Senior Executive Search Consultant

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Sales & Marketing
East Midlands
£35,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Plus benefits
Protocol Excellence in FE
Job Ref:

Protocol has been placing senior leaders into FE colleges and institutions for over 20 years. The knowledge of our senior staff with direct FE experience and the experience accumulated by our large team of recruitment specialists, we have an unrivalled grasp of FE.

Our track record is second to none and we represent an impressive client portfolio, including College’s, Training Providers and Local Government.

Our portfolio of long-standing clients is testament to our ability to consistently deliver as the leaders in Further Education Recruitment.

The Further Education sector is facing a period of great change so the demand for our services is greater than ever.

We are busy and growing our Senior Executive Recruitment proposition, so this is an ideal time for an experienced recruiter specialising in the senior professional market to join a leading business, grow your individual brand and be part of our ambitious 2017/18 growth plans.

What you can expect:

•An attractive salary + attractive commission package
•25 days’ annual holiday + bank holidays, increasing with the length of service
•Cash bonus after 10 years of service
•Full and thorough company induction
•Early finish and dress down on Fridays
•Training and development throughout your career
•1 day off every year for charity or volunteer work
•Incentive prizes and team building activities
•Life Assurance
•Employee assistance/counselling programme
•Generous pension
•Childcare vouchers
•Health cash-back plan
•£100 annually towards an FE course
•Social events
•Weekly fresh fruit deliveries
•Energy Zone with pool table and table tennis

The Job:
You will work alongside some of the FE sectors most talented recruiters, working within a proactive and fun environment.


•Develop expert knowledge of the FE sector and Finance sectors talent.
•Proactively develop a professional talent pool through headhunting and networking.
•Identify and sell new business opportunities for our senior executive recruitment proposition and develop client relationships.
•Write proposals in response to tender requests.
•Write and place attractive recruitment adverts for vacancies.
•Manage your clients and candidates through the recruitment process from search and select to successful mobilisation.
•Organise and arrange recruitment assessment centres.
•Facilitate assessment centres where applicable.
•Conduct OPQ profiles.
•Interview market leading professionals.
•Manage rejections and ‘keep warm’ candidates.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate:

•Experienced 360 recruiter working in the senior executive markets
•Sound commercial business acumen, preferably with a background in either senior education or financial services recruitment.
•Strong sales, networking and client development abilities.
•Excellent time management and organisational skills.
•A passionate desire to succeed and build a successful career.

If you want the ability to create your own business within our business and grow and develop in a successful unique and specialist company, then Protocol is the place for you!

If you feel this is a post you have the knowledge and experience to undertake successfully, please apply with an updated CV

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Protocol Excellence in FE
Tel: 0115 911 1268
Fax: 0115 9111212
Contact: Protocol

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