Research Executive

We are recruiting for a St Albans executive search and experienced recruitment specialist, with a focus on marketing, product management and commercial leadership. The company provides expert consultancy, advice and services to their customers, who are a mixture of small and large consumer and technology brands. The work they do helps customers build their services and scale their businesses - it's exciting The Role You will support an experienced team to win and deliver business, performing a variety of candidate & customer research tasks, as well as ad-hoc and routine business support projects. Although this isn't a sales role, it is a hyper-commercial first step towards sales and you'll be up skilled to engage with and influence the people around you. You will be encouraged to use your initiative and take ownership of different challenges. For this you will need a laser focus on detail as you manage multiple concurrent initiatives (that you'll prioritise), making mistakes along the way as part of your learning journey. Some specific responsibilities Mapping target organisations and identifying target candidates Outreach to qualified candidates and, in time, pitching roles Use the internal Talent system to build talent pools and shortlists of candidates Use the CRM system to target non-Client contacts Perform database searches and improve data integrity Use 3 rd party tools to help build Talent pools You will also help the business development effort by performing market research on potential clients, adding them to the prospecting system, performing data input and helping with targeted outreach. Training You will be given structured training, an induction course and all the tools needed to understand the market and perform at your best. You will have unlimited support from a mentor and will learn from a hugely experienced wider team. What we would like to see in you We are not looking for any specific commercial experience, although we'd prefer it if this wasn't your first experience of work. However the company always prioritises attitude and intelligence over skills, so you may be a recent graduate, or have experience in sales, marketing, retail or hospitality (for example). If you recognise the following in yourself, we want to hear from you: Highly articulate with excellent communication skills, verbal and written. An intelligent, logical and organised mind with ability to prioritise and meet deadlines. A willingness to push yourself, and you are OK being under pressure at times. A sense of urgency and bias for action. Sociable, with ability to connect with a diverse group of people, within and outside the organisation. Strong academics, preferably to degree level Career progression This is an entry level role and the company support progression into front line consultancy positions when you feel ready. The next step would be into full customer facing consultancy roles, selling and delivering executive search and experience hire services for new and existing customers. Benefits Excellent starting salary, £20-25k depending on experience 25 days holiday rising to 30 Commission Private Health Cycle to Work Scheme Initially you'll be working with a mentor in the office but in time there will be a blend of hours, office based and work from home. Diversity and Inclusion The company supports equal opportunities for all and welcome applications regardless of age sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, ethnic origin, religious belief or disability. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/92232196

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