Recruitment / Talent Attraction Specialist – 12 months

Ref LKB00425
Full Time

Swindon, UK

£40000 - £45000 per annum
Recruitment / Talent Attraction Specialist – 12 months
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Ref LKB00425

Job description

Henlee is working in partnership with this International Business with its UK Head Office in Swindon to recruit an experienced Talent Attraction Specialist on a 12-month fixed term contract to cover for maternity. The role is based out of Swindon, with some travel to London and Germany.

Your role will see you establish, execute and drive the Recruitment and Marketing strategy which will in turn develop and drive attraction, engagement and sourcing techniques. The aim is to increase candidate pools, improve quality of candidates and promote the Organisation as an Employer of Choice on a global level.

The role is equally strategic and operational, allowing you to get involved in the ongoing design of new initiatives and also deliver existing recruitment activity. You should bring a deep understanding and expertise of both recruitment technology and digital media in order to bring new and innovative ideas to the table but also ensure efficiency and continually improve processes.

This is an exciting and dynamic time to join the team as you will get the opportunity to influence the recruitment strategy right from the outset.

Key Responsibilities


* Ensure best practise in recruitment and marketing is established and maintained via new and existing initiatives
* Understand the changing behaviour of the target audiences which includes early talent, experts and internal employees and amend initiatives as required
* Ensure a positive candidate journey for target audiences through compelling content
* Keep up to date with recruitment marketing tools and social channels in line with business trends and strategy
* Support other recruitment marketing projects as assigned

Data / Metrics

* Identify appropriate metrics and tools to monitor and measure effectiveness of programmes
* Monitor benchmarks and best practices for measuring the success of initiatives
* Diagnose issues and present solutions for critical areas with a data driven approach
* Establish the utilisation of various statistics and analytics which can be presented to key stakeholders to summarise results and analyse trends and issues whilst providing recommendations to improve performance
* Ensure that the existing ATS – Success Factors, is utilised to support recruitment initiatives
* Drive SEO and favourable analytics in the digital world


* Maintain a compelling and consistent brand across various channels to attract, retain and engage the target audience with particular focus on your designated projects and processes
* Ensure high performers, untapped talent pools and niche areas are also targeted through various channels and measures
* Have ownership of various projects which could include social media, website, on campus activity, talent networks, referrals, etc.
* Source, create and update content, collateral and execute advertising campaigns, specifically for your project areas

Early Careers Recruitment

* Ownership of UK early careers recruitment activity
* Continuously improve the sourcing strategy to generate high quality applications
* Support and deliver the apprentice recruitment strategy from inception
* Manage the ‘keep warm’, offer and on boarding process for your programmes
* Work closely with the global team to support any international activity when required, e.g. assessment centres


* Partner with suppliers where necessary and manage relationships
* Work alongside other HR departments to advise on recruitment best practise and implement initiatives
* Interact regularly with internal stakeholders for recruitment needs

Key Skills / Experience

* Talent acquisition / recruitment combined with digital / social channel marketing experience
* Confident brand ambassador with excellent communication and networking skills
* Strong and professional written and verbal skills
* Flexible and adaptable to a growing environment
* Excellent Project Management skills
* Creative and enthusiastic with motivation and drive
* Previous experience with early talent recruitment programmes
* Knowledge of the apprenticeship levy in relation to student recruitment
* Experience of in-house volume recruitment is advantageous
* A (proven) track-record of working in a fast-paced commercial business environment
* Willingness to travel – especially in peak recruitment periods
* Has a desire to continuously improve and challenge the status quo

If you are looking for a challenging role with a reputable organisation, are available at short notice, can commit to 12 months and can demonstrate the above capabilities, we are keen to hear from you.

Henlee Resourcing is a specialist full service human resources recruitment consultancy operating across the South West, M3, M4 and M5 corridors.

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