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Recruitment Consultant - Private Markets

William Blake Group
London, United Kingdom
Flexible base depending on experience, plus commission and benefits
Closing date
Apr 12, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The opportunity is to join an experienced team of consultants with existing relationships in the industry and a strong track-record of delivering results. As a growing area of the business, this person will be required to have a proactive attitude towards all parts of their work.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Building and managing a strong network of relevant contacts within private markets, focusing on individuals within business development, investor relations, marketing, and product strategy
  • Proactively developing existing and new relationships with line managers and HR teams at target private equity, private debt, infrastructure, and real estate firms
  • Operating in a consultative manner to advise and partner on recruitment projects
  • Managing a full-cycle recruitment process from inception to completion
  • Managing long-term close working relationships with candidates and clients alike
  • Managing complexity, change, expectations, negotiations etc. within a business environment
  • Working within a team to deliver on business targets
  • Writing job adverts to support applications for active roles
  • Managing roles appropriately from an operational perspective using CRM tool fully
  • Negotiating terms of business with a commercial mindset
  • Managing recruitment tools such as LinkedIn fully, always representing personal and company brand appropriately
  • Representing the company to clients and candidates in a manner consistent with the brand and values of the firm
  • Effectively demonstrating company best practices and promoting brand awareness

Preferred skills & competencies:
  • Experience within recruitment
  • Knowledge of private markets is a real benefit, but not a requirement
  • Consultative approach to working with clients
  • Proactive and self-motivated attitude towards work
  • Strong account management skills
  • Excellent communication skills - oral and written
  • Attention to detail in all aspects of work
  • Emotional intelligence and superior ability to manage complexity
  • Strong team player
  • Naturally resilient with a solutions-based mindset
  • Commercial awareness and negotiation skills
  • Excellent project and process management skills
  • Fluency in English is a pre-requisite

William Blake is a privately-owned boutique business, focused on delivering results and fostering strong relationships with clients, candidates and our own team of professionals. We operate in an ambitious, mature and flexible culture and welcome new ideas to benefit the business. Our office in central London has a friendly and fun atmosphere, where each team member fully understands their responsibilities and is committed to driving the business forward.

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