Recruitment Consultant - Education

20000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000 - GBP30000/annum Commission and benefits
06 Feb 2017
20 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Athona is a leading recruitment agency providing staff to the medical, healthcare, nursing and education markets.

Since 2003 we have been working with clients focusing on their specific, niche areas of recruitment.

Our success, combined with our reputation for placing suitable candidates into hard to fill posts, grew, and with that so did our dedication to specialist recruitment.

The Education division specialises in placing qualified, newly qualified and overseas trained teaching personnel into permanent, contract and supply roles into educational establishments across East Anglia, London and Hertfordshire. With dedicated recruitment teams aligned to Early Years and Support sectors, Primary, SEN, Secondary and Further Education, we are committed to offering our candidates and clients exceptional service as standard.

We have experienced significant growth since we started and now we are recognised for the service we provide in education.

Athona Recruitment, our insight goes deeper.

Main Purpose of the role

Achieve sales targets and strive to increase revenue, whilst adhering to the necessary compliance standards, whilst delivering the highest possible levels of customer service. All candidates must work in a professional and ethical manner at all times.

Maintain and develop relationships with existing clients, whilst ensuring regular contact is made to increase vacancy flow from clients. Proactively develop new clients through making proactive sales calls and client visits with a view to securing new business and winning preferred supplier contracts.

Continuously maintain relationships with existing candidates and proactively source new candidates to provide a continuous pipeline of candidates using: advertising, face to face interviews, telephone based interviews/screening for placement.

Key Tasks / Responsibilities:

* Consistently meet set KPI's and sales targets
* Proactively make sales calls
* Proactively arrange and attend client visits with new and existing clients
* Proactively make candidate calls to register candidate details
* Conduct face to face interviews with candidates
* Maintain ITRIS database with candidate and client information
* Ensure candidates are compliant to agreed standards before placement
* Any other adhoc duties deemed to be reasonable by the company

Key Interfaces:

* Education Professional Teachers
* Business Manager
* Recruitment Consultants
* Internal Staffing
* Internal Payroll Administrator
* Candidate Co-ordinator
* Compliance Administrator
* ITRIS System

Measurable Performance Standards:

* Number of placements made
* Number of outbound phone calls made
* Number of candidates registered
* Number of new vacancies acquired
* Monthly billings made

Critical Competencies:

* Delivering results
* Target driven
* Negotiating
* Tenacity and Resilience
* Customer service and relationship building
* Time management and dealing with ambiguity
* Motivation and aspirations

Experience / Skills

* Education recruitment experience - essential
* Negotiation and effective communication skills - imperative
* Ability to work well within a team as well as independently motivated.
* Organised and proactive approach to work
* Excellent telephone manner and strong customer service focus.
* Good interpersonal skills
* Interviewing experience - desirable
* Ability to work confidentially
* Excellent written and spoken English - Imperative
* Microsoft Office Literate

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