Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Our business

At STR, we pride ourselves on a working environment that promotes excellence throughout.

We have been providing specialist permanent and contract recruitment services since 2000 and employ over 150 staff, many of whom came through the very route you are reading about today.

But it’s not just about recruitment, you’ll see why ‘fun’ is one of our four core values.

With a High Achiever Clubs every year with trips to places like Dubai, Miami, and Vegas, plus monthly and quarterly incentives, such as Directors lunches, Red Letter Days, Annual Conference and Recreational Days Out, you’ll soon realise why so many other Trainees before you wanted to be our next success story.

The Job

As a Trainee Recruitment Consultant at STR, your role will include:


Sourcing potential clients to grow your business via outbound sales and targeted approach
Developing a client / candidate powerbase through networking platforms such as LinkedIn to build a candidate pool in your chosen specialism
Advertising and marketing of vacancies via a variety of different channels
Learning how to negotiate Terms of Business with corporate clients
Understanding that building and nurturing relationships with stakeholders is at the heart of everything we do – longstanding partnerships that last
Sourcing, screening, assessing and filtering professionally qualified prospective candidates for requisitions
Working to specified KPIs, Values, Performance Metrics and Financial Targets
Supporting your brand in other ad hoc activities such as interview arrangements, ID verification and checking relevant qualifications
Building your own business within the business, something you can own, be passionate about and therefore have full control over your earnings and career progression.


What we offer


£20 - £22k basic salary with uncapped commission scheme and first year OTE of £30K
Structured, clear, performance-based career progression opportunities with the ability to fast-track promotions
Opportunity for further education such as a 2-year Business Masters Degree (MSC)
Commission up to 30% in both permanent and contract recruitment
A chance to travel and work internationally through one of our network offices and brands
Modern, slick, state of the art offices with breakout area, dedicated kitchen, and breakfast club
Flexible and hybrid working policy
Free onsite parking
Employee of the Month, Quarter, Directors Lunches, Annual Awards, High Achievers Club to exotic destinations and many more rewards / incentives throughout the year
Long Service award with special work anniversary celebrations
Milestone Club with money can’t buy experiences
23 days holiday plus bank holidays (rising by one day each year of service capped at 28 days)
Health care cash plan and optional private health care
First-class ongoing Coaching and Learning and Development delivered by an inhouse expert


What we are looking for


Sales Experience ideally in an out-bound call environment
Alternatively, a career professional from another sector with a proven track record with a desire to cross train and take control of both your future and earnings – but this must have been customer facing (Retail, Finance, Customer Services, Legal, Manufacturing, Engineering etc)
Good level of qualification at both GCSE, A level and above
Highly competitive with an insatiable will to win and overachieve
A self-starter who is target / goal oriented with a clear vision of what you want from your career and takes pride in excelling
Positive, proud, and passionate approach to everything you do
Able to demonstrate your desire for success, confidence, and self-belief
Hard working, punctual, and able to work to tight deadlines
Flexible, adaptable and able to think outside of the box
A clear desire to learn, absorb information and apply yourself in a professional environment


If all of this describes you then click apply or email your CV to iona@strgroup.co.uk with a covering email to register your interest.

TA is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


  • Location: Cosham, Portsmouth, England
  • Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: STR Group Limited
  • Posted: 04-Apr-2022
  • Posted on: careers4a.com