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Recruitment consultant

  • Location:

    Chelmsford, Essex

  • Sector:

    Education services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20000 - £22000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Melanie benaziza

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Job Description


As a Recruitment Consultant you will be working in the department who recruit for permanent and fixed term contracts. You will be recruiting for a variety of roles, from administration to logistics operatives to project managers, anything and everything so your days will be very varied.

This is a full 360 recruitment opportunity where you will be responsible for growing a portfolio of clients, both warm and cold, booking meetings with them persuading them to use Brook Street as a recruitment supplier; this will involve some cold calling. You will use social media and job boards to source suitable candidates for the jobs that you have picked up, arrange interviews and conduct interview coaching.


You will be joining a highly recognised and reputable recruitment agency that has been in business for over 70 years. Joining the Brook Street team within our permanent recruitment department, you will be working within one of the companies top performing branches.


- Cold calling for prospective new business

- Lead generation through various sources

- Manage existing client's requirements

- Conduct client meetings, promoting Brook Streets services/recruitment solutions

- Negotiate fees and contracts

- Complete job shadows to gather a thorough understanding of the jobs you are recruiting for

- Write job adverts and publish online

- Manage job board applications, speaking to active candidates

- Search for passive candidates via social media, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter

- Conduct telephone and face to face interviews with candidates

- Format CV's to be sent to clients in a professional way

- Manage marketing campaigns to generate candidate attraction

- Liaise with clients and set up interviews

- Conduct interview advice/preparation meetings

- Manage the workload of a recruitment resourcer


- Previous recruitment experience would be ideal but not essential

- Sales experience

- Experience of working in a targeted, pressurised and fast paced environment

- Ability to multi-task

- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

- IT literate

- Experience of social media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook) would be ideal

- Investigative in nature, experience of asking open questions, getting people to talk about themselves

- Stable work history, be able to explain reasons for leaving previous positions

- Professional, sociable and friendly

- Punctual and reliable


- Uncapped OTE which can be very lucrative (Top performers earning £35,000+)

- 22 day holiday rising to 27 days plus all Bank Holidays

- On the spot ad hoc additional incentives

- Modern working environment

- Opportunity to progress if this would be of interest

- Pension

If you are looking to join the team please call Melanie for more information on 01895 204505 or I'm contactable on my mobile 07515 325232


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