Join our team | Trainee Recruitment Consultant – Construction


We are looking to recruit a Trainee Recruitment Consultant to work out of our modern City Centre offices.

You will be working closely with experienced Construction industry recruiters benefitting from one to one mentoring and the support of our friendly team.
As a Recruitment Consultant you will in effect run your own small business within Vertical Recruitment – your desk. Following a period of training you will be placing construction professionals within the local industry. This can either be by providing temporary workers (freelance) for a set project or time, or by recruiting a permanent staff member for a client.

A Recruiters day is never the same. Each day brings fresh challenges and rewards, which is what we love about it!

On any typical day you could be:

• Calling candidates to learn what they are looking for in their next role.
• Writing an advert similar to this for a newly won vacancy.
• Searching our database and online job boards to find someone for an urgent contract role.
• Compiling a mailshot to let people know about an upcoming project.
• Negotiating an offer for a senior professionals next career move.
• Visiting site for a service visit and to drop off some more timesheets.
• Winning new business after a successful visit to a potential clients’ offices.
• Celebrating with the team after a hard weeks’ work!

Who are we looking for?
Someone who is sales orientated, ambitious, self-motivated and keen to make a success out of this fantastic opportunity.
You should also have a good level of education, be self-confident, presentable and be a skilled communicator (both written and oral). A good level of Maths, English and IT are also essential to becoming a successful recruiter.

In return you will have:
The chance to work hard and reap the benefits of working with a leading local Construction Recruitment company offering an enviable commission structure, market leading salary and quarterly incentives (along with regular team events and nights out).
In addition, you will receive on-going training and career development while working in a fantastic working environment in a stunning Manchester mill conversion (originally built in 1866 as a 6 storey textile factory and warehouse).

Don’t delay. We expect to recruit someone within the next couple of weeks so please forward a copy of your CV and Covering Letter asap…

Vertical Recruitment is an independent Recruitment Consultancy based in central Manchester. We specialise in the technical recruitment within the Construction, Engineering and Energy sectors and the Directors have over 20 years combined experience recruiting in these industries. We have built up a very strong Client base and an excellent reputation over the years.

To discuss the role further please contact Danny Craigie (Managing Consultant) on 07917 011 991.