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Recruitment Consultant – James Caan CBE portfolio – unique opportunity for accelerated career progression and significant earning potential.

Salary: £25-28k plus uncapped commission (£65k OTE first year and £100k in second year)

Permanent, full-time, and ideally French or German speaking

Elitegroup – Newcastle-Upon-Tyne office

This is fantastic opportunity to fast-track your career by being part of one of the industry’s most entrepreneurial environments. We work with the very best talent the industry has to offer and in return we provide a platform for you to flourish and progress your career alongside fellow high-achievers. Our portfolio has a fast paced and fun culture, specialising in Cyber Security and Microsoft Dynamics – when welcoming new people into our team we ensure their skills, and area of expertise are built upon, ensuring they’re best placed to develop professionally.

This is a rare chance for an experienced Recruitment Consultant join a rapidly expanding business with an already prominent global brand, in a dynamic market. Elitegroup Recruitment is a technology focused multi-disciplined search and selection firm with offices in London, Newcastle, Paris, Cologne and Montreal. We deliver permanent and freelance IT niche technology experts to vendor channel partners, SME and Enterprise organisations across Europe and the UK.

From day one, you will work closely with the CEO and founder of the business; so you learn directly from industry experts with excellent recruitment pedigree, providing you with a clear progression path. You will also have access to James Caan CBE’s world-class specialist training and recruitment trainers, attending training alongside other consultants in James’s wider portfolio, to share knowledge and top tips.


  • Identifying candidates and managing the full recruitment life-cycle on both the candidate and client side
  • Effective use of all provided recruitment tools, including a bespoke CRM system and LinkedIn Recruiter account
  • Mentoring of junior consultants and resourcers
  • Regularly attending and exhibiting at prestigious industry events across Europe
  • Working closely on business strategy and developing new business
  • Driving best practice recruitment activity across the business


What we’re looking for:

  • Experienced recruitment consultants with a minimum of 1-2year’s experience
  • Leadership potential – from day one we ensure you are on track to progress – our business is driven by an organic growth mentality, promoting fast-track and mentored career development
  • Confident communicators, adept at building strong professional relationships
  • Entrepreneurial flair and results-driven nature
  • Willing to join the business at a crucial moment of growth and development, keen for quick career escalation
  • English and fluency in French or German
  • Knowledge of any of the following is desirable: Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian


What benefits are included as part of this package?

  • Competitive salary and one of the best commission plans in the industry
  • Unbeatable financial rewards with projected OTEs of £60-65k in your first year and £100k+ in your second year
  • Tailored career development plan with James Caan CBE’s ‘Recruitment Guide’ online training and regular live training
  • Joining a young business where you have real opportunity to impact the shape of the business and accelerate your career progression
  • Security and support within James Caan’s Recruitment Entrepreneur portfolio – benefit from joining a network of industry experts
  • All the perks of being part of an entrepreneurial start-up, including: company incentives abroad, lunch clubs, weekends away, social office culture and a niche but active market that will get you billing quickly

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