Are you currently looking for a new sales job? Or are you looking into the possibility of moving into a more sales job? Find out how a career in recruitment can offer everything you are looking for!
Recruitment is a hugely exciting sector to be involved in! We have put together everything you need to know about recruitment, so if this type of sales job is new to you, we have shared some key information that will hopefully open your eyes to what a career in recruitment can offer, in terms of a sales career, progression and long term opportunity.
If you are already in the recruitment sector and you are keen to find a business that aligns to your values and aspirations then keep reading, as we have shared some key information about who we are and what we offer!
Is the job of Recruitment Consultant actually a sales job?
Short answer is yes! This role comes with specific sales targets that you need to achieve on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis, which would be the same as most sales jobs out there. Plus, you are speaking to candidates every day discussing and selling opportunities and speaking to clients discussing and introducing candidates to them... which is everything you would do within a sales job.
The beauty of this type of the sales job, is that it will always offer you different challenges, situations and opportunities to any other sales job out there. The job of a Recruitment Consultant is varied and demanding, but here at Navartis we support, train and develop you to reach your full sales potential and build a successful sales career.
What is the job of a Recruitment Consultant?
Within the role you would be responsible for attracting candidates for job opportunities and matching them to freelance and permanent position with clients. Initially you will be focussed on speaking to candidates, building relationships and growing your specialist network. Within this types of sales job it is key to build your network, your reputation and your personal brand…. Due to the role being a people focussed role, trust plays a huge part in the role.
At Navartis, our people specialise in specific areas such as Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms. Within those sectors, they will usually focus on specific job disciplines, such as Quantity Surveying, Site Management and Planning. This will help you to become experts in the area you recruit in, helping to build specialist knowledge to help build trust with candidates and clients.
What are the typical duties for a Recruitment Consultant?
Typical sales duties and activities undertaken by Consultants include:
Advertising job vacancies across multiple channels, including job boards, email marketing and social media
Researching companies, professions and specific sectors
Maintaining and updating the company database
Networking with candidates via phone, email and face to face meetings
Are you already in a sales job and want to know which sales skills are transferable?
If you're currently in a sales job and considering a career transition but staying within a sales environment, it's essential to identify the transferable sales skills that can help you succeed in a new role. While each sales job has its unique requirements, there are several key skills commonly found in sales positions that can be valuable in a variety of fields. Here are some transferable skills you may have developed in your sales job:
Sales professionals excel in verbal and written communication. They are adept at presenting ideas, negotiating, and building relationships. These sales skills are highly transferable to roles that involve client interaction, public speaking, customer service, or any position that requires effective communication with stakeholders.
Salespeople are skilled at building and maintaining relationships with customers. The ability to establish rapport, understand client needs and foster trust are crucial.
Persuasion and Influencing
Sales jobs require the ability to persuade and influence others. This skill is valuable in various contexts, such as marketing, public relations, fundraising, or even management positions that involve motivating and inspiring teams.
Sales professionals often encounter challenges and objections from clients. They develop problem-solving skills to address customer concerns and find solutions. These sales skills can be utilised in roles that involve analysing complex situations, resolving conflicts, or making strategic decisions.
Salespeople are accustomed to working in dynamic environments where they must adapt to changing market conditions, customer preferences, and competition. This adaptability makes them well-suited for roles in fast-paced industries, startups, or any position that requires flexibility and the ability to thrive in uncertain situations.
Sales jobs often come with multiple tasks and tight deadlines. Sales professionals become skilled at prioritising activities, managing their time effectively and meeting goals. These time management skills are transferable to any sales job.
In sales, data analysis plays a crucial role in identifying trends, understanding customer behavior, and making data-driven decisions. Proficiency in data analysis tools, CRM systems, and the ability to interpret data can be valuable in roles that involve market research, business analytics or data-driven decision-making.
Sales is a challenging field that requires resilience and the ability to handle rejection. Sales professionals learn to bounce back from setbacks, stay motivated, and persist in reaching their goals. This resilience can be valuable in any position that requires perseverance, dealing with setbacks, or managing high-pressure situations.
What sales qualifications are needed to secure a Recruitment Consultant job?
At Navartis we don’t look at what sales qualifications you have. We believe that if you are committed to learning and developing your sales skills and you are driven to achieve then we will support you on your journey to becoming a successful recruiter.
