• Office Location: Unit 1 Clifton Court Clifton Road Cambridge, CB1 7BN
  • Office Name: Cambridge Business Support
  • Salary: £23000 - £26000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 510649

Recruitment Consultant – Temps Desk

We’re looking for talented individuals to join our Business Support division in the Cambridge Office, where you’d be diving straight into 360 recruitment, looking after temporary workers and the clients who are hiring them. 

Job Role: Recruitment Consultant – Cambridge Business Support

Company: Reed Recruitment

Location: Reed CC7 Clifton Road, Cambridge, CB1 7BN

Hybrid working: 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home after the initial imbedding period of a few months

Hours: Monday – Friday, 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £23,000 – £26,000 dependent on experience (willing to negotiate for more with recruitment experience), plus uncapped bonus 

Benefits: http://www.cleverpaper.co.uk/reed/benefits/reed_benefits.html?utm_campaign=RSR%20Campaign%3A%20Co-member%20tools&utm_source=intranet


The position of a Recruitment Consultant within Reed is a highly rewarding but demanding role, which focuses heavily upon the consistent delivery of relevant, considered market knowledge to both candidates and clients. For the successful individual, it is a highly rewarding, exciting position that can deliver a fantastic long-term career with first-rate earning potential. We also offer a Career Development Framework where you can consistently work towards further promotions by just doing an excellent job!

We are looking for someone with strong sales experience, proven client/ stakeholder management skills, the ability to deliver professional verbal and written communication with clients and candidates, a strong work ethic and drive to succeed!

This is an incredibly varied role, in a very successful team, where we want to support you in growth and development. Your future is Reed. 

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Highly adaptable to different priorities as they come in
  • Successfully developing new business wins with clients in your sector
  • Attending business meetings with new and existing clients (Digitally and F2F)
  • Maintaining and Account Managing existing client relationships, whilst spotting other opportunities for business development (Even in other sectors to help a Co-Member!)
  • Advertising jobs in a professional and attractive manner, engaging the best talent
  • Sourcing candidates via a variety of different platforms including LinkedIn, Reed’s internal platforms and other job boards or social networking sites
  • Interviewing and preparing candidates for interviews with your clients
  • Negotiating offers (You’re the middleman for your client and candidate!)
  • Meeting/exceeding weekly and monthly financial and activity targets



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.


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, reservists and cadets and offer a guaranteed interview for applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

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