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Graduate Recruitment Consultant

  • Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + commission and bonus scheme
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Date posted: 23-10-2018
  • Sector: Internal
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: GRAD_CHA2_1540307842

We are looking for ambitious individuals who have graduated from University within the last two years to join us as Graduate Recruitment Consultants.

Our Professional Development and Training Academy is perfect for anyone who is looking to find a high earning career. We know that the skills you learn at university set you up for many of the challenges faced in Recruitment. For this reason, we don't mind what you have studied, so long as you have thrown yourself into lots of extra-curricular activities.

A career in Recruitment is fast-paced, varied and offers earning potentials as high as £100,000 within three years (if you're good at it!). It's not always the easiest job to do, so we look for graduates who thrive in challenging environments.

Benefits of joining as a Graduate Recruitment Consultant

  • Competitive basic salary and first-rate commission scheme
  • Financial bonuses on offer quarterly and annually
  • 8-week training academy
  • Modern office space in Central Reading
  • Breakout area with Pool Table, Darts, Beer Fridge and Xbox
  • Experienced Senior Management team
  • Fast Organic Progression - targets always in place for next promotion!

Regular Incentives Include:

  • Quarterly incentives (Escape rooms, VIP hospitality boxes etc.)
  • Health Insurance including free Gym Membership
  • Early finish on Fridays
  • Gym lunches once a week (1.5 hours)
  • 25 days' annual leave plus your birthday off
  • Opportunity to buy/sell annual leave
  • 4-week paid sabbatical if you are with the company for 10 years

The Role:

  • Identify and source candidates via headhunting, referrals, advertising and social media campaigns
  • Attend client meetings and candidate registrations across the UK
  • Call prospective new clients regularly, building up your professional network
  • Administrative duties: updating the internal CRM database and following our award-winning compliance procedures
  • Negotiate new terms of business with clients and negotiate candidate salaries.

The Ideal Graduate Recruitment Consultant:

  • Graduated from University in the last two years.
  • Competitive - we want you to be our next top biller!
  • Ambition to progress quickly and earn lots
  • Not afraid of picking up the phone
  • Natural sales ability with a resilient attitude
  • Strong work ethic - what you put in is what you get out

Recruitment is one of the most lucrative careers you can get into but what you put in is what you get out. You need to be ready to hit the ground running and work towards regular targets and incentives.

We will ensure you see the training and development needed to become a successful Recruitment Consultant. All we ask in return is a strong work ethic and the passion to succeed in your career.

If you would like to be considered for the Graduate Recruitment opportunity, please follow the instructions to apply. Equally, if you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Kirsty on 0118 948 5555 or email

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