Associate permanent recruitment consultant - education

Associate Permanent Recruitment Consultant - Education

Competitive Salary and Commission Package
Halifax, West Yorkshire

Hourglass is the specialist permanent, leadership and overseas division of Pertemps Education. We operate at the forefront of permanent recruitment and are constantly innovating to stay ahead. It's a fantastic time to join a growing business, that offers real career progression. For more than 10 years, Hourglass has been working with schools and multi-academy trusts across the country, assisting them in finding the best UK and global teaching talent.

Due to ongoing success we are expanding, and looking to appoint an additional associate permanent recruitment consultant for our office based on the outskirts of Halifax, West Yorkshire. If you have thought about a career in recruitment but have never been given the opportunity to enter into the professional at the right level, we would be interested in hearing from you.

This is a great opportunity to start a career in recruitment where you will be given the training and mentoring required to build a long-term career within our business.

As an associate permanent education recruitment consultant, you will be responsible for:

  • Working alongside an established and experienced consultant who will mentor you to become a success
  • Establishing strong strategic partnerships with schools in your area
  • Taking a proactive approach to sales by putting the candidate first
  • Hitting your own account management targets
  • Identifying, attracting and shortlisting candidates for your roles
  • Sourcing new business leads
  • Meeting with new, existing and potential clients regularly

 The ideal candidate will hold the following skills and experience and have:

  • A sales or teaching background although this isn’t essential
  • Confident communication skills with the capacity to develop and maintain existing relationships
  • Strong verbal and written communication ability
  • The ability to work towards achievable targets and strive to break your own business records
  • The drive for a challenge and a real opportunity to become a stakeholder in this business
  • A creative mindset, with capacity to develop unique sales and marketing plans to create some excitement within our market place
  • Previous experience in working with in a competitive, fast-paced, fun, progressive and successful environment

This is a pivotal hire for the business, therefore you will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary, excellent commission structure and a number of additional benefits, including:

  • An established team (most have been here for 10 years)
  • The chance to be part of our annual trip away
  • Your birthday off outside your annual leave entitlement
  • Regular incentives
  • Opportunities to bank additional holiday days
  • Dress down all week
  • A great countryside location to work in
  • Access to a dedicated employee benefits and rewards platform, and the option to hold a share within the business
  • WFH option for 1 day a week after passing probation
  • Potential to work overseas after 3 years’ service for successful employees

 

For more information and a confidential chat please get in touch with James Letven: James.Letven@hourglasseducation.com          

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