of the most prestigious D&I accolades!
  • Incentives including 'high-flyers' awards, breakfast clubs, annual bonus' and opportunities to work globally

Additional benefits including private medical insurance, pension plan, opportunity to buy or sell holiday, Tech Scheme (discounted laptops, tablets etc.), GymPass and more

Job Description

As a 360 Recruitment Consultant, you will essentially be the 'middle-person' between businesses who are hiring and job seekers. The aim is to identify both parties' requirements and find the perfect match, first time.

A bit more about the role -

  • Maintain relationships with our existing clients, as well as conducting business development calls to win new business
  • Build and grow a client portfolio to understand their current or future recruitment needs
  • Attend client meetings to further build relationships and pitch for business
  • Provide consultative information to clients to ensure they are using the best strategies for finding the right candidates for their business
  • Negotiating charge rates with clients
  • Networking to become an expert in your market
  • Candidate engagement - identify and attract potential candidates
  • Interview candidates to understand their requirements and best client fit
  • Supporting both client and candidates through the interview and offer stage
  • Providing a thorough aftercare service to both client and candidate to check everything is running smoothly, and identify further business opportunities
  • Work as an integral member of a team, motivating one another and communicating effectively

The Successful Applicant

We are looking to speak with individuals who are looking to pursue a career in recruitment. You will ideally possess the following key skills -

  • At least 12 months work experience in a heavily customer/client focused setting
  • Capable of building great rapport
  • High levels of resilience and self-motivation
  • Proven track record of success in a previous industry
  • Keen to maximise your potential and develop a rewarding career
  • Can work individually, but also loves to be part of a successful team

What's on Offer

As an inclusive employer, PageGroup is continually looking to improve their diversity representation. As such, applications from candidates who are ethnically diverse and with a disability are particularly welcomed

We are keen to support you so that you may thrive at PageGroup, so let us know if there is anything we can do throughout the interview process so that you can be at your best.

Claire Hardy
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Phone number
+44 2078 312000

Job summary

Sub Sector
Business Services
Contract type
Consultant name
Claire Hardy
Consultant phone
+44 2078 312000
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