Recruitment Consultant Placement at Hays

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
31st May 2021
London, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Sheffield, Leicester, Birmingham, Belfast, Liverpool, Reading. We are also open to many locations across the UK
Salary Band
£18,000 - £19,999
£19,500 + commission
Role May Involve
Administration/Secretarial Advertising Recruitment Sales

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Recruitment Consultant Placement

Day to Day of the role:

You will be working in one of the highest opportunity teams within Hays as a 12-month Placement Student Consultant. You will be involved in and responsible for:

  • Meeting and contacting new and existing clients to win businesses
  • Meeting with and contacting new and existing candidates to create a pipeline of talent for current and future jobs
  • Creating and posting job adverts
  • Using social media channels for candidate attraction
  • Organising candidate interviews
  • Leveraging off existing relationships within Hays to win new business
  • Coaching candidates on interview preparation
  • Maintaining existing client relationships through regular interaction and meetings
  • Working towards targets and KPI’s created to ensure your success in the business

Required Skills and Quals

You will need to be in your second year at university with the opportunity to take a full placement year out as part of your degree programme.

  • Resilient and hard-working
  • A drive to work towards targets and be rewarded on your achievements
  • Sales minded and focused
  • Ambitious about what you want to achieve


Putting it simply this opportunity is a career changing one. As a member of the team you will have the opportunity to work with the backing and established relationships of a large global FTSE 250 company.

You will also receive:

  • A clear career progression path from Intern up to Director level
  • Direction from highly experienced Directors
  • Detailed learning of innovative solutions
  • Continuous learning and development, both professionally and personally
  • A competitive package
  • The chance to grow your career exponentially
  • Our Technology specific tools which enable you to open doors with candidates and clients

About Hays

Hays is a leading global professional recruiting group, the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in the UK and Asia Pacific and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America.

The c.11,000 people we employ around the world partner with clients and candidates to power the world of work.

Every day our expert consultants help thousands of candidates find their next role, and they also help clients reshape workforces and deal with talent shortages. Last year we placed 77,000 people in permanent jobs and 244,000 people into temporary roles.

Our culture is meritocratic; we share a passion for creating opportunities for our people to flourish & succeed whatever their background. We deliver a world-class service to a diverse customer-base and as such welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please send your CV and cover letter to

Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.