Talent Acquisition Specialist

Talent Acquisition Specialist


West London


My client; an international multi-media business are looking for a newly created Talent Acquisition Specialist to really make a difference to their growing team. The purpose of this role is to recruit the best talent for the UK HQ for roles up to manager level. The role will also support the wider HR team across the local offices in the region with sourcing candidates and being a member of the support helpdesk for tools, systems and sourcing strategies.


  • Managing the end to end recruitment process for a quotient of junior UK based roles

  • Supporting the provision of a recruitment service which delivers a positive experience to candidates and hiring managers, bringing in the best possible talent for each role

  • Utilising a range of sourcing strategies to attract the best external talent

  • Working on a number of projects as part of the regional HR team

  • Communicating effectively with a large number of candidates and internal stakeholders

  • Helping to maintain a direct recruitment sourcing strategy of 70% direct to 30% agency

  • Research & Identify the most appropriate job posting platforms for niche roles to include social media, career pages and other relevant job boards

  • Working with recruitment agencies and helping to refine our PSL

  • Bring ideas about talent acquisition strategies and employer branding in a constantly changing environment

  • Working with data and Excel, pulling together and collating information for reporting purposes

  • Keeping informed of new assessment tools, technologies and psychometrics

  • Attending job fairs and Expo's where applicable

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in a relevant field

  • Proficiency in direct sourcing, including LinkedIn Recruiter; experience of an internal ATS is a bonus

  • Recruitment specific background, preferably in-house

  • Excellent ability to quickly understand and uncover motivations and culture fit when assessing candidates

  • Strong analytical skills

  • 'Can do' attitude and a flexible approach

  • Tactful, diplomatic and able to thrive in an ambiguous and ever-changing environment

  • Ability to build rapport and credibility quickly with colleagues and stakeholders

  • Demonstrable high level of discretion regarding the handling of confidential information

  • Strong cultural awareness

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