Recruitment Consultant Job Description

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Recruitment Consultant

Recruitment Consultant responsibilities

  • Finding clients and fostering long-term relationships
  • Understanding client requirements
  • Employing recruiting methods to attract candidates

Recruitment Consultant Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a competent Recruitment Consultant to assist our clients in finding the best people to staff their business. You’ll attract candidates, screen them and match them to appropriate positions. Creating recruiting strategies and building relationships are very important duties as well.

Recruitment consultants have the skills of salespeople and headhunters. They possess sound judgement and communication aptitude. If you also have strong ethics and a collaborative spirit, we want to meet you.


  • Find clients and foster long-term relationships
  • Understand client requirements
  • Employ recruiting methods to attract candidates (e.g. job advertising)
  • Evaluate resumes and applications
  • Source candidates using databases, social media etc.
  • Assume responsibility of pre-interview screening
  • Match the most suitable candidates to different positions
  • Create relationships with job seekers and provide advice
  • Facilitate and finalise agreements between candidate and employer


  • Proven experience as recruitment consultant, HR consultant or similar position
  • Understanding of sourcing and recruiting techniques
  • Sales/Customer service skills
  • Outstanding communication ability
  • Confident and pleasant personality
  • Well-organized
  • Ability to work with targets
  • Sound judgement
  • BSc/BA in HR, marketing or other field

Recruitment Consultant Job Description Examples

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