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Legal Recruitment Consultant Job Description

Ever wanted to work as a legal recruitment consultant? Careers in Recruitment have new listings posted weekly from some of the largest recruitment and legal employers in the country.

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Are you cut out for the role? Working in recruitment can be a hard but rewarding job, chasing the best candidates from all over the world and bringing them in for the role you’re recruiting for can be no easy feat.

Legal recruitment consultants are responsible for attracting the best legal candidates in the industry and matching them to specific roles whether that be full time, part time or temporary. Youmight be asked to work in-house or as part of a recruitment agency who will deal with recruitment on behalf of larger firms who outsource this aspect of the business.

You’ll be expected to draft in the latest employees by using a variety of techniques including networking, head-hunting and through referrals. Consultants also provide clients with advice regarding salary levels, training requirements and career opportunities.

But what what does the typical role of a Legal Recruitment Consultant entail?

  • A little bit of sales, you’ll be required to bring in new clients as part of the role, this will only apply if you’re working as part of an agency.

  • Develop good relationships with potential employees and clients.

  • Ability to advertise job roles in relevant types of media.

  • Use social media effectively to broaden the search of candidates.

  • Headhunting – you’ll need to be able to effectively recruit candidates who may already be in work.

  • Receive and review applications, managing interviews, tests and creating a shortlist of candidates for the client.

  • Requesting references from previous employers on behalf of the employers.

  • Giving the candidate the low down on the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the potential role.

  • Preparing CV’s and correspondence to forward to clients in respect of suitable applicants.

  • Negotiating pay and salary rates and finanlising arrangements between client and candidates.

  • Offering advice to both clients and candidates on pay rates training and career progression.

If this sounds like a role that you’re interested in then look no further. We’ve got all the legal recruitment roles you could possibly with for. Click here and take a look for yourself.

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