Business Development Consultant


  • Salary negotiable
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Posted: 23/11/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 229RECNCL

Job Details

Business Development Consultant - Newcastle

The Education Network is an established Education Recruitment Consultancy with North East offices in Newcastle and Durham. We are currently seeking a passionate Business Development Consultant to join our team in Newcastle City Centre on a full-time, permanent basis.

The Role
In this role, you will promote The Education Network to schools throughout the North East over the phone, via email, and in face-to-face meetings with decision-makers within local schools. 
You will build a strong rapport with new clients, develop and maintain relationships so that you can gain a real understanding of their recruitment needs which will, in turn, enable us match the right candidate to the right client.
You will have a team of Resourcers and Compliance staff to support you in this role, allowing you to focus your time on Business Development.

About You
To succeed in this role, you will be a natural people person and an excellent communicator, able to pick up the phone and confidently promote The Education Network to potential new client schools.
You will ideally have previous experience in a Sales role where an ability to prioritise your workload, a strong attention to detail, and a good work ethic were a must.

About us
The Education Network is part of the wider Pertemps Network Group. We offer a fantastic place to work, with opportunities to develop personally and professionally. We are a small team who have been established as one of the top education recruitment companies in the North East. There is great scope for growth in your role with the right training and support. As well as this, you will be joining a company with great culture, and fantastic perks, including access to a company share scheme, and reduced working hours during school holidays!
The Education Network creates a fun and relaxed environment with no strict KPIs. We don’t set commission against unachievable targets and we don’t micro manage. We recruit people with an entrepreneurial flair and give them the tools and resources to develop within the business. We don’t believe in working extended hours, we trust the people to work hard in the hours they’re given and enjoy a good work life balance.

If you are interested in the role of Business Development Consultant, please submit your CV to michaella.cowell@ednetwork.co.uk or give us a call on 0191 2323 780 for an informal chat about the role.

The Education Network Offer:

Our specialist team have a combined experience of over 25 years and have unrivalled reputation within the education market, taking great pride in the extremely high service levels that we provide to both our schools and our candidates. Our service is honest and efficient and, in addition to our recruitment solution, we offer the opportunity for additional training and development for our candidates. You will also receive personalised career support from the team.

The opportunity to work in friendly, caring and supportive atmosphere where every child matters. Highly supportive, committed and hard working Consultants who will endeavor to find assignments suited to your needs.
An opportunity to extend your professional development as well as excellent rates of pay.

The Education Network is committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including enhanced DBS checks and references.-
The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.
Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.


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