Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Posted on: 2018-06-22

Sector: HR & Recruitment

Location: Berkshire

Type: Permanent / Full Time


Trainee Recruitment Consultant
Newbury, Berkshire
Permanent, Full Time
Salary £18-21k DOE plus uncapped commission
We are looking for a confident, sociable, conscientious and ambitious individual to join our supportive and successful Recruitment team as a trainee.
You do not need to have previous recruitment experience but at least a years’ experience within a Lead Generation, Telesales, Business Development, Customer Service or Account Management role would be beneficial.
We are offering you a great opportunity to join a thriving team within a reputable, well known and growing Recruitment Business in the heart of Newbury. The team in which this role would be a part of works with a variety of local businesses across a broad spectrum of positions within many corporate sectors.
To succeed in this role you will be expected to research and generate leads, prospect for new business and initiate introductions to the business.
You will be required to build and create relationships with clients, candidates and your internal colleagues as well as maintain good record keeping and be excellent at managing and organising your own time.
You will have the ability to “spin plates” but keep the customer at the forefront of everything that you do.
You will have a passion for great customer service, a work ethic that means you never give up and have the drive to keep going despite hurdles put in your way.
This role will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Create new relationships
  • Generate amazing opportunities
  • Provide an invaluable service
  • Learn about a variety of businesses
  • Become a specialist in your field
  • Develop your knowledge of a diverse number of industries and roles
  • Grow and learn on a daily basis
  • Craft a great career for yourself
  • Take responsibility for your development and progress

In return for your hard work and dedication we will provide you with an opportunity to climb the Recruitment ladder providing great prospects for you to carve a successful and long career in the recruitment business.
All of our Recruitment Consultants are extremely versatile, professional, resilient and self-motivated. They are confident in their ability, they never give up and they always give 100% to everything that they do. That is why they are successful and if you have the same attributes, you could be to!

Established in 1989 Dovetail Human Resource Specialists is an Independent Recruitment Agency, based in Newbury, Berkshire with a great reputation and an unrivalled service offering.

We work with small start-up companies, through to large global corporates in the local area, nationally and also in Europe; all from our office in Newbury.

Here at Dovetail we cover the entire Recruitment spectrum from short temporary positions, to long term fixed contracts and permanent opportunities. Our consultants work with both candidates and clients through the whole recruitment process ensuring that all parties are fully informed and supported whilst working with us.

We believe that we break the mould when it comes to our service offering and this is demonstrated in the number of referrals and repeat business we get from our clients. We care and take great pride in what we do.
Do you want to join in our success?  Please include a brief summary of why you think you will make a good Recruiter.

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Claire Clark

Managing Director

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“We have always had very good results working with the Dovetail team. There has always been consistent attention to detail and flexibility in assisting us with key hires.“

HR Director– for Grosvenor Services.


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Director – for Wherewework


“I have been working with Dovetail since 2005, every time my career path has altered, Dovetail have been my constant always taking them with me where ever I have worked. They provide a first class service and quality staff on whom myself and my business can rely. If you’re looking for Service with a capital “S” you will find it in abundance here”

Director – for Wherewework

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Site Cleaning Manager – for Parkway Shopping Centre

Fidelity Energy

“Dovetail have been hugely supportive in helping us to expand our team and are always at the end of the phone. Nothing is too much trouble and they continue to provide us with excellent candidates who have been carefully matched with our individual requirements. I’d have no hesitation in recommending their services and really appreciate the friendly and professional way in which they conduct their business.”

Manager Director – for Fidelity Energy

Dovetail Candidiate

“One of the unique benefits of working with Dovetail has been the practical contact it’s afforded me within many high-profile office environments for a variety of global brands. Being able to work so closely with teams that hold themselves to a golden standard and learning about the different ways they work is valuable experience you don’t really get at university. But it’s more than that – it’s also about people and relationships and trust and team-building and the team at Dovetail is, hands down, the most warm, dynamic, and professional team I’ve ever worked with.”

Candidiate – London

Citrix Systems

“Dovetail have provided contingent labour sourcing and payrolling to Citrix across Europe and the Middle East for several years. Their key strengths include:
Flexibility – adapting to the needs of Citrix as the organisation grows.
Engagement – willing to assist Citrix expanding into new geographies and markets.
Readiness – always available to answer questions and provide information on contracts through a single point of contact.
Integration – willing to share and adopt best practice developed between us.
Dovetail consistently outperform agreed service levels. They are dedicated to helping their customers build robust processes to manage temporary resources. They form a key part of our contingent labour strategy in EMEA, and I cannot recommend them highly enough. ”

Tom Dance, Manager – Procurement Systems Training & Communications for Citrix Systems

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