Graduate Recruitment Consultant

Posted 05/01/2022 by Inspire Rec2Rec

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£20,000 - £45,000/annum

Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Manchester

Base £20,000
Including commission, first-year earnings £35,000. Second-year earning £55,000.

Are you an ambitious graduate looking for a brand-new challenge in a target driven environment? This role as a graduate trainee recruitment consultant may just be the perfect fit for you!

Our client is looking for ambitious, money-driven graduates to join their growing recruitment company in the 'disruptive technologies' sector as Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultants in their modern Manchester office.

Salary: £21,000 at Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant Level

Commission: Realistic (and previously achieved) On Target Earnings - 1st year: £25,000-£35,000 2nd year: £50,000 3rd year: £70,000+


Resource candidates over the phone, job boards, database, social media
Identify candidates who are fitting to your needs through a phone screening and interviewing.
Create growth through business development with clients
Write and advertise jobs to attract candidates
Cold calling
Market research to find opportunities


As a graduate trainee recruitment consultant, no previous experience is needed, as it will all be taught on the job! You will have close contact with a mentor, completing some theory-based training. This award-winning training programme won’t throw you in at the deep end!


Degree educated
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Outgoing and personable with the ability to build rapport, relationships and network
Driven with the perseverance and resilience to overcome obstacles and achieve targets
Organised; able to multi-task efficiently
Display integrity that builds trust
Commercial awareness
Passionate; taking pride in what you do and giving your all
The ability to listen, learn, adapt and grow
Office and sales experience are both desirable

Close contact with the directors, who can offer thorough training and development
Weekly drinks
Monthly trips to the races, lunch clubs etc
Less pressure on KPIs than other recruitment companies
No targets on calls per day or call time
A different approach to other recruitment companies
The chance to join a company that aims to triple in size over the next few years

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