London
Client Consultant: Graduate & Early Careers
Competitive + Generous Commission structure + Benefits
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The team

We specialise in placing high-calibre graduate & early career strategy analysts, business analysts, consultants and project managers (salaries < 60K) into individual roles, schemes and internships. Our key sectors are professional services, investment & advisory, retail and digital.

The role

  • Reporting to the team Head, you’ll take over a warm desk with a fantastic portfolio of existing clients. In a role with a high level of autonomy and significant opportunity for growth, it will be up to you to strike a winning balance between new business development activities, client relationship management and strategic account development.
     
  • Day to day you’ll be project managing multiple sales processes, working in partnership with our Candidate Managers to deliver on briefs and advising clients on assessment and selection methods, scheme design and hiring strategies – areas in which you’ll seek to continually build knowledge and expertise.
  • You’ll be involved with process improvement, product development and training and mentoring and you’ll be expected to constantly grow your network and promote the Freshminds brand: attending events; arranging speaking opportunities and contributing thought leadership content and ideas for our industry blog and wider marketing activities.

Development & progression

We have clear career paths and a transparent promotion process and we look for people who are keen to take ownership of their role and responsibility for their progression. We will support you to do this with:

  •  Extensive training delivered via targeted sessions and on-the-job monitoring
  •  Weekly line management meetings
  • Bi-annual appraisals

What we’re looking for

  • Top academic profile: 2.1 (or above) from a top university; minimum of AAB at A Level
     
  • Relevant experience: 18 months+ experience in recruitment, account management, sales or business development
  • Industry knowledge: exposure to / keen interest in the consulting landscape and the graduate and early career market
     
  • Drive and tenacity: you’ll care deeply about providing a great service; you’ll have a proven track record of exceeding targets by delivering on existing relationships and proactively opening up new ones; you’ll demonstrate originality and enthusiasm in your approach to challenges
  • Professional credibility: well-informed and on top of market and industry trends, you’ll possess both the understanding of business issues and the confidence, gravitas and exceptional verbal and written communications skills required to establish consultative, trust-based relationships with high calibre clients
     
  •   A strong commercial mindset: you’ll have excellent negotiation skills and a nose for new opportunities
     
  •  ​An excellent self-manager: you’ll be equipped with the organisational skills required to juggle multiple projects, stakeholders and targets
     
  • A natural collaborator: approaching every aspect of your work with integrity, you’ll thrive in a team environment with a high level of partnership working 
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