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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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Insurance Consultant
£18000 - £25000 per annum

Insurance ConsultantNorthampton Salary between £18,000 - £25,000 PA (depending on experience) Monday to Friday with occasional Saturdays. Are you passionate about sales? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment? If this sounds like you, please read on…My client has an exciting opportunity for an Insurance Consultant to work for their Northampton office.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 experienceKey Competencies:Target DrivenContributing to Team SuccessCommunication & Interpersonal effectivenessPositive Attitude/ Team PlayerNatural Sales AbilityKey Skills & Experience:AmbitiousDrivenSelf-motivatedIf this sounds like you, then please apply today!!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!

Insurance Consultant
£18000 - £25000 per annum

Insurance ConsultantNorthamptonSalary between £18,000 - £25,000 PA (depending on experience) Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 5pm x2 Saturdays mornings per month (8:30am - 12pm) Are you passionate about sales? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment? If this sounds like you, please read on…My client has an exciting opportunity for an Insurance Consultant to work in their Northampton office.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 experienceKey Competencies:Target DrivenContributing to Team SuccessCommunication & Interpersonal effectivenessPositive Attitude/ Team PlayerNatural Sales Ability If this sounds like you, then please apply today!!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!

Insurance Consultant
£18000 - £25000 per annum

Insurance ConsultantNorthampton Permanent - Full timeHours: Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm (40 hours per week)x2 Saturdays mornings per month Salary between £18,000 - £25,000 PA (depending on experience) Are you passionate about sales? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment? If this sounds like you, please read on…My client has an exciting opportunity for an Insurance Consultant to work for their Northampton office.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 experienceKey Competencies:Target DrivenContributing to Team SuccessCommunication & Interpersonal effectivenessPositive Attitude/ Team PlayerNatural Sales AbilityKey Skills & Experience:AmbitiousDrivenSelf-motivatedIf this sounds like you, then please apply today!!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 Administrator
£18000 - £19000 per annum

Recruitment AdministratorPermanentNorthamptonDo you have exceptional organisational and skills?Do you love administration, multi tasking and?Are you a whizz on Microsoft Word?Do you go above and beyond to help meet targets?Yes? You could be just the person we're looking for!We are looking for a Team administrator to join our small but busy team of consultants. You will be the first port of call and must be confident on the phone and assisting with our consultant's administration.Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Answering the phonesUpdating databaseSending lettersLead gathering, establishing who the decision maker is, sending relevant information and updating our system. Diarise call backsMeet and greet candidates to registerRespond to external reference requestsGain references for the companyCV formattingAdvertise new job requirementsProduce a list of jobs on a weekly basisReport marketing statsSkills/attitudeA love of making order out of chaos!The ability to multi-taskThe ability to constantly reprioritise throughout the day to meet the changing needs of the consultantsDemonstrable desire to serve the team in whatever way you canPrepared to learn new things; determined to get it sortedHighly IT LiterateHighly numerate with a good knowledge of ExcelDue 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!

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