• Office Location: East Wing, Southgate House, Wood Street, Cardiff CF10 1JJ
  • Office Name: Cardiff Education
  • Salary: £21000 - £30000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 518068

Recruitment Consultant – Temps Desk

Recruitment Consultant opportunity at Reed Education in Cardiff

Position: Recruitment Consultant – Reed Education, Cardiff
Salary: £21,000-£30,000 – plus uncapped commission
Hours: Monday – Friday (37.5 hours) Permanent, Full Time

We offer dynamic working where you can work flexibly between home and office

This is a Recruitment Consultant opportunity covering whole school recruitment in Bristol and South Wales, focusing on temporary and permanent positions. 

Why Recruitment?

Recruitment is a fast paced industry where you can build a career to be proud of through your own hard work and determination. With our industry leading training scheme and transparent career development framework, you will have the tools and support to progress your career and earn uncapped commission on top of your basic salary! 

Why join Reed’s Education division?

Reed Education is one of the UK’s fastest growing education recruitment agencies, providing expertise in primary, secondary, SEN and further education to schools, colleges, local authorities, and educational organisations. Reed Education was founded over 20 years ago and we have 30 offices across England and Wales. Our service is centred on an ethical approach to recruitment and a dedication to attracting and supporting the best candidates –both teaching and non-teaching professionals. 

What does the role entail?

Maintaining and developing business from existing schools and converting schools that don’t use to ‘users’. High volumes of phone based sales calls. Your desk will grow and develop from high levels of activity which is the cornerstone of this role. You will be expected to attend client meetings and convert non users to active clients and interview and grow your pool of candidates. KPI targets will be set and audit and compliance requirements must be met working in the education sector.

The team are energetic and driven to hit and exceed targets and reap the many rewards that Reed offer! We offer flexible shifts and working patterns (including hybrid working between home and office), reduced hours over school holidays.

The Cardiff office is ‘flying’ in terms of performance and is one of the most successful and leading in permanent recruitment in Reed Education. You will get support, training, coaching and guidance on how to be successful from people who have been on the same journey and have a wealth of local and specific knowledge to the sector. 

As a Recruitment Consultant some of the duties include: 

  • Sourcing and matching candidates to opportunities 
  • Account management of your existing client base 
  • Working to targets 
  • Business development to obtain new clients 
  • Meetings with clients and candidates alike 

Your performance and success is our goal!

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Organised, methodical and process driven
  • Wanting to perform at a high level, consistently and earn a great annual income with their bonus
  • Willing to go the extra mile to provide a first class service to both their potential and active schools/clients and their candidates that they are representing
  • Determined to fill every job that they work in partnership with their schools
  • Honest, trustworthy, a team player and works well with the team, Region and Division 

You will receive a competitive basic salary and an amazing bonus scheme that rewards you for your hard work. You’ll get on going training and support in branch from your line manager, peers and as well as our incredible L&D team. 

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.

Please note that confirmation of offers and start dates during this time may be impacted by economic changes and government advice.  

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  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Apprentices to Work For 2021

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All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a Mindful Employer and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria. As a proud signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, we welcome applications from ex-services personnel, reservists and cadets and offer a guaranteed interview for applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

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