Recruitment Consultant – PR & Comms – Cambridge

SALARY: Good basic + commission
CONTRACT: Permanent
LOCATION: Cambridge

Are you a recent graduate who is interested in working in recruitment? Want to benefit from awesome rewards and feel valued in the workplace?

Premier Resourcing is a specialist PR, digital communications recruitment consultancy. We have an exciting new opportunity for a smart, articulate graduate with a positive proactive attitude.

This is a rare opportunity to work on a hot desk from day one, earn a competitive basic salary and make substantial quarterly bonuses on top whilst enjoying being part of a growing team and having a voice in a successful business.

This role is based in Cambridge and will include occasional, fully expensed travel to Central London for meetings with client and candidates.

A Snapshot of us…

At Premier Resourcing, We are proud of our open and honest culture. We have a no filter environment, which means we encourage you to speak your mind and in return be truly listened too. Your ideas and suggestions count, from how you run your desk to helping shape the direction that our agency takes. We’re on this journey together.

Our team is collaborative, supportive and fun loving; we enjoy regular socials and nights out to add to the buzzing office.

We are passionate individuals, and we really care about doing a great job; that’s what makes us a success story and how we stand out from other recruiters.

We do not ‘cold call’ or work in an aggressive sales like manner, we prefer to foster trust with candidates and clients offering in-depth knowledge of the market and ‘best practice’ service.

Placing graduate to board level roles, you will work with an impressive client list; recruiting PR, digital and integrated communications professionals across all industry sectors from the top PR and comms consultancies based to global brands.

What we are looking for…

A recent graduate with a genuine interest in working in recruitment servicing the PR & communications industry.

The right candidate will have:

  • Previous recruitment experience or expertise gained in a complementary sector such as business development, sales or account management is highly desirable
  • A flair for building and maintaining professional relationships and networking
  • A natural empathy for others and strong emotional intelligence
  • A sound knowledge of social media
  • Self-motivated, well organised and passionate about what you do
  • A team player who would relish the chance to manage their own portfolio of clients
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commercially minded and results and rewards motivated.
  • A talent for absorbing information quickly
  • A sense of humour with a friendly & honest approach
  • A ‘can do’ attitude
  • An eye for detail
  • An interest in researching the PR market place

What’s On Offer?

  • The best tools
    • We offer LinkedIn Pro Recruiter Licences, access to the leading industry resources and modern recruiter tools.
  • Holidays
    • 25 days holiday which increases by a day each year up to a maximum of 30 days.
  • Awesome rewards
    • Our consultants are given competitive basic salaries plus substantial ‘uncapped’ bonuses up to 30% on top which are paid on a quarterly basis.
  • Personal development fund
    • We believe in lifelong learning so will support you with £250 annually to spend on developing personal or work skills.

Training and development

You will also expect to receive regular industry specific webinars delivered by experts. Mentoring by our MD & senior Consultants, who will guide you on your career journey and you will be paired with a member of the team.

We can provide you with a clear path to progression by expanding your skillset and responsibility which leads to the recognition and all the rewards that go with it!

We would love to hear from you – hit that apply button now!

Louise is an expert in what she does, taking the time to understand you and where you want to go next. Her connections and personable approach makes sure you are only provided with opportunities that suit you and match your goals. This partnership approach was refreshing and allowed me to get the job I wanted.

Throughout the interview process and beyond, Louise’s insightful advice and knowledge was invaluable. She was always on hand to discuss feedback and next steps, as well as passionately helping you find solutions to any problems you encounter. Truly recommend Louise to help you secure the right role for you, she is a credit to the industry she works in. 

Senior Account Manager at H+K Strategies UK

Sam was quick, enthusiastic and understanding of my criteria when finding me a role. He was a great go between and kept me in the loop at all times, giving me sound advice while also listening to what I wanted. Highly recommend. 

PR Account Manager at Zest The Agency

Sam was fantastic throughout my job search, really professional and on the ball. Supportive nature and really listened to what I was looking for. He was easy to get hold, by both email and on the phone. Couldn't recommend him more!

Account Manager at Pan Communications

Sam is a fantastic person to work with. He genuinely cares about the roles you are looking for and does not stop searching until he finds something that matches your needs.

Sam would never send me a dud role or ignore some of my career designs. Instead, he focused on trying to find a position that suited me. In particular, Sam’s perseverance on multiple opportunities was one of his outstanding qualities.

If a role went quiet, was put on hold or was otherwise unavailable, Sam never forgot and made sure to catch up with me if the role went live once again. Overall a fantastic recruiter with an amazing skill set. Would happily recommend to anyone.

Account Manager at Rostrum

Sam was an absolute pleasure to work with: knowledgeable, professional and always on hand with concise and articulate advice. Would certainly recommend him to anybody looking to explore their career options. Thanks Sam!

Consultant at Teneo Blue Rubicon

I worked with Louise to find a great Communications Executive for our team and she was absolutely amazing! Very fast, professional and helpful, it was a real pleasure to work with her on this recruitment and will definitely contact her again in the future.


People Development Specialist chez Dorchester Collection


Simon has a friendly and professional manner. He has supported with our marketing team recruitment over the last year or so. Simon has shown an excellent understanding of our structure and the candidates required to fill the roles. He has always only put forward suitable candidates which has been great for us in terms of the time taken for recruitment. Candidates that attended the interviews have been very well prepared. Feedback calls with Simon after every interview have been very helpful in selecting the right candidate and all the candidates he has placed with us have passed their probation with ease. I would highly recommend Simon with your recruitment needs


Senior Marketing Manager – David Lloyd Leisure

Emily was brilliant from start to finish. Incredibly helpful and really understood what we were looking for in top flight candidates. Would highly recommend


Founder and CEO – 89up

Gareth played a very important role in my career move. He was my recruiter for moving from my first ever job to another and I was really impressed with the service he provided. He was personal, paid attention to detail and understood my requirements and priorities. I'd recommend Gareth to anyone working in the PR and marketing sphere and looking for a change


Account Manager - Ketchum

Emily had been an absolute pleasure to work with from the get go. She puts in 100% with any brief I give her and always delivers great CV's efficiently. Her sector knowledge is excellent and she is one of the best recruitment consultants I have worked with in the industry


Head of Talent - Unlimited Group