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| Posted by: Emma Bradman

Trainee Recruitment Consultant – Vacancy

Prospectus is looking for an ambitious, values driven individual to join us as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant, on a 6 month training contract. On successful completion of the training programme you will become a permanent consultant.

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Prospectus is a well-established recruitment company with a significant profile in the beyond profit sector. We work with a huge range of organisations including charities, social enterprises, education establishments and arts bodies. Our trainee consultant programme is an opportunity for an engaged and motivated person with minimal experience but lots of potential to build a career with a leading recruitment business.

You will spend six months shadowing and working alongside a Senior Consultant developing your knowledge and understanding of the business, the recruitment industry, and the beyond profit sector. You will learn all aspects of the role of a 360 Recruitment Consultant and develop your understanding of your contribution to the beyond profit sector. Areas covered will include: writing job adverts and responding to applications; sourcing and interviewing candidates; winning new business and managing client relationships; and representing Prospectus at events and client meetings.

The ideal candidate is proactive and able to use their own initiative whilst very much working as part of a team. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills tied with the ability to multi-task, prioritise and manage a varied workload. Preferably with some sales experience, you are really interested in learning and love to be surrounded by interesting people.

The role is offered with great benefits including 23 days holiday a year, a profit related bonus scheme, a contributory pension, vouchers, a bike loan, an employee loan scheme, discounted gym membership and payroll giving. Prospectus also gives all staff 6 days off each year to volunteer with any organisation of their choice.

We are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities for this role.

In order to apply for this role there are just 4 simple questions to answer through an application platform called Applied. You will be asked to submit a CV with your application but this won't be seen until after your answers have been reviewed.

Applications for this role close on 21st March and we aim to review and respond to your application by 29th March.

Applied is a fair and transparent recruitment platform that uses behavioural science to remove the unconscious bias from the hiring process. Applications are all anonymised, broken down into parts, randomised and assessed by a group of diverse reviewers, before being reconstituted back to give a set of de-biased independent assessment scores for each individual. Using this method over a traditional CV and cover letter sift allows hiring on merit and potential over the background information written on a CV.