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Local Recruitment Consultant

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  • Sector:

    Employability and Welfare to Work

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  • Salary:

    £26k to £28k

  • Contact:

    Orla Fitzpatrick

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

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Coyne Recruitment work with the leading and most reputable organisations across the Employability and Skills sector. We are proud to support these organisations who are playing a vital role helping the UK recover from Covid-19.

We are currently looking to support one of our leading clients who are currently expanding their team in Darlington and as such are recruiting for a Local Recruitment Consultant to work on the Restart Programme.

The DWP Restart programme has been designed to support long-term unemployed people (12 months unemployed and claiming benefits) into work. The Local Recruitment Consultant is responsible for the sourcing of sustainable employment opportunities for programme participants within the local employer market, ensuring service levels exceed employers’ expectations.

As a Local Recruitment Consultant, you will own and manage relationships with a range of local and national employers and stakeholders to secure suitable job opportunities for participants who access our services within your contract package area. You will offer a consultative approach with employers, working to create bespoke packages which meets their recruitment needs and to shape roles for specific job searchers.

We welcome applications from candidates looking for flexible working hours, or the opportunity to work a 4-day working week with condensed hours. All flexible working options will be discussed further at interview stage.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Engage with employers face to face, virtually and over the phone to executive level to build a strong working relationship.
  • Communicate clearly, concisely and in an engaging manner to generate confidence in those who it will be important to influence.
  • A consultative, confident approach to sales but one which is responsive to immediate targets
  • Identifies new business opportunities and converts effectively, explaining the role to participants and selling in the participant to the employer.
  • Promotes and creates an awareness of the entire range of and services including work experience/trial opportunities, vocational and accredited training as well as vacancies.
  • Promote our services by attending careers fairs, networking at business groups, visiting workplaces, promoting web presence via social media, and providing a single point of contact for vacancy sharing.
  • Maximises on repeating business and developing existing accounts.
  • Experience required:

  • Good standard of education, ideally Maths and English GCSE at Grade C or above
  • Recruitment experience or B2B sales experience
  • Able to demonstrate success in building and maintaining effective business relationships with internal and external customers, maximising business opportunities
  • Demonstrate continued success of having met and exceeded stretching targets in a sales role
  • If you feel this is the right role for you, please apply online and one of the Coyne Recruitment team will be in touch.

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