Consultant/Senior Consultant - Graduate and Early Careers Team
£35k +bonus
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About Freshminds' Graduate and Early Careers Team

We work on opportunities spanning a range of experience levels, companies and industries. Throughout the year we take on ad-hoc opportunities for high calibre candidates who have either just graduated, or are looking for that all important first or second career move.

We also run graduate schemes and top-up schemes, which will give you the opportunity to run exciting, fast-paced projects from end to end and take on high levels of responsibility. 

The role

We’re keen to build on our exceptional success to date and we are eager to hire an outstanding Consultant to join the team and help us grow the business.

You’ll be taking over a warm desk with a fantastic range of existing clients but naturally you will be expected to add to this.

With a clear career path set out for you from day one, you'll be given early responsibility and the opportunity to progress quickly in an environment that will nurture and stretch your development.


Client relationship management:

  • Manage existing client accounts during the sales and delivery phases of the project
  • Relationship building and networking within these accounts to deepen relationships and identify commercial opportunities
  • Meeting existing clients to take briefs on their requirements
  • Developing expertise and advising clients on their assessment and selection methods

New Business development:

  • Generating new business through creative marketing campaigns, referrals, networking and contacting prospective clients
  • Pitching the FreshMinds offering to prospective clients

Candidate relationship management and management of the delivery process:

  • Searching the existing candidate pool and where necessary investigating other methods of candidate attraction.
  • Candidate networking: attraction of outstanding new candidates into the Talent pool via innovative and broad-ranging, sustainable techniques.
  • Interview and assessment techniques to assess candidates and understand their needs.
  • Presentation of CVs to the client, showing high levels of judgment and business understanding.
  • Giving open, honest and timely feedback to candidates, maximising their prospects of interview success.


  • Involvement in process improvement and/ or product development.
  • Mentoring and training team members.
  • Working on the size, breadth and quality of the Talent pool.
  • Help in cross-selling and cross-delivering - providing leads and candidates to the Graduate and Interim teams wherever possible.

What we’re looking for...

This is a challenging and demanding role, requiring a broad range of skills, but it offers the right candidate an unrivalled level of autonomy and experience.

  • Minimum of 1 year's experience working in a professional and fast-paced office environment
  • Ideally, you'll have a 2.1 from a top university
  • Experience in an account management, customer service or sales role, would be highly desirable
  • Excellent people skills and  a strong communicator at all levels
  • Adept at building relationships with high-calibre individuals
  • You'll thrive working in a dynamic  environment, constantly meeting new people and working on many projects simultaneously often with tight deadlines

Nearly the right job, but not quite?

If you're bright, engaging and interested in working at Freshminds but none of the current positions are quite right, we'd still like to hear from you. Please contact us with your CV and covering letter to register your interest in future jobs and we'll get in touch if a more suitable position comes up.

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