JOB TITLE: Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant; Trainee Resourcer

Industry : Working for Bluefire Job Location : Liverpool
Job Reference : 7315AH Job Category : Recruitment Consultancy
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 19/04/2011
Salary & Benefits : £14000 - £17000 per annum + bonus
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Bluefire Consulting is looking for a new Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant to join our Liverpool office. A successful applicant will undergo a comprehensive training programme with excellent opportunities for career progression within our national organisation. Your sales skills will be enhanced through one on one interaction with Bluefire's blue chip commercial and technical clients with the aim of developing your own corporate portfolio of customers.

Job Description

We are looking for a dynamic, sociable individual to join the Liverpool branch of our expanding company. Educated to degree level, previous experience in a sales or customer-focused role would be of benefit as constant interaction with both candidates and clients is necessary from day one.

*degree (2:2 and above) or equivalent
*previous customer-facing experience (e.g. sales or bar work)
*high level of literacy
*proficient in MS Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat etc.

Due to the corporate nature of the roles we recruit for an excellent telephone manner, professional attitude and attention to detail are all extremely important.

Prior experience in the recruitment industry is not crucial as specific skills-based training is provided by our senior consultants within the Bluefire mentoring scheme however an aptitude for learning quickly in a fast-paced and exciting environment would be an asset.

In order to gain an insight into all aspects of the Recruitment Consultant role your first few months will be spent on the Reception/Administration desk.

Duties include:
*answering and directing phone calls from clients and candidates
*ensuring all databases are kept up to date
*compiling consultant's and resourcer's daily stats
*formatting CVs
*amending legal documents
*stock control
*conducting credit checks
*assisting the payroll and marketing departments with their procedures
*general administrative duties

From here you will progress to Resourcer, directly assisting one of our Senior Consultants, liaising with clients and placing candidates into roles. With this promotion comes with a salary increase to approximately £25,000 (inclusive of bonus) in addition to a company iPhone and laptop.

As a Resourcer your role will comprise of:
*sourcing high calibre candidates for our client base
*building and maintaining close working relationships with high-profile clients
*pitching to potential clients
*handling job vacancy queries
*writing job summaries and descriptions to advertise vacancies
*negotiating legal conditions with clients
*arranging and preparing candidates for interview
*compiling client and candidate feedback reports
*assisting Senior Consultants with presentations to new clients

After this you will be promoted to Recruitment Consultant, responsible for a client base of your own. Your salary will reflect this with an OTE of £70,000, a car allowance and up to 30 days holiday per annum.

Working hours are Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 6:00pm
Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm

Initial package includes a basic salary of £14,000 - £17,000 pa along with 20 days holiday plus bank holidays.

Job Keywords

"graduate" "recruitment" "sales" "customer service" "headhunting"

Job Keywords

graduate; recruitment; sales; customer service; headhunting; Liverpool; Merseyside

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Recruitment Consultancy recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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