Join the Airswift Direct Hire Team in Houston, Texas

    We are holding an assessment day for potential recruitment consultants on Monday 9th September!

    Airswift are currently hiring for Full Desk Recruitment Consultants to work within our Houston, Texas office.

    Successful candidates will be enrolled into the Airswift Academy, a program designed to take entrepreneurial sales-minded people and turn them into top level Consultants.

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    Role Description

    The Full Desk Recruitment Consultant will be chartered to identify talent and new customers to add to the Airswift portfolio within the core markets of Process, Infrastructure, and Energy. They will drive their own workload and be responsible for generating the necessary activity to be successful in any role they take on at Airswift.

    Person Specification

    The preferred profile is a self-started, ambitious achiever with an outgoing personality and an entrepreneurial spirit. This person should have the desire to learn and grow both professionally and financially, as well as have the drive to succeed and not be afraid of a challenge. Work experience in a sales-driven or customer service focused business is required.


    • 1–3 years of experience in Sales, Recruitment or Business Development
    • Bachelor’s degree or 4-year equivalent

    Want to join our Houston office and enrol in the Academy?

    Apply Today!

    Common questions asked about the Airswift Academy

    What is the culture of the team like?

    We are a high performing, rewarding, collaborative team with a strong identity and culture but also operate within a fun working environment


    What skills will I gain?

    Skills you will gain as a direct hire recruiter
    • Selling and executing high commitment searches
    • Candidate mapping and research
    • Candidate qualification
    • Business development
    • Client/candidate relationship building
    • Negotiating and closing deals
    • Building industry knowledge in our core markets (Process, Infrastructure, Energy)

    Are there career progression opportunities within the Airswift direct hire team?

    Yes! There are opportunities to progress through all levels of seniority in the direct hire business.

    In 2018 alone we had 7 promotions across a core team of 14 consultants.

    This progression is not restricted to the USA and you will be exposed to opportunities to relocate to our other global locations. One of the aforementioned promotions included a move to Singapore

    The career pathway is detailed below

    career progression as a direct hire recruiter at Airswift
    • Associate Consultant
    • Recruitment Consultant
    • Senior Recruitment Consultant
    • Principal Recruitment Consultant
    • Recruitment Team Manager
    • Regional Recruitment Manager

    What can I expect from the training provided?

    Our training is facilitated in-house through our academy program, an accelerated learning environment designed to mould the best recruiters in the industry.

    Our hands on workshops are designed to create a simulated learning environment where knowledge is acquired through practical application of job specific skills to help increase the velocity to success.

    In addition, we have continuous training and development through weekly role play and mock pitch sessions to ensure consistency and best practice in recruitment and sales

    What skills/attributes does a successful direct hire recruiter have?

    attributes of a great direct hire recruiter

    The most successful members of our team are:

    • Personable
    • Confident
    • Self-motivated and driven
    • Ambitious
    • Resilient
    • Strong communicators
    • Excellent listeners
    • Organized
    • Detail orientated
    • Humble
    • Team players
    • Analytical
    • Solutions oriented

    What industries and markets would I be working within?

    Our recruiters work within a variety of different verticals (Executive, Sales & Business Development, Technical Engineering, Operations, Field Services, Corporate Functions, HSEQ) and markets (Upstream/Midstream/Downstream Oil & Gas, Mining & Metals, Chemical Manufacturing, Pulp & Paper, Food & Beveridge, Automotive Manufacturing)

    Are there are any examples/bios of current employees who have progressed their careers after joining the Airswift Academy?

    Yes! One team member was hired as an Associate Consultant (resourcer) in May 2018, promoted to recruitment consultant full desk within 6 months, now moving with the business to Colorado to help set up a new office and build out our capabilities in the Rockies.

    In their first 4 months in the business, this recruiter billed an extremely impressive $130K ($103K in August alone!) and is now a recruitment specialist in the Midstream space focusing on mass hiring campaigns.

    Another consultant was initially hired in 2018 through the academy to assist the executive search desk and is now moving into a full 360 degree consultant role in Corporate Functions (Finance, HR, Legal)

    What office perks can I expect to receive?

    • Half day Friday
    • Monthly high flyer incentive (go out for dinner/drinks at the best restaurant/bars Houston has to offer)
    • Biannual team incentive trip (in 2018, we went to Austin for a golf weekend)
    • Excellent bonus and earning potential
    • International High Flyers trip for annual top performers. (Buenos Aires 2019, Dubai 2018, Florence 2017, Miami 2016)

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