Trainee Recruitment - IT & Media/PR - Clapham - 20K+ Comm

Posted 11 April by Excell Jones Easy Apply

Sector: Placing IT professionals into the media, retail and publishing sectors

Location: Clapham Common

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


  • The team is led by over 25 years worth of experience (with the two Directors at the forefront of the company)
  • Boutique IT Recruitment agency
  • Specialists in placing high level permanent and contract technical staff
  • Niche markets include: Project Management, Business Analysis, Architecture, Development, Testing, Mobile, etc.
  • Also covering technologies such as: Java, J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, .Net, C#, MVC, OO JavaScript, Jquery, iPhone, iOS, Android, Perl, PHP, Ruby, Rails, Selenium, TDD, Junit, Exploratory, Business Intelligence, SSRS, SSAS, Microstrategy, Salesforce, Dynamics (Navision), etc.
  • Their clients cover a number of sectors from Media, Retail and Publishing through to Financial Houses and Investment banks


  • Full 360 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
  • 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 degree level
  • 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
  • 25 days holiday per annum
  • 3 month training academy
  • Various company benefits including discounted gym membership and an iphone after 3 months
  • Opportunity to progress into a managerial position
  • Monthly and quarterly team lunches
  • Boxes at the O2
  • 4.30pm finish on a Friday
  • 2 company holidays per year (Previous destinations have been Miami, Milan Vegas, Prague, France, Rome)

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

  • IT Recruitment
  • Sales Environment
  • Technology
  • New Clients
  • Work Ethic

Reference: 33385171

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