Recruitment Consultant

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 24-Mar-23

Closing Date: 23-Apr-23

Location: Reading, Berkshire, RG1 1NU

Salary: £22,000 to £26,000 per year

Recruitment Consultant

At Blue Arrow, we’re redefining the world of recruitment. We don’t simply hire recruitment consultants, we invest in Recruitment Superheroes with a passion for people and purpose and ambitions of progression, rewards and so much more.
We have been named as a Financial Times Diversity Leader, awarded Best Companies three-star rating, the highest possible level representing organisations that truly excel at world class levels of workplace engagement and we continue to be an Investors in People Platinum employer – the highest accolade that can be achieved.
At Blue Arrow, we genuinely care about creating a diverse and inclusive team, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because we know it makes us a stronger, better business. We are searching for people that share our excitement and passion for what we do, and we will continue to grow our #OneBlueFamily with brilliant people from all different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, celebrating our differences and knowing that collectively we make the difference.
We’re a team of high-achievers but we’re also parents, mentors, gym-goers, animal-lovers, bakers, music-lovers and so much more. We’re Blue Arrow, and we’re dedicated to Enhancing Your Everyday with our people-first priorities, Progression, Purpose, Teamwork, Rewards and Performance.
Sound like something you want to be a part of? Here’s what you need to know…
About being a Recruitment Consultant
Join our #OneBlueFamily at our well-established Reading branch to grow an Industrial desk supplying temporary workers to clients in the area.
As a Recruitment Consultant you are supported by our advanced technology systems. At Blue Arrow we embrace blended working and offer our people the freedom to work from home for a proportion of their week following probation and start up. We are also committed to maximising wellbeing which is why we have a dedicated Out Of Hours service that can support our Operational teams when it’s time to switch off.
Some of your day-to-day responsibilities as a Recruitment Consultant will include:

Proactively developing new Industrial sector businesses by identifying and establishing client relationships
Business to business sales call and marketing activities
Visiting clients so you will need to drive and have your own car
Marketing, advertising and working to sales targets
Building your team of Flexible Employees
Sourcing and recruiting temporary staff
Building relationships with your clients and candidates
Service management – compliance, payroll, administration, updating systems
Promoting all available flexible employees through proactive candidate marketing calls

About You:
As an experienced Recruitment Consultant, you will have great relationship building and business to business sales skills with the ability and drive to develop the Industrial temp desk or you can join us as a Trainee Recruitment Associate if you have a strong sales background.
You will drive our Vision, Mission and Values and enjoy all the benefits associated with joining one of the UK’s largest staffing firms.
About Us:
Blue Arrow is a leading global Talent Acquisition and Managed Workforce Solutions provider. Blue Arrow specialises in staffing for Admin & Secretarial including Call Centre, Transport & Logistics, Hospitality & Catering, Manufacturing & Production and Public Sector.
Some of the Benefits, Training and Development we offer:

Salary up to 26K with great commission scheme
Generous bonuses, performance based quarterly salary reviews as a Recruitment Consultant and clear career path
If you join as Trainee then promotion from Recruitment Associate to Consultant following successful completion of probation
Dedicated structured support for new starters, including performance and development support, goal setting and advice on navigating your way through your new job
25 days holiday (plus public holidays) increasing by length of service until it reaches 30 days
Focused wellbeing programme, including access to a network of mental health first aiders and a full subscription to the Calm mindfulness app
Your Birthday off and you can buy extra holidays
Fully paid day off for charity work of your choice
Blended working from home and the office
Wide range of flexible and lifestyle benefits
Long service and recognition awards
Ongoing training and development
Annual conference and red-carpet awards ceremony
Opportunity to enjoy five-star luxury trips for Gold Award Winners

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from candidates with a disability and commit to interview these candidates if their application meets the minimum criteria for the role – just tell us when applying.
We are also a forces-friendly employer and extend the same interview guarantee to any current reservists, ex-armed forces personnel or forces spouses/partners applying.
To ensure you have the best experience with us, please let us know if we can make any adjustments to our application or interview process and feel free to note in your application which pronouns you use.

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Disability Confident

About Disability Confident

A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.