Trainee Recruitment Consultant


    Virtus Talent

    Trainee Recruitment Consultant – Basic salary: £25K. 1st Year On Target Earnings: £45K

    Want to get into recruitment but unsure which industry you’d fit best?

    Very rarely are Graduate Recruitment roles an actual Graduate Scheme, but this one is different. Our client is offering the opportunity to join their rotation programme, a chance to experience recruitment in each of the sectors that they work in order to see where you would be best fit.

    As a business, they focus on different areas of the investment management sector and have been a trusted partner to many financial institutions for over 20 years.

    What you’ll get from them:

    • £25k basic salary with a 1st year OTE of £45K+
    • Private healthcare
    • Activity tracking watch
    • Gym membership
    • Yoga and Pilates classes
    • National Theatre tickets
    • £250 per person per year for self-improvement tools
    • Travel loan
    • Unlimited holidays
    • Student loan payback scheme

    What the role involves:

    • Strategically and proactively identify and engage with best-in-class candidates
    • Utilise exceptional communication, on the phone, email and in person, to understand candidates’ backgrounds and motivations, client requirements and efficiently match the two
    • Be the pivotal intermediary between candidates and clients
    • Play a key role in the deal process from end to end, directly influencing industry leaders and the successes of new and existing clients
    • Consistently seek to improve market knowledge through our training and the expertise of your colleagues
    • Build a personal brand to market yourself as a “go to” person in the industry.

    What they’re looking for:

    • Degree or 1 year of sales experience
    • Demonstrable evidence of high achievement in a pursuit of any kind
    • Highly motivated, ambitious and willing to work hard to succeed
    • Capacity to maintain high standards while thriving in a fast-paced setting
    • Impeccable communication skills and the ability to make an impact on senior candidates and existing and prospective clients, in-person, virtually or on the phone.
    • Strong research and analytical skills

    Virtus Talent are here to guide you through the interview process, make sure you are fully prepared for interviews and coach you on how to get your transferable skills and traits across in the interview. We will aim to secure you several interviews with several companies that you like the look of with the view of securing you several job offers.

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