Graduate Recruitment Consultant

Posted 15 April 2024
Salary £25,300 + benefits & uncapped commission (OTE in excess of £30,000 in the first 18-24 months)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Careers at James Andrews
Contact NameJo Dufficy

Job description

Are you a graduate looking to kick-start your career working for a company that offers extensive training, quick and clear progression paths and high earning potential?

As proud recipients of the 2023 People's Platform Award for Outstanding Company Culture and a highly-coveted Investors in People Gold accreditation, James Andrews is not your average workplace.

We believe in rewarding excellence from day one. Enjoy a competitive starting salary of £25,300 and a commission structure without any thresholds, ensuring the opportunity for your success is limitless.

But that’s not all. We offer a range of market-leading additional benefits and opportunities including;

·         Generous Holiday Package: Enjoy 26 days of Annual Leave (plus Bank Holidays), increasing by 1 day each year, up to a fantastic 31 days.

·         Comprehensive Wellbeing Package: Ensure peace of mind when it comes to your health, and take advantage of our extensive employee healthcare offering, featuring Life Assurance, option Dental Plan and Health Insurance.

·         Heka Wellbeing Platform: Sign up and enjoy a world of wellness benefits, receiving monthly credit to spend on a gym membership, meal subscriptions, supplements, mental health support and much more.

·         Structured Training Programme: Learn from the best! Our unrivalled training programme is led by individuals with a wealth of experience and unprecedented success in the industry.

·         Progression & Development: Fast-track your career with us. You will have the opportunity to become a Senior Consultant in as little as 18 months, setting your sights on management in as little as three years. Your growth is our priority.

What will you do?

You will be trained as a 360 recruitment consultant from day one and start your career with us on an initial 12 week training schedule, fully supported by your Manager and team.

You will become an expert in one of our specialist division’s; Human Resources, Finance & Procurement, Legal, Social Housing, Property Management or Tech and will provide advice, guidance and consultation to both clients and candidates of all levels.

You will develop relationships with clients at multiple organisations through various business development tools; telephone, email marketing, LinkedIn, virtual meetings and in person client visits.

You will source, screen, short-list and provide consultation to candidates of all levels within your specialist sector using a range of tools.


You will multi-task and prioritise workload alongside your team in an ever-changing, deadline centred, KPI driven and fast paced environment.

You will work alongside your colleagues, clients and candidates in line with our four core values; collaboration, transparency, growth and respect’.


What qualities contribute to your success as a recruitment consultant?

Exceptional communication skills and the ability to establish rapport

Self-motivated with a goal-oriented mindset

Resilience and ease in handling pressure

Capable of multitasking and adapting to various challenges

Ambitious, with a commitment to career advancement

A collaborative team player who works well alongside others


If you have some or all of the above attributes and love the idea of working in a sales-based career role, but with a supportive team centred working culture, then please don’t hold back – apply today!