Talent Acquisition Advisor (6 month FTC)

03 May 2022
14 Jun 2022
Full Time
Working at Stella McCartney is a truly rewarding experience. As a luxury fashion company with a strong ethical standpoint we are leaders and innovators in our industry.

Mission Overview:

Reporting to the Talent Acquisition Manager, this role will focus on executing effective recruitment strategies to identify, source, assess and hire the best talent across all business areas, bringing passion and energy to the recruitment process. You will develop and maintain a pipeline of top talent for critical roles, both office and retail based. Success in this role will be demonstrated by effective execution and adoption of the recruitment strategy ensuring the right talent is ready at the right time for any given opportunity. You will be expected to deliver a luxury candidate experience, ensuring a positive and inclusive brand impression at all times. Acting as a brand ambassador, you will find new innovative ways of attracting diverse talent, having the opportunity to support on exciting EVP & University partnership projects.


  • Managing the end-to-end recruitment process from initial brief through to offer stage, ensuring all stakeholders and candidates are kept up to date throughout the process
  • Defining the sourcing strategy, selecting the most suitable channels to attract and reach talent
  • Market roles effectively through engaging job advertisements to attract the right candidates
  • Managing multiple vacancies at differing levels and prioritising business critical roles
  • Conducting first stage interviews, providing shortlists to the TA Manager and Hiring Manager
  • Efficiently coordinating interviews and supporting in Line Manager interviews as and when required
  • Understand candidates needs and motivations from the outset, to ensure offers are secured and accepted
  • Delivering a luxury and memorable candidate journey, keeping them engaged and up to date with the process and delivering constructive and meaningful feedback
  • Supporting the Talent Acquisition Manager and wider HR team with projects
  • Champion inclusion and influence line managers to look at diverse backgrounds
  • Engage with Schools, Colleges and Universities to identify rising talent and alumni
  • Proactively pipelining for difficult to fill roles
  • Provide progress reports to the Talent Acquisition Manager and line managers when requested
  • Ensure the ATS (Workday) is up to date and accurate

Your profile:

  • Minimum of 2 years' previous experience in Talent Acquisition (agency or in-house) ideally with some experience in the Retail industry
  • You demonstrate strong knowledge of the entire recruitment function - talent acquisition practices, principles and applications including attraction, interviewing and assessment
  • You are an excellent communicator with the ability to engage and influence at differing seniority levels. You are intuitive and seek insight into the business to act as a knowledgeable advisor.
  • Previous experience of successfully building and maintaining relationships with a varied group of stakeholders, managing their expectations and delivering an exceptional level of service.
  • Forward thinking in your approach, you will challenge yourself to think of new ways to bring talent into the business.
  • You will thrive in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to manage multiple, diverse roles at one time
  • You have passion and affinity for luxury fashion and can demonstrate strong knowledge of the industry


Our philosophy is to go beyond monetary return and consider ourselves responsible for your wellbeing, your family, your health, your time and the community.
  • Up to 50% discount on Stella McCartney products
  • Exclusive staff sales and sample sales - Including other LVMH brands
  • Matched pension contribution up to 6%
  • Extensive private medical and critical illness insurance, as well as life assurance
  • Annual Health Screening
  • Annual Leave Shop where employees can buy or sell annual leave
  • Flexible working/core hours
  • Enchanced Maternity/paternity packages
  • Matched Give as You Earn charity scheme
  • Fitness membership (Classpass credits) and onsite yoga
  • Volunteer and Birthday leave
  • Health cash plan
  • Financial wellbeing program
  • Physical and Mental Wellbeing Support Services
  • Employee referral bonus

Optional/ Paid Benefits

Season ticket loan, cycle to work and tech schemes, travel and dental insurance and much more.

We welcome people with disabilities and endeavour to make reasonable adjustments, if you do require such adjustments please let us know within 48 hours of your interview.

At Stella McCartney, we like to be bold. For us this means challenging ourselves and the wider industry in which we operate. As part of our commitments to inclusive fashion, we have an ambitious strategy to put diversity, equity and inclusion at the centre of everything we do. Our starting point is to create a workplace where different voices are respected, heard and empowered in equal measure regardless of factors such as culture and backgrounds, and to influence and disrupt fashion and other industries by providing opportunities for global diverse talent to shine.

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