• Office Location: Princess Court, Princess Street, Plymouth, PL1 2EX
  • Office Name: Plymouth Education
  • Salary: £19,000 - £33,500
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 461195

Recruitment Consultant

Reed Education are looking for a Recruitment Consultant to join our team in Plymouth!

REED Education is the fastest growing division within Reed Specialist Recruitment, and due to continued success we are looking to recruit a Recruitment Consultant to work with Schools and candidates in Plymouth. The role is to work on the ‘Secondary’ desk to promote teachers, LSA’s, whole school recruitment and tutors. This role is replacing a consultant who has generated a good amount of money on this desk and built strong relationships with both clients and candidates.

Salary: £19,000 to £33,500 (experience dependant) + uncapped commission

Location: Plymouth

Role Type: Permanent/Full Time/ Immediate Start

The consultant is being recruited for a warm secondary desk in the Plymouth office. We have clients who have worked with us for many years that still regularly book supply with us. Certain clients that contact us for permanent roles only, which means quick wins for the consultant. 

The consultant would have the opportunity to recruit for all of Cornwall and Devon for whole school recruitment, tutors and other educational staff. Its in Reed’s best interest to find out more about the consultant and if they would have their own ideas on how to bring in income for the branch. 

Recruitment is largely business development focused, and will involve cold calling to new and existing clients to develop strong relationships and winning new contracts. You will be joining a warm desk in a successful branch boosting your earning potential on our uncapped bonus scheme!

You will be responsible for: 

  • Identifying and pursuing new business opportunities

  • Managing the complete recruitment life cycle 

  • Meeting with clients 

  • Sourcing candidates by networking and headhunting 

The Benefits: 

  • Opportunity to earn uncapped commission 

  • Professional & Personal Development funding

  • Paid Sabbaticals 

  • Health Cash Plan Discount

  • 25 days holiday plus public holidays (and the option to buy or sell up to 5 days a year)

  • Dynamic working so you can work from home 2 days a week.

If you’re an experienced recruiter, or have experience speaking to customers/clients, who is resilient and ambitious, and wishing to work for the UK’s best known recruitment brand, we want to hear from you.

Simply submit an application to express your interest! If successful Talent Acquisition will get in contact to arrange a telephone interview. Following this we will either arrange a video interview or register your interest for a face to face interview once social distancing guidance permits this.  

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