Early Careers Advisor

£28000 - £30000 per annum 
Job Type:
Recruitment Consultancy 
Job Ref:

We’re looking for a talented Early Careers Advisor to work for our client.

They want to recruit someone with a high level of experience in volume recruitment or early careers recruitment at a similar level, ideally with a background working in a regulated environment, including recruiting and developing people within regulatory parameters.

If that’s you then you could be exactly what they’re looking for.


The Role
In the Early Careers Advisor role you’ll be primarily responsible for supporting the Early Careers team and business areas by assisting with the recruitment and development of trainee solicitors and apprentices, from initial assessment through to qualification. You would also manage the Early Careers Assistants, ensuring the day-to-day administrative tasks of the team are anticipated and completed in a timely manner, plus support apprentices in the business.

You’ll report to the Head of Early Careers and will work remotely initially however in time with regular visits to the company’s Manchester and/or Sheffield offices, plus regular travel throughout the UK.

In the job you’ll be tasked with the following:
– Booking and coordinating events such as law fairs, presentations, assessment centres, trainee induction and development in line with the cyclical nature of early careers programmes
– Building relationships with external stakeholders including training providers and education establishments to raise the profile of early careers opportunities
– Undertaking the screening of application forms and video interviews, shortlisting and rejecting candidates


The Candidate
The ideal candidate for this Early Careers Advisor role must have excellent specialist knowledge of early careers recruitment, ideally working in a regulated environment. You will have relevant experience of managing candidates through a full recruitment lifecycle within a busy team, supporting volume recruitment; CV screening, telephone interviews and arranging and facilitating assessment centres.

In addition, it’s essential that you possess the following:
– Good working knowledge and experience of early careers recruitment and development including apprenticeships, internships and graduate schemes
– Excellent organisational skills, able to work autonomously and use own initiative to plan key events in the early careers calendar such as assessment centres, law fairs, trainee and apprentice induction and qualification events
– Robust administration skills, excellent attention to detail and strong planning ability
– Strong communication and interpersonal skills, highly articulate, confident dealing with senior stakeholders

Does that sound like you? If so, we’d love to see your CV.

This position could be right for you if you want to work as any of the following: Early Careers Talent Acquisition, Graduate Development Assistant, Early Careers Advisor or as a Graduate Recruitment Coordinator.


The Package
Basic salary: Up to £30,000 per annum for the ideal candidate
Additional benefits include:
– A huge number of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace
– Flexible working options to make sure that you’re fully supported to work the way that best suits you
– Westfield health membership, offering discounted leisure and travel and refunds on medical services
– Pension scheme, critical illness cover, childcare vouchers, discounted gym membership and season ticket loans


The Company
The business you’ll be working for is the 11th largest law firm in the UK, founded in 1912 and operating out of 14 UK offices with over 2,500 members of staff. They’re proud of their values and offer a huge number of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace.


Interested? If you think you’re right for this Early Careers Advisor role, then click the ‘Apply Now’ button, send us your CV and we’ll consider you for the first round of interviews.

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