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Associate Consultant

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    £24,000 + bonus + benefits

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    22 days ago

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​About Freshminds

We're shaping the future of recruitment and consulting by connecting excellence and expertise on demand.

We’re a lively, intelligent team of ambitious professionals. We specialise in placing exceptional researchers, analysts and strategy consultants onto short-medium term contract engagements. Our clients range from major corporates, top strategy consultancies and investment management firms to innovative PE-backed start-ups.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, engaging and driven Associate Consultant to join our Projects Team.

Apply for the role using this link: https://app.beapplied.com/apply/8npdfi3ye2

About you and the role

As an Associate Consultant you will join the business to learn our values, drives and ambitions, as well as our methodologies, processes and techniques. Your journey will include developing relationships and building rapport with the network as well as understanding the market, our clients and the way we sell.

You will have the opportunity to learn, develop and progress in the path you find challenging, exciting and motivating for you. The skills that you will learn are the following:

  • Attracting, screening and selecting candidates for the Freshminds network, introducing them to appropriate opportunities and advising on career journeys; managing and coaching candidates through interview processes and working in partnership with sales to deliver on client briefs.

  • Introducing new clients to the business, managing and developing consultative long-term relationships with existing clients; advising on project design and hiring strategies; project managing end-to-end sales processes and working in partnership with the delivery to provide the best candidates to clients' projects.

  • Candidate headhunting, screening, shortlisting, briefing, interviewing and process management

  • Research-based lead generation, client prospecting (online, calling, events & networking) and winning new business

  • Attending client meetings, candidate meetings and industry events

  • Writing tailored client approach emails, meeting briefs, job adverts, candidate biographies, interview notes and blogs

  • Working with marketing to contribute ideas for events and tech-enabled outreach campaigns

Your skills
  • Collaborative – you’re excited about working in a highly collaborative environment; you enjoy learning and sharing your own knowledge, and you are aware of your impact in the people around you – as well as their impact on you

  • Curious – you’re front-footed, interested in solving problems, open and creative about the solutions

  • Resourceful, diligent and proactive – if you don’t know something, you will ask, research and brainstorm to figure it out

  • Company pension scheme

  • Private medical insurance / alternative lifestyle benefit

  • 23 days’ holiday + 1 extra day for each year of service (up to 28 days)

  • Paid CSR day to dedicate to charitable volunteering

  • Discounted gym membership, free eye tests, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme

  • Option to participate in annual subsidised company holiday

  • Option to buy 3 additional days’ holiday per anum

  • Optional annual travelcard loan after 1 years’ service

  • Optional 4 week sabbatical after 3 years’ service

  • Optional 8 week sabbatical after 5 years’ service

We are an equal opportunities employer

We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race.

To help support our diversity and inclusion initiatives at Freshminds, we are pleased to be using the Applied platform for all of our internal hires. Applied is an innovative blind recruitment software for fair and inclusive hiring. All applications will be judged completely anonymously, using a couple of questions to replace the CV and assess what really matters for the role.

Apply for the role using this link to take you to the platform and start the process! https://app.beapplied.com/apply/8npdfi3ye2

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