Xact Placements Limited - professional recruitment services for the UK and Ireland
Current Vacancies:
Telemarketing and Office Assistant:
Reading, Berkshire
Vacancy snapshot:
Type: Permanent
Start date: Immediate
Salary: £12,000 - £14,000 depending on skills

We are a busy recruitment consultancy based in Central Reading and we are looking for a Telemarketing and Office Assistant to help us grow our rapidly expanding client database and find new vacancies.

This role will require a confident telephone manner, willingness to learn quickly and the tenacity to handle rejections and explore every potential opportunity as much as possible. An attention to detail is essential.


Whilst this is not a sales role, you will be paid commission on any clients you find who we subsequently place candidates with.

You should be comfortable in using Microsoft Word and the internet.


Minimum grade C in GCSE/O-Level English and Mathematics.




  • Find company address and contact details through web searches
  • Contact company by phone to obtain details of staff responsible for various areas of recruitment
  • Deal with clients in a friendly and professional manner
  • Add all details to company database ensuring high levels of accuracy
  • Quickly search company websites for vacancies and inform colleagues by email
  • Administer any changes to existing client details held on the database where required
  • Answer incoming calls, take caller details and transfer to colleagues
  • Take messages for colleagues when out of the office and email details where required
  • Help to keep the office and your workstation clean and tidy

Hours: ideally 9.30 am to 5.30 pm – however we can be flexible around school hours etc (salary would be pro-rata)


Salary: £12,000 - £14,000 depending on skills

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