Talent Acquisition Consultant

I am looking for an imaginative, energetic and career-motivated individual to work within our In-House team at Barrington James

Job Type: permanent
Job Category: recruitment Sales
Region: United Kingdom
Area: England
Location: England
Salary: £35,000 OTE
Posted: 3rd March 2021

Barrington James are a globally renowned and award-winning Life Science recruitment consultancy with UK offices in Surrey, West Sussex, and Essex and 140+ consultants worldwide. The Talent Acquisition function are responsible for growing each office from entry-level to Board-level appointments, ranging from entry-level graduates to experienced recruitment consultants. The company now hosts a variety of recruitment professionals from backgrounds including education, tech, life science and finance recruitment, as well as salespeople and recruiters from a range of local recruitment firms.

Working towards 30% growth plans year-on-year, the team are responsible for promoting the company brand, networking with senior professionals across all recruitment sectors, producing engaging content, and cultivating a culture which maintains the Barrington James values: Commitment, Initiative, Professionalism, and Attitude.

Why join Talent Acquisition?

  • £35k – £40k OTE
  • Progression in hiring responsibility, from junior to Board level vacancies
  • Direct and regular contact with the Board of Directors
  • Consistent vacancies to work across a range of seniorities and verticals
  • A warm desk and active database of candidates
  • LinkedIn Recruiter and job board access
  • Targets based upon the specific hiring needs of your office and hiring bonuses for each starter
  • Tailored 121 training and development
  • Regular incentives: nights out, champagne, holidays abroad
  • Social media responsibilities including website management, blog posting, consistent LinkedIn activity, and job advertisements
  • Frequent face-to-face interaction with your candidates


  • Minimum 12 months in a relevant role OR a graduate degree
  • Motivated to work in a fast-paced, high energy sales environment
  • Confident phone manner
  • Strong organisation skills

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About Your Consultant

As the Lead Talent Acquisition Consultant for Barrington James, Lauren supports our Board of Directors to grow our team at all levels. This includes Managerial and Leadership appointments, Executive Search positions, experienced recruiter vacancies, as well as entry-level and graduate opportunities. Lauren is, by far, the shortest person in our LGW office (potentially the entire company) is the ‘horse crazy’ one and is fondly known as Shetty (Shetland pony).

Email: ltait@barringtonjames.com Telephone: +441293 776644

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