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Trainee Recruitment Consultant - West London

Job Title: Trainee Recruitment Consultant - West London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hammersmith
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + OTE - £35,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SSP71505
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 09, 2012 22:10

Job Description

Quest Search & Selection currently has an opportunity for a trainee Retail Operations Recruitment Consultant to join our team. Quest is a market-leading and preferred recruitment supplier to the UK's largest and most successful retailers. As a Trainee Recruitment Consultant you'll work with a variety of clients, from large blue chip Food, DIY, Fashion, Telecomms, Leisure/Hospitality & Digital retailers. As a Trainee Consultant your responsibilities will be varied, but will rely on your ability to speak to the right people, understand exactly what they're looking for, and deliver on this with speed and accuracy. No two days are ever the same, but your day-to-day responsibilities will include: * Utilising a variety of candidate sourcing methodologies to find suitable candidates including search/headhunting, database and advertising campaigns * Writing engaging, strong copy to attract candidates of the right calibre and background to your clients vacancies * Handing advertising response, screening candidates, and conducting in-depth face-to-face interviews on behalf of your clients * Arranging interviews and managing the offer negotiation process * Developing new business and relationships with target clients and maintaining Quest's good reputation by delivering strong candidates to them ahead of competitors * Growing relationships with current clients – continuing to offer relevant, comprehensive value-added service and looking to extend these relationships wherever possible This is an exciting opportunity to operate in a fast-paced, genuinely meritocratic and autonomous environment, where strong communication skills, tenacity and a commercial mindset will stand you in excellent stead. Ideally you will bring potential contacts in and knowledge of the Retail market & have had experience in a sales or target focused environment office environment. In return we will provide - * Lots of autonomy in your role * A personal career plan to help you achieve your goals and strive for promotion (Senior Consultant, Managing Consultant, Group Manager, Director) * Competitive bonus scheme * Quarterly company nights out * Team Events – when your team hits target, the whole team will take a half day off for a Quest funded event (previous have included Michelin star meals, wine tasting at Vinopolis, go karting days etc) * International career opportunities - Opportunities in our Dubai office! * The ride to work scheme – enabling you to purchase a bike at hugely discounted rates should you wish to commute to work this way Quest has an excellent track record in employee development and progression we hold Investors In People status and are a Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Businesses To Work For. We were also a Finalist at the 2011 Recruiter awards. Whether you come from a retail background and are looking for something new, or from a sales or recruitment background we'd be interested in hearing from you please send your cv with the reference number SSP71505.