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Are you looking for a rewarding career in recruitment?

Due to continued growth, we’re always on the lookout for new talent to join our teams in Milton Keynes and Northampton. If you are looking for a challenging, exciting and financially rewarding career, where no two days are the same, read on!

Are you?

Honest: As a Consultant you will be expected to work with honesty and integrity, acting in the best interests of your candidates and clients at all times.

Ambitious: Are you driven to achieve results? Do you have a go-getting attitude? We’re looking for people who have a deep desire to develop their skill set and be the best at what they do!

Hardworking: Are you the kind of person who will go above and beyond the call of duty to delight your colleagues, clients and candidates? You will need to be self-managing and take pride in maximising every minute of your day.

 

Do you desire to be the best?

Here are some of the benefits you’ll enjoy as a consultant working for Ascendant —

Rewards: A career in recruitment is challenging, exciting and the rewards are high! We offer a competitive basic salary and uncapped commission as well as other regular sales competitions and prizes. We also recognise and reward great service through our Customer Service Champion award...click here to find out more.

Training: You’ll receive hands-on training from Ascendant MD and owner, Nick Peacock. With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, Nick and his Management Team will support you as you learn the secrets to a successful and rewarding career in recruitment.

Cutting edge technology: You will benefit from our investment in cutting edge technology. This includes our new website, which is guaranteed to place us near the top of any searches candidates and clients will make.

Team spirit: You’ll become part of a genuine sales team. The emphasis is on team. You’ll benefit from your team members cross selling for you, arranging meetings or you and passing pre-vetted candidates and leads to you.

Opportunities: Whether you want to be a successful consultant in your own right, move up the chain of command or launch your own division we have opportunities to suit the right people. 

What our team say:

‘I love working at Ascendant Recruitment because I am helping people to change their lives and each day is so varied. Everyone in the team is very supportive and here to make us the best at what we do – recruit great people for great clients!’ 

Kelly Charles, Senior Consultant, Office Support Permanents

 

'Ascendant is different to any other office or professional environment I have ever worked in. I love the fact that the office functions more as a family not just as a team, that everyone in the office will go above and beyond to support their colleagues, motivate one another and push one another to succeed, I love that this care and dedication flows out to how we deal with our candidates and clients.'

David Forbes, Divisional Manager, Office Support Temporaries

 

'I love the banter and breakfast on Fridays!'

James Cooke, Senior Temporaries Consultant

 

'I enjoy meeting and getting to know our exceptional candidates and helping them find their new job.'

Carrie Sherring, Consultant - Northamptonshire

 

'I feel lucky to be part of the AR team! Everyone has a great sense of humour and I enjoy the busy office environment. I also like the fact I have the autonomy to get on with my job but I know the support is there when I need it.'

Rosanna Stimson, Marketing Manager

 

'It's brilliant that we are given the opportunity to try new things, learn and develop and build a great brand using the key selling points of Ascendant Recruitment. Plus, I get to use lots of lovely puns, within reason!'

Mark Rushton, Copywriter / Marketing Executive

 

Recruitment process / expectations

We are much more focused on hiring the right people with the right attitude rather than recruiting for specific experience. Whatever your background, if this is an opportunity that interests you please get in touch!

Please call Nick Peacock, in the strictest confidence on 0778000 2696 (outside of working hours and during weekends if this is more convenient) or email nick@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk. You can also connect with Nick through LinkedIn.

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Recruitment Account Manager
£25000 - £35000 per annum

