Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Must be based in or around Southampton, this is an office based job!

We’re on the hunt for driven and ambitious individuals to join our business as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant. We’re based in the countryside local to Southampton, Portsmouth & Winchester.

As far as recruitment businesses go, we are unique.

Are sectors are unique. We work in very niche technical markets globally trading with businesses in the US, Europe, Middle East and the UK

The earning potential for someone with no recruitment experience starting their career here is huge! Uncapped earning plus, the culture here is next to none. Have a nosey at out Instagram – @Highfieldrec

Why work for us as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant?  

  • We work with international clients
  • Dedicated L&D team that will support you throughout your time here, especially during the first 12 months
  • Very clear, defined career path
  • Clear expectations from day one
  • Uncapped earnings from day one
  • Unlimited holiday as long as you’re on target
  • Get 5 days work into 4 – we offer the opportunity to not work on a Friday providing you’re on target!
  • Annual high achiever clubs abroad – this year it is in Montenegro
  • Offices based in Durley (local to Hedge End)
  • Earning BIG fees!
  • Become a true recruitment specialist in your market (this will be confirmed after first interview)

Expectations and responsibilities

  • Really understanding the niche market you’re working in
  • Talking to clients and candidates globally (US, EMEA or UK)
  • A lot of phone work – you can’t be afraid to have conversations over the phone
  • Business development
  • Building relationships and trust with your clients and candidates

What are we looking for?

  • Someone who lives and breaths our company values (
  • Someone who really wants a genuine opportunity to build their career
  • Goal orientated
  • Natural ability to build relationships with people
  • To have worked in a retail, hospitality, sales, events OR business environment previously
  • No previous recruitment is needed
  • Thick skinned!
  • Strong communicator
  • Driving is essential – we are based out in the stick local to Hedge End, Southampton.


Starting salary: £21,000 – £23,000 basic salary

Clear expectations for promotion

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