Senior Appointments Recruitment Consultant Contracts/Interims

Reed Technology
20000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + Uncapped Commission scheme.
16 Feb 2017
17 Feb 2017
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Full Time

Reed Technology Leadership Practice (RTLP) are recruiting for a Senior Appointments Consultant to join our business, operating a contracts/interim desk.

RTLP is the senior appointment business within Reed Technology delivering into leadership roles across IT, Digital and Business Transformation.

Established in September 2012 RTLP has gone from strength to strength and in January 2017 achieved our most profitable month. Alongside our recruitment activities RTLP run The IT Leaders Forum, which has allowed us to create a strong network within our market via arranging a series of IT Leaders networking events and intimate roundtable discussions.

The key purpose of this role within Reed Specialist Recruitment is to generate income for Reed Technology Leadership Practice by developing new business through sales activity and through placing contract/interim candidates into assignments.

Based out of our Birmingham office you will have remit across the whole of the UK and will be able to benefit from leveraging the relationships of a national branch network of 2000 consultants including 100 across our 10 regional Reed Technology sites. You will also be in a position to make revenue through creating opportunities for our own permanent search consultants and your co-members across the other Reed specialisms.


What you will bring to the role:

-You will be results driven and have an appetite to take advantage of our uncapped commission structure to increase your earnings through hard work.

-You will have experience of a recruitment sales role, or a non-recruitment role where you have had to sell by developing relationships with senior stakeholders (C-level).

-You will have experience of both telephone based and face to face sales.

-You will have a strong customer service ethic and be accountable for maintaining the reputation and high quality service levels that have become synonymous with the Leadership Practice.

-You will have the ability to build strong internal relationships, which will allow you to benefit from the client relationships that already exist across the Reed branch network.

-Ideally you will have a prior understanding of the IT/Digital market place.


Why should I join REED?


You will receive first class training at the REED Business School in the Cotswolds, voted as one of the most beautiful places to study in the world. This is supplemented by tailored courses and online learning. REED encourages people to develop by providing:

  • Annual career development reviews to discuss your aspirations
  • Up to GBP500 towards training/qualifications you want to take in your personal time
  • Professional qualification funding for those who want to achieve a qualification that's linked to their role


Being the number 1 recruitment business means better access to candidates and clients. In addition, we'll give you:

  • An uncapped and competitive bonus structure.
  • Salary progression based on your achievement; we expect this to be more than just an annual increase.
  • Regular high achievers award programmes involving prizes such as weekends away.
  • Our rewards are visible and accessible meaning you know what you can achieve


Our colleagues say that a big reason they work for REED are the people and that they work amongst friends at REED. We are the largest family owned recruitment business in the UK and we take pride in the people that work for us. We offer:

  • Season ticket loans for travel to work and a REED discount club which provides cash-back on your regular household purchases and holidays.
  • Health care plans covering dental work, optical tests and physiotherapy and the ability to buy or sell annual leave to suit your lifestyle choice.
  • Long service rewards, including lunch at the Ritz with the REED family as well as 3 and 6 week paid sabbaticals.
  • Reed Foundation owns 18% of RSR meaning 1 day in your working week is for a charitable cause.


At Reed Specialist Recruitment, we are proud to be the UK's favourite recruiter and we believe this makes us your ideal place to work in the recruitment industry.

Our service is centred on an entrepreneurial and ethical approach to recruitment and a dedication to attracting and supporting the best candidates. We work with clients and candidates in temporary, contract and permanent positions.

Your role as a Recruitment Consultant for the UK's favourite recruiter is a professional sales role which can often be quite tough and demanding. With your sales ability and resilience however, it is also very rewarding and exciting and can provide an excellent career as well as excellent earning potential.

Want to know more on why to become a member of the REED family and join the UK's favourite recruiter?

"The people here really make REED what it is. There is a culture within the business where everyone is open and honest with each other, and this creates a great atmosphere to work in." Simon Edwards (Regional Manager)

"People I encountered were passionate about REED. I wanted to work for a company people were proud to work for, I felt that this job would bring out the best side of me, and I knew there would be plenty of opportunities for progression." Bukola Odofin (Executive Business Manager)

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business.

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