Recruitment Consultant

Michael Page Finance
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Michael Page are looking for a Recruitment Consultant to join their growing team in Newcastle.

Client Details

Michael Page is looking for a Recruitment Consultant to join their growing team in Newcastle.


Your duties will include:

  • Responsible for helping employer's to recruit staff for job vacancies. These vacancies can be permanent or temporary roles, and can range from junior level staff to managers and directors.

  • Developing an understanding of the client's requirements, then identifying potential candidates through existing contacts found on the Michael Page candidate data base or by advertising roles and taking the response.
  • Meeting with candidates and assessing their skills through interviews, tests and background checks, then making recommendations to their client, which may also involve selling a candidate in for a role
  • Following the whole recruitment life cycle on behalf of the client by briefing candidates, setting up interviews, confirming meetings, taking client and candidate feedback, facilitating further meetings and interview format and when successful negotiation of offers
  • Using marketing and business knowledge to extend company contacts
  • Identifying and evaluating employers' recruitment needs
  • Negotiating terms of employment
  • Advertising posts appropriately - drafting and placing advertisements using a wide range of media (eg, newspapers, magazines or local radio)
  • Maintaining current records and personal statistics for review against performance targets
  • Acting as a mentor, instructing and training junior consultants
  • Attending recruitment fairs and other events to expand the client base and develop new business


The successful candidate will:

  • Have prior sales experience - desirable
  • Be able to communicate clearly and effectively - essential
  • Be educated to Degree level - desirable
  • Be able to build rapport easily - essential
  • Be motivated and career driven - essential

Job Offer

Competitive salary + private health care scheme + additional benefits scheme + pension + childcare vouchers