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Graduate Recruitment Consultant- Immediate start

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Chicago
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: SB10051650
  • Sector: Recruitment, Phaidon International
  • Date posted: 10/05/2018
Are you willing to do whatever it takes to be successful? Does the opportunity to have SUPER FAST PROGRESSION and UNCAPPED BONUS excite you? Have you recently graduated and have a small amount of sales experience and looking for a company with WORLD CLASS SALES TRAINING?


Being a recruitment consultant is a sales role, the objective is to build your own network of clients and candidates in your specialist sector and ultimately be the best in your field. Eventually, after a lot of hard work and lessons learned - clients come to you for business due to your exceptional reputation instead of you having to sell yourself and your company.

The highest earning consultants all possess the following:
  • A hunger for success
  • Resilience
  • Business/commercial acumen
  • Fast learner
  • Emotionally intelligent
  • Self-motivated
  • Financially enthused
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Competitive
  • Enjoy sales
Being in recruitment means; being a business person, spotting the opportunity and selling effectively. Initially, selling your services to the client/company, then once that stage is complete, you will then sell the candidate the opportunity with your client, then sell the candidate into the client hopefully resulting in an interview!

If you are still keen to read on…

Who is Phaidon International?

 Phaidon International is regarded as an industry leader in delivering micro-specialized solutions to some of the largest, innovative and most prominent global institutions. We help organizations identify, attract and secure senior-level, niche, hard-to-find talent. Since 2004, the group has achieved over a decade of profitable growth. Following this continued success Phaidon International raised a $25million investment from Muzinich & Co and HSBC Bank Plc in April 2016. This investment will enable the group to continue its global expansion by diversifying into new markets and opening more offices with a specific focus on expansion in the US. The expansion plans in place offer highly entrepreneurial growth potential for all current and prospective employees.

The role:
  • Business development – Identifying new business opportunities and turning them into business, in turn, they become your client.
  • Posting job adverts – Attracting the right candidates that match your client’s requirements.
  • Qualifying client needs – Communicating with your client to understand the candidate they need and the vacancy they have to ensure you put the right people through.
  • Sourcing candidates – Headhunting from competitors, getting recommendations/referrals, job boards, and Linkedin.
  • Candidate control – Making sure you are closing candidates throughout the recruitment process.
  • Coaching candidates on interview skills – Making sure your candidates have the best chance of securing the role with your client.
  • Shortlisting- After speaking with all of your applicants, you will choose the best-suited candidates to then sell into your client for interviewing.
  • Accurately record data- This will build a database that will essentially become your business, record all information about everyone you speak to will allow you to beat your competition to the punch by finding the right people faster.
To become a Phaidonite and join us on our journey of world domination APPLY NOW! Also, connect with Samantha Buckingham at Phaidon International on Linkedin

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