Talent Acquisition Advisor - Retail

My client, a well-established and expanding retail business are currently looking for a Talent Acquisition Advisor to join their team in London.

As a Talent Acquisition Advisor you will report into the Talent Acquisition Manager and take ownership of recruitment across head office from entry level through to mid-level roles.


  • Own the full recruitment process, from taking informative briefs, scheduling and conducting interviews, to then making offers.

  • Provide robust structured interview feedback for all candidates.

  • Support the Talent Acquisition Manager with sourcing assignments.

  • Offer all candidates an excellent recruitment experience and be the key point of contact throughout the journey.

  • Use LinkedIn and other social media channels to engage passive candidates and build the employer branding.

  • Support with weekly and monthly reporting (cost per hire, sources, time to hire)

  • Manage and update the ATS to ensure it reflects current vacancy statuses.

  • Build the employer brand through social media, eventing, and open days and through creating links with colleges and universities etc.

  • Present at key universities and work with points of contact to develop talent pools for graduate positions.

  • Create and develop pipelines for entry level positions.

  • Support the Talent Acquisition Manager with recruitment projects and best practice.


  • Ideally a minimum of 2 years' recruitment experience either in-house, agency side or RPO.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or equivalent experience in recruiting

  • Previous sourcing experience is a must.

  • People focused with the ability to build strong and lasting relationships

  • Commercial in your approach with the ability to educate hiring managers on market rates, trends etc.

  • Supporting hiring managers with their interviewing skills and knowledge.

  • Previous experience of driving recruitment best practice and innovative techniques.

  • Tenacious, can do attitude, is result orientated but able to have a laugh and have fun with the team.

  • Good attention to detail

  • Analytical approach with examples of where you have used data in the work place.

  • Experience of talent pool engagement is a nice to have.

  • Experience in either Buying & Merchandising or Finance would be beneficial but not essential.

  • Previous knowledge of using an applicant tracking system (ATS)

  • Strong knowledge of MS Office- including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Paying a salary of £35,000, please apply now for immediate consideration!

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