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Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist - Marketing (6 month FTC)

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The Role: Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist – Marketing (6M FTC)

We are looking for a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist (TAS) to join our global Talent Acquisition team on an initial 6 month contract, where you will help in the hiring of Marketing staff. This role is based in our Leeds office.

Are you our next star player?

Our recruitment team is spread across several locations, time zones and offices, so we feel strongly about having a highly connected, close knit team. You can expect to join regular team meet-ups and get to know your colleagues from across the globe. You’ll work in a 360-recruiter role, managing your own interviews to deliver a five-star candidate and hiring manager experience.

We’re looking for a serious talent professional. We have high expectations; in joining our team, you will be expected to contribute towards our goal of 1,500+ hires in 2021, as well as constantly striving to improve our processes and deliver better for candidates and hiring managers alike.

You will have responsibility for:

  • Delivering recruitment needs for Marketing across our International office locations.
  • You’ll set the strategy for hires, owning the process and advising managers on the best course of action to successfully recruit for their teams.
  • Delivering a five-star, world leading candidate and hiring manager experience. We measure our success through key ratios in the team and providing a first-class experience is crucial.
  • Regular meets-up with hiring managers is key to establishing positive relationships and enabling you to manage and prioritise your time well.
  • You’ll also have a keen interest in our employer brand and will work closely with our in-house team to help market your roles and build brand awareness.
  • Understanding and using data through reporting to improve your partnerships’ delivery. Our team have access to wide-ranging reporting metrics, offering you a deep level of insight into your recruitment performance (funnel, TTH, rejection reasons, source).
  • You’ll also get the opportunity to work on cutting edge projects to further develop the business unit and its offerings.

Why we need you

We’re expanding due to the growing nature of recruitment here at PokerStars. Despite the global lockdowns we’ve seen a sharp increase in our players’ interest in our enjoying our products, whether that is sports betting, Poker or online Casino. Since sporting activities resumed globally, we’ve finding our sports betting products are in high demand, which resulted in a very busy 2020, coupled with huge plans to grow our podium positions in international markets in 2021. The growth in our markets is going to be huge, come be a part of building the teams that market our products!

The teams you will be supporting are central to how we position our brands and products globally. We have several new markets targeted and we’re hungry to build on our successes. In order to do this, we need more people to continue to promote and deliver the product our players love.

As a further insight to your team, some words from your future manager, Vicky, I’m looking for an experienced marketing recruiter, who can work internationally to manage high volume recruitment. You’ll need a strong understanding of marketing and a passion for customer service. We’re a positive and improvement focused team, so we’ll want you to equally have a proactive approach and be able to take ownership of roles and not afraid to challenge the status quo, as we work to develop the best TA team.”

Who are we looking for: –

You should have relevant marketing recruiting experience working in a recruitment role, preferably in-house for a large corporate.

As a TAS, we will want you to be awesome at:

  • Managing high volumes of work. You’ll need to be able to multi-task and prioritise busy workloads while providing a consistently high level of service delivery.
  • Being a connector of people. Stakeholder management is crucial in your role, you will need to be able to provide excellent customer service to candidates and managers.
  • Taking on new tasks. We’re a team obsessed with improvements, this often means new reports and new opportunities to learn. If you are good with Excel already, that’s a big plus.

As the ideal candidate, you will have: –

You’ll be capable of delivering against our expectations, which may be higher than you are used to. You’ll be focused on marketing hiring, so really strong sourcing skills to identity some niche roles will be a big plus.

We’re a public listed company that tends to move at pace when it comes to recruitment, so if you’ve recruited at volume that’s a huge tick in the box. We don’t need you to having gaming experience, it can be helpful, but everything about our industry is teachable.

What’s in it for you?

Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance bonus. And we provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Leeds.

Your package will include:

  • health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
  • the option to join our company pension scheme
  • looking to extend your family? You will receive a cash gift of £1,000 for your new addition whilst working for us
  • discounted gym membership
  • in-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career
  • free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks in the office
  • social events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties

What happens next?

If you’re what we’re looking for, next up will be a phone interview. And if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a zoom/ face-to-face interview.

The Group

PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange. Flutter brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: talent@starsgroup.com

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