Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Job Description

Trainee Recruitment Consultant – Leicester – £24-26,000 (OTE £35,000).

We are looking to hire success driven and high achieving Recruitment Consultants who are looking to take control of their career, build their own client portfolio and take advantage of the opportunity to join a progressive, innovative business. You will be joining a permanent recruitment division, with an incredibly strong brand, reputation and established client base.


£24-26,000 base salary, plus uncapped bonus (year one OTE £35,000)


It is our belief that we are only as successful as the people who work for us and to that end, we believe we have created a working environment that encourages and rewards success. We offer scope for long-term progression as the business grows and from the outset you will be rewarded with:-

  • competitive basic salary
  • uncapped earning potential through an immediately available bonus scheme
  • training, coaching and development to provide clear career progression
  • social events and charity days
  • enhanced holidays, plus your birthday off!


Key responsibilities:

  • Developing both existing and new business opportunities, working with a diverse range of clients from SMEs to global organisations
  • Having ultimate responsibility for driving the success and revenue generation of your portfolio, exceeding individual and company targets
  • Calling prospects to generate leads for referrals and calling lapsed customers to re-establish contacts and requirements, increasing your client portfolio
  • Part of your role will involve managing your leads, adding contacts to our CRM, and getting creative with email and marketing campaigns to help secure new clients
  • Taking permanent job requirements and visiting clients onsite to discuss requirements, assess company culture – building, strengthening and maintaining client relationships built on honesty, trust and confidence
  • Screening candidates, matching their skills to specific job requirements and company cultures – conducting telephone screenings and post-placement calls with candidates
  • Booking and confirming candidates into interviews with clients, managing the whole process through to offer and start date
  • Dealing with client and candidate queries effectively
  • Working within a targeted environment to achieve monetary and service-quality goals
  • Providing a consistently high level of service to both clients and candidates, to maintain strong brand reputation

What we’re looking for:

  • A proven recruitment industry track record gained within a recruitment, account management or sales role
  • The vision and ambition and desire to take advantage of the unprecedented opportunities presented to us in the current market place and the ability continually develop your client portfolio, build a successful and profitable business unit
  • We are looking for someone who is able to take initiative and manage their own schedule in order to generate new business
  • The ability to maximise productivity and to deliver for our clients
  • The ability to manage strong client relationships and to identify sustainable new business opportunities that our sales team can help you to convert
  • The determination, drive and tenacity to achieve targets and goals, whilst maintaining the highest possible service standards

KEYWORDS: recruitment, recruiting, success, goal, account management, sales, portfolio, business development, B2B


Unfortunately, due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies.


We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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Posted: 15/05/2024

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