Trainee Recruitment Consultant- Tunbridge Wells

Work in a sector where a CV submit could save a life, we offer clear career paths, fun incentives, continuous training and a competitive financial package

Trainee Recruitment Consultant- Tunbridge Wells 

Location: Wellington Gate, 7-9 Church Rd, Tunbridge Wells TN1 1HT

Salary: £20,000 Basic (Negotiable dependent on experience + Uncapped & luxurious incentives including holidays, directors lunch and much more!)

Start Date: As soon as you're available!

We Offer You:

  • Quick Career Progression - At least one promotion a year 
  • High Earning Potential and Uncapped Commission - Average OTE £27-34K+ YR1, £40-55K+ YR2, £60K - £80K+ YR3 
  • High Earning Potential and Uncapped Commission with a salary increase with each promotion
  • Access to a large international client base
  • Annual incentive trips away - next up Abu Dhabi 
  • Incentives include trips to Michelin star restaurants and weekends away 
  • Continuous Support and Training with both your mentor and our Learning and Development team
  • Dynamic and Inclusive Culture
  • Company Benefits - Pension, Life Assurance, Extended Gym Lunch, Eye Testing, Buying and Selling Annual Leave, Car Allowance, Sports Club Allowance, Cycle to Work, Private Medical Insurance, Season Ticket Loan etc... 
  • Hire into roles/projects that have a moral purpose

Your Role and Responsibilities:

With the initial job title of Associate Consultant, you will be fully trained in all aspects of recruitment by one of the senior members of the company and our Learning and Development team. During your time in this role, you will be working with a your Manager and tasked with finding suitable candidates for open job vacancies across the UK and/or Europe.   

Responsibilities include:

  • Advertising jobs on social media sites
  • Searching for resumes via the database
  • Head-hunting candidates and networking on social media platforms
  • Taking referrals and adding CVs to the database
  • Introducing yourself to and briefing candidates about job opportunities
  • Discussing financial packages, timing and travel etc

Working against many competing firms and their candidates, you will have some successes and some disappointments. You will be rewarded with commission for every placement that you make during your time as a an Associate Consultant and if successful then you can be rewarded with promotion and will be introduced to client management and business development (Consultant).

What you need to have:

  • A Motivated attitude
  • Drive and ambition
  • A strong work ethic
  • An entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong business acumen
  • Scientific knowledge and sales experience is preferable; however it is not essential
  • Eager to learn


Hobson Prior is a leading specialist life sciences recruitment organisation, focused on finding and placing exceptional candidates across the global life sciences industry. Our highly selective clients trust us to source and secure the best contract and permanent candidates to contribute to their success. We’ve placed over 5,600 life sciences professionals across 25 countries and invest time to understand the exact requirements of our clients with the aim to build long-term recruitment partnerships.

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Our Culture



We strive to provide our people with the tools and the environment to build a meaningful and successful career with us, from wellbeing and flexibility to expansive client and candidate networks. 

We reward high performance and ensure employees feel part of our growth strategies and successes. Our commitment to employee development through training, personal development plans, professional qualification support and career progression has resulted in excellent retention levels.




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