Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Date Posted: 06 Sep 2023
  1. Work for Tradewind internally
£25000 - £30000 per annum + uncapped commission, pension
  1. Permanent

Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
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🚀 Unleash Your Sales Potential in the Thriving Education Sector! 🌟

Are you ready to embark on a rewarding journey that offers limitless earnings potential and the chance to build your own sales empire? Look no further - we're seeking passionate individuals to join our team as Trainee Sales Consultants in the exciting world of education!

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 from October who will bring energy, innovation and a strong work ethic to the table and join our expertly led IMPACT ACADEMY. This position is ideal for someone who is highly motivated to succeed in their own right as well as someone who is a valuable team player! We specialise in Education recruitment and individuals with teaching experience, sales experience or a positive attitude to learn the ropes from scratch will be considered!


This training programme involves a range of bespoke sessions 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! You'll be surrounded by like minded individuals and leaders who believe in you and your ability to do well!

Whether you already have recruitment experience, or you are looking to make a career change and join the competitive world of sales - we can't wait to hear from you!

What will I be doing?

As a recruitment coordinator, you will initially focus on resourcing candidates for our sales teams.

Here you will:

  • Actively seek and register candidates through a range of advertising platforms including CV Library, Indeed, Reed etc.
  • Conduct registrations through phone/video calls/ In-person meetings
  • Demonstrate outstanding customer service skills
  • Display creativity and innovation with marketing/brand awareness
  • Write profiles to showcase candidates' skills and experience

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

Here your responsibilities will include:

  • 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 at Manchester, we are grafters but also understand the importance of appreciation/rewards for the efforts we put in. We incorporate yoga, mindfulness, stretching into the working week and also love hitting the hotspots in the city centre!

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.
  • 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 are interested in joining us in Manchester, 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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