Trainee Recruitment Consultant


  • Salary: £17-18,000 plus commission
  • Location: Chester, North West
  • Contract: Permanent

We are recruiting for a Trainee Recruitment Consultant to join the motivated and successful team in our Chester office. 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. Your achievements as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant will be rewarded with a competitive salary, commission and bonus, and a generous benefits package including enhanced holiday entitlement, healthcare plan – and even a day off for your birthday!
Do you possess proven customer service experience and the desire to develop your career within a thriving, expanding organisation? Are you looking for a role which you can make your own and become an integral part of a team’s success? If you have a genuine passion for getting the best possible outcome for your customers; determination and tenacity to succeed; and the flexibility to work within an environment where no two days are the same, this Trainee Recruitment Consultant role could be the opportunity for you!
 Company: The Business Connection is one of the North West’s longest established independent recruitment businesses, delivering an exceptional service to clients and candidates across the region for over 30 years. Ask anyone who works in recruitment, and they’ll tell you it’s much, much more than a job – it’s a vocation!
Recruitment Process
·         Managing the recruitment process from initial enquiry through to candidate placement
·         Taking permanent and temporary job requirements and visit clients onsite to discuss requirements and assess company culture
·         Screening candidates, matching their skills to specific job requirements and company cultures – conducting telephone screenings, registration interviews and post-registration calls with candidates
·         Submitting relevant CVs to clients, arranging interviews and managing the offer process, dealing with any negotiations that arise
 Business Development
·         Developing both existing and new business opportunities, working with a diverse range of clients from SMEs to global organisations
·         Maintaining regular contact with existing client base, adopting an account management approach
·         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
·         Completing of registration paperwork, including registration form, diversity monitoring/criminal declaration form, and employer reference details
·         Adhering to all compliance guidelines (both legal and best practice) as specified by Operations Manager
·         A proven track record gained within customer service
·         The ability to manage client relationships, and identify and develop new business opportunities
·         The drive and tenacity to achieve targets and goals, whilst maintaining the highest possible service standards
·         A flexible approach to problem solving within a professional business environment
·         A genuine passion for customer service – able to deal with candidates, clients and any other parties with tact, diplomacy and confidentiality
·         Organised way of working, able to manage several key projects/tasks at one time to meet strict deadlines
·         An honest approach, ensuring that any commitments to candidates and clients are met and expectations are managed effectively
·         PC skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and inhouse database systems
·         Strong communication skills, written and verbal, face to face and over the phone
KEYWORDS: Recruitment, sales, business development, customer service, administration
IMPORTANT NOTE: Whether you will be successful to the next stage of the interview process will be determined by your relevant skills and experience detailed on your CV, please read the job description carefully and up-date your CV accordingly before submitting
Only submit your CV in Word format
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 thisparticular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies
We are acting on behalf of the client as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy
We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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