Talent Acquisition Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
HR, Training
wakefield, west yorkshire
£20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Competitive salary and benefits package
Card Factory
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Do you lead the way?  

Are you a grafter?  

Are you loyal?  

Are you a little bit mad?  

If yes, read below to see how you could be a part of our story!  


Welcome to Card Factory - and your opportunity to be part of our exciting future. As the country’s largest, independent gift and greetings card retailer with over 1000 stores, Card Factory is really thriving. As well as being a progressive, exciting and friendly company, we reward our people’s commitment and determination. 

We are now looking for a Talent Acquisition Manager to manage and lead the Talent Acquisition function, with a focus on increasing direct hires, attracting early year’s talent, and managing the employer brand for candidates.
Main Responsibilities
Provide monthly BI reports to submit to the Exec Board;
Attend and set up job fairs and build relationships with key organisations;
Monitoring recruitment costs and making recommendations on where savings can be made, working within a recruitment budget;
Managing our online profiles with Glass Door and Indeed, Including the development of our Social Media Accounts, Facebook and LinkedIn;
You are accountable for ensuring relevant right to work checks are carried out for all new starters across the business;
Liaise with and find solutions for Managers regarding vacancies in ‘hot spot’ areas;
Support on Senior hiring where required, CV sifting, invite to interview, and subsequent interviewing arranging as required by the recruiting manager;
Meeting with line managers to take a brief for the role and agree upon a recruitment timeline;
Ensure all roles, where possible are recruited by direct sourcing;
Take a lead on talent acquisition projects;
Ensure all candidates have a great experience of Card Factory recruitment;
Produce a resourcing strategy, a fit for purpose internal recruitment process and create talent pools;
Ensure our induction process is reviewed and provides a great experience to welcome new starters to the company.

The Ideal Candidate
Have experience leading a team of recruitment coordinators to deliver a full recruitment provision;
Have experience managing agency negotiations and finalising a PSL;
Be able to produce a recruitment strategy for hard to recruit for areas;
Experience with salary and role benchmarking;
Be a hands-on team leader, set objectives and develop your team;
Be passionate about providing a great recruitment experience.

About The CompanyIn return we offer a wide range of benefits to support your physical, mental and financial wellbeing.

25 holidays + 8 bank holidays
Save as you Earn scheme
15% Staff Discount
Discounted Gym Memberships
O2 open mobile contracts
Salary Finance
Discounted Car Leasing
Employee Care
Flex My Day
Card Factory Foundation
MyCardFactory App: discounts at leading retailers


This is an exciting role with genuine prospects for the right candidate. If this role describes you and your career aspirations, click apply now.

For any questions email: vacancies@cardfactory.co.uk (we do not accept CVs/Applications via email) 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient suitable applications have been received. We advise applying early to avoid disappointment as applications will be reviewed regularly. 

No agencies please.

Contact Details:
Card Factory
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Leah Jones

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