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Graduate Consultant

Competitive plus competitive bonus
Degree Discipline & Classification
Educated to degree level – relevant to role
UCAS Points
Job Ref
TGR Internal

About Our Client

The Graduate has become the number one choice for many leading names across the East Midlands and beyond for Graduate Recruitment winning Graduate Recruiters of the year in 2017.

We strive to offer a truly consultative recruitment service with fully trained, knowledgeable Consultants who are able to offer an effective recruitment solution to every one of our clients.

Considerable investment has been made to ensure the team has the systems required to be as effective as possible in their jobs. The team is supportive, focused and keen to deliver the best service to their clients. As a team they work together to get the best result for each recruitment campaign.

Roles & Responsibilities

Due to the growth we are now looking to recruit a dynamic graduate with drive and a passion for helping graduates secure job opportunities/places on schemes.

At The Graduate a consultant’s role is diverse and extremely rewarding it involves:

  • using business development, sales and marketing techniques and networking in order to attract business
  • working towards agreed targets and kpi’s
  • building relationships with clients and candidates;
  • developing a good understanding of clients, their industry, what they do and their work culture and environment;
  • developing relationships with universities
  • attending events with clients
  • advertising vacancies appropriately by placing adverts on job boards, through social media and with universities
  • working with the team to ensure vacancies are advertised in the correct way to attract the highest caliber
  • using the candidate database to find the right person for the client’s vacancy
  • receiving and reviewing applications
  • interviewing new candidates and creating a shortlist of candidates
  • checking the suitability of applicants before submitting their details to the client;
  • briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job in question, ensuring they receive a full brief
  • preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients in respect of suitable applicants
  • organising interviews for candidates as requested by the client
  • assisting candidates with their interview preparation
  • informing candidates about the results of their interviews, providing full feedback
  • negotiating salary, start dates and finalising arrangements between client and candidates and closing the deal
  • offering advice to both clients and candidates on salaries, training and career progression;
  • getting involved in marketing projects to enhance development of the business, in line with the business plan

Skills Required

  • Educated to degree level – relevant to role
  • Full driving licence and transport is essential
  • Confident and driven
  • Can do attitude
  • Flexible
  • Team player
  • Ability to communicate on all levels from Graduate level to Director
  • Always looking to develop personally
  • IT literate including knowledge of social media
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Honest with a strong work ethic
  • Focused and able to prioritize
  • Resilient and able to take feedback


  • A supportive environment with opportunities to continue training and achieve professional qualifications
  • A competitive salary and bonus scheme, with no caps in place.
  • Running your own desk – the opportunity for running your own business within a business.
  •   Work life balance – unlike many companies within the recruitment industry we understand the importance of work life balance. This is the reason our consultants have core hours based around 9-5.
  •  Great central location with free parking


  • Support to study further qualifications – on completion of a successful 6 month probation plus support to attend external training courses.
  • Annual free eye test.
  • Free car parking in a central location.
  • Mobile phone.


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