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Recruitment Researcher – Education, Learning & Research


£ Competitive Basic Salary + Quarterly Commission + Annual Bonus + Benefits

As an ambitious and growing recruitment consultancy, Telfer Partners is searching for a talented individual focused on quality and customer service to join as a Researcher to help enhance our reputation as an industry leader. At Telfer Partners you will benefit from a wholly collaborative approach, creating a professional, friendly working environment that benefits our clients and our team.

Industry  STEM


Duration  Permanent

Type  Full-Time (Flexible working considered)

Start Date  ASAP


Our strong client base includes some of the world’s largest and most successful academic, learning, and research institutions, publishers, platform and technology providers, and EdTech start-ups through to the worlds’ largest education services businesses. You could be managing assignments based as locally as Cambridge or as far away as Australia. With an ever-evolving digital landscape, the variety of opportunities you could be recruiting for is vast.

The role of Researcher at Telfer Partners will include:

  • Understanding the client brief and devising the search strategy
  • Mapping the market for target candidate identification
  • Initial approach, opportunity brief, and candidate qualification
  • Providing candidates with industry-leading advisory services
  • Interview preparation, debrief and communicating feedback
  • Achieving KPI and financial targets
  • Producing internal search progress reports
  • Updating CRM
  • Building industry and client knowledge through continued research
  • Deputising for your line manager.

In order to be considered for this role, you will have pro-active sales experience in a B2B or recruitment environment. The ability to handle multiple projects, changing priorities and to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment is essential, as is a hunger to succeed. You will need to be a team player, ambitious, flexible, and driven with high levels of integrity. You should be obsessive about quality and providing unrivalled customer service, and be passionate about enabling our clients to achieve their goals.

You will be rewarded with a competitive basic salary, quarterly commission scheme, discretionary annual bonus, benefits, and the chance to influence every aspect of a growing business.

To apply for this opportunity, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to quoting the reference TP 458. For an initial, confidential discussion please call us on 01223632510.

Early applications are preferred.

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