Although no qualifications are needed, there are some key skills that would benefit you and your sales career. These include:
Good communications skills
Excellent written skills
Be persuasive, patient and persistent
Be flexible and have the ability to adapt
Ability to prioritise
Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
What can you earn as a Recruitment Consultant?
Similar to most sales jobs, we offer Trainee Recruitment Consultants a basic salary of £18,000 to £20,000 per annum, dependant on experience. On top of this your on-target earnings (OTE) offers you the ability to earn a lot more, which for successful consultants can be anything up to £60,000+ on top of you basic salary. Our on-target earnings (OTE) are uncapped meaning you really are in control of what you are able to earn.
If you don’t have experience within recruitment, we would always suggest joining us at a Trainee level, this is so you have time to build your sales knowledge, understanding and network without having unachievable sales targets you need to meet. We have lots of example of Consultants joining us at Trainee level and reaching Senior within the first 18 months, which by industry standards is very quick.
What sales training is offered to Recruitment Consultants?
Sales training from company to company differs hugely. At Navartis we are proud of the training we have in place, which has helped countless Consultants in our business achieve, develop and progress within the business.
Our Consultants receive a tailored training programme, which starts the moment you walk through the door and flexes to suit your sales career aspirations. Our training is not just aimed at those new into the business but continues throughout all the stages of your sales career, including structured management training for those who aspire to being future leaders in the business.
Our training is delivered by experienced trainers who have not only worked in our business as Recruiters and Managers, but who are also fully qualified trainers to a CIPP standard.
What our people say about working at Navartis
Our culture has been built around our people and allowing them to flourish both personally and professionally. We work hard to ensure our people are fully supported from the minute they walk through the door and throughout their career, allowing them to achieve everything they want to in their career. Here are just a few of the many positive reviews we have received from employees who work here…
“If you are looking for a company to develop and learn your trade, there is no better company out there! Real focus on quality and being the best in the business.”
- Recruitment Consultant
“Great people, great company and great opportunities.”
- Senior Recruitment Consultant
“Amazing place to work and amazing company to build a career in.”
- Recruitment Consultant
Want to find out more about working at Navartis?
We are always looking for talented, driven and motivated sales people to join us. So if you are keen to find out more about life at Navartis, including the training offered, career progression, our culture and the benefits, check out out join us page.
Want to apply for a sales job with us?
If you have read the above and think that recruitment is the right sales job for you, then why not check out all of our lates sales jobs and apply today!
Tips on Searching for relevant Sales Jobs
It’s important when searching for Sales Jobs that you have a strategy. This will allow you to become more efficient and effective with your time and will also help to find Sales Jobs that are relevant to you. Below we have outlined some key activities to think about when searching for Sales Jobs.
Use Specialised Sales Jobs Search Engines
Focus on job search engines and websites that specialise in Sales Jobs. Platforms that specialise in Sales Jobs are more likely to have listings specific to the Sales Jobs Jobs industry.
Use Targeted Keywords when searching for specific Sales Jobs
When searching for Sales Jobs online, use specific keywords related to the type of Sales Jobs Jobs job you're looking for. This will help narrow down your search results to Sales Jobs that are relevant to your profession.
Include your location or preferred work area in your Sales Jobs search. This will help you find Sales Jobs in your desired geographical area.
Set Up Sales Jobs Alerts
Many job search websites offer the option to set up job alerts based on your search criteria. You can create alerts with specific keywords and location preferences and the platform will notify you when new Sales Jobs match your criteria. This saves you time by automating the job search process.
Regularly Check In with Recruitment Agencies
Find a recruitment agency that specialises in Sales Jobs and build a relationship with them so they can keep you up to date when new and relevant Sales Jobs become available.
Optimise your LinkedIn profile with relevant keywords, skills and a clear headline indicating that you are seeking Sales Jobs. Follow Sales Jobs Jobs-related companies and join industry-specific LinkedIn groups to stay updated on Sales Jobs that are new to the market.
Networking with fellow Sales Jobs professionals
Leverage your professional network to inquire about Sales Jobs that are available. Inform colleagues, friends, or acquaintances in the industry about your job search, as they may have leads or be able to connect you with potential employers.
By implementing these strategies, you can optimise your search for "Sales Jobs" and increase your chances of finding relevant and suitable Sales Jobs in the Sales Jobs Jobs industry.
If you are keen to find out what Sales Jobs we have available, then you can follow the below link and browse all of our global Sales Jobs.
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