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Office Location: 2nd Floor, Unex Tower 5 Station Street Stratford, E15 1DA Office Name: Stratford Education
Sector: Business Manager Salary: £35000 - £45000
Job Type: Permanent Role Type: Full-time
Job Ref: 398221  

Area Manager

We’re looking for a Area Manager to join our Reed Education division, based in Stratford

We’re looking for a Area Manager to join our Reed Education division, based in Stratford

The role: 

  • Create & develop client relationships and act as an escalation point for clients and candidates
  • Develop, communicate and manage a clear Business Development Plan
  • Build and maintain a strong professional network within the geographical area to identify and connect opportunities in the market before our competitors
  • Lead the team to optimum performance ensuring business targets and KPIs are met 
  • Recruit, train, coach and retain Co-Members ensuring we have high performing teams#
  • Analyse Management Information to make pragmatic and commercially sound decisions
  • Implement change to improve business performance and achieve key performance metrics & financial targets


  • Proactively identifies business problems and takes a solution driven approach to overcoming them
  • Influence and collaborate with others to ensure excellent customer service and successful business performance
  • Act as the face of the business to promote REED as a company to work with and a company to work for
  • Challenge the team to achieve the business plan and their personal goals 
  • Demonstrate a desire to establish yourself as a recruitment leader, by being eager to learn and keeping abreast of industry knowledge and competitors


  • Develop team members to run successful specialist recruitment desks
  • Take ownership and accountability for the success of the team and commercial decision making 
  • Proactively share recruitment best practice and knowledge internally
  • Run Sales Meetings to maintain a clear focus on delivering against plan whilst offering a great experience to candidates and clients
  • Advocate the REED values; we work together, we are fair, open and honest & we take ownership
  • Be a great communicator, and be able to adapt your communication style based on the situation 
  • Be commercially focused and understand the contribution you and your team make to REED

You’ll need to be highly self-motivated and have a proven track record of success. You will need to create long lasting positive impressions and build relationships on a daily basis with great communication skills. To be part of the REED family, a company with genuine belief in investing in your development, REED is the career choice for those wanting a rewarding and challenging role. Get ready to Love Monday’s and start your journey by applying now!

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  • #1 Recruitment Agency Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2018
  • Glassdoor Top CEOs 2019
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies For Graduates To Work For 2018/19


All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. REED is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a MINDFUL EMPLOYER and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.