Trainee Education Recruitment Consultant

18000.00 GBP Annual
22 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type

About iQ
Accredited with REC Audited Education status, iQ Education is a quality driven recruitment business specialising in providing top quality teachers to local schools in the London Boroughs' and Home Counties.

What's the role of a Trainee Recruitment Consultant with iQ Education?
This entry level position will initially be candidate related and include the following...

  • Candidate Generation - sourcing, telephone interviews, Application Packs, F2F interviewing qualified candidates, feeding back to Recruitment Consultants on candidates sourced

  • Compliance checking

  • Database management - Creating, maintaining and updating candidate records

  • Candidate management - keeping up to date with candidates availability and requirements

  • Sales Support - Job adverts and applications, advert chasing, formatting CVs, vetting and safeguarding, mail outs, brochures, filing and other administration

Career progression will be to move into a 360 Recruitment Consultant business developing new clients, account managing and matching candidates to roles making placements. This role in turn may lead to Senior Consultant, Team Leader, Sector / Division Manager, Branch Manager and beyond. All depending on ability, success, achievement and drive.

What previous work experience is required?
People who are keen to learn and have the right personal attributes will always be welcomed into iQ Education.

Whilst previous recruitment industry experience is not essential, a background of work in any customer service and target driven environment would be a distinct advantage for starting a career in recruitment. That includes a teaching background.

iQ Education also recognises that young people starting out in their career after their education can add immense value to SME businesses and as such iQ Education welcomes applications from candidates with the right attributes, drive and ambition noted here.

Successful candidates will...

  • be able to demonstrate an excellent academic record.
  • be able to demonstrate attributes usually associated with the fast moving recruitment agency environment.

  • be able to demonstrate drive, ambition, desire, tenacity and ability to succeed in a fast paced and dynamic environment to achieve targets, goals and objectives for both personal reward and for the strategic benefit of the business.

  • be influential and motivational; have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be a good team player and be confident in time and desk management and multi tasking.

  • be a good listener and a problem solver and be able to work to deadlines and targets.

  • have a desire to succeed and excel in a sales environment forging a career path to management and more senior levels.

  • have a strong work ethic, be self motivating and be prepared to be committed, flexible and work long hours to achieve your targets and goals (starting in the office at 7am until at least 4:30pm during school term time is a prerequisite and not for the faint hearted).

What can you expect in return???
On joining iQ you will work through a training programme in set modules as part of the on-the-job training. People who show that they have the right attributes and the dedication to succeed and achieve their training and work goals and objectives can earn uncapped commission and bonuses for over target achievement as well as career progression to Team Leader, Manager and Director over time, should that be within the capabilities and needs/wants of the individual and the business.