Candidate Engagement Specialist

£15,600 per annum
28 Aug 2018
28 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Candidate Engagement Specialists are the first point of contact for candidates applying to our client campaigns, providing an outstanding service to candidates enquiring about opportunities, their applications and interviews, via telephone, email, online chat and social media channels. This role sits as part of a wider team, focused on delivering to an expanding portfolio of exciting clients.

It’s a challenging, customer service type role, with lots of opportunities to learn about the different types of organisations we work for, as well as learning more about the recruitment sector, our tools and technologies. This role is ideal for someone looking for a change in career, a recent graduate or college leaver, or a gap year opportunity.

We’re looking for people that can add value to the candidate experience, no matter what their enquiry.

About you:

  • You genuinely care about delivering great customer service and be resilient when working under pressure.
  • Be a great communicator both via email and on the phone.
  • Have strong administration and organisational skills and have ideally had previous experience in a customer service role.
  • Superb attention to detail.
  • Have sound knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.
  • You’ll have studied to A-Level or equivalent.


  • In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package
  • A collaborative, open and friendly working environment.
  • Great opportunities for personal and professional development.

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