Recruitment Consultant

Permanent, Office-based job

Southend-on-sea, Essex, UK

Salary between £18K– £24K (Dependant on experience)

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Jonathan Rhys Recruitment is an Essex-based IT recruitment agency serving the European technology market.

We aim to help European businesses overcome the current tech talent shortage, delivering tailored consultancy and staffing solutions to help them scale their workforce sustainably.

We also help technology professionals achieve long-term career success by matching them to their ideal job, based on their requirements.

Work-life balance

Up to 44 days off a year*, regular social events, extended lunch breaks, early finish Fridays, and more!

Personal Development & Career Progression

Weekly team training sessions to help you reach your full potential. Most of our consultants achieve a Senior role in under 2 years!

Travel Overseas

Annual company holidays and occasional trips abroad to develop client base.

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Job Description

  • Supporting clients and candidates through 360 recruitment process
  • Preparation: develop a good understanding of client companies, their industry, their work culture, etc.
  • Sourcing: using LinkedIn Recruiter to identify and reach out to qualified candidates
  • Screening: reviewing applications and screening candidates to assess suitability
  • Selection: successfully matching qualified candidates to permanent vacancies
  • Preparing CVs and candidate profiles to forward on to clients regarding suitable applicants
  • Hiring: guiding candidates through the interview process, ensuring the best chances of success
  • Support clients and candidates through the onboarding process
  • Managing candidate and client expectations, negotiating salaries
  • Providing full recruitment support and effective staffing solutions to clients
  • Build and manage your own client/candidate portfolio
  • Occasionally travel overseas to build and develop client relationships
  • Employee advocacy: supporting our marketing efforts (e.g, social media engagement, advertising jobs, brand promotion)
  • Working towards and exceeding targets relating to the number of candidates placed or client billings
  • Uncapped earnings: 30% commission flat rate per month. No ‘desk fee’.
  • Competitive base salary up to £24,000 (dependent on experience)
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays off
  • 11 Wellbeing days - enjoy every last Friday of the month off
  • Christmas & New Year period off
  • Birthday celebrations
  • Early finish Fridays (casual dress)
  • Regular team social events
  • Quarterly Lunch Clubs (Michelin star dining in London)
  • Annual company holiday
  • Gym membership contributions
  • 90-minute lunch breaks for gym
  • Pool table in break room
  • Free onsite refreshments (fresh coffee, canned drinks, bottled water)
  • Free onsite parking
To be considered for this position, you will need:
  • Min. 1 year recruitment experience
  • College or university level education
  • Great communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Self-disciplined, financially motivated, resilient
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong sales, negotiating and marketing skills
  • Interest in technology (not essential)
  • Previous sales experience (advantageous)

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