Recruitment Advisor

Due to an internal promotion, we’re looking for a Recruitment Advisor to join our recruitment team of ten. Your role will be to support hiring managers, to find, attract and hire exceptional talent to work at Penguin Random House, the UK’s largest publishing house.

You don’t need to have stepped foot in a publisher’s before to work with us.

You’ll need to be curious to keep learning, working in partnership with our multiple teams to understand their hiring needs and how to meet them together most effectively.

You’ll know how to create the best possible candidate experience too, utilising your networks to help bring on board the talent we need.

You’ll be interested in how to attract talent beyond the traditional routes and be thoughtful about your role in helping the business achieve our representation goals.

About the role

You can look forward to a fast-moving and varied day, with the chance to get stuck in to a wide range of tasks and projects, from sifting applications to creating and building talent shortlists, arranging interviews and providing feedback to candidates, right through to writing creative ads, and finding ways to reach and engage different audiences.

You can make a real difference to our hiring managers through the relationships you make, the expertise you bring and the support you offer so that we make the best hiring decisions possible.

About you

We’re really open and interested in bringing in new perspectives. And so, whilst you’ll need previous experience of recruiting, this could have been for any industry. You might be a Recruitment Co-ordinator looking for your next step or an agency recruiter looking to for your first move inhouse.

Beyond that, what’s most important is:

  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities at pace
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly build mutually beneficial relationships and trust with hiring teams
  • Solutions focussed and the ability to work proactively to pre-empt situations and complexities.

In return, you’ll be honing a wide range of skills that will set you up for success as you further your career in Recruitment, HR or wherever your plans take you.

Please apply with your CV and covering letter by midnight onSunday 14th August.

We’re currently experimenting with hybrid working and involving colleagues across the business to shape our future ways of working. The needs of our teams and individuals are different, so we’re not taking a one-size-fits-all approach. While our offices are places to connect, collaborate and celebrate with colleagues, we recognise that flexibility about where you work is just as important for doing your best work and for your wellbeing.

For this role, there are meetings and activities that you will need to attend in person (mainly at our offices in Nine Elms & Pimlico). The exact balance of office to remote working will depend on the nature of your role and team needs, and we are open to discussing this through the recruitment process.

Salary: A range of £28,000 – £30,000 is available dependent on how your skills and experience align to the role, plus anon-contractual bonus scheme, which gives you the potential to receive up to an additional 6% of your annual earnings andbenefits.

What you can expect from us:Our employees are the heart of our business. We have a range of benefits to reflect our commitment to our employees, some of which are:• 27days paid holiday entitlement in year one (plus bank holidays), increasing a day each year up to 30 days• Medical cover• Life assurance• Cycle to Work scheme• Discounted gym membership• Generous pension scheme• Summer working hours (role dependent)• Volunteering policy and charity matching• Employee Assistance programme• Mentoring programme• Extended gender neutral parental leave• Access to books and eBooks across Penguin Random House UK• Each site has trained mental health first aiders• We plant a tree for every new employee to our business

Our creativity is inspired by different perspectives, so we want our culture to be one of belonging, where everyone feels welcome and where differences are celebrated.

As aDisability Confident Committed organisation, we’re part of the offer an interview scheme. This is where disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role can opt in to get to the next recruitment stage. There may be some situations where volume of applicants means we can’t take all eligible candidates to interview.

We want to make sure disabled applicants can be their best at each step of the recruitment journey. If you need adjustments during the application process, we encourage you to get in touch with us at http://[email protected].

Remember, you only need to share what you are comfortable to for us to support your adjustment request. Find out more about our approach here:

We partner with The Book Trade Charity, who provide financial assistance for people looking to get into the publishing industry; you can find more information and talk directly here: note, we are not able to accept agency CVs for this role. Any CVs sent speculatively will not be eligible for a fee.

Country:United Kingdom


City: London

Postal Code:SW11 7BW

Job ID:238283


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