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Samantha Lewis
Dayjob Ltd
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
T: 0121 638 0026
M: number here


A energetic, ambitious and enthusiastic professional who has prior experience of maintaining existing client relationships and also generating new ones. Possessing commercial awareness and excellent presentation, verbal communication and organisational skills. Having a proven ability to meet and exceed set sales targets as well as the relevant administrative, commercial, sales and personnel work experience required for a successful recruitment consultant.

Presently looking for rewarding employment with a employer who provides a direct link between efforts made and financial bonuses.



Recruitment Agency
RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT     –    May 2008 – Present
Working long hours contacting employers and clients and talking to them to gain a better understanding of their requirements and needs. Then building a understanding of their industry and corporate culture and finally scouting for potential employees for their open positions.


  • Helping clients to find suitable candidate to fill their vacancies.
  • Involved with the marketing department to devise job adverts.
  • Placing adverts in relevant market journals and publications, job boards and local press.
  • Making phone calls to candidates who are judged to be eligible.
  • Conducting phone interviews with prospective candidates.
  • Describing the work duties, salary and benefits of a particular vacancy.
  • Doing background checks and verifying the references, work experience and academic qualifications of applicants.
  • Screening, testing and assessing candidates.
  • Developing a relationship with interviewees.
  • Receiving and reading through the CVs that job seekers have sent in to the recruitment agency.
  • Arranging interviews with candidates who have been short listed for a position.
  • Drawing up short lists of suitable candidates.
  • Involved in negotiating the salary between the client and the candidate.
  • Attending job fairs on the companies behalf, standing at a staff and talking with graduates and job seekers.
  • Attending network events and using marketing to attract suitable and potential candidates.
  • Updating the recruitment agency database with the details of potential candidates.
  • Assisting applicants with their interview techniques.
  • Calling up a candidate and informing them if they have been successful or unsuccessful in their application.
  • Cold calling companies to generate more business for the recruitment agency.
  • Attending meetings with clients at their offices.
  • Ensuring the compliance of any temporary worker or contractor placed.
  • Giving clients advice and guidance on appropriate pay rates, training and career development.
  • Building own database of clients and contacts.



Recruitment competencies:

  • Having in depth knowledge of the recruitment industry.
  • Experience of filling both temporary and permanent positions.
  • Experienced in daily time planning.
  • Have a business to business sales background.
  • Can produce mail shots and marketing literature to develop business areas.
  • Strong track record of customer and applicant control.
  • Experience of social media sourcing.
  • Extensive knowledge of how businesses work.


  • Enjoy working in a highly pressurised with demanding sales environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to communicate effectively.
  • Focused on results and goals orientated.
  • Professional, intuitive and analytical in approach to issues and projects.
  • Able to run own desk without being micro managed.
  • Promoting all available employees through candidate marketing calls.
  • Confident and diplomatic when talking to people.
  • Quick and efficient.



Head hunting
Negotiating contracts
Positive attitude
Eye for detail
Desire to win
People skills
Ability to sell



Evesham North University           2005 – 2008
BA (Hons) Business Studies

Coventry North School               2003 – 2005
A levels:     Math (C)   English (C)   Physics (B)


REFERENCES – Available on request.



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