Commercial Desk Recruiter

Posted By: Greg Phipps
Salary: Competitive based on experience
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Internal

Due to growth and client demand of our divisional services, we  are seeking a driven, ambitious and forward thinking  Commercial Desk Recruiter to join an experienced and growing team.  

 Commercial Desk Recruiter:

Recruitment consultants are responsible for attracting candidates for jobs and matching them to temporary or permanent positions with client companies. You’ll build positive relationships in order to gain a better understanding of your clients’ recruitment needs and requirements.

Working as a 360 Recruitment Consultant, you’ll attract candidates by drafting advertising copy for use in a range of media, as well as by networking, headhunting and through referrals. You’ll screen candidates, interview them, run background checks and finally match

Responsibilities

As a recruitment consultant, you’re the vital link between clients and candidates. The role is demanding, diverse and involves:

  • using sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking to attract business from client companies
  • visiting clients to build and develop positive relationships with them
  • developing a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do, their work culture and environment
  • advertising vacancies by drafting and placing adverts in a range of media, such as newspapers, websites and magazines
  • using social media to advertise positions, attract candidates and build relationships
  • headhunting – identifying and approaching suitable candidates who may already be in work
  • using candidate databases to match the right person to the client’s vacancy
  • receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews and tests and creating a shortlist of candidates for the client
  • requesting references and checking the suitability of applicants before submitting their details to the client
  • briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job in question
  • preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients regarding suitable applicants
  • organising interviews for candidates as requested by the client
  • informing candidates about the results of their interviews
  • negotiating pay and salary rates and finalising arrangements between client and candidates
  • offering advice to both clients and candidates on pay rates, training and career progression
  • working towards and exceeding targets that may relate to the number of candidates placed, a value to be billed to clients or business leads generated
  • Reviewing recruitment policies to ensure effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment programmes.

What to expect

  • The role can be challenging, but also exciting as the profession is fast-paced, target driven and demanding.
  • Work is office based but time is also spent outside the office, meeting with clients and interviewing candidates.
  • A smart personal appearance is important as the role involves meetings with clients and conducting interviews with candidates.
  • Travel within the working day may be required to meet with clients.

Skills

You will need to show evidence of the following:

  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • sales and negotiation skills
  • a goal-orientated approach to work
  • the ability to handle multiple priorities
  • problem-solving ability
  • the ability to meet deadlines and targets
  • ambition and the determination to succeed
  • tenacity
  • confidence and self-motivation
  • time management and organisational skills
  • team-working skills
  • Creativity.

You must also enjoy working in a high-pressure environment and the responsibility that comes with it.

Work experience

  • Knowledge of working within a fast paced recruitment agency or in-house managing multi job roles, ideally across Sales, Marketing, IT and Office Professional.

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