Talent Acquisition Specialist

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a recruiter with one to three years experience to join a rapidly growing global management consultancy based in Manchester city centre on a temporary basis. There is the potential for this role to go permanent for the right candidate. Candidates must be immediately available in order to be considered.

Duties include:

  • Liaising with line managers and internal teams in order to compile job specifications and define needs of current recruitment requirements
  • Prospecting candidates on LinkedIn and utilising various recruitment tools to find the best talent in the market
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining candidate database
  • Screening prospective candidates over the phone and deciding whether the candidate is the right fit for the company
  • Pitching the company to prospective candidates over the phone, LinkedIn and in person
  • Sending out assessments and interview confirmations via email
  • Booking telephone and face-to-face interview slots into hiring/line manager’s diaries
  • Responsible for managing all feedback from line managers
  • Following up with candidates after completion of assessments and interviews in order to deliver feedback
  • Taking ownership of the Graduate Academy and entry level roles and being responsible for sourcing suitable candidates for any roles within these departments
  • Attending careers fairs and conducting company presentations at University’s around the country in order to attract potential candidates for any graduate or entry level roles
  • Undertaking additional market mapping and research activities on an ad-hoc basis

Person Specification:

  • Educated to degree level with a minimum 2:1 grade
  • One to three year’s experience within the recruitment industry, internal or in-house recruitment experience preferable
  • Performance focused with strong work ethic and drive to succeed
  • Experience in managing the full recruitment cycle
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Confident
  • Quick learner
  • Ability to use initiative and take ownership of the role
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build effective relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Good attention to detail
  • Passionate about recruitment

This is a brilliant role for a bright, personable and hard-working candidate who is looking for an opportunity where they can grow and take ownership. You will be part of a friendly team with a great working culture based in modern offices in a central location.

Hourly rate depending on experience. Salary up to £27,000 per annum depending on experience plus bons

Lily Shippen specialise in PA and administration recruitment across London, Manchester and Leeds. Typical roles include Receptionists, Team Assistants, PAs, Private PAs, Office Managers and EAs across all industry sectors. We are a boutique agency and as a result, are unable to respond individually to the high volume of applications. If you are already registered with Lily Shippen, please do not hesitate to contact your consultant directly

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