Recruitment Account Manager Milton Keynes Salary £25,000 - £35,000 depending on experience Are you looking for a rewarding career in recruitment in one of Milton Keynes most successful independent recruitment companies? We specialise in delighting our customers and we are on the lookout for another special person to join our winning team in Milton Keynes. If you are looking for a challenging, exciting and financially rewarding career, where no two days are the same, read on! Whilst many companies talk about providing world-class service we really do deliver. Consequently, we are looking for that rarest of individuals, the person who listens before they speak, the person who genuinely tries to see all situations from the other person's perspective and the person who will put service (to their customers and to their colleagues) before self. Specifically, you must be a world-class listener, and a strong communicator, keen to supply the very best service possible. You will love building new relationships and will naturally find ways to develop our business by forging stronger and stronger relationships with the accounts you manage. We think you will be a dynamic self-starter, enthusiastic, determined and not afraid to work hard to achieve results, but as all the best recruiters are, we're open minded! So, please let us know your experience and skills are why you would be good in this role. Role:Delighting our existing customersWorking in a fast-paced environment-we call it plate spinning!Fulfilling temporary and contract rolesManaging and developing key accountsManagement of client meetingsResourcing independentlyCandidate interviewing and assessment, pipelining talent and potential candidates for your roles and the roles of your colleaguesBuilding on recommendations and referralsMarket research - becoming an expert in your field Person Specification:HonestEthicalPersistentPassionateA world-class listenerA doer not a talker!A demonstrable desire to serveTeam player but able to work autonomouslyGood attention to detailSelf-motivated to develop your own skillsProven overachiever within a similar account management role

Recruitment Coordinator
£10 - £12 per hour

Recruitment CoordinatorFull-timeTemporary 4 months£10-12ph8:45 - 17:00Milton KeynesOur client are looking for a Recruitment Coordinator within a small team in a fun environment Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:AdministrationChecking contracts and employee packsCV searchingGetting new starters set up on the systemTaking job descriptionsWorking with line managersMaking arrangements for the advertisement of vacanciesHelping applicants to prepare for interviewsBuilding relationships with clientsInterviewing and assessing prospective applicants and matching them with vacanciesSkills and Abilities: Experience within recruitmentGood communication skillsAble to work in a fast paced environmentGood sales skillsConfidenceCommercial awarenessExcellent presentation skillsVerbal communication skillsOrganisational skillsTeam working skills 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.In line with new data protection legislation, we will hold your data for 14 days, and if by that time we have not communicated and put appropriate consent in place, we will delete your data from our systems.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!

Customer Consultant
Up to £8 per hour

Customer Consultant£8.50phPart-time16 hours9am-3pmTemporaryTowcesterAre you passionate about customer service?Do you have an excellent telephone manner and the ability to remain calm under pressure?Yes? You could be just the person we're looking for!This role is Monday to Friday and does involve Saturdays.You'll be taking inbound enquiries from customers and resolving their queries efficiently and professionally and delivering outstanding and optimal customer service.Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Handle customer enquires via inbound and outbound telephone calls, email, fax and correspondenceTake ownership of customer queries and follow through to completionDeliver first class quality customer serviceTo support compliance activities and adhere to company policiesTo perform ad hoc tasks as requiredEnsure you have the necessary tools and knowledge to perform your roleAdhere to company processes, procedures, policies and standardsMaintain effective working relationshipsExperience, Skills and Personal Attributes:Customer service backgroundGood telephone communication skillsBe customer focussedAccuracyComputer LiterateAbility to work as an individual whilst contributing to the overall success of the teamAble to work under pressureHave a sense of humourSelf-motivatedEmpatheticProblem solving skillsFlexibility 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!

Insurance Consultant
£18000 - £23000 per annum Dunstable

Insurance ConsultantPermanent£18,000 - £23,000DunstableAre you passionate about sales? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment? The successful candidates will be able to: Deal confidently with clients both face to face and over the telephoneDevelop and maintain excellent relationshipsDemonstrate strong communication skills and an enthusiastic sales abilityComfortable in a selling environmentDemonstrable administration experience Key Skills & Experience: Target driven with natural sales abilityContributing to team successCommunication & interpersonal effectivenessPositive attitude/ team playerAmbitious and drivenSelf-motivated Has the potential to increase to £25,000 PA after passing CII exam. Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm plus two Saturdays per month 8:00am to 12.00pm 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.In line with new data protection legislation, we will hold your data for 14 days, and if by that time we have not communicated and put appropriate consent in place, we will delete your data from our systems.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!

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