• Office Location: 66-68 St Mary's Butts, Reading RG1 2LG
  • Office Name: Reading Marketing and Creative
  • Salary: £22,500 - £30000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 493160

Recruitment Consultant – Perms Desk

Are you a Marketing & Creative grad looking for your first role or someone with a sales background looking to start a career in recruitment?

We have an excellent opportunity for a Recruitment Consultant to join our high performing team in Reading looking after our Marketing & Creative business.

  • Role: Recruitment Consultant – Permanent Desk
  • Specialism – Marketing & Creative
  • Location: Reading – (with blended home working and office working)
  • Salary: £22,500 to £30,000 per annum (dependent on experience + uncapped commission)
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 37.5 per week
  • Contract: Full Time Permanent   

This is an opportunity to join the largest family-owned recruitment business globally. Reed has grown significantly over the past 60 years, and we have very ambitious growth plans to expand our teams. We believe in a high trust, high-performance, and high reward culture. We ask questions, we innovate, and we react with speed. At Reed our purpose is to improve lives through work and as a Recruitment Consultant for Reed Reading, you will play a crucial role in helping us achieve this.

You don’t have to be an experienced recruiter for this role, as the Marketing and Creative business is well established in Reading, high performing and continuing to experience rapid growth. You will be joining a team of two with 16 years of collective recruitment experience between them.

What is a typical day for a Recruitment Consultant in Reed Marketing & Creative?

  • Sourcing suitable candidates via a number of different methods
  • Managing your own workload
  • Strategic business development
  • Networking virtually and face to face
  • Up-selling your candidates to your existing client base and vice versa, as well as arranging interviews/meetings between the two
  • Gaining and maintaining strong, long-lasting client relationships
  • Supporting with administrative tasks i.e. payroll, referencing and compliance checks

Requirements:

  • As Recruitment Consultant you will need outstanding communication skills, resilience and dedication to succeed
  • You will be juggling and prioritising multiple demands whilst delivering fast-paced service excellence;
  • This involves building trusting working relationships with both your candidates and clients, which is exactly what makes Reed the recruiter of choice
  • You could be an experienced recruiter looking for a change or someone wanting to start a career in recruitment – thanks to our industry-led training packages
  • An outgoing personality, enjoyment of socialising and an interest in Marketing & Creative would be beneficial

Why Reed

Achievement is celebrated through…

  • Unlimited earning potential – our transparent and uncapped bonus schemes are paid every 4 weeks
  • Clear and transparent career development frameworks which deliver regular promotions and salary increases
  • Annual high achiever awards held at prestigious venues
  • Thrive at Reed – annual bespoke, personalised holidays, for our high achievers – make memories with the people you care most about
  • R1 Formula Reed – our high achievers club, giving you access to exclusive benefits including private healthcare
  • Luxury cars, holidays and more available through our periodic high achievers scheme 

Your work matters and you’re supported with…

  • A personalised learning and development experience, hosted on our bespoke digital learning platform, supported by our experienced in-house team
  • Your personal Microsoft device enabling you to work dynamically wherever you work best
  • The ability to buy more holiday and gain paid sabbaticals linked to your length of service on top of the 25 days we give
  • Our dedicated health and wellbeing centre and calendar – everything from financial wellbeing to mindfulness
  • Reward Hub delivering you retail savings of £100s a year
  • Professional and personal development schemes and your choice of three different mentoring schemes
  • Access to life assurance which covers you to the value of 4 times your salary
  • We have inclusion and belonging ambassadors and senior board sponsors, who act as catalysts for change
  • Our cycle to work scheme, supports the environment and your health

Trailblazers in our field…

  • You have an annual opportunity to join our shadow board and contribute to the company strategy
  • Be part of our social impact strategy – 18% of Reed owned by the Reed Foundation – meaning you work one day a week for charity. We give globally and have invested over £36m to help alleviate poverty and support Women’s rights worldwide
  • We are all about the environment being the first recruitment company to be certified as Carbon Neutral 

Feel what it’s like to truly belong.

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Proud winners of:

  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Apprentices to Work For 2021

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All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a Mindful Employer and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria. As a proud signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, we welcome applications from ex-services personnel and reservists.