Trainee Recruitment Consultant/Ongoing Career Development

OTE Yr1 GBP25k-GBP30k, Yr2 GBP35k-GBP45k, Yr3 GBP60k+
17 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time

Trainee Recruitment Consultant


OTE Year 1 GBP25k-GBP30k, Year 2 GBP35k-GBP45k, Year 3 GBP60k+

SmithCorp are currently recruiting for Trainee Recruitment Consultants to join our well established, growing business. Since opening in 2004 as one single recruitment brand, we now have a further 5 successful brands based across 4 offices - Bristol (Clifton & Portishead) London (Paddington) and Cornwall (Truro).

We are a market leading, specialist, recruitment agency boasting an impressive reputation in the Education & Engineering/Manufacturing sectors.

What the role entails

As a business to business sales career you will be working in a fast paced, target driven environment surrounded by like minded individuals who want to work hard, compete, progress and earn unrivalled, uncapped commission based on your own performance.

Typical Duties Include:

  • Business Development building and maintaining professional relationships

  • Lead generation

  • Negotiating fees and salaries

  • Candidate resourcing and headhunting

  • Networking, advertising and networking

What we require from a trainee consultant

  • Degree educated (2:2 or above) or a strong background in sales with a good academic background

  • Competitive nature

  • Self motivation and a high desire to achieve

  • Confidence with a resilient nature

What we offer a trainee consultant

  • Base salary + uncapped commission

Realistically you will earn between GBP25-30k in your first 12 months with us - this will also include a GBP3k rise to your basic salary as you're promoted from a trainee to a consultant. Within 18 months here, you should be on target to earn GBP40k+ and within four years, you will be earning in excess of GBP80k+. Many top consultants in the company earn a six figure salary however there is no limit on your earnings and we have a number of consultants who have earned over GBP45K in their first year at SmithCorp - what you put in here is what you will get out!

  • Excellent, ongoing, training & development

As we are 100% organically grown we solely invest in trainees. Every Manager and Director you meet within the group will have all undertaken our bespoke in-house training programme. We offer a meritocratic environment meaning you progression is based on your own performance. You will be assigned a mentor on your first day with us and have regular meetings with them ensuring your learning of our recruitment processes and your market knowledge is fully covered.

  • Target based incentives that include

3 x over seas trips to the French Alps, Portugal & Las Vegas!

Monthly lunch clubs to the top local restaurants in the area

Private healthcare plans

Private Gym membership

So, if you desire a career with clear progression rather than just a 9-5 job. If you want to afford a lifestyle rather than just earning a living, then we would love to hear from you.

Get in touch by calling Kita or by emailing a current copy of your CV to (see below)

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