Company profile

Education Recruitment & Marketing is a specialist Education Consultancy offering a unique range of services. We offer three specialisms:

  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate Student Recruitment for Universities seeking to recruit students from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland
  • Teacher Recruitment for Schools in the UK and abroad wishing to recruit Irish Teachers
  • Nursing and Healthcare Recruitment for Hospitals and Healthcare Trusts in the UK and abroad.

Since our foundation in 2000 we have acquired a reputation for excellence. In the intervening years we have established excellent relationships with tutors and careers advisors in schools, colleges and universities throughout the island of Ireland. We work closely / in partnership / in close partnership with our clients and aim to “exceed expectation” by offering a professional and reliable service at attractive rates.

Our team

Eddie Ferguson - ER&M

Eddie Ferguson


Eddie established ER&M in 2000. He has spent a lifetime working in the field of Education as a Teacher, Lecturer and Education Officer. He specialised in Initial Teacher Education and the Induction and Early Professional Development of Newly Qualified Teachers. He is a former Chairman of the General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland and was UK President of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers.

Mary Higgins - ER&M

Mary Higgins

Education and Marketing Consultant

Mary is a Communications and Marketing graduate from The University of Ulster. She joined ER&M in 2009 and has over 10 years experience in the field of marketing both in the UK and the USA. Mary works closely with the schools and universities and leads ER&M’s University and Student Recruitment team. She is the first point of contact for Universities seeking advice regarding marketing, profile raising and student recruitment.

Fiona McGonagle - ER&M

Fiona McGonagle

Marketing and Recruitment Consultant

Fiona joined ER&andM in 2010 following 10 years experience in sales and marketing. She is a Marketing and Media graduate from the University of Stirling. Fiona has overall responsibility for ER&M’s Teacher Recruitment Department and works closely with Colleges and Universities throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland. Fiona is the first point of contact for schools and colleges seeking to recruit highly qualified teaching staff.