Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Location: Wrexham
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000
Reference: NWTRCOCT
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Since launching as part of the gap personnel group in early 2016, gap professional has gone from strength to strength, building a network of Consultants across the country, who service permanent and interim white-collar recruitment needs nationwide.


Working with a wide variety of FMCG, Manufacturing and Logistics firms, we have established a reputation for our knowledge base, integrity and providing excellent service levels to both clients & candidates alike.


Due to continued growth, we are now seeking a driven & ambitious individual to join our North Wales Region as a Trainee or Junior Consultant and work alongside our highly successful Senior Consultant.



The role:  

With the full support of both our Senior Consultant for professional and a welcoming & highly experienced branch team, you will form an integral part of the division in supporting the growth of our business and talent pool and (once trained) be responsible for the following duties:


Lead Generation – Conducting market research to develop a pipeline of prospective clients in your assigned target area.
Business Development – Contacting relevant companies in your assigned area, investigating their current recruitment processes, introducing the services gap professional or the group can offer that will add value to these and securing an agreement to support.
Client Engagement – Keeping in regular contact with prospective and current clients to build rapport and strengthen relationships to maximise opportunity.
Talent Attraction – Advertising vacancies and actively sourcing potential candidates via several methods, including searching mainstream CV boards and LinkedIn.
Screening & Shortlisting – Ascertaining the suitability of candidates against the requirements of a vacancy, including personal attributes and culture fit.
Interviewing, onboarding & aftercare – Supporting candidates and clients throughout the interview & onboarding processes and then remaining in contact with both parties throughout the initial few weeks of the candidate’s employment to ensure any queries or concerns are dealt with quickly & effectively.
Record keeping & administration – Keeping accurate and up to date records of all activity, formatting CV’s & completing all associated administration required.


Skills/Experience sought:

Experience of Business to Business Sales and/or working in a target-driven environment.
Strong communication skills & the ability to build rapport with a diverse range of people.
A genuine interest in recruitment and understanding the motivations and aims of others
High levels of motivation and accountability – recognising your responsibilities and taking ownership of these.
The flexibility to work in a varied and often demanding position
The willingness to learn and attend training courses that support your role


Hours, remuneration & benefits: 

Hours of work: 8AM – 5PM, Monday to Friday
Basic salary of £18,000 - £22,000 (dependent upon experience)
Achievable bonus structure (Realistic year one OTE of £24,000 - £26,000+)
Full training & support with the opportunity to attend both internal & external training courses
A range of flexible benefits, offered via Perkbox
25 days annual leave, plus a day off for your birthday
Company-wide annual awards ceremony, Ad-hoc incentives & team-building events
Opportunity to study for recognised qualifications