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        X4 Group
        Covent Garden
        £20,000 - £40,000 per annum
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        Virtus Talent
        London
        £24,000 - £35,000 per annum
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        i teachers
        Manchester
        £63 - £69 per day
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        G2 Recruitment Solutions Limited
        Manchester
        £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
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        This is Prime Limited
        London
        £20,000 - £22,000 per annum
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        Lawrence Dean Recruitment Ltd
        Hitchin
        £22,000 - £25,000 per annum
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        Virtus Talent
        Manchester
        £20,000 - £30,000 per annum
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        Virtus Talent
        Bristol
        £20,000 - £35,000 per annum
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        Pod Talent
        London
        £23,000 per annum
        Added yesterday
        Tradewind Recruitment
        Abbeydale Park & 39 more
        Competitive
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        Helping you find a career in the recruitment consultant industry

        Recruitment consultants are responsible for attracting candidates for vacancies that are best suited to their abilities in temporary or permanent positions.

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        • FAQs
        FAQs
        What does a Recruitment consultant do?

        The role involves:

        • Using sales, business development, marketing strategies 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, e.g. their industry, their function, work culture and environment
        • Advertising vacancies by drafting and placing adverts in a range of media, e.g. newspapers, websites and magazines
        • Using social media to advertise positions and attract candidates
        • Headhunting
        • Using candidate databases to match candidates to appropriate jobs
        • Receiving and reviewing applications, running interviews and tests
        • Requesting references
        • Briefing candidates about the responsibilities of the role, salary and benefits
        • Preparing CVs and correspondence ready to forward on to clients
        • Organising interviews
        • Providing unsuccessful candidates with feedback via telephone.
        • Negotiating pay and salary between clients and candidates
        • Working towards and exceeding targets
        • Reviewing recruitment policies to ensure that you are attracting the correct candidates using a selection of techniques and recruitment programmes
        What skills and interests should an Recruitment consultant have?
        • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
        • Great sales and negotiation skills
        • Goal and target driven
        • An ability to multitask
        • Problem-solving abilities
        • The ability to meet tight deadlines
        • Determination
        • Confidence and self-motivation
        • Great time management skills
        • Creativity
        What hours does a Recruitment consultant typically do?

        Typical work hours are 9am to 5pm, but early starts and evenings can be expected.

        What environment is a Recruitment consultant based in?

        Typically you will work in an office.

        How much does a Recruitment consultant travel?

        Travel within the working day is not uncommon as you may be required to meet with clients.

        How much does a Recruitment consultant get paid?

        Trainee recruitment consultants typically start on an annual salary of £15,000 to £20,000. The average salary for a recruitment consultant is around £22,000 to £28,000, with senior consultants earning between £28,000 and £35,000.

        Managers with 10 to 15 years experience can earn £40,000+.

        With bonuses and commission included, the total average salary can increase to £38,000 for consultants and £60,000+ for managers.

        Perks & benefits
        • Bonuses or commission
        • Training
        • A company car
        • Mobile phones
        • Laptops
        • Pension schemes
        • Team drinks
        • Social functions
        • End-of-year rewards
        What qualifications does a Recruitment consultant need?

        A degree of any discipline is the minimum requirement for a recruitment consultants roles.

        Useful subjects to study at school & university
        • English
        • Business
        • Business Management
        • Media
        • Communications
        Further reading

        Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
        Recruitment & Employment Confederation