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Talent Acquisition Sourcer - 6 Month FTC


As Talent Acquisition Sourcer, you’ll be a key member of a vital in-house talent acquisition function, primarily responsible for identifying, sourcing and attracting top talent for vacancies across Publicis Media UK (Starcom, Spark, Zenith, Digitas & Blue 449).

This role will also work closely with the wider Talent team to ensure current and future staffing needs are met. It will play an instrumental role in supporting the company’s hiring strategy and will manage the full recruitment lifecycle across multiple disciplines and internal stakeholders.You’ll be involved in driving candidate attraction to a range of recruitment campaigns across departments and disciplines.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities

  • Candidate attraction to ensure the sourcing of the highest quality talent across the business
  • Build and maintain network of potential candidates through pro-active market research and on-going relationship management; conducting in-depth interviews of potential candidates and demonstrating ability to anticipate hiring manager needs in a fast-paced, growth environment
  • Support the Talent team in building a robust social media strategy to drive and engage current and future talent
  • Work the recruitment process from end-to-end, playing an active role in sourcing, selection and arranging interviews
  • Source candidates for immediate vacancies and our talent pools, using a variety of direct sourcing methods including; LinkedIn, Job Boards, Advertising, Social Media engagement, Networking and Employee Referrals
  • Cultivate strong, positive relationships with top talent, proactively identifying and engaging with individuals and groups that complement the business strategy and Employer Brand
  • Assessing and selecting the best possible talent using assessment and selection techniques to ensure we consistently make the very best hiring decisions
  • Supporting the talent team with general administrative tasks


  • Experience in a recruitment position (agency or in-house)
  • Experience recruiting within a Media, Digital or IT market prefered
  • Strong direct resourcing skills and candidate centric recruitment
  • Experience using LinkedIn Recruiter and social media to recruit and attract top talent
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-motivation and the ability to use your own initiative
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and prioritise in a constantly changing environment
  • Excellent communication skills, the ability to build genuine relationships and to network with people at all levels
  • Digitally savvy and a creative mind to explore new avenues whereby to source talents and attract profiles
  • Team spirit, commitment and a strong work ethic
  • You will be confident with communicating with senior internal stakeholders
  • Outstanding organisational skills
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Tact, diplomacy and the ability to deal with difficult situations
  • Knowledge of appropriate recruitment legislation

About Digitas

We have 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to upend and redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re pumped about the accolades we’ve earned – cue Titanium Lions, Gold Pencils and making LinkedIn’s Most InDemand Employer List of 2014 – but what energizes us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing creative, day after day. On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’re proud to offer many great perks – things like flex vacation days, tuition reimbursement, gym membership discounts and anniversary gifts for the many people who’ve been with us 5, 10, 20 years and more. And while we celebrate those who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the creative force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.

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