JOB TITLE: Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Industry : Working for Bluefire Job Location : London
Job Reference : 9258 Job Category : Recruitment Consultancy
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 15/01/2013
Salary & Benefits : £18000 - £20000 per annum + OTE-35k,Phone,Laptop,iPad,
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

Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant City of London Year 1 £18k-£20k basic, 1st year OTE £35k + Benefits including iPhone 5, Laptop, iPad, 29 days holiday

Job Description

City of London
Year 1 £18k-£20k basic, 1st year OTE £35k + iPhone 5, Laptop, iPad, 29 days holiday

The Role

As a Trainee Graduate Recruitment Consultant working for an award winning agency you will be responsible for sourcing & matching candidates to our clients' requirements. Our proven training & development covers all aspects of how a successful recruitment company operates so you will be equipped with the knowledge & experience to become a future leader within the business.

Working in the heart of the City you will shadow an experienced Recruiter as you progress into a client facing role. Your training will be 6-12 months with salary increases commensurate with your performance. You will be constantly challenged to reach targets and help provide recruitment solutions for our clients including Virgin, Fujitsu, Schneider Electric, & Prodrive.

You will be involved in the following duties:

* Writing job Specifications & adverts
* Sourcing candidates from job boards, applications & direct methods
* Arranging & preparing candidates for interview via telephone screening & face to face
* Receiving & relaying detailed interview feedback
* Building & consolidating customer relationships
* Contacting potential clients to promote our services

The Requirements

You must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of success in your work experience to date, as well as being motivated to be able to succeed in a sales environment as a Recruitment Consultant's day is targeted, fast paced & challenging. You will need to have a 2:1 degree (or equivalent) & above, ideally in a business, technical, IT or engineering related subject. Any pre, post or placement year experience will be of distinct advantage. We will also consider exceptional candidates who can demonstrate strong A level grades combined with relevant experience gained within a Recruitment, Sales or customer facing environment. Candidates' who play competitive sports such as Rugby, Hockey, Netball etc, are of particular interest, as are those candidates who have previously spent time travelling, done voluntary work and/or have participated in university clubs & societies.

Key Competencies

* Results driven
* Ability to develop relationships, use effective networks & build rapport
* Can sell services to existing & new clients using appropriate, effective techniques
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Very well presented
* Resilience & tenacity
* Planning & Organising - Ability to identify the steps to be taken to achieve objectives, well organised
* Business decision making & knowledge - Ability to make effective judgements on available data / knowledge, i.e. makes timely decisions, even in ambiguous situations
* Lateral Thinking & Problem Solving
* Commercial awareness & ability to quickly understand & embrace new ideas

The Company

Bluefire Consulting is an award winning recruitment consultancy operating throughout the UK. We specialise in a variety of niche industry sectors such as Commercial, Finance, Engineering, IT, Telecoms, Sales & Marketing. Now approaching our 18th year of business recognised by the Financial Times for our achievements, Bluefire maintains a strong primary focus on exceptional service to both candidates & clients alike. This has enabled us to continue to expand despite the challenging economic climate & our aim is to recruit 10 Graduate Trainees across our London & Liverpool head offices in 2013.

We offer you full training and support & a competitive starting salary of £18k-£20k pa basic + commission, bonuses & profit share. Anticipated first year earnings are circa £35k pa. Benefits include 29 days holiday, company laptop, iPhone 5 and iPad. Top performing Graduate Trainees qualify for a company car allowance & are rewarded with a Tag/Rolex watch to recognise their achievements. On progression to becoming a Recruitment Consultant, you can expect to achieve total earnings in excess of £70,000 pa.

Job Keywords

"graduate recruitment" "trainee recruitment" "recruitment consultant"

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

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