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Senior Recruitment Consultant


£25,000 - £30,000


Leeds City Centre




Senior Recruitment Consultant

Salary: £25,000- £30,000 + Uncapped Commission

Location: Central Leeds, LS1

Hours: 08:30-17:30 Mon – Thurs. 08:30am-17:00pm Fridays


Jo Holdsworth Recruitment are an independent recruitment consultancy based in the heart of Leeds. Having been established for over 14 years, we have built a strong reputation in the Leeds market. We grew our client base significantly and 2019 has been our most successful trading year to date.


Due to increasing demand from our clients we are looking to increase our headcount as we move into 2020 and are keen to appoint 2 senior recruiters who are interested in management and the prospect of heading up divisions within our permanent team. We have created these new roles to ensure; all clients are serviced effectively; the team grows and have the training and support needed to be successful long term with the continued growth of our client base within this sector.


Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will take responsibility for:

  • Maintaining strong business relationships with all clients
  • Ensuring business development activity within the division
  • Managing a small team whilst working with the MD to continue growing this team
  • Managing clients and actively working on recruitment drives
  • Ensuring strong conversion rates for your candidates and clients
  • Motivating, leading, coaching and mentoring your small team
  • Proving yourself as a strong account manager – retaining and growing key accounts
  • Proving yourself as an inspirational leader with the ability to contribute to the existing client base by attracting your own new clients
  • Working collaboratively with the wider commercial permanent and temporary team(s)
  • Working towards, achieving and exceeding both individual and team targets


We have a strong client base many of which we have worked with for a number of years and your role would be to retain and further grow as well as winning new business.


What we are looking for;

  • A strong recruitment background having worked at a senior level
  • Some previous experience of coaching or managing
  • An established network in the Leeds area
  • An inspirational leader
  • Proven experience of managing and working on commercial recruitment drives (volume, office personnel etc.)
  • Great team player with demonstratable attributes
  • Ability to think outside of the box and use initiative
  • A ‘roll up your sleeves and get stuck in’ mentality
  • Proven experience of having consistently achieved and exceeded monetary targets


We appreciate how hard our staff work and consequently evolve our benefits and rewards package on an annual basis following internal staff surveys. To give you a flavor of what we offer;

  • Competitive basic salary and uncapped commission structure
  • Ability to complete management/leadership courses when in a leading role
  • Ability to increase holiday upon length of service
  • Industry leading software and the latest supporting technology(s)
  • Flexitime scheme that gives you more freedom to choose daily hours that work for you
  • Parking options
  • Breakfast on a Monday
  • Quarterly team social events
  • Bi-annual individual incentives which include a day off work and a social event
  • Christmas shut down every year
  • Weekly spin the wheel incentives
  • Modern, renovated offices
  • Full administrative support in the office
  • City centre based – walking distance from the train station


We are looking to interview candidates for this position in December 2019 and have the successful person appointed to start with us in January 2020. If you are keen to learn more about the opportunity we have here at JHR please don’t hesitate to get in touch today!


Due to the amount of response we receive, unfortunately we are not able to give feedback to individuals, if you have not heard back within 5 days please assume that you have not been successful for the role you have applied for. By applying to this advertisement, you are hereby giving consent for Jo Holdsworth Recruitment to hold your details for a 30 day period and contact you via any method of contact you have listed on your application.

(Jo Holdsworth Recruitment – Recruitment Agency)


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