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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, Divisional Manager, Office Support Permanents

 

'I love working at Ascendant Recruitment because we have a fantastic team - We work hard but no day is ever dull!

It is refreshing to work for a company with a great ethos, who genuinely want to help people and whose first priority is to do the best by their candidates and clients.

Sascha Ross, Consultant, Office Support Permanents

 

‘I love working for AR! Being surrounded by colleagues who are driven to provide a first class service to all our clients and candidates creates a very unique positive, high energy, results-orientated environment where our number one priority is to do our very best for people. ………oh yes ……and we have a lot of laughs along the way! It feels like family!'

Clara Ridley, Divisional Manager, Human Resources

 

'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, 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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Sales consultant
24,000 plus commission

Are you an enthusiastic salesperson? Are you looking to build a career within an expanding company? Do you like the sound of uncapped commission with a competitive basic? Our Client, a growing and well established company within Milton Keynes are looking for an enthusiastic and driven salesperson to join their expanding team. If you like the sound of being a key player and feel you have the ambition to drive the business forward, then we would like to hear from you! You will be the company’s representative both over the telephone and face to face. The role will involve you speaking to existing customers, calling prospective customers and meeting potential customers face to face whilst attending their exclusive events. Skill set needed; Tenacity - cold calling prospective clients Rapport building - engaging with customers on a face to face bases Knowledge - the ability to learn products Problem solving - listening to the customer’s needs and selling the most appropriate solution to help them progress We are looking for a salesperson with passion, persistence and who genuinely cares for their customers. Competitive basic salary, uncapped commission and excellent career development opportunities!   Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 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!

Recruitment Consultant
Up to £30k pro rata

Recruitment Consultant Up to £30,000 basic (pro rata) + uncapped commission Northampton   Are you a proactive, self-confident and highly motivated salesperson who’s looking for a career that fits around your family life? Are you returning to work after a career break or looking for a new challenge? Can 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 Recruitment Consultants to join our friendly, supportive team in Northampton on a part-time or flexible basis.   About You: With previous experience in a fast paced sales role and a proven track record of exceeding 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!   About Us: 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

Recruitment Consultant
Up to £30k pro rata

Recruitment Consultant Up to £30,000 basic (pro rata) + uncapped commission Milton Keynes   Are you a proactive, self-confident and highly motivated salesperson who’s looking for a career that fits around your family life? Are you returning to work after a career break or looking for a new challenge? Can 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 Recruitment Consultants to join our friendly, supportive team in Milton Keynes on a part-time or flexible basis.   About You: With previous experience in a fast paced sales role and a proven track record of exceeding 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!   About Us: 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

Recruitment Consultant
£18k -£30 plus commission

Are you passionate about delivering excellent customer service? Are you honest, ambitious and hardworking?  If you’re looking for a challenging, exciting and financially rewarding career, where no two days are the same, read on! Due to continuous growth and development within our business, Ascendant Recruitment has several exciting opportunities for Recruitment Consultants to join our ambitious team in Northampton. About us: We’re a highly profitable recruitment consultancy team. Our divisions include Office Support, Finance, Sales & Marketing, HR and Logistics sectors delivering temporary, permanent and contract solutions. Over the past 13 years we have gained an enviable reputation within Northampton, Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas, serving many of the region’s major employers including Mercedes, Audi, Volkswagen, Domino’s Pizza as well as many other great but less well-known companies. About you: You’re passionate about delighting your customers and you’ll go above and beyond to deliver results. You’re an excellent communicator with a go-getting, can-do attitude. You’re also flexible, accurate, reliable, and results-driven. If you don’t know how to do something, you’re the kind of person who will find a way to learn it quickly.   Your experience: Perhaps you’re already working in recruitment and you’re ready to take the next step or maybe you’re working in another sales role and you’d like a new challenge with unlimited earning potential (a number of our most successful consultants joined us from an estate agency background). We are much more focused on hiring the right people with the right attitude rather than recruiting for specific experience. What we offer: •The opportunity to work for a company with an excellent local reputation •You will work with a close-knit team with who operate with honesty and integrity •Your success will be quantifiable and rewarded accordingly by a commission and bonus structure •The support of a dedicated marketing department •Training, support and mentoring from your Managing Director •Freedom to run your own desk •There is the opportunity for the very best people to progress into Managing Consultant, Managerial and Director roles. To be considered for this opportunity, please send us your CV today!

Recruitment Consultant (part time)
£18 - £30k basic (pro rata) plus commission

Are you looking for a career that’s challenging, exciting and financially rewarding, yet fits around your family life? Are you passionate about delivering excellent customer service? As part of our commitment to ensuring we find the best people to work for our business, we’re looking for talented recruitment consultants to join our growing team in Northampton, working either on a part-time or full-time basis. If you’re honest, ambitious and hardworking and you want the opportunity to make a difference then please read on… About us: We’re a highly profitable recruitment consultancy team. Our divisions include Office Support, Finance, Sales & Marketing, HR and Logistics sectors delivering temporary, permanent and contract solutions. Over the past 13 years we have gained an enviable reputation within Northampton, Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas, serving many of the region’s major employers including Mercedes, Audi, Volkswagen, Domino’s Pizza as well as many other great but less well-known companies. About you: You’re passionate about delighting your customers and you’ll go above and beyond to deliver results. You’re an excellent communicator with a go-getting, can-do attitude. You’re also flexible, accurate, reliable, and results-driven. If you don’t know how to do something, you’re the kind of person who will find a way to learn it quickly.   Perhaps you’re looking to return to work following a career break or maybe you’re simply ready for your next challenge.  Your experience: You’ll have experience of successfully working within a sales environment, although not necessarily recruitment (a number of our most successful consultants joined us from an estate agency background).  What we offer: - The opportunity to work for a company with an excellent local reputation - You will work with a close-knit team with who operate with honesty and integrity - The opportunity to choose your working hours - Your success will be quantifiable and rewarded accordingly by a commission and bonus structure - The support of a dedicated marketing department - Training, support and mentoring from your Managing Director - Freedom to run your own desk - Career progression To be considered for this opportunity, please send us your CV today!

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