Recruitment Executive (105004-0123) . Job Reference: 1889856

University of Warwick
February 05, 2023
Offerd Salary:£27,929 - £31,411
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Vacancy Type/Job category

Management & Professional


Commercial - Warwick Employment Group

Sub Department



£27,929 - £31,411 per annum


University of Warwick, Coventry (Hybrid Working)

Vacancy Overview

Permanent position, 36.5 hours per week.

Do you have recruitment experience, love doing a great job for your clients and candidates but are frustrated by the lack of meaning in what you do and the emphasis on money, for money's sake? We are a social business, part of the University of Warwick and any profits we make are re-invested back into the University, for the good of all stakeholders in the community – students, staff, visitors, and the local area. If you want to utilise your recruitment skills and experience in a truly unique recruitment environment, for a worthy cause and make a real difference to the community you serve, our recruitment roles might be just right for you.

As you would expect, we operate as a professional Recruitment Agency business, servicing the whole of the UK but with one major difference, as well as supporting candidates from within our local community and beyond, we are committed to helping students access work opportunities, aiding their finances and future employability. Our staff enjoy a great work/life balance, a supportive, nurturing environment with personal and career development opportunity on offer. Our Recruiters manage all aspects of the recruitment process including business development, account management and the full 360 recruitment process. Unitemps is looking for a Recruitment Executive to join its vibrant team as part of its big growth plans. The successful candidate will look after a portfolio of clients who are nationwide. We are keen to speak to people who have recruitment sales experience and are looking to take their recruitment careers to the next level within a truly unique environment.

Benefits include yearly salary increases, generous holiday scheme, excellent pension, a laptop and an iPhone.

Unitemps is part of Warwick Employment Group, a department of the University, which encompasses recruitment and job board businesses, working globally. You can learn more about us at www. and www.

Interview Date: 17 February 2023.

Job Description


To support the strategy and 5 year plan of Unitemps Warwick developing and expanding the Unitemps recruitment service with businesses in the local area and nationwide, achieving targets and contributing to growing the external business revenues via temporary and permanent assignments.


New Business Development

• Carry out new business development activities including direct telesales, client meetings, mailshots, e-marketing and exhibiting at conferences in order to generate business.

• Provide research through new business to be used in targeting UK clients on individual assignments and preferred supplier relationships.

• Target new business development activities in the development of appropriate sales and marketing materials and at relevant conferences

• Undertake competitor, customer and pricing analysis to identify and exploit new potential markets and benchmark Unitemps' offerings to competitors.

Account Management

• Deliver an excellent level of service to the new and existing accounts of Unitemps.

• Uphold the University's reputation through excellent customer service of a client base.

• Assist clients to identify their leadership/professional recruitment needs and develop a bespoke search/recruitment strategy for each assignment.

• Deliver outstanding levels of communication and management of expectations throughout the process to ensure the client is fully aware of developments and delighted with service provided.

Person Specification

The Person Specification focuses on the knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications required to undertake the role effectively. This is measured by (a) Application Form, (b) Test/Exercise, (c) Interview, (d) Presentation.

Essential Criteria 1

Recruitment experience. (a, c)

Essential Criteria 2

Experience of presenting and liaising within large organisations, developing long-term relationships with decision makers at all levels. (a, c)

Essential Criteria 3

A sound understanding of the temporary recruitment market, with proven experience in business-to-business sales. (a, c)

Essential Criteria 4

Excellent communication skills will be required as the role will involve assisting with the delivery of presentations to prospective clients and at networking events. (a, c)

Essential Criteria 5

The ability to produce convincing sales materials, sales and marketing strategies, plans and reports. (a, c)

Essential Criteria 6

Computer literate in the use of Microsoft applications. (a, c)

Essential Criteria 7

Awareness of online recruitment methods. (a, c)

Essential Criteria 8

Awareness of new developments within recruitment, particularly with regard to legislative changes and issues affecting the HE/FE sector. (a, c)

Desirable Criteria 1

Degree qualified or equivalent. (a)

Desirable Criteria 2

Experience of recruiting into, or having worked within the higher education sector. (a, c)

Further Particulars

Unitemps is a part of the Warwick Employment Group (WEG), which is a group of recruitment and people focused businesses owned by the University of Warwick.

Warwick is committed to building an organisation of mutual respect and dignity, promoting a welcoming, diverse and inclusive working and learning environment. We recognise that everyone is different in a variety of visible and non-visible ways, and that those differences are to be recognised, respected, and valued. Where possible, we go beyond legislation to provide a place where everyone can thrive, supporting all staff to achieve their full potential. We aspire to remove economic, social and cultural barriers that may otherwise prevent people from succeeding.

We therefore welcome and encourage applications from all communities regardless of culture, background, age, disability, sex/gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, religion/belief, or sexual or romantic orientation. To find out more about our social inclusion work at Warwick visit our webpages here.

The University of Warwick holds an Athena SWAN Silver award; a national initiative to promote gender equality for all staff and students. Further information about the work of the University in relation to Athena SWAN can be found at the following link: Athena Swan (

The University of Warwick is one of the six founder institutions of the EUTOPIA European University alliance, whose aim is to become by 2025 an open, multicultural, confederated operation of connected campuses.

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Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

As an organisation using the (DBS) Disclosure and Barring Service to assess applicants' suitability for positions of trust, the University of Warwick complies with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed. More information is available on the University's Vacancy pages and applicants may request a copy of the DBS Code of Practice.

Closing Date

5 Feb 2023

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