Education Recruitment Consultant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Date Posted: 07 Sep 2023
  1. Work for Tradewind internally
£23000 - £28000 per annum
  1. Permanent

Education Recruitment Consultant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
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Tradewind Recruitment is the no. 1 Education recruitment company in Manchester and has been successfully supporting schools across the country for over 20 years! Due to its fantastic success, we are excited to bring in new additions to the team and support you on your journey to becoming one of the best in the business!

Tradewind Manchester are looking to recruit a TRAINEE RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT who will bring energy, innovation and a strong work ethic to the table and join our expertly led IMPACT ACADEMY.

About the Impact Academy

This programme involves a range of bespoke training sessions led by successful salespeople and breaks down the full recruitment cycle from being a recruitment coordinator to heading up your own sales desk! This academy is designed to help set you up to win and provides a supportive network of trainers/leaders and puts you in touch with other consultants in the company on the programme too!

Recruitment Consultant Role

In the first instance, your main responsibility will be resourcing for our primary, secondary and/or SEND team. You will have excellent customer service skills, an internal drive to seek and register candidates and have the exciting opportunity to brand yourself and promote creative and innovative marketing ideas to support the business. We love people who want to bring their individuality to our company!

What the role will involve:

  • Actively seeking and registering candidates through a range of advertising platforms including CV Library, Indeed, Reed etc.
  • Candidate registrations through phone/video calls/ In-person meetings
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Creativity and innovation with marketing/brand awareness
  • Writing profiles to showcase candidates' skills and experience
  • Liaising with colleagues to learn more about our business and make a fantastic contribution to its success

After mastering the Recruitment Coordinator role and graduating through our IMPACT Academy, you will move over to SALES and join a team with your own specialist sector where you will be responsible for building your own candidate pool and school base across a specific area.

Sales Consultant Role:

  • Building new relationships with schools and candidates
  • An opportunity to brand yourself and be the consultant you want to be!
  • Business development calls / activity
  • Marketing to candidates and your own individual client base
  • Face to face visits and school tours with key decision makers
  • Being self-motivated but also a great team player!

Here in Manchester, we are grafters and understand the importance of acknowledging hard work and celebrating success! In addition to the job itself, we incorporate brain breaks, fun quizzes and mindfulness into the working week! We have a fun, friendly office and love to hit the hotspots in the city!

Like what you hear? Wait until you see some of the other benefits below!

  • Extremely competitive basic salary - £25 to £30k plus commission
  • A clear promotion pathway where you can grow and develop working your way to the top!
  • The opportunity to work alongside and be mentored by best-in-class sector professionals who love seeing you grow and flourish
  • Access to excellent training and development within the impact academy and fantastic market leading technology to give you the data, insights and resources you need to succeed
  • 3 x Directors dinners per year for our top performers with an opportunity for anyone in the business to qualify for these celebratory dinners!
  • Free breakfast including cereal, fruit, cheese and ham toasties etc
  • Work from home option for up to 1 day per week after initial training period
  • Annual weekend away in Europe to celebrate the company success
  • Top 10 performers trip (New Orleans, Dubai, South Africa, Mumbai) to name just a few!
  • Generous holiday entitlement which increases through service - Reduced working hours during school holidays
  • Optional 90 Minute lunch break to go to the gym etc
  • Performance incentives with cash prizes, early finishes, free lunches and much more all on offer!
  • Staff wellbeing package - including access to 24/7 online mental health services, cycle to work scheme, free annual eye test

Do you have what it takes to join us?

If you are driven to succeed in your career and want to be in the company of some of the best education consultants in the market, we are the recruitment agency for you!

If you feel like you have the skills, motivation, resilience and fun energy to join our Manchester office, please call me for an informal chat on 0161-674-0138 or email your CV to

We welcome calls from experienced consultants as well as new people with a passion for the education sector, wanting to get into the world of recruitment/sales.

I look forward to hearing from you!


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