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Recruitment Consultant Apprentice

Location: WATFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE Salary: 17000.00 - 20000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Sales Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: DAYS ONLY Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3041200
Recruitment is one of the most lucrative industries to be in

Here at Reed Watford we are looking for a driven and ambitious Consultant to generate income for the office through placing candidates into temporary jobs and developing new business through client sales activity.


REED is a specialist provider of Permanent, Contract and Temporary recruitment solutions assisting jobseekers and employers since 1960.
REED's global expertise spans Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. REED is independent, has 350 offices worldwide, employs 3,000 people and delivers a world-class service across more than 30 specialisms.


Business Development

• Developing business opportunities through targeted cold calling, attending sales meetings, sales presentations, organisational visits and networking events.
• Winning new business through adopting innovative and creative approaches to selling REED that makes us stand out from the competitors.
• Growing business by exploring potential opportunities and selling temporary/interim solutions within the existing client portfolio.
• Creating business opportunities through proactive marketing of candidates including “spec calls”.
• Attending client meetings to service existing business and seek new business.
• Fostering and developing close working relationships with clients to identify their current and future business needs.
• Seeking to fully understand the requirements of clients’ roles to maximise success ratios when putting candidates forward for the position.
• Demonstrating the necessary understanding of the recruitment processes and time scales to successfully manage client expectations.
• Understanding the processes, procedures and requirements of the clients’ internal recruitment systems.
• Delivering a world-class service that exceeds the expectations of the client.

Candidate Activity:

• Searching/sourcing for candidates via direct advertising, job boards, social media and referrals.
• Conducting marketing activity to attract new candidates to register with REED.
• Developing strong relationships with candidates through effective networking.
• Registering and interviewing new candidates to evaluate their skills, experience and career goals.
• Completing relevant background checks and referencing.
• Matching candidates to temporary/interim opportunities and filling existing temporary assignments.
• Fully preparing candidates prior to submitting them to temporary bookings.
• Writing accurate and engaging candidate profiles and actively promoting them to clients.
• Working with urgency and ensuring that bookings are filled to agreed timescales.
• Ensuring that all data relevant to the recruitment process is accurately recorded using internal databases.
• Ensuring all processes and procedures are followed to meet legislative and internal quality requirements.
• Producing ad-hoc reports as required.
• Compliance and general administration


The ideal candidate will have the following attributes;

- To be a successful consultant you must be organised
- Meticulous
- Creative
- Strong communication skills
- Be able to influence another
- Team orientated
- Resilient
- Ambitious
- Ability to sell
- and hungry to succeed
- You must have worked in a target driven environment previously

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