Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Trainee Recruitment Consultant

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  • Salary:

    £18,000 - £20,000

  • Contact:

    Daniel Tanner

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

  • Expiry date:


Bridge Recruitment is expanding.

Bridge was established in 2005 and we have seen steady growth throughout this time. We value our Clients and Candidates, stretching our network across not only the UK but Europe also. We are an ambitious organisation who require employees with a strong work ethic and customer focussed attitude. We encourage all of our Team members to reach their full potential and succeed in our business.

We provide access to the recruitment tools needed to support your day-to-day efforts, in addition we have a dedicated team to help you to achieve success.

Through a combination of training and ongoing development, you will learn how to network, generate leads, headhunt and qualify candidates. As your confidence grows, so will your understanding of the terminologies and recruitment processes needed to maximise your potential to enter the next phase of your career.

  • Business Development – You will receive training on how to successfully cold call, how to pitch for new business from prospective clients and how to find the best talent available for your roles
  • Candidate Management – Your candidates are your income source. You will learn how to fully screen them over the telephone, conduct face to face meetings where you will learn how to educate and manage candidate expectations. You will need to sell your candidates to your clients  to secure interviews and negotiate their job offers.
  • Clients – You will learn how to handle face to face client meetings, take job descriptions and manage client objections 

You will support both the Candidate and Client throughout the recruitment process from start to finish; covering all aspects of sourcing and selecting Candidates, matching suitable candidates to vacancies, arranging interviews and preparing both Candidate and Client to meet and discuss the role available, providing advice and interview tips, advising the Client on the best choice of Candidate to offer for the position available, providing references and offering the candidate the role they have interviewed for.

You will follow the work flow on the CRM which also forms the Recruitment procedure documented as part of our ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System.

  • Resource: Utilise job boards, internal database and social media to find high quality professionals within the Facilities Management industry
  • Market Research: Networking, reading blogs, attending events, reports and keeping up to date with industry news
  • Networking & maintaining strong relationships in your market: Cold calling, attending conferences, business meetings and industry events.
  • Understand and meet agreed KPI’s
  • Meet and exceed agreed financial targets
  • Ensure all necessary administration, payment and aftercare services are concluded in line with company policies
  • Use Social Media to build relationships with existing and attract potential clients and candidates

Client Management/ Business Development:

  • Proactively seek new business opportunities & generate leads, using sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking
  • Attend business meetings and visit both new and existing clients to manage, build and develop positive relationships with them. Develop a good understanding of the company, their industry, what they do, their work culture and environment
  • Establish and agree Terms and Conditions of service
  • Identify Clients needs and requirements and provide feedback
  • Writing and placing job adverts on behalf of the Client on job boards and social media
  • Writing Job Specifications on behalf of the Client

Candidate Management:

  • Keep in regular contact with Candidates, updating CRM profile, keeping the database fresh and up to date
  • Source and approach potential candidates to identify and qualify, assessing their suitability against specific client requirements.
  • Meeting Candidates for face to face interviews
  • Pre-screen candidates before interview for suitability and to build a relationship
  • Becoming a trusted advisor to our candidates by supporting them throughout their applications, understanding their true motivations and aspirations, and offering advice and interview tip
  • Support the Candidate with registration through our Company website to ensure GDPR compliance and offer advice on setting up and maintaining their profile account on the Bridge website