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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 Resourcer
Up to £20000 per annum OTE £30k

Recruitment ResourcerPermanent£20,000 basic (OTE £30k )Milton Keynes Are you a sales professional looking for an exciting, fast paced role in an award-winning organisation? Yes? You could be just the person we are looking for! Your role will be to attract candidates and obtain suitable CVs. You will need to have a clear understanding of role requirements in order to screen and interview candidates. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Placing at least 80 outbound sales phone calls per dayObtaining CVs from 8-10 new specialist candidates per weekDeveloping a good understanding of what the medical profession entailsHeadhunting, identifying and approaching candidates;Receiving and reviewing applications, managing internal interviews and short-listing;Checking references and suitability of candidatesReviewing recruitment policies to ensure effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment programmes. We are looking for someone with: Experience of working in a customer-driven service environmentSuccessful direct sales / telesales experienceExperience in working to timescales and sales targetsAbility to use and display initiativeGreat verbal and written communication skillsAbility to build strong relationshipsGood knowledge of Microsoft Office If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! 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.

Recruitment Consultants
Negotiable plus bonus

Recruitment ConsultantsPermanent£negotiableMilton Keynes Wanted! Proactive and driven individuals! If you have direct sales or recruitment experience and a passion to succeed - then your next opportunity may just be here… Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Liaising with clients and candidates to assess their respective needsQualify candidate suitability for current or future vacanciesManage the recruitment process from start to finishDeal with client/ candidate queries and take ownership to follow up and ensure they are dealt with efficientlyManage placed candidate contracts and maintain client relationships with active contractors and placementsAttend relevant conferences / events with the objective of attracting and signing up new candidatesEnsure that all activities within regulations set down by the industry We are looking for someone with: Successful direct sales/telesales experience or recruitment experienceExperience in medical recruitment preferredExperience in working to timescales and sales targetsAbility to use and display initiativeGreat verbal and written communication skillsAbility to build strong relationshipsGood knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word and Excel If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! 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.

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