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Recruitment Consultant

Location: London

Salary: Basic Salary £25,000 - OTE £35,000 + year 1

Contact: Brooke Cooper

Recruitment Consultant

Recruitment consultancy is a direct sales role with the highest OTE across the sales industry. A career in recruitment can offer you clear career progression and full autonomy over your work. You are essentially building your own business within a business by winning new clients on board and headhunting the perfect candidate for them.

Recruitment Consultant Job Description

–          Researching, market mapping and generating leads from your network

–          Cold calling companies and winning their business

–          Business development: Client meetings with Directors, CEOs and Managers

–           Attracting talent and engaging your candidates

–          Headhunting professionals out of current positions to see your opportunities

–          Being the middleman and meeting expectations of both clients and candidates

–          Meeting targets and deadlines

–          Closing deals

Career Expectations for a Recruitment Consultant

Year 1:
Progression: Resourcer to Recruitment Consultant; Basic Salary £25,000 + (competitive basic and can be higher depending on experience); On Target Earnings with commission = £35,000 +

Year 2: Progression: Recruitment Consultant to Senior Recruitment Consultant; Basic Salary £30,000 +; OTE with commission = £50,000 +

Year 3:
Progression: Senior Recruitment Consultant to Managing Consultant or Principal Consultant
(at this stage you can decide whether to go down the managerial route where you will build a team or alternatively down the principal route where you focus on being a consistent top biller); Basic Salary £37,000 +; OTE with commission = £75,000 +

Year 4:
Progression: Managing Consultant to Business Manager / Principal Consultant to Associate Director; Basic Salary £45,000 +; OTE with commission = £100,000 +

Year 5:
Progression: Director Level; Basic Salary £60,000 – £80,000; OTE with commission = £200,000 +

Recruitment Consultant Profile

This position is ideal for sales professionals looking to progress in their career or graduates who have a track record of achieving. You will be suitable if you have any of the following experience:

–          Estate Agency experience, B2B sales experience, telesales experience, door to door sales experience, fundraising sales

–          Achieved a University degree whilst working alongside your studies and/or playing sports

–          Confident, personable and self-motivated

–          Career minded with a desire to want to be successful

Recruitment Consultant Benefits

–          Award winning training and development programmes

–          Company iPhone & MacBook

–          Monthly lunch clubs, all-inclusive holiday targets (i.e. Las Vegas, Amsterdam, Ski trips), quarterly bonuses up to £10,000

–          25 days holiday + 2 annual duvet days

–          Private health care

–          Ride to work scheme


RULE Recruitment is here to support you through the process, prepare you for interview and advise you on how to communicate your talents to perspective employers. Realise your potential with RULE!

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