Our team come from all kinds of backgrounds. While many of our most successful recruitment consultants have a background in sales, this is by no means essential in order to progress with us – supported with a first class training programme, the right attitude and the determination to succeed is more important. 

We are a market leader within the recruitment industry and one of the most dynamic employment agencies in the region. With significant growth and expansion plans for the future, we are always keen to develop the ‘Proactive family’ further with more great people.

If you have a confident, outgoing personality, excellent customer relationship skills and are keen to discuss a career working for Proactive Personnel then we would love to hear from you...

We are always keen to receive CVs from passionate individuals who would like to be considered for jobs within any of our 12 branches. In addition to Recruitment Consultant roles, we occasionally have vacancies for various administrative positions. 

If you are interested in being considered for any job at Proactive Personnel, please contact the relevant Branch Manager by phone or email and they will be happy to discuss current opportunities and advise you further. A list of our branches and their contact details can be found here

Current Vacancies at Proactive Personnel:

Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Stoke-on-Trent Branch, Hanley

We are looking for a Trainee Recruitment Consultant to join our newest Branch in Hanley, Stoke on Trent.

Hungry for success?

Do you have a flair for sales?

Looking for a career?

The successful candidate will ideally have some level of sales experience (cold calling, business to business or door to door). You will undertake an internal training programme to ensure you are equipped with the necessary skills, working with a supportive team to introduce you to the Recruitment Industry.

This position will include:

  • High volume of telesales

  • Working to sales targets, daily, weekly and monthly

  • Account Management of contracts

  • Business Development of key accounts

  • Registering candidates daily

  • Face to face client presentation

  • Prospecting to conversion of new business

  • Working to REC code of professional practice

The successful candidate will need to be enthusiastic, passionate, affable and have a flair for sales. You will be committed to providing a first class service to both clients and candidates alike.

You will be responsible for sourcing, placing and managing candidates into new and existing contracts. You must have the ability to demonstrate excellent communication skills to assist in building and maintaining solid relationships at all levels. Self-motivation is key to the role, and impeccable reliability, attendance and punctuality. A good level of education with GCSE's including English and Maths is required.

In return, we offer an uncapped commission structure (when trained and passed probation) and other attractive company benefits as your career develops.

The successful applicant will also benefit from an ongoing internal training and development program.

Standard hours of work: 08:00 - 17:30 Monday - Friday with one 07:00 - 16:30 on a weekly basis.

You will also be responsible for being on call on 24-hour emergency phone on a rota basis.

If you believe you have the suitable skills and qualifications, please send your CV in the first instance for consideration to