Recruiter, Early Careers

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Recruiter, Early Careers

Recruiter, Early Careers

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Contact:

    Junior Garba

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Salary: Competitive + Uncapped Commission
Location: Hybrid: 3 days in office 2 days remote (Office located in the iconic Lloyd’s building in the City of London)
Reports to: CEO

About Equity
Founded in 2018 by two Lloyd's Underwriters fuelled by their lived experiences as minority professionals. Equity is a recruitment agency and network dedicated to addressing under-representation in the Insurance industry and the City by fostering vibrant communities and breaking down barriers. We work with Insurers and City firms to connect our community of more than 10,000 students and professionals with firms through engaging events, incisive research, impactful mentoring, and active recruitment. By generating a platform of opportunities for employers and employees to engage with one other we are creating a space that can reshape the landscape of talent when it comes to diversity and inclusion.

About the role
Equity have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Early Careers Recruiter. We’re looking for a confident and engaging professional to join us on our mission in making racial inclusion mainstream in the Insurance sector and the City. The role will be a 360 recruitment role working collaboratively with Insurance and city-based firms, including some of the world’s largest multinational Insurance brands to hire diverse talent into their organisations. The role will focus on the end-to-end management of the recruitment life-cycle including sourcing, screening, shortlisting, interview scheduling, offer management and candidate after care.
As the Early Careers Recruiter, you will be confident, self-driven, results driven with good communication and relationship building skills. You will also be passionate about improving corporate D&I, education, and social mobility.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • 360 management of recruitment life cycle including sourcing, screening, shortlisting, interview scheduling, offer management and candidate after care.

  • Develop and maintain a consistent pipeline of candidates who have been screen and qualified

  • Maintain client relationships with regular pipeline meetings and social activities

  • Work collaboratively with company leaders to develop a digital training academy for candidates

  •  Maintain candidate data and the full lifecycle recruitment process via the applicant tracking system (Bullhorn)

  • Create and establish processes around recruitment lifecycle and data administration

  • Work collaboratively with internal media and external vendors to develop marketing material to boost candidate applications

  • Work closely with internal partnerships managers to optimise cross-selling opportunities

  • Act as first point of contact for candidates throughout the recruitment cycle; provide full support, guidance and communicate status updates in a timely manner

  • Attend events as required to promote opportunities and market the Equity brand to candidates

  • Identify and attain new client relationships through consistent and proactive business development 

Required Skills & Knowledge

  • Experience in early careers space recruitment in the facilitation of apprenticeships, internships, graduates and recent graduate recruitment

  • Good relationship management skills – Developing and maintaining relationships with clients and other external stakeholders

  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work to meet tight deadlines and turnaround times

  • Good IT skills, including experience working with an ATS (Bullhorn or equivalent)

  • Demonstrable knowledge and interest in issues surrounding corporate D&I, educational and social mobility

  • A good understanding of Insurance roles and the skill sets required when placing candidates for interview is desirable

  • Great communication and people skills - able to connect and integrate with our candidates and clients