Recruitment Consultant - Hays IT & Digital Technology
Recruitment Consultant job, Hays, IT & Digital Technology, Basingstoke, sales, telesales, business development
Your new job in recruitment
Recruitment is fast-paced and dynamic, every day you'll making a lasting impact. As a trainee recruitment consultant you'll source candidates and win clients and match the right candidate to the right job to make fees.
It's hard work as you'll have to hit both sales and activity targets (and we have high expectations here at Hays) but a career in recruitment is extremely rewarding.
Within Hays, the Hays IT business in the South East is a well-established team that is at the start of an exciting growth curve. The business consists of three distinct areas; Digital Technology, Projects & Change and Infrastructure and with commitment from the highest level, we are actively recruiting to grow each of the teams. As the UK economy continues its’ digital transformation, the South East and Brighton in particular is at the vanguard of exciting new areas including Data Analytics, Cyber Security and Software Development, affording recruiters the chance to work on ‘jobs of the future’. Brighton is already home to a very high concentration of digital advertising, marketing agencies and gaming studios and the digital tech sector is growing at pace across the Brighton/ Sussex area. Hays are investing heavily in growing our IT recruitment teams - the business is growing and there has never been a better time to be a tech recruiter.
Hays in Basingstoke is home to a very successful business, consisting of 25 consultants recruiting across 8 divisions. We have a fantastic team, a strong and supportive management and a great culture.
What you'll need to succeed with us
There's not one typical person that makes a good trainee recruitment consultant. We've got people from all kinds of backgrounds - retail, sales professionals, ex-tradespeople, graduates...
To succeed you'll need to demonstrate that you're sales driven, results-focused, and possess an ambitious drive to succeed. Recruitment is hard work and it takes time and perseverance to achieve results so resilience, persistence and determination is key. You need to be passionate about people, outgoing and confident.
What you'll get in return from us
We pay a competitive base salary, uncapped commission with a realistic OTE of £30k-£40k in your first year, referral bonuses of up to £2000 and a range of attractive employee benefits like discounted gym membership, annual season ticket loans, fresh fruit in the office, ability to buy extra holidays and generous shopping discounts.
We believe in celebrating your success. You will be given the opportunity to qualify for 5* Luxury holiday’s incentives, lunch club incentives to Michelin Star Restaurants and Customer Service reward days out with your peers
We offer structured and transparent career progression from Trainee through to Director level which is based entirely on performance. Our meritocratic culture will reward and recognise you based on your results. From Trainee Recruitment Consultant you will be given the chance to get promoted at nine months (with an increase to your basic) and high performing individuals can be fast-tracked into management roles within a few years.
As a recruitment consultant at Hays IT & Digital Technology in Basingstoke you'll run your own business but be given the support of our market-leading brand, receive world-class training from our in house team and have access to the best tools and technology in the industry.
It's hard work and we expect excellence but if you deliver the results your earning potential and career progression has no limit.
Please note a driving license is essential for this role.
What you need to do now
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Our culture is meritocratic; we share a passion for creating opportunities for our people to flourish & succeed whatever their background. We deliver a world-class service to a diverse customer-base and as such welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds.
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Winner of the Glassdoor Best Places to Work in the UK 2017 and Best Places to Interview in the UK 2017 (#1 recruitment company)
Winner of the Rate My Placement Best Undergraduate Employer in the UK 2017 (#1 recruitment company)