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Graduate Researcher Role - Finance

Salary notes: 
£30,000 to £35,000
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Type of opportunity: 
Immediate job
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Are you driven with a thirst for knowledge? Want to work with world-leading hedge funds? Looking to avoid cut-throat recruitment in favour of a collaborative, like minded team?

Recruitment may have a “dog-eat-dog” reputation, but this firm is very different! With a close-knit company culture, outstanding financial incentives, and the opportunity to work with some of the most high-calibre clients in finance, this role is an absolute must for inquisitive and ambitious graduates looking to work within a positive and supportive environment.

Who is the company?

  • This company specialises in executive recruitment, providing the highest calibre talent for some of the world’s most pre-eminent Private Equity and Hedge Funds.
  • It is THE market-leader in its space and is rapidly expanding, with an 85-90% client retention rate, and ongoing new client growth.
  • They are a small, close-knit team, boasting a friendly, collaborative culture, which is unparalleled in the world of recruitment!

What is the role?

  • As a Graduate Researcher you will be responsible for sourcing, shortlisting and presenting the top talent for clients, using a variety of resources such as their database, LinkedIn and referrals.
  • You will develop strong client and candidate relationships.
  • You will form an integral part of the research team, with the aim to stay on top of the candidate market, gaining exposure to a wide range of clients and sectors.
  • You will support and learn from consultants, with a clear path to a consultancy role within 18 months to 3 years.

Why should you apply?

  • The company is the market leader, with some of the brightest minds in the industry, and works with the most impressive & interesting talent in the finance sector on a daily basis.
  • You will develop within an environment where your intelligence and passion will be appreciated and nurtured.
  • You won’t just become an employee, but a member of the family.
  • Your progression will depend on your natural speed and pace.
  • Very generous bonuses twice a year based on performance – see if you can beat the current record holder who doubled their salary!
  • The firm has a company holiday – this year it’s Croatia!
  • Regular socials and parties.

Who is best suited to this role?

  • We have placed a wide variety of individuals within the company, from choristers to Olympic power lifters, so all degrees and personalities are very much welcome!

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Ambitious and hard-working.
  • Friendly but professional.
  • Confident communicating with a range of audiences.
  • Intelligent and willing to learn.
  • Driven but collaborative.
  • Tenacious and naturally inquisitive.
  • A European language in addition to English is desirable. 

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More about this vacancy

Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5

Degree subjects accepted:

All degree subjects accepted
Degree requirements: 
Accepts applications from students / graduates requiring a work permit?: