Trainee Education Recruitment Consultant – Brighton
“There is nothing like the euphoria of matching a candidate to a school and knowing YOU are responsible for bringing that school and candidate together”
Do you have an understanding of the importance of education and the impact it has on our future generations? Would you like to play a part in ensuring the high quality education of our children? Are you always being told how great you are with people?
Whether you’re a recent graduate or looking for a career change, join us at Supply Desk!
Who are we?
Our mission is to match school staffing needs with the best available candidates and to work together with teachers, teaching assistants and schools with the objective of raising standards. We have an internal milestone to be the number 1 education recruitment agency for customer service in the UK. Which means we’re not here for the short term. We’re building long term relationships.
Supply Desk Brighton
Due to an exciting period of expansion, our Brighton team are looking to welcome a new trainee recruitment consultant on board. Situated next to Hove train station and a short distance from the beach, our Brighton office offers a friendly and positive environment where we work hard and have fun! You will start your training learning all about the education sector, candidates and our onboarding process before developing into dealing with clients and placing your candidates into their new role. Ideally, you will be confident, sales focused, competitive but friendly with it, organised, motivated by money and target driven. The team you will be joining celebrate each other’s wins, encourage each other and promote healthy competition between each other. There is a great balance of fun and work, and the team will 100% welcome and guide anyone new coming in.
As a recruitment consultant with Supply Desk, your role will be to successfully match schools and candidates, allowing both staff and children to flourish. We care about your energy, drive and willingness to learn – therefore you do not need to have any experience in this career to apply, it is all about the right personality. You will join a welcoming, prosperous team and will be encouraged to build your pool of candidates and your school base in the sector which you feel most passionate about e.g. primary, secondary, SEN.
Attraction, selection and interview of suitable candidates to meet the needs and demands of your clients.
To establish long term, solid relationships with suitable candidates to ensure they feel supported and valued by the organisation.
To provide career solutions to candidates to enable them to maximise their working arrangements.
Sales and Business Development:
Contacting new clients to establish supply needs and forging links and relationships.
Building relationships with new clients to establish trust, with a view to supplying candidates to meet their supply needs.
Visiting and servicing clients through outstanding customer service to develop and build relationships.
Maintaining long lasting client relationships to maximise business opportunities.
To succeed in this role you should:
Be willing and enthusiastic to learn
Have a passion for the education industry and take pride in your role within it
Enjoy talking to people face to face and over the phone, and be an effective written communicator too
Thrive from achieving set goals and KPIs
Be innovative and love sharing your ideas
Be interested in people and sympathetic to their background, needs and ambitions
Enjoy contributing to a team and working individually
What we offer:
£22 500 – £24 000 per year basic + uncapped commission (OTE £27 000 – £29 000)
Full in-house training programme with full support
Genuine career opportunity with a clear career ladder
25 days holiday (plus 1 for your birthday) increasing with length of service
Weekly, monthly and termly incentives with prizes to be won including hot tubs and weekends away
Company awards days
7am-5pm Mon-Fri during school term time, reduced hours during school holidays
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