Job Responsibilities, Skills and Competencies Required - Current Responsibilities in Order of Priority



New Business Development

Using a whole variety of means to generate new clients including working through our own database.  Introducing candidates to potential clients and introducing our service to companies that are hiring sales staff.  Taking job specifications and fully understanding client requirements. 

Managing the entire recruitment process

Full management of the recruitment cycle from taking the job specification to the candidates starting employment with our client.   A consultant at Aaron Wallis is a ‘full circle’ recruiter with responsibility for all of the steps along the recruitment process.

Account Management

Looking after our existing clients to ensure our high levels of repeat business continues.  Providing terrific regular contact with purpose, i.e. information, news

Client Meetings

Meeting clients and target clients to fully understand their needs.  Gaining agreement to terms and establishing credibility and a business partnership.

Database Management and Searching

Managing our own internal recruitment system and taking ownership for ensuring it is clean, relevant, easy to use.  Inputting candidate details.  Searching databases to source top sales talent.  Using our own database and various CV databases that we subscribe to.  We have access to over 8 million CV’s.  Searching for candidates is a reasonably easy skill to acquire but is quite laborious and can be time consuming.  

Telephone Interviewing/Qualifying and screening.  Customer Service Calls

Contacting candidates about our client’s jobs, telephone interviewing against required skills and competencies.  Filtering and screening accordingly, gauging interest and gaining candidates approval to be considered for the role.  The role also includes regularly updating candidates.  Skilling candidates on our databases

Interviewing Candidates

Interviewing candidates face-to-face to assess suitability to our client’s vacancies.  Formally registering candidates through our 45 minute competency interview registration process gaining the information required for any consultant to actively market the candidate.

Following company systems and processes

Company credit checks, sending terms, sending promotional literature, ensuring all activity is entered onto our recruitment system.  General administrative duties.  Working to proven methodologies and key performance indicators to ensure that you are as successful as possible.

Advert Writing and posting

Writing attractive and effective adverts for our website and the various job boards that we subscribe to.  Posting the adverts via our multi-posting tool.  Tracking response and return on advertising investment.

Dealing with advert response

Managing candidate response effectively and professionally

Selling candidates into clients

Discussing a candidate’s skills and suitability to our employer clients

Candidate Profiling, psychometric testing and skills testing

Administering psychometric and skills tests.  In time you will be expected to become BPS Level A or Level B qualified so that you can interpret the results and communicate to candidates and clients.

Market Research and Data cleansing

Ensuring our recruitment CRM system is up to date by making market research calls

Client research

Identifying potential clients to targets, researching key decision makers and making market research calls.

Marketing and Co-ordinating mail shots

Undertaking marketing initiatives to increase Business Development.  Targeted email shots and traditional mail shots for client and candidate acquisition.  Role responsibilities include both  follow up calls and customer service calls.

Incoming sales

Taking job specifications and client requirements

Managing a series of interviews

Facilitating client interviews taking place on our premises.  Managing the expectations of clients and candidates ensuring a win-win outcome.

Social Media Marketing

Submitting PR articles to the press and article sites.  Writing a blog article at least once a month.  Involvement in Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn

Facilitating assessment centres

either as an observer or facilitator helping to run (or, in time, running) an assessment centre on behalf of our clients.



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Since joining DSGi, Rob has been a supplier of permanent staff and has performed to an extremely high standard, successfully filling 98% of roles he has worked on. If anyone is looking for a good sales and marketing based consultancy with an informal yet professional approach, I would recommend Rob.

Senior Recruitment Consultant, DSG International

I just wanted to thank you for your help with our recruitment process which went very smoothly and has – we hope – found us just the person for the job!

Managing Director, Citrefine International Ltd

I found Aaron Wallis to be very professional and efficient, taking time to understand the role and the type of candidate we were looking for. The candidates they put forward met our criteria and were of a high standard. The service they provided was exemplary and I would have no hesitation in recommending them, and will certainly consider using them again in the future.

HR Assistant, Fischer Connectors Ltd

In an industry where people over promise and under deliver, Rob and his teams have consistently provided a high-quality service. It is great to deal with someone that has an excellent understanding of UK industry, and a passion for sales.

Sales Manager, TR Fasteners

We were impressed not only by the quality of candidates you found for us but also the level of information, preparation and qualification you put into the process. You continually kept us informed of each person’s feelings about the process, which is very important but often overlooked. I am looking forward to working with your company again in the future.

Commercial Director, Incentive Facilities Management

Rob is a true recruitment professional that goes the extra mile that I have never experienced from any other recruitment agency before. If you need sales people call Rob or someone in his team, as they really are experts in sales recruitment.

Sales Director, Inside Business

Understood the type of person we were looking for and good follow ups - not too frequent.

Managing Director, bigHead Bonding Fasteners Ltd

Rob’s knowledge of the recruitment industry and his thoughts and how to make it better for his clients have always been eye opening. I would recommend Rob to anybody who is looking for a professional, knowledgeable and flexible recruitment specialist.

