Talent Acquisition Partner / Recruiter (London) - 6 months contract

London /
Human Resources – Talent Acquisition /
Contingent Worker
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Recruiter - Talent Acquisition Partner
Camden Town, London (Remote/Hybrid)
Start: ASAP

Getty Images is seeking a Talent Acquisition Partner / Recruiter with experience of both process and people.
This role requires an individual with a forward thinking mindset and who thrives on making the best candidate experience imaginable. Working predominantly on EMEA opportunities (London & Dublin) you will support our expansive Customer Services team in uncovering talent for their growing multilingual team. You should enjoy the autonomous nature of the role, but also be a keen and effective Talent Acquisition team player, and work closely and provide support to our HR Business Partner’s in all recruitment matters. The ideal candidate will also have a curious mind that seeks to improve projects and processes accordingly. You will be joining a fantastic (In my opinion!) team which endeavours to improve practices and implement systems and platforms that will continue to elevate our output/metrics. This is a great opportunity to be able to influence the hiring landscape of a company that is a leader in its industry.

Who You Are:

    • You’re a flexible, adaptable Recruiter with experience of both process and people, combined with experience in hiring individuals with language skills. You are a trusted partner to the leadership team and provide talent solutions to business problems.
    • You are agile, metrics-driven, and tenacious by nature, and are a highly skilled sourcer. 
    • Working in an experienced global team you relish filling your own roles and enjoy being a resource for recruiting best practices.
    •  Based out of our London office working the EMEA region. You love the thrill of the hunt for the ideal candidate and you understand how critical your role is to the company’s growth; it’s about raising the bar in talent and candidate experience.
    • You’re a natural networker and relationship builder and are fully integrated into the Getty Images teams you support.
    • You are motivated by Getty Images’ mission of Moving the World with Images and want to be part of a global Talent Acquisition team, working on enterprise projects and implementations. 
    • You are always intrigued to hear about the latest recruiting technologies, and continuously seek to streamline our processes and optimise candidate experience. 
    • You understand and embrace the big picture of what Getty Images does, and you understand how your work fits into our goals and strategy.
    • You know what best-in-class recruiting looks like, and we want you to bring that knowledge and those connections to our wider Global Talent Acquisition team. 

Your Next Challenge:

    • Partner with local leadership to strategically approach and have accountability for hiring across the Customer Services area.
    • Provide candidates with the best possible experience, driving them to view Getty Images one as one of the best places to work globally.
    • Partner with HRBP’s in recruiting top talent in local markets across EMEA.
    • Partner with the wider business and HR leadership to strategically approach and then execute all level hiring across the EMEA region (Predominantly London and Dublin).
    • Work with Customer Services hiring managers to develop and implement effective recruiting strategies – this includes competitive intelligence, candidate pipeline development, event strategy and proactive network generation.
    • By partnering with managers, implement a dual responsibility in proactive recruitment for Customer Service teams.
    • Partner with a diverse set of internal customers to identify position requirements and key competencies needed to obtain business results.
    • Manage entire recruiting life cycle including: sourcing, managing the internal interviewing process, closing candidates and providing data and analysis as needed.
    • Utilise a rigorous interview process to ensure talent quality: conduct engaging kick-off meetings, ensure all interviewers have a clear understanding of the role and focus areas, and effectively debrief all interviewers.
    • Create a seamless and positive experience for prospective candidates.
    • Champion initiatives to increase diversity pools within the hiring process, particularly female, gender-nonbinary, people of colour / BAME, LGBTQIA, and disabled communities.
    • Manage our recruiting platforms, including ATS (Lever), LinkedIn Recruiter, AI powered scheduling tool, and the various integrations.
    • Develop robust and Diversity & Inclusion sourcing strategies to capture and grow  diverse candidate pools.
    • Build, cultivate and maintain a robust and diverse network of partners and candidates.

What You’ll Need:

    • 4+ years of experience in Talent Acquisition, with at least 4 years in-house.
    • Desire to educate and evangelise recruiting best practices throughout the company.
    • “No job too big, no job too small” attitude — you will be accountable for all levels of hiring, from entry level to Director.
    • High sense of urgency and ability to prioritise Talent Acquisition needs.
    • Experience recruiting for diverse teams across EMEA, AMER and APAC.
    • High level of written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
    • Fluency in a language in addition to English is desirable (preferably German and/or French).
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We are trustworthy, transparent, and honest
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We collectively bring solutions
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We reject biased behaviour and discrimination
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We are inclusive of different voices, perspectives, and experience
Diversity and inclusion are never done, but we are passionate in their pursuit.

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We share goals and accountability; we and actively seek information and expertise; we make time for our peers.

We deliver on our commitments, and commercial goals
With one voice and shared accountability.

We put the customer at the heart of everything we do
We listen to, anticipate, and exceed customer needs, adapting as they evolve.

We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds and perspectives. Women, gender-nonbinary, people of color, LGBTQIA+ people and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

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