Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Fleet Street

Salary: £170 per week + Travel
Location: London
Start date: Various
Sectors: Sales, Recruitment

POSITION OVERVIEW (Your vision and purpose)

• To be famous for placing specific candidates within a specific business area.

• To support and grow existing divisions or be part of the next Venquis sector

• To build candidate pools through headhunting

• Provide market insights and identify sales development opportunities

• To become an industry expert within your assigned field

• To manage candidates through the whole recruitment process to placement.

• Become a super user of our systems and sales tools

Relevant competencies

• From "all" under grade A on Competency Framework

• Working towards KPI's (activity and billing targets)

• Understands and demonstrates the Venquis values

• Support other team members

• Support leader's initiatives and recognize the value of constructive feedback

• Able to build rapport & generate leads

• Remain calm, positive and optimistic even under pressure

• Acts with professionalism and integrity at all times

• Is always punctual and presentable

• Can identify and communicate problems

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Able to listen effectively

• Understand and able to communicate Venquis features and benefits

• Understands and fits Venquis values and culture

• Remains calm and respectful to all clients

• Demonstrates personal vision and drive

• Achieves goals and objectives

• Delivers results to a high standard

• Accurately skills up candidates on Bullhorn

• Builds and communicates with relevant communities of candidates

• Offer a professional approach when speaking to clients & candidates

• Recognise key Venquis clients (and describe them)

• Present Venquis USP's to all stakeholders including pass Director's pitch

• Utilises the database to build network

• Asks questions to improve industry knowledge through candidates

How you will get there

Weeks 1-5

Responsibilities to include:

• Attend, interact and learn through the Venquis training program

• Plan every day effectively

• Generating new candidates from Bullhorn, social media and building relationships with them

• Understand and effectively use advanced search techniques

• Proactive candidate sourcing including Head Hunting, working referrals

• Gathering market information and sales leads

• Maintaining Bullhorn and skilling up according to "your fame"

• Supporting consultants by sourcing candidates and leads

• Sending out Interview confirmations & checking candidate availability

Weeks 6-13

As above and:

• Building client relationships - cold & warm calls

• Interviewing/ Briefing/ Prepping candidates

• Pitching clients to candidates & pitching candidates to clients

• Gaining Referrals and sales leads - following them up

• Business Development of new accounts

• Booking client meetings (accompanied)

• Taking Job specifications and closing for interviews

• Matching Candidates to Client vacancies

• Client & candidate feedback

• Manage whole recruitment process including offer

• Arranging Face to Face Internal Interviews

• Mapping Candidate Market

• Proactive Headhunt Calling

• Telephone Screening

• Completing Candidate Interview Forms

• Delivering Face to Face Interviews

• Own Diary Management

Week 13

To pass your probation period you will need to successfully complete the following;

• Candidate interview test

• Marketplace presentation

• Bullhorn superuser

• Director's pitch (presenting Venquis)

• The "Am i famous test"


£150 per week

Working week:

Monday - Friday 9:30 to 17:30 + travel costs reimbursed


In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

Are aged between 16 and 23

Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

Qualification & Benefits:

The Apprentice will receive a Level 3 in IT for Business. This is an Advanced Level Apprenticeship made up of a Diploma and a Certificate. This fully accredited, internationally recognised qualification is a combination of Business, Administration and IT. 25 days holiday.

Progression Opportunities:

The opportunity to stay and grow within the business following completion of the Apprenticeship is available; however should you wish to move on you will have excellent skills and experience to do so. Future LDN provides continued career guidance and support to all of its Apprentices.

You will always have the chance to speak to the team about your next steps, and be supported in making the right progression decision for your circumstances.

If you're not going to University, this is an ideal opportunity to learn new skills and find out what working in a business is all about.