Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Leeds



Job Description

Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Leeds

Date: January 2021

Reporting to: Divisional Director

People Responsibility: None

Role Overview & Personal Attributes:

The role of a Resource at BWD is integral to our future growth and success. Whatever you thought about the recruitment industry, we want you to leave at the door when you join BWD.

You are curious, eager to learn and keen to progress your career.

You are comfortable to question and positively challenge others. You seek advice and guidance where required however, demonstrate good initiative at tasks that you are trained and confident to deliver.

You proactively spot opportunities that will aid your learning and take ownership in the journey to better understand yourself and the environment that you work within.

You hold a clear sense of what is right and wrong, you are proactive and demonstrate great communication skills. You deliver your role to the best of your ability and demonstrate the BWD Values at all times.

Key responsibilities:

Provide quality support to Senior Consultants, Client Directors and Directors as required
Identify candidates which may match our client’s needs. Create professional and attractive candidate specifications and issue these via e-mail to relevant clients
Identify the most suitable candidates for roles using a blend of attraction techniques
Contact candidates, which will involve headhunting, to establish interest in live opportunities
Write creative and attractive job adverts for roles
Take the details of job roles and create accurate and professional job descriptions
Review candidate CV’s against job descriptions or adverts and make adjustments to best showcase their skills, knowledge and experience to clients
Update candidate records and track activity through the effective use of internal systems
Meet income targets and other agreed KPI’s
Map out competitor organisations for live vacancies and identify potential talent that may be suitable to discuss roles with

Source and match appropriate CVs to specific vacancies and communicate with other divisions where you spot CVs that are a ‘good fit’ for other roles

Speculatively introduce candidates by proactively marketing them to relevant businesses where there is a good fit both for potential roles
Proactively identify and act on new business opportunities through working with clients and candidates as well as keeping abreast of business and sector news
Identify opportunities to help grow your sector knowledge and you own role.

Desirable: Degree in Law, Business Studies, Finance or Economics or finance related qualifications

Essential: Some work experience outside of University

Desirable: Experience of working in an office or customer facing environment

Experience of working within a financial services environment

Desirable: Knowledge of the financial services sector and recruitment ‘best practice’

Our Values

Growth is good

Do the right thing






BWD Search & Selection
Contract Type
Salary and benefits
£20K to £25K, pension, death in service, private health care + bonus of up to between £5k to £10K
£20000 to £25000 Per Annum
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Application Questions

1.  Do you have a 2:1 or higher degree?
2.  Did you move away from home to go to University?
3.  Did you work to earn money whilst at University?
4.  Would you be prepared to make headhunting calls?
5.  Are you money motivated?
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