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Executive Search - Trainee Consultant - Bristol - 20K+ Comm

Executive Search - Trainee Consultant - Bristol - 20K+ Comm

Posted 12 June by Excell Jones
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Sector: Placing professionals into the US freight and logistics market

Location: Bristol (Bradley Stoke)

Basic salary: £20,000 with an OTE of £40,000


  • Offices in Bristol and Amsterdam
  • US freight and logistics market
  • Placing Office Co-ordinators, Export Logistics Co-ordinators, BDM's, Sales Directors, etc.
  • Clients included Kuhne & Nagel, DSV, Geodis, DB Schenker, etc.
  • Small team of 6, opportunity to shine and be trained up 1-2-1 by the Director in the company
  • Rapid progression
  • Working within Freight Forwarding (essentially working with companies who specialise in importing and exporting goods)
  • Niche market, an unsaturated marketplace - they are one of the market leaders regardless of their size


  • Executive Search type recruitment role, liaising with both candidates and clients
  • Bringing on new clients, meeting with clients face-to-face and ascertaining hiring requirements/growth plans/discussing detailed job specifications
  • Finding and sourcing candidates, screening suitability for roles over the phone
  • Focused on headhunting and explored methods of candidate acquisition
  • Focused on candidates working in a business development/outside sales capacity, senior management
  • Arranging interviews, exchanging feedback, negotiation on salary
  • Candidate after-care, chasing leads, keeping up to date with current trends within the sector


  • Must be educated to A Level/BTEC Diploma and above
  • Strong work ethic (recruitment can be long hours)
  • Must have some sort of sales experience (cold calling, negotiating, handling objections, pitching, persuading etc.)
  • Enthusiastic, confident and driven
  • Organised with exceptional communication skills
  • You will need to be a resilient individual with the desire to work in a telephone & field-based sales environment
  • Smart/presentable


  • £20,000 basic salary plus commission (No threshold on the commission structure)
  • 25 days holiday per annum
  • 3 month training academy
  • Opportunity to progress into a managerial position within 18 months
  • Opportunity to work abroad
  • Monthly and quarterly team lunches
  • Company holiday each year (Previous destinations have been Ibiza and Dubai)
  • No strict KPI's - autonomous and mature environment

If you meet with the above criteria and have a strong desire and determination to succeed in sales then please apply to be immediately considered.

Excell Jones have multiple positions (both recruitment and sales) covering a multitude of sectors across the whole of the UK. Please refer to their website to view more live vacancies.

Refer a friend, Excell Jones offer £200 for every person they successfully place into a role.

Required skills

  • Executive Search
  • Sales
  • Screening
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Long Hours

Reference: 33385145

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