Recruitment Consultant

  • Location:

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Internal Recruitment , Experienced

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + OTE

  • Contact:

    Search Internal Recruitment Team

  • Contact email:

    internalrecruitment@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/000073

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-13

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Recruitment Consultant
Edinburgh

Uncapped commission scheme, £0 threshold for your first 6 months.

New to recruitment? You could earn up to £30,000 OTE in your first year

Are you looking for a busy and challenging role with scope for development?

Do you want to work within a growing and dynamic business, where no day is the same and you will have the opportunity to build a career within recruitment?

Our Edinburgh Office Services team are expanding, the team have doubled in size over the last year and they are looking to further increase this head-count with the addition of another Recruitment Consultant. Working with an established team, collectively they have over 30 years experience within this market - you would be joining a formidable bunch! They are looking for an exceptional individual; you may be an experienced recruitment professional looking for a new challenge, a graduate looking for an exciting career or an individual with commercial experience looking to transfer those skills into the recruitment sector.

Search Consultancy are an award winning recruitment business with offices across the UK, established for over 30 years, Search have an excellent reputation within the recruitment industry, we hold the prestigious Platinum status for Investor in People and are accredited as 'An Outstanding Company' by The Sunday Times Best Companies.

The role of a Recruitment Consultant;

  • Business development, contacting new and existing clients to generate opportunities
  • Working with clients to review job profiles, identifying the clients needs and requirements for their vacancy
  • Attending client meetings
  • Identifying suitable candidates for your clients vacancies
  • Meeting candidates face to face, undertaking preliminary interviews on behalf of your clients
  • Building a pipeline of candidates to ensure you can react quickly to your client needs
  • Maintain regular contact with your candidates and clients, building excellent relationships
  • Manage the interview and offer process.


This is by no means an exhaustive list, you need to be able to adapt in recruitment as your daily plan can change at a moments notice. Its exciting, fast paced and requires somebody with a lot of energy.

This is a sales role and you will work towards activity and revenue targets, however Search don't micro-manage we work with our consultants to ensure your activities are focused and targeted, we offer an uncapped commission and we want you to have a big smile when you look at your payslip each month.


Key skills required;

  • Previous sales experience working within a target and KPI focused role
  • Passionate, driven and tenacious
  • Confident with the ability to build rapport
  • Ability to nurture relationships
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Working to targets and deadlines
  • Pro-active.


What we can offer you;

  • Fast moving and performance-orientated business with excellent rewards
  • Very competitive salary and benefits package
  • Fantastic opportunities for career progression
  • Industry-leading training
  • Sunday Times Best 100 companies to work for
  • 'Investors in People (IIP) - Platinum' company
  • We're a social bunch here at Search, we hold end of month drinks and have events running throughout the year, culminating in our annual awards dinner and our company-wide Christmas party.



We are looking to undertake interviews as soon as possible, please feel free to contact Sarah Hall. Sarah is very happy to provide you with further information and discuss the position.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.