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Case Study | Permanent Recruitment | Royal College of Music

Posted on September 2023

The frontage of the Royal College of Music in London along with its logo
World-leading conservatoire, the Royal College of Music, required a permanent Finance Operations Manager with a passion for higher education and a breadth of experience.


Priorities supported:

  • A trusted consultancy with education expertise and an established network

  • To partner exclusively with a recruitment specialist who was confident in their ability to successfully place the position

  • Retain a candidate who was not only qualified for the job but also committed to and engaged with the organisation and its culture

Experience applied:

  • After completing their own internal recruitment processes, our consultant was the go-to recruitment specialist having proven to be dependable, knowledgeable and effective

  • Met with the client to ensure our total understanding of the role, created an agreed recruitment process and provided complete assurance that we would fulfil the role successfully

  • Equipped with a detailed role criterium and full understanding of the organisational culture, we engaged with our network of candidates

Outcomes delivered:

  • Following our extensive market appraisal, our longlist was reduced to six, from which our lead consultant selected the best candidates

  • Submitted three CVs along with their application forms within five days of the initial requisition

  • After interviewing one candidate, the client’s offer was accepted within 24 hours


“Venn Group recruitment agency did a fabulous job at finding a great candidate for our role. They were thorough and kept me informed throughout the recruitment process. I would highly recommend to any client.”

Head of Finance

​Please contact Tom Ripley at tripley@venngroup.comto learn more about our higher education recruitment solutions.