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Recruitment Consultant

Posted 29 January 2024
Salary £22000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: hybrid working, 4 day working week
LocationDroitwich
Job type Permanent
Discipline Agricultural & Farm ServicesAgronomy, Fertilisers, Crop Protection & AgrochemicalsAnimal Health, Equestrian & VeterinaryAnimal Feed & NutritionMachinery, Engineering & TechnologyCrops, Seeds & Grains JobsDairyFarmingFood & Fresh ProduceGraduate & Trainee
ReferenceCL-53
Contact NameRebekah Shields

Job description

Recruitment Consultant (Account Manager) – Droitwich – 4-day week (with 5 days pay!) – Part Office (Droitwich) / Part Home-Based

Are you a natural high achiever, great at building long-lasting lasting relationships - who wants to maximise your earning potential, whilst being greatly rewarded working in a growing market-leading business? If so, please read on…  

With an established database (evolved since 2012), we are so busy with incoming jobs to manage from a range of organisations within agriculture, that we are looking for a great Recruitment Consultant to help manage these accounts and ensure that their recruitment goals are delivered effectively and on-time in line with our existing service level agreements. As a proven Account Manager, you will be responsible for growing and nurturing our key accounts within market-leading companies within agriculture, farming and our associated sectors globally. 

Are you looking to be part of something great? We have a fantastic company culture, always ahead of the market, with the ability to work from home, as well as a standard 4-day working week with 5 days pay for every single one of our employees! No condensed week. No 12-hour days. Just standard operating hours, Monday to Thursday with every Friday off!  

We are a fast-growing business and this is a role (and a business) that will continually evolve so flexibility is key, as is a 'can do' approach to life and business. We have a fantastic culture, with a great work-life balance, where our employees do not get the Sunday night dread!  

With a clearly defined career path, from day one, you will know what you have to do to receive your next promotion. 

Job Purpose:

  • To fulfil Client briefs in a timely and cost-effective manner. 

  • To deliver superior service every time to both Clients and Candidates. 

  • To build, manage and grow Client relationships and add value to the Client proposition offering. 

  • Maintain and develops strategically important relationships with key accounts. 

  • Leverage relationships to identify wider business opportunities for other departments. 

  • Proactively cross-sell at all times.

  • Assist Sales function (Business Development Managers) in delivering strategic sales goals. 

  • Consistently update team on latest developments and updates within their Client base and market 

  • Manage both Client and Candidate expectations 

  • Ensure regular and timely client reviews are conducted 

  • Facilitate Client Call Backs to monitor performance levels and maximise business opportunities 

  • Monitor own performance and adheres to SLA (Service Level Agreements) for each client 

  • Agree and produces SLA’s (Service Level Agreements) for all jobs including timeframes and KSF’s (Key Success Factors). 


Essential Skills Required:

  • Some sales, customer service and account management experience. Recruitment experience would be ideal, however it is not essential. 

  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills 

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) and other commonly-used office packages 

  • The ability to prioritise tasks and work under pressure 

  • Good team-working skills 

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with the ability to converse at senior and Board level 

  • Good negotiation and relationship-building skills 

  • Excellent attention to detail 

  • Great telephone manner 

  • Able to follow a process 

  • Target / goal-oriented 

  • Positive / enthusiastic 

  • A coachable individual who loves to learn. 


Education and Experience: 

  • Minimum of 2 years proven sales experience. 


Salary and Benefits:
Excellent salary and benefits package, (£22,000 - £35,000 basic dependent upon experience) plus a fantastic commission structure that could easily see you earning £80,000 OTE in your first year, including a 4-day working week with 5 days pay! Working hours Monday – Thursday 8.30am – 5.30pm with a one-hour lunch break, full training and ongoing support, company pension, 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, as well as additional top performer incentives, salary extras, company bonuses, rewards, as well as additional incentives including team holidays, events and a clearly defined career progression path and so much more!  

To Apply: 
Please email your CV and covering letter to one of our Company Directors – Rebekah Shields – Rebekah@agriRS.co.uk 

We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Agricultural Recruitment Specialists are a market leading, highly prestigious and professional recruitment agency within the agriculture, horticultural, equestrian, animal health and rural sectors, with a strong focus on jobs and job vacancies within sales, management, marketing, operations, technical, engineering sectors, including international and Senior/Director jobs, within our specialist and niche agricultural sector. We offer a range of services to clients including head hunting, specialist advertising and general recruitment services. Please visit www.agriRS.co.uk to find out more or call us on 01905 345 155 to talk to a member of our recruitment team today.