Recruitment Consultant

Reed Global

Permanents Consultant role within Reed Specialist Recruitment is to generate income for the
office through placing candidates into jobs and developing new business through client sales activity.
PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES
Sales Activity :
• Developing business opportunities through targeted cold calling, attending sales meetings, sales presentations,
organisational visits and networking events.
• Winning new business through adopting innovative and creative approaches to selling REED that makes us stand
out from the competitors.
• Growing business by exploring potential opportunities and selling permanent solutions within the existing client
portfolio.
• Creating business opportunities through proactive marketing of candidates including “spec calls”.
• Attending client visits to service existing business and seek new business.
• Fostering and developing close working relationships with clients to identify their current and future business needs.
• Seeking to fully understand the requirements of clients’ roles to maximise success ratios when putting candidates
forward for the position.
• Demonstrating the necessary understanding of the recruitment processes and time scales to successfully manage
client expectations.
• Understanding the processes, procedures and requirements of the clients’ internal recruitment systems.
• Delivering a world-class service that exceeds the expectations of the client.
Candidate Activity :
• Searching/sourcing for candidates via direct advertising, job boards, social media and referrals.
• Conducting marketing activity to attract new candidates to register with REED.
• Developing strong relationships with candidates through effective networking.
• Registering and interviewing new candidates to evaluate their skills, experience and career goals.
• Completing relevant background checks.
• Matching candidates to permanent opportunities and filling vacancies.
• Fully preparing candidates prior to them attending interview.
• Writing accurate and engaging candidate profiles and actively promoting them to clients.
• Working with urgency and ensuring that vacancies are filled to agreed timescales.
• Ensuring that all data relevant to the recruitment process is accurately recorded using internal databases.
• Ensuring all processes and procedures are followed to meet legislative and internal quality requirements.
• Producing ad-hoc reports as required.
• Compliance and general administration.
The above is not an exhaustive list of duties but gives an indication of the work that must be undertaken.

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