• Office Location: Copenhagen House, 5-10 Bury Street, London EC3A 5AT
  • Office Name: London Sourcing Centre - Bury St
  • Salary: £20000 - £25000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 493940

Talent Sourcing Specialist

Reed Talent Solutions are looking for a Talent Sourcing Specialist to join our contracts delivery team based in London. This is a fantastic opportunity to start your recruitment career with a company that offers fantastic development.

Salary: £20,000 – £25,000 pa dependent on level of experience, plus bonus earning potential
Working hours: 
Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours per week. 
Full time, Permanent



The Contracts Delivery Team provides an end to end temporaries Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) service to one of Reed Talent Solutions contracts. As part of this RPO, you and your team will be fulfilling the client’s temporary recruitment requirements. The purpose of the Talent Sourcing Specialists role is to accept responsibility for supporting the Talent Delivery Specialists in sourcing high calibre candidates to fill current and potential roles from clients.

The Talent Sourcing Specialist will cover all aspects of the recruitment process which includes sourcing candidates via internal job boards, accurately analysing job descriptions in order to identify key aspects of the job requirements and match against a large volume of CVs and also conducting telephone screening interviews to qualify candidates for relevant roles.

What we’re looking for: 

You will need to have previous experience of working in a customer or client facing role in a process driven environment. Experience of working in administration or in a call centre environment would also be desirable. We would also be very keen to speak to anyone with knowledge and experience of recruitment

You will need a min grade C in Maths and English at GCSE or equivalent and be proficient in the use of a range of computer packages such as MS Excel and MS Word. You must have strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability to develop effective working relationships across all levels of an organisation. You must also have effective verbal and written communication skills, be numerate and detail conscious.

Why Reed

Achievement is celebrated through…

  • Generous bonus schemes that reward you every 4 weeks for improving lives through work
  • Retail savings through Reward Hub, save £100s a year
  • Annual high achiever awards held at prestigious venues
  • Impact awards – quarterly director-nominated recognition scheme and annual holidays of a lifetime
  • Paid sabbaticals and long service awards and the ability to buy more holiday on top of your 25 days
  • Access to life assurance to the value of four times your base salary

Your work matters and you’re supported with…

  • A personalised learning and development experience, hosted on our bespoke digital learning platform, supported by our experienced in-house team
  • Your personal Microsoft device enabling you to work dynamically wherever you work best
  • Our dedicated wellbeing centre and health and wellbeing calendar, including everything from financial wellbeing to mindfulness
  • Professional and personal development schemes and your choice of three different mentoring schemes
  • Feel what it’s like to truly belong – we have inclusion and belonging ambassadors and senior board sponsors, who act as catalysts for change
  • An annual opportunity to join our shadow board

Trailblazers in our field…

  • Our work benefits society – recognised in Management Today for our “impressive” Covid-19 contribution
  • Be part of our social impact strategy – 18% of Reed owned by the Reed Foundation – meaning you work one day a week for charity. We give globally and have invested over £36m to help alleviate poverty and support Women’s rights worldwide
  • We care about the environment – Reed was the first recruitment company to be certified as Carbon Neutral 

Feel what it’s like to truly belong.


Proud winners of:

  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Apprentices to Work For 2021

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Our values, your values; our future, your future

All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a Mindful Employer and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria. As a proud signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, we welcome applications from ex-services personnel and reservists.

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