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Office Location: 2nd Floor,Charles House,61-69 Derngate,Northampton NN1 1UE Office Name: Head Office - Charles House
Sector: Central Support Salary: £18000 - £25000
Job Type: Permanent Role Type: Full-time
Job Ref: 382061  

Talent Acquisition Consultant

Reed are recruiting for a Talent Acquisition Consultant/Advisor to join our Internal Talent Acquisition Team.

Department: HR – Talent Acquisition Team
Reporting to: Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner
Based: Northampton Town Centre (Charles House)
Hours: Monday – Friday,8.30am – 5.30pm with a 1 hour lunch break
Contract: Full Time and Permanent
Salary: Base + bonus

What is the role?

The Talent Acquisition Team at REED manage all internal recruitment for the organisation,including Reed Specialist Recruitment and Reed Online. The team are split into 4 teams focusing on recruitment into our Network agency business (RSR),Reed Talent Solutions,EMEA,Reed Online and Central Support,the Graduate and Early Talent schemes.  Responsible for over 1,000 external hires each year,this team knows how to recruit.

Due to an internal promotion we are now looking for a talented recruiter to join our busy team focusing on recruitment across Talent Solutions and EMEA.

This role requires an excellent communicator to be the face of REED and,therefore,you will need to be warm,friendly and professional. You will need to quickly get to grips with how to position REED as an employer of choice,through compelling attraction messages,as well as attention to detail and exemplary customer skills.  We expect all candidates,no matter what the outcome,to receive an excellent service.

Working on a wide range of vacancies from managing high volume contract recruitment roles through to niche headhunting for specialist roles. You will need to understand some complex business areas to deliver against their recruitment requirements.  You will not just be expected to find a candidate,but to have a large involvement in the recruitment methods and processes including writing bespoke job adverts and job descriptions,trialling and understanding new assessment processes and regularly updating your recruitment expertise and market knowledge as well as advising Hiring Managers on recruitment best practice. 

What can REED offer me in return?

Not only will this role offer a good salary package and excellent bonus earning potential,but we also offer a variety of other company benefits. You will receive 25 days holiday plus bank holidays,the chance to buy,sell and carry over holiday,paid sabbaticals after every 5 years of service,long standing service awards,a fabulous discount scheme,pension,season ticket loans,access to health insurance,free eye tests,personal development schemes,paid rewards for innovative ideas,and the chance to take your place in a fun supportive team.

The Person

You will have some previous experience in recruitment whether it be in-house/internal recruitment or resourcing/recruiting for external clients. You will need to be able to demonstrate skills in sourcing and attracting excellent candidates at all levels from Interns through to Directors. You are a team player who loves recruiting and who doesn’t mind being pushed out of your comfort zone from time to time. 

Ready to help the world love Mondays? Then apply now…

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All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. REED is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender,race,disability,sexual orientation,religion or belief,age,gender identity,marital or civil partnership status,pregnancy or maternity.  We are a MINDFUL EMPLOYER and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.