The PIE Talent is an executive search consultancy with unrivalled knowledge and experience of the international education sector.

In need of exceptional
new talent?


With an unmatched global network of international education professionals and in-depth industry knowledge, we can take all the stress out of the recruitment process, providing first-class candidates who will help your business or operation flourish.

Contact Hadil

hadil@thepietalent.com
+44 (0)20 8133 1217

Looking for exciting new
career opportunities?


Thanks to years of experience working in international education, The PIE Talent has an exceptional understanding of companies operating in the sector, their diverse talent requirements and how to meet those needs. Let us help you find your next role.

Email us your CV and we'll be in touch:

hadil@thepietalent.com
+44 (0)20 8133 1217

WHO DO WE WORK WITH?


We work with all types of organisations operating within international education and have placed candidates in a broad range of roles across the globe.

ORGANISATIONS


  • Universities
  • Language schools
  • Business schools
  • Pathway providers
  • Examination boards
  • Independent schools
  • Event organisers
  • Accommodation providers
  • Professional services companies

ROLES


  • Managing Director
  • DVCI/PVCI
  • VP International Recruitment
  • Sales - all levels
  • Operations - all levels
  • Marketing
  • Business Development
  • Academic Management

REGIONS


  • USA
  • Canada
  • South America
  • UK
  • Europe
  • Middle East
  • China
  • South East Asia
  • Africa

OUR APPROACH



We work very flexibly according our clients' requirements, and to their timeframe.


Because we know the ins and outs of what's happening across the international education industry through our news division, our staff have a unique understanding of the challenges and pressures that organisations are facing.

Together with their knowledge of company cultures within the sector, this means we can work openly and honestly with clients and candidates, ensuring we find the best fit for both sides.

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS



Finding amazing sales people is one of the toughest positions to fill for any organisation.


Happy to say that The PIE provided me with great sales professionals who are still with BMI many years after joining.

Rupert Merrick, Director - BMI


The PIE have been of great help for posts around the world and at a range of seniority levels.


I have been impressed by the effort they have put in to filling our job vacancies and the diversity of their knowledge.

James Digby, Resourcing Manager - Cambridge Assessment


Within a very few days, The PIE managed to optimize my profile and to secure interviews for me.


They were perfect, calling me before each to explain the facts involved and to set and manage my expectations. They were very supportive and proactive and he gave me rapid feedback. It's been a great pleasure to be represented by The PIE and I look forward to working with them again in future.

Gianluca Polidori, Sales Director - Dukes Education


I knew I was with an agency that would suit my employment needs.


From my first contact with The PIE Talent, I knew I was with an agency that would suit my employment needs. I can only reiterate how professional and focused the team are. I would wholeheartedly recommend The PIE Talent to anyone looking for a job in the international education sector.

David Essien, Sales Manager (Africa), UNICENTRES

CLIENTS INCLUDE


  • BMI
  • LCI Education Network
  • UNSW Australia
  • Cambridge Assessment
  • Cambridge Education Group
  • EC
  • ESL Education
  • HULT International Business School
  • Oxford International Education Group
  • Shorelight Education
  • Study Portals
  • International House Dublin

MEET OUR TEAM


Our team of consultants is made up of talented individuals who have an unrivalled understanding of the international education market.

Amy Baker

Amy Baker
Managing Director


Amy is an international education expert with over 20 years' experience in the industry. As MD of The PIE, she divides her time between recruitment and editorial work for The PIE News website and The PIE Review magazine. Since setting up The PIE in 2011, Amy has developed a reputation for being able to identify exactly the right profile of person to suit an organisation operating in the international education sector. She has a BA in Journalism with French from City University.

full profile close
Hadil El-Agami

Hadil El-Agami
Recruitment Manager


Hadil has worked at The PIE Talent since 2014. Prior to that, she was an international education consultant for a UK-based education agency. She has successfully placed numerous candidates into senior executive, academic management, sales, marketing and business development roles. She is of Egyptian descent and bi-lingual English/Arabic, and has a BSc in Business Administration with a specialism in international marketing.

full profile close
Serene Sunderland

Serene Sunderland
Recruitment Manager


Serene started working for The PIE Talent in 2014. With a BA in Chinese Studies from the University of Durham and a fluent Mandarin speaker, she studied in Taiwan and spent several years working in China, including a stint as International Officer at The Sino-British College in Shanghai, before joining The PIE. Serene has assisted clients such as Cambridge Assessment, EC English, Hult International Business School and LCI Education with their talent needs. She has placed candidates into key roles in diverse locations from the UK to China, the UAE and Mexico.

full profile close
Lucy Boyd Smith

Lucy Boyd Smith
Recruitment Manager


Lucy joined The PIE talent team in 2016, having returning to the UK after 5 years' living and working as a recruitment manager in Dubai. Her main experience is working on senior level hires across the Middle East, with a particular focus on marketing and operations roles within the education sector. Lucy has a wealth of 360 degree recruitment experience, including a solid understanding of what constitutes a good fit for both sides, and proven success at developing strong, long-term relationships with both clients and candidates.

full profile close
Pamela Rodriguez Ottenr

Pamela Rodriguez Otten
Recruitment Manager


Pamela joined us in 2014 after spending 20 years working for public and private institutions in the UK and USA, including Saint Xavier University, Moraine Valley Community College and University of Surrey. Her roles managing offices in academic advising, international students, study abroad, Erasmus, enrolment, registry and career counselling often involved hiring high volumes of new staff, so she knows what it takes to find just the right candidates for our clients. She is fluent in Spanish, holds a BA in Anthropology/Sociology/Spanish and a Masters in Higher Education Administration.

full profile close

DID YOU KNOW?



We run a busy Jobs Board for the international education sector at www.thepiejobs.com.


Many of the roles we work on at The PIE Talent are listed there as well as many vacancies listed directly by advertisers. Do take a look at our range of global jobs in the industry.

GET IN TOUCH


In need of exceptional
new talent?


Contact Hadil

hadil@thepietalent.com
+44 (0)20 8133 1217

Looking for exciting new
career opportunities?


Email us your CV and we'll be in touch:

hadil@thepietalent.com
+44 (0)20 8133 1217