CEO, Friday Ad Online Services

I have always found Rob to be very knowledgeable about our industry sector, and it is refreshing to see after all of these years that Rob continues to quickly and accurately understand my requirements.

HR and General Manager, THK

Thanks for all your help during the recruitment process. I have been extremely impressed with Aaron Wallis especially when compared to other agencies we have dealt with. I really felt you grasped the type of person we required and found strong candidates.

UK Sales Manager, Nexcom

I have used Aaron Wallis to fill a number of our Sales Development Manager roles and I have found them to provide a very professional service. I will use their services again in future recruitment campaigns.

HR Business Partner, Greene King

I really liked the YouTube presentations which made the service seem both simple and accessible. The company came to see me, and my management team, at short notice to present their service and I liked the support and advice that I received about maximising the results from the applicant.

Managing Director, Leisuresec plc

Aaron Wallis has continuously provided us with suitable candidates that have been proactively sourced. Having used countless recruitment companies, Aaron Wallis are the only company that I can count on to deliver.

Managing Director, JARK Healthcare Recruitment

Giles is highly professional and was a pleasure to work with. He achieves excellent results through his personable skills and tenacity. I have no hesitation in recommending Giles to anyone who considers employing his services.

Commercial Director, G4S Government & Outsourcing Solutions

Giles Phillips is a rare find in the minefield of sales recruitment; an honest and thoughtful recruiter who considers the needs of both the client AND the candidate to create perfect role matches. I look forward to working with him again in the future.

Marketing Director, City of London Police

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Perfect from start to finish. Simon deserves a shout out. Best recruiter there is. If you need a job, this guy will get you one. He's like the super man of recruiters. Top man, can't recommend him enough.

M. Crisp, Candidate

Aaron Wallis Sales Recruitment are a very friendly and professional recruitment organisation who listen to your needs, work with you and act on your behalf which sets them apart from many of their competitors who in my experience are willing to throw anything at you. We discussed my history, my preferences and my wishes - one opportunity was introduced. It was perfect. I start at the end of June.

R. Buckley, Candidate

Less than two weeks after joining Aaron Wallis I was offered my new job. I got a £10,000 rise in my basic salary, car allowance, a laptop and many other perks, which will help to further my career. I definitely would not have found my dream job without the help of Aaron Wallis.

C. Hoy, Candidate

Very good advice and support was given during the course of the interviewing process. Potential job seekers would be well advised to use this company whilst looking for their new career.

R. Speakman, Candidate

A great recruitment company to work with. Excellent experience with Aaron Wallis through the entire recruitment process. The team was really professional and extremely helpful. Darren was a pleasure to work with. He was friendly, supportive and gave me great advice. Thank you very much!

A. Bauchet, Candidate

Excellent service, very professional and friendly, would and have, recommended Aaron Wallis.

E. Heley, Candidate

Aaron Wallis (and in particular Rob Scott) have been fantastic throughout the recruitment process, and even a few months down the line, still continues to care. Rob clearly cares about each individual and has a wealth of knowledge and expertise, which shows in the work he does. Each candidate is not just a number, and the support received from Aaron Wallis has helped me get a career which I truly enjoy.

M. White, Candidate

I have to say coming across and having dealings with Aaron Wallis proved to be very successful. Being highly experienced did not seem to count for much during my job search bit a conversation with Robert Scott gave me a real confidence boost and enabled to get a position at the age of 63. Great service!!!!!!

D. Burgess, Candidate

Aaron Wallis is an outstanding recruitment agency specialising in high calibre sales positions. I was working directly with Darren Dawrance who went above and beyond my expectations in sourcing me my perfect role. I was kept in regular communication with Darren and he worked extremely hard on securing my dream job. Highly recommended and Thanks Darren for all your expertise and hard work.

R. Sealy, Candidate

Really excellent experience dealing with Aaron Wallis. Liam Oakes who helped me get a great job was brilliant. Kept me up to date during the process and offered great help and advice, and a thoroughly nice guy. Highly recommended!

J. Hathaway, Candidate

Aaron Wallis helped me secure a position I really wanted. Giles saught to keep me updated with all the details preceding interviews and after with feedback. I would highly recommend Giles and Aaron Wallis Sales Recruitment.

L. Taylor, Candidate

The Recruitment agent I used, Simon, was extremely helpful and really went the extra mile to ensure all of my questions were answered, and that I felt as comfortable and prepared as possible. Very professional company and would definitely recommend to others. Thank you Aaron Wallis!

A. Callaby, Candidate

Excellent experience from first contact to ultimately securing a suitable placement. Giles looked after me in a very professional and friendly manner. He used his expertise and experience to ensure I was put forward for the most suitable positions for my skill set and found me a new role very quickly. I can't recommend Aaron Wallis Sales Recruitment highly enough.

M. Green, Candidate

I can honestly say that the time and expertise you gave me was way beyond any other recruitment consultant I dealt with. You are a rarity in your industry.

S. Akers, Candidate

I've had a really good experience working with Giles Phillips at Aaron Wallis. From initial contact to the finer details of securing the job, he has been very professional and a pleasure to work with.

M. Shutt, Candidate

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