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Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Huddersfield, Yorkshire
£23,000 to £30,000
Job Type
19 Jul 2022
Role: Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Location: Huddersfield

Hours: Full Time, 7.30am - 4pm 2 days per week, 7.30am - 6pm 2 days per week, 7.30am - 4.30pm 1 day per week, with reduced hours (9am - 3pm) in school summer holidays

Term: Permanent, 4 days office based, 1 day working from home

Start Date: Candidate dependent

Package: £23,(Apply online only) - £30,(Apply online only) minimum within first year (combination of base salary and commissions)

Vision for Education is looking to appoint a recruitment consultant to join our Education team in Huddersfield, where you will be working with schools across the East Riding area. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a new and expanding team in education recruitment in the Huddersfield area, recruiting high-quality teaching and support staff for short, long-term placements and permanent roles.

We have a large and growing team and with clear progression, the chance to earn an uncapped amount of commission, and a team orientated and fun office, there has never been a better time to join Vision for Education. No prior experience in recruitment, sales or education is required - you will be supported in your first year of recruitment with our industry leading induction programme and experienced colleagues. We are proud to be different and there is no one Vision for Education consultant we are all different, but all united by our drive to be the best, and our strong work and team culture.

The role

Vision for Education 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.
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 bookings.
Coordinating sponsorship activities for client schools.
The successful Trainee Recruitment Consultant will have/be:

Excellent communication and sales skills.
The ability to grow a their 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.
What we offer

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.
How to apply

To be considered for the role of Trainee Recruitment Consultant please email a brief cover letter, saying why you want to apply for this position along with an up-to-date CV to

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  • Job Reference: 661978534-2
  • Date Posted: 19 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Vision for Education - Newcastle
    Vision for Education - Newcastle
  • Location: Huddersfield, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent