Recruitment Consultant - Cambridge based
- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
- £18k - 35k per year + depending on experience
Vision for Education is looking to appoint a recruitment consultant to join our new team in Cambridge, where you will be working with schools across the Cambs, Suffolk and Norfolk areas. This is a fantastic opportunity for a proactive and driven recruitment consultant to join the market leaders in education recruitment in the Peterborough area recruiting high-quality teaching and support staff for short and long-term placements and permanent roles. Joining Vision for Education - Excellent salary package with an open-ended bonus system - Company/team performance incentives throughout the year. - Excellent career progression and professional development opportunities. - Regular team events. - Friendly, professional and hard-working team environment. - Reduced working hours during school holidays. Typical work activities: Vision for Education is proud to be part of TES Global, which means we can offer an unrivalled service to both schools and teachers. You will provide a vital link between clients and candidates. The role is demanding and diverse and involves: - Working with a large client base - many of the schools nationally work exclusively with Vision for Education. - Using sales, business development and marketing techniques and networking opportunities to attract business from client schools. - Visiting clients to build and develop close working relationships. - Developing a good understanding of client schools; what they do and their culture and environment. - Advertising vacancies by placing adverts on a variety of job boards and the ######.### website (unique in the market place). - Using social media to advertise positions, attract candidates and build relationships with candidates, employers and the teaching community. - Headhunting - identifying and approaching suitable candidates who may already be in work. - Using candidate databases to match the right person to the client's vacancy. - Receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews and creating a shortlist of candidates for the client. - Requesting references and checking the suitability of applicants before submitting their details to the client. - Briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job. - Preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients in respect of suitable applicants. - Organising interviews for candidates as requested by the client. - Informing candidates about the results of their interviews. - Using our Salesforce system to manage short and long-term bookings. - Co-ordinating sponsorship activities for client schools. The successful candidate will have/be: - Excellent communication and sales skills. - The ability to grow a desk from the start. - Excellent time management and organisational skills. - An ability to organise their own workload and meet deadlines. - Self-motivated and resilient. - The ability to act on their own initiative. - Possess a professional and ethical approach to business. - Be able to forge and maintain relationships over the telephone and face-to-face. - Possess a desire to exceed the highest levels of customer service. - Operate effectively as part of a happy, motivated team. How to apply Please apply via this website as soon as possible. For an informal chat about the role, please contact Nigel Partridge, Branch Manager on ##### ######.