Recruitment Consultant Trainee - Altrincham - GBP18-21K + comms

Rutherford Grant
21000.00 GBP Annual
01 Dec 2016
12 Dec 2016
Start Date

Job description

Title: Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Key Objective

To deliver set financial revenue targets through business development and subsequent client management as well as going the extra mile to actively contribute to the growth of the business

Key responsibilities

Budget & activity achievement:

Deliver your personal sales budgets on a weekly, monthly and annual basis, relating to:

Client interviews arranged

New vacancies generated

Interviews between consultant and candidate

Introduction campaigns generated

Client visits attended

Business & account management

Personally identify, negotiate and develop long term profitable relationships with key customers in agreed sectors

Maintain and develop relationships with existing customers via meetings, telephone calls and emails

Take an active role in customer visits and negotiations

To provide effective and focused ongoing customer and sector account management/development plans to aid the achievement of the sales plan

Develop existing customers through developing closer, cross functional relationships and expanding the services utilised

Training and development

At Rutherford Grant Recruitment we believe that our training is second to none. All new starters undertake an intensive 3 month training programme.

The initial training covers a wide range of areas, from 'Who Rutherford Grant Recruitment Are' to Lead Generation, Interview Techniques and Candidate Sourcing Techniques, Terms Negotiation, and many more skills. Our employees are continuously learning and it is our belief that the learning starts, not ends after the 3 month training induction.

We have a dedicated Head of Consultant Development to work with all new starters and experienced consultants an ensure they are getting the level of support and development needed to be as successful as possible and satisfy their career needs.

Continuous Professional Development is a priority ensuring that the consultants are always learning and growing commercially. Each member of the team has a Personal Development Plan, and has regular 2-way reviews providing an opportunity for achievements to be acknowledged.

Key Relationships

Business Manager/Divisional Manager * Sales Support / Administration department

Fellow Consultants and Senior Consultants within your team and the wider business

Package and Benefits Summary

Competitive salary - dependent on qualifications and experience

Exceptional uncapped commission structure

Holidays - On commencement each employee is entitled to 24 days paid annual leave per year. If the individual joins the company part way through the year this entitlement is pro-rated

Quarterly and monthly incentives, including European City Breaks

Financial incentives for best personal/team performances

Smart casual dress code on Fridays

Contracted working hours are 9:00am to 6.00pm (however we currently benefit from a 4.30pm finish on Fridays!)

Person Specification

Education, Experience & Knowledge

Educated to degree level or equivalent (not essential)

Ability to swiftly build strong relationships across the team and cross functionally throughout the wider business

A 'real' team player

Passion and drive to make Rutherford Grant Recruitment succeed

Proactive, highly motivated with a 'can do' attitude

PC literate

Prepared to travel within the UK on business as required

Highly ambitious

Behavioural competencies

Drive, resilience and enthusiasm - focused upon results; remains positive and retains forward momentum, even in tough times; hard working and committed

Customer focus - Committed to understanding and exceeding the expectations of customers, both internal and external

Communicating and influencing - a good two way communicator; first class verbal and written presentation skills; personable with a sense of humour; able to use a range of influencing techniques

Problem solving and decision making - Analyses issues and breaks them down into their component parts; identifies potential solutions and systematically evaluates them; excellent numerical skills

Time & Task Management - Plans effective use of resources; able to manage multiple projects and prioritise effectively

Building effective relationships - uses interpersonal skills to build and maintain effective relationships inside and outside the business. Understands team dynamics; encourages collaborative working across internal and external boundaries; can manage upwards

Recruitment and selection process

First round interview with a Director

Second round interview with a Director and Head of Consultant Development, likely to take place within the subsequent week and will involve a presentation.

Interviews will take place in either our Altrincham office.

Further information on the likely structure and content of the first and second round interviews will be provided nearer the time.

Application process

We would ideally like you to provide the following information so that we can fairly judge your application:

A CV detailing your career history, education and qualifications

A covering letter explaining why you are interested in this role

Details of your current package, notice period and any contractual restrictions