Trainee Recruitment Consultant

New York (US)
US$48000 - US$80000 per annum + commission, healthcare, bonus, benefits
20 Mar 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking for a career where your earnings are based on how hard you work? Do you want to work with top international clients in a fast paced environment? Keen to progress up the career ladder based on performance rather than length of service? Come and work for us as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant!

Harnham was established in London, England in 2006, and is now the Global Leader in Data & Analytics recruitment. We supply many of the world's leading data driven companies with the talent that drives their business.
We're still privately owned by the original founders of Harnham which means we have an exceptionally strong leadership team who still work very closely with all the employees at Harnham. Although the culture is very competitive, it's also extremely team orientated. There's lots of room for progression and we have a strong ethos of promoting from within.

The role of a Trainee Recruitment Consultant can be very varied with new people and situations every day. Having said that, a lot of the tasks can get monotonous, so it's important to be very motivated! Being a recruitment consultant allows you to build up a sense of independence whilst still being part of a team. The core aspects of the role involve:

  • Sourcing new candidates through a variety of methods; think advertising, headhunting, referrals…
  • Winning new client business through cold calling - lots of time on the phone & lots of rejection!
  • Screening & meeting candidates to understand what they are looking for in a new role
  • Negotiating fees & closing deals!
  • Meeting & entertaining clients

We are NOT looking for candidates with experience for this role (or an understanding of the Data & Analytics market). Any kind of cold selling experience will certainly be an advantage but it's not essential. We're looking for candidates that have real drive, ambition, resilience and motivation. You will be tested in all these areas and more during the application process so please don't apply unless you're sure you can compete with the best!


  • Help change people's lives by finding them their dream job!
  • One of the best commission structures on the market, it's uncapped & there are bonuses as well as commission!
  • Full training both when you start as a recruitment consultant & throughout your career with us.
  • Regular incentives/competitions including a big Winner's Trip with the whole company, team nights out, Lunch Clubs…
  • Fun, team-focused culture - we work hard but we look out for each other!

Please use the apply here button on this website or alternatively get in touch with Mark Hedges for more information - +1 212 796 6568. We're looking for both immediate starters and candidates hoping to secure a permanent role over the summer!

Salary Indication

US$48000 - US$80000 per annum + commission, healthcare, bonus, benefits


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