Recruitment Advisor

South Yorkshire
19 Oct 2021
02 Nov 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

About the Team

A fantastic opportunity for a junior recruiter to join our busy and successful recruitment team to support a wide variety of vacancies. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who's comfortable working in a fast paced environment.

About the Role

Recruitment Service:

- Work closely with department managers to fully understand resourcing requirements within the team and respond quickly to recruitment needs

- Provide on-going recommendations as to the best approach to filling vacancies taking into consideration the detail of each individual campaign

- Support Managers in reducing time to hire by proactively building an on-going pipeline of talent

- Maintain regular contact with talent pool candidates to increase engagement and a positive brand experience

- Work closely with HR / Recruitment Manager and Recruiters to understand and anticipate confidential recruitment requirements allowing the recruitment team to provide a proactive recruitment service

- Provide a flexible approach to ensure full job brief understanding and also awareness of other role requirements providing best service to the business

- As a team member support colleagues to meet overall department needs and challenges

- Proactively keep up to date with the recruitment market to be able to offer regular new ideas on improving all aspects of the recruitment service

- Challenge and influence recruitment decisions on attraction, recruitment and selection methods

Candidate Attraction/ Generation:

- To continuously develop and improve candidate attraction and selection methods.

- Ensure a positive experience for all candidates regardless of the outcome of their application

- Research of external recruitment marketplace to keep abreast of innovative and creative ways of filling difficult vacancies

- Proactively work to continually build talent pools to aid in future recruitment needs

- Daily proactive use of social media sites, such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook and Snapchat, by contributing to the on-going development of the NEXT careers social media strategy, increasing brand, division and department awareness

- Demonstrate your creativity and commercial awareness when writing online adverts reflecting a true feeling of the role, the company and the benefits in line with Company tone of voice guidelines

- Openness and willingness to share ideas for the greater benefit of the wider team and the business, whilst also being able to receive feedback on those ideas as well

Criteria About You:

  • Previous agency or in-house recruitment experience.
  • Ideally have LinkedIn Recruiter expertise
  • A passion for resourcing and able to headhunt effectively using innovative methods and where appropriate without the use of a platform such as LinkedIn
  • Display independence and self motivation
  • Ability to work across multiple recruitment requirements with pace
  • Competitive / driven character with a desire to deliver results (for the benefit of the department and business)
  • Focused on delivering a professional and commercial service to the business.

Key attributes:

  • Influencing and Persuasion
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Organisation and Planning
  • Clarity of Communication – written and verbal
  • Develop rapport and relationships quickly
  • Initiative and Creativity
  • Analytically minded
  • Self-Starter
  • Decision Making


  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • ShareSave Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Staff Discount
  • Flexible working and working from home options
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • AVIVA Digital GP

About Next

You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 43,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 540 stores, plus the Next Online and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!

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