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Graduate Careers

  • Do you aspire to build a successful career in business?
  • Is your confidence boosted by your competitive nature?
  • Do you enjoy the challenge of smashing targets?

Eden Scott's graduate programme could be the perfect opportunity for you!

It's a fast paced, dynamic sales environment where you'll deliver a highly professional, business to business service across a range of industries and have the opportunity to earn a fantastic salary very quickly.

It can be a challenging job where thinking on your feet, resourcefulness and self-motivation are essential attributes. Add to this tenacity and acting with integrity and you'll have the chance to progress very quickly up through our business.

Recruitment demands excellent customer service both for clients and candidates and the in-depth knowledge, with the drive to become a thought leader, in order to dominate your sector. As your reputation grows, so will your business this is something we’re passionate about.

Check out what some recent graduates thought. You can also read about what led one of our graduates to the world of recruitment and the Eden Scott graduate programme.

Our founding directors have built Eden Scott into a company with a £15m turnover. They have pooled their vast experience to create a tailored graduate training programme that will ensure you have all the skills and business acumen to be successful, adding value to our clients' businesses and helping our candidates grow in their career. 

We work across 20 different industries to ensure our clients find the very best talent:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Support
  • Construction
  • Digital
  • Executive and Senior Management
  • Financial Services
  • Food and Drink
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Information Technology
  • Legal
  • Life Sciences
  • Manufacturing and Technology
  • Oil and Gas
  • Procurement and Supply Chain
  • Public Sector
  • Renewable Energy
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Human Resources

Training Programme

Our structured training programme, based in our head office in Edinburgh, will not only hone your recruitment and commercial knowledge but it will also sharpen your sales and consultancy skills. You will have the opportunity to experience different divisions and get unique insight into some of the markets above.

The training programme will enhance your winning attitude and give you the right platform to channel your ambition. It encourages ownership and promotes the autonomy required to build a successful business.

If you can build strong, long-lasting relationships with candidates, clients and colleagues and have a mindset that is open to learning then you will succeed here at Eden Scott.

As we provide full recruitment and HR solutions for our clients, with further training and experience, you will be exposed to a wide variety of additional opportunities to develop and grow your skillset including, digital campaigns and running assessment centres.

Please note: our graduate programme will is under review just now given the COVID-19 situation. We hope to have the programme up and running for August/September 2021 but at the moment we can't say for sure. We accept applications from students graduating in 2021 and recent graduates (2019/20).

Application Process

Should your application be successful, you will have a phone interview to explore your skillset further.  Successful applicants from this will then be invited to an assessment centre.  The exercises in the assessment centre are designed to allow you to demonstrate your suitability to the role and allows us to get to know you more.  If you are fully prepared for an assessment centre, you might even have fun, enjoy the day and get to know us better!

Please upload an up-to-date CV, along with a letter of motivation highlighting your reasons (desire) for becoming a recruitment consultant and why specifically within Eden Scott.

If you are still not 100% sure that this is the right role for you, read more about becoming a recruitment consultant at Eden Scott.


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