Trainee Recruitment Consultant
£18k - £25k basic + uncapped commission
Are you a proactive, self-confident and highly motivated salesperson who’s looking to take the next step in their career?
Could you build and develop excellent working relationships with clients and candidates whilst working in a fast paced, dynamic environment?
Are you honest, hardworking and seeking a stimulating, financially rewarding role with the opportunity to progress your career and earn uncapped commission?
Then we could be a perfect match!
Due to continuous growth and development, Ascendant Recruitment has several exciting opportunities for Trainee Recruitment Consultants to join our friendly, supportive team in Northampton.
With previous sales experience and the ability to exceed targets, you’ll be a positive, dynamic and focused self-starter.
You’ll be passionate and tenacious with a can-do attitude and excellent communication skills. You’ll also be flexible, accurate and reliable with the ability to manage your time effectively in order to maximise every minute of your day.
Resilience, a hardworking attitude and outstanding customer service skills are a must, as is the ability to flourish and prosper whilst working under pressure.
You’ll be passionate about upholding our strong company values and unwavering in your desire to further the reputation of Ascendant Recruitment with clients and candidates alike.
Oh, and a great sense of humour would be helpful too!
We are a leading independent recruitment agency who are incredibly ambitious and looking to increase market presence across our Office Support, Finance, Sales and Marketing, HR and Warehousing divisions.
Since our inception in 2003, we have gained an enviable reputation for providing a high quality recruitment service that is friendly, professional and reliable.
We pride ourselves on offering high quality temporary, permanent and contract solutions to many of the region’s major employers, including Mercedes, Audi, Volkswagen and Domino’s Pizza, as well as many other thriving local companies.
With ambitious growth plans, you’ll be joining us at an exciting time and there are opportunities to take your career path in different directions.
What We Offer:
A competitive basic salary and uncapped commission, as well as other regular sales competitions and prizes.
Support from a genuine sales team; your colleagues will cross sell, arrange meetings and pass pre-vetted candidates and leads to you.
A personalised training and development programme, which will equip you with all the tools you need to succeed.
The opportunity to work for a company with an excellent local reputation.
Support from a dedicated marketing department.
Freedom to run your own desk.
An opportunity for the very best people to progress into managerial roles.
Please click here for more information: https://www.ascendantrecruitment.co.uk/join-our-winning-team
Account Manager (sales)Full time/ PermanentNorthamptonMust have a driving licence due to locationAscendant Recruitment's esteemed client based in one of the villages in Northampton are looking to recruit an excellent new member of staff to join their team as an Account Manager. This is a non-management role, but you will be responsible for managing accounts.We are looking for somebody who is confident, personable and comfortable making outbound sales calls. This isn't a business development role, but it requires a confident individual who is open to learning new skills and is comfortable cold calling businesses to book appointments on behalf of their clients.This is the ideal role for somebody looking to start their career within sales. You will get the training and support you need, my client has a very friendly and family orientated team, where everybody is encouraged to develop. All they ask in return is for your passion and willingness to help them service their client's needs.As an Account Manager your duties and responsibilities will consist of:Understanding client's background, products & services, target market sectors, competition, culture & values and internal structure.In depth understanding of our remit and the strategy aligned to meeting client objectives.Total understanding and adherence to project processes put in place.Develop and nurture a professional relationship with the client(s)Quality outbound calls to specific prospects on behalf of clients with a view to identifying or creating new business opportunities (this is all Business to Business)Arranging meetings between their clients and the prospect to discuss the opportunity in more detail. Working from our best in class database and data.High end qualification enabling our client to better prepare for and manage the meeting with the prospectAccurate information input & organised management of database, facilitating structured targeting & pipeline management.All project related administrationThe Account Manager will have:Desire to succeed, showing a genuine hunger & commitment to be the best they can be at their job and / or show a real want to develop & progress in their career,Speed of Learning & Information Retention, Having the ability to board new information quickly, understand it & re-present it clearlyAbility to engage in & hold a conversation succinctly whilst demonstrating clarity & confidenceDemonstrable good English language skills, i.e grammar, punctuation and the ability to re-present information in their wordsAbility to manage their day effectively & efficiently, doing the right things at the right timesBuild rapport quickly & professionally with prospects & clients over the phoneWillingness and confidence to integrate & bond with the internal teamNaturally confident whilst remaining humbleWilling & able to think for themselves & act accordingly If this job sounds like you, please apply today we'd love to hear from you. ADVERTISED ON 14/10/2020 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.
Business Development Manager/ Account Manager (within sales environment) NorthamptonFull time/ permanent Monday - Friday office hours (no weekends!)Basic salary: up to £25,000 PA plus bonus (realistic OTE in year 1 is £50,000 PA)Key responsibilities of Business Development Manager will include:Manage and grow a quote bank of projectsActively searching for new business - prospecting and making cold callsManaging existing accounts with the aim of gaining additional business in other areasWork closely with the Head of Business Development and the sales team to target key accounts.Develop a winning strategy and close quotes to be passed to the project management teamManaging the marketing strategy for the businessActively promoting via email marketing, telephone and social media channels.Liaising with key stakeholders.Skills and abilities of Business Development Manager:Proven experience working in a business development roleDriven, hungry and comfortable being uncomfortable Confident phone manner and experience of selling face-to-face.A self-motivated professionalCompetitive desire to fulfil your potential.Someone who can achieve targets and enjoys new challenges.Commercially aware and can understand new industries quickly. Proven experience within a similar environment is essential.If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!