Job Search - VAC-58: Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Other Sporting Roles
£16000 to £21000 Per Annum

Background is the UK recruitment arm of Sporting Group International a unique sports business services company with offices in the UK and India. We work with a variety of prestigious sports, media and entertainment-related clients such as international federations, national governing bodies, global brands, sponsors, clubs, broadcasters, media owners and sports marketing agencies.

Through a combination of an extensive international network, we are able to source, attract and deliver talent across a spectrum from middle management to Chief Executive and across a variety of corporate, commercial and performance functions, general management, sales, marketing & communications, event management, content production legal and finance.

In order to support the growth of the executive search business in the UK, we are now seeking someone to assist our Senior Recruitment Consultant grow the business by both client and candidate acquisition.

The Role

You will play a supporting role in developing and servicing new clients and candidates. You will be tasked with developing client relationships as well as the delivery of candidate search assignments across a range of disciplines and sectors within the sports industry.

Key Responsibilities

Developing a deep understanding of the sports business sector and the way sports organisations are organised

Managing and actively working on the full recruitment process from start to finish; on brief, on time and on budget

Playing a proactive part in the Business Development of new clients

Desk-based and telephone research to identify potential clients

Playing a proactive part in the business development of new clients

Client engagement, ownership of the client experience

Build relationships and regularly consult with clients and candidate where appropriate, to ensure their recruitment needs are met

Managing candidate expectations and managing the communication to unsuccessful candidates in order to guarantee a high standard candidate experience

Manage internal database and keep up to date records

Reporting, forecasts and project updates to the Senior Executives and Partners

Skills & Experience Required


Has a good a broad understanding of the sports industry and its key constituents. They must possess excellent communication skills - both verbal and written –and be an excellent organiser with strong attention to detail. You should be resourceful and an experienced user of the internet, search methodologies, on-line social networks and MS-Office applications, as well as having a strong affinity to the use of a Recruitment Software.

Last but not least, we are looking for a collegiate, collaborative team-player with real passion for best in class service and a tremendous work ethic. A sense of humour helps too….

Other information

If this exciting opportunity fits your profile and ambitions, don’t hesitate to contact our Birmingham office on 0121 272 8386 or Cherie Hodder E:

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