Graduate Recruitment Consultant, Melbourne

Company profile - Recruitment Agency

In this Graduate Recruitment Consultant job in Melbourne, you will be joining a market-leading graduate recruitment and early-career talent community. This agency's mission is two-fold: to help graduates secure their ideal graduate role, whilst helping their clients’ businesses grow by matching them to high-quality and well-suited candidates.

We work with a range of exciting companies, from large multinationals right through to some of the fastest-growing startups on the cusp of huge success! Having helped over 4500 graduates globally find their ideal graduate job, we now want to continue our success by growing our Australia-based team. If you want to be a part of our tight-knit team and be involved with many aspects of our sales operations, apply today!

Key responsibilities - Graduate Recruitment Consultant

In this Trainee Recruitment Consultant job in Melbourne, you will be responsible for: 

  • Contacting all new applicants on the system via phone, video, and e-mail 
  • Having in-depth discussions with candidates to understand their career aspirations, as well as discussing their suitability for roles and sectors 
  • Ensuring all candidates receive responses to their application, delivering clear and constructive feedback 
  • Building your commercial knowledge of sectors and roles within the world of early careers 
  • Providing detailed shortlists of candidates when new client briefs come in 
  • Ensuring all administration is up to date on a daily basis – our top revenue generators are both great communicators and exceptionally organised 
  • Becoming an expert in your field and keeping tabs on industry hiring trends and news 
  • Attending client briefing calls (and meetings when possible) to understand the nature of the roles you are working on and strengthen business ties 
  • Identifying and researching new business prospects and working in conjunction with the business development efforts to further expand our network
  • We're a small team in Melbourne, so you'll work closely with management and have heaps of opportunities to get involved in business decisions.

Job requirements  - Graduate Recruitment Consultant

  • A great work ethic twinned with a strong commercial track record of success 
  • Evidence of having worked in a busy client-centric environment — we are ideally looking for someone who has prior experience working to KPIs 
  • Commercial maturity - this role is heavily consultative. Initially, you will work with candidates, but you will then quickly gain exposure to consulting with key clients within the business. 
  • Top organisation skills
  • A positive mindset and self-motivation
  • Excellent time management and a high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Strong problem-solving skills - the ability to adapt and cope well with unexpected problems, to work through issues and around any objection 
  • High level of empathy - showing empathy creates great relationships - showing you understand their unique challenges and perspectives

Benefits of the job - Graduate Recruitment Consultant

  • A great basic salary of $55,000 and the opportunity to earn commission on top 
  • Awesome new office space in The Hive, Collingwood. You can expect Friday drinks, open mic nights and team lunches! 
  • We take your personal and professional development seriously - thanks to monthly and quarterly reviews, we help you to put together your own plan for how you would like your career to progress within the business 
  • We're a supportive & close-knit team - collaboration is a huge part of our success
  • Extensive training with internal teams and external industry-leading experts  
  • Early finishes most Fridays - making your weekend feel that bit longer!  
  • We close between Christmas and New Year, and those days won’t come out of your holiday allowance 
  • Flexible working environment

Give A Grad a Go is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability or other. We are continually finding ways to improve the way we work, read our Diversity and Inclusion promise for more information about this.

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Business and Commerce, Consulting, Human Resources,
  • Work rights:
    Australian Permanent Resident, Australian Citizen,
  • Work from home:

    Hybrid remote

    Hybrid remote

    Employees are allowed to work remotely some of the time but most of the work is done at the company’s physical office. Remote work is considered a perk or a privilege. For example, an employee may work from home for 1-2 days per week.

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  • Salary

    $55,000 + super + commission

  • Closing Date:30th Jan 2023, 12:59 pm


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