Talent Acquisition Partner

Chicago, United States
12 Sep 2022
29 Oct 2022
Human Resources

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.


To attract and select candidates to fill Active & Passive Candidate positions

To manage the day to day delivery of recruitment activities and ensure that agreed metrics are met and adhered to

To be a brand ambassador, providing a luxury candidate and Hiring Manager experience, delivering to the highest quality, every day

Act as the Subject Matter Expert on delivering activities relating to Attracting, Sourcing, Screening, Assessment, Pipelining, and Offer

  • Partner with stakeholders to build effective sourcing and assessment approaches with an ability to manage expectations
  • Manage the complete lifecycle of the candidate journey. This includes but is not limited to;
    • Effectively attract, source and match candidates to positions

  • ​​​​​​ Advertising roles as required in the most appropriate way to attract candidates - Linkedin, job boards etc
  • Telephone/video interview all shortlisted applicants
  • Coordinate, present and conduct competency and strength based candidate interviews and assessment centres
  • Organise interviews
  • Manage the offer process

  • Support with strategies to increase diverse talent across the business
  • Develop and maintain a network of candidates through effectively sourcing and on-going relationship management.
  • Develop talent maps through pro-active market research and leveraging candidate network

  • Partner with HRBP and wider HR team in relation to appropriate candidate remuneration, mobility and visa queries.
  • Support with wider TA strategies with ideas and approaches related to recruitment of talent that will contribute to better ways of working
  • Be a brand ambassador by living the Burberry values across all actions


  • Recruitment experience within an established internal and/or external recruitment function
  • A clear understanding of Recruitment processes and standards relevant to own discipline.
  • Expert sourcing skills with experience in managing multiple searches either inhouse or within agency
  • Experience of engaging with passive candidates using varied sourcing methods

  • Proven ability to strategically map companies and functions
  • Experience of developing and effectively hiring from Talent Pools
  • Experience of using innovative approaches to source, attract and build talent pools
  • Experience in working with recruiting systems including applicant tracking systems
  • Have a strong understanding of external best practice and trends in Talent Acquisition
  • Delivering a luxury candidate and Hiring Manger experience, with a focus on quality and efficiency

  • Creatively Driven
  • Open and Caring
  • Proud of our heritage
  • Forward Thinking


  • Delivery of 70+ passive and active candidate vacancies per year (depending on role)
  • Talent Acquisition Pace, Accuracy and Quality metrics
  • Delivery of effective talent pools and market maps
  • Understanding the business and Recruitment Process for all areas
  • Understanding the global key initiatives and process
  • Meet all deadlines
  • High level of accuracy in data input
  • Role model the Burberry Values

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: USA || Illinois (US-IL) || Chicago || HR || AMERICAS - HR RESOURCING || n/a ||

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