Vacancy - Sport Recruitment Consultant part of Sporting Group International, is a specialist recruitment consultancy dedicated to the advancement of sports brands, leagues and associations throughout the world. Wherever and whenever a vacancy appears our organisation will supply the right person - and not just to fill the vacancy, but to bring fresh ideas and perspectives too.

Our mantra as a business is to deliver the best possible service to the UK sports market and our company mission statement is “#It’s about the service”, we strive to ensure that we deliver this on all engagements with client and candidates.


The Role are seeking a sports enthusiast who wants to apply their passion for sport to a direct Recruitment Consultant Sales/Account Manager role. Naturally, you are competitive, hard-working and extremely ambitious. These traits are essential in a recruitment environment. You will be building relationships with both clients and candidates and essentially dual-selling to the both. You will be working in a fast-paced, team environment. As a sports recruitment consultant you will be placing a variety of candidates into a range of companies; whether it be a Premier League club, , Premiership Rugby club, County Championship Cricket club, The Professional Golfers Association,, Horse Racing venue or a well-known sports brand.



  • Developing a deep understanding of the sports business sector and the way sports organisations are organised
  • Managing and actively working on the full recruitment process from start to finish; on brief, on time and on budget
  • Candidate engagement; screening CV’s, communicating and interviewing candidates to establish position suitability
  • Maintaining successful client/candidate relationships
  • Candidate engagement, interviewing candidates and gaining an understanding of their career history and aspirations
  • Produce accurate, informative and relevant candidate interview reports and present the candidates to the client
  • Ownership of the candidate experience
  • Client engagement, ownership of the client experience
  • Build relationships and regularly consult with clients and candidates where appropriate, to ensure their recruitment needs are met
  • Full cycle offer management with the final and successful candidate
  • Managing candidate expectations and managing the communication to unsuccessful candidates to guarantee a high standard candidate experience
  • Hitting/surpassing targets to earn commission
  • Generating new business through business development
  • Cold calls to potential new clients trying to win new business.
  • Lead generation - obtaining industry information from clients and candidates.
  • Pre-screening candidates through face to face or telephone interviews.
  • Headhunting new candidates.
  • Advertising for new candidates through various methods.
  • Organising interviews and guiding candidates through the entire interview process.
  • Closing offers.
  • Objection handling by candidates and clients.

Candidate Requirements

  • University degree or commercial sales experience
  • Previous permanent recruitment experience
  • Extremely motivated and hard-working
  • Financially driven
  • Strong communication skills and a natural relationship builder
  • Proactive and results driven
  • Drive and ambition to succeed
  • Resilient
  • An unshakable work ethic
  • Have an interest in sport

To apply please click here

Posted on Wednesday Jan 9