Job Details

Job Title: Social Media Recruitment Consultant
Category: Office Date Posted: 15/03/2019
Location: Croydon Expiry Date: 30/04/2019
Salary: £17.39 per hour Contact Name: Amy Sestanovich
Job Code: AS-SMRC-CRO2 Contact Email:

Social Media Recruitment Consultant


Temporary Contract (3 Months)

£17.39 per hour

***Standard DBS required***

Our client is looking for a Social Media Recruitment Consultant to drive their recruitment strategy on social media and raise the profile of their Children’s Services as an employer of choice.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead on developing content on Social Media platforms with a specific emphasis on Social Care branding at both individual and corporate level
  • Contribute to the Workforce Action Plan outlined in the Children’s Improvement Plan relating to Social Media and recruitment.
  • Support Senior managers and managers to engage in social media to raise the profile of Children’s social care in Croydon
  • Manage and develop Children’s Services recruitment microsite
  • Potentially, train internal teams on content creation best practice, to integrate and maintain a cohesive social media strategy.

Applicants will have:

  • Social Media Work experience (ideally with a resourcing background) – experience in designing, building content and social media strategy; advanced skills in social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Linked-In
  • Knowledge of social campaigns, from idea generation through to delivery and analytics
  • Experience of operating within a comparable role dealing with a range of activities using social media as a platform
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, multi-disciplinary agile and/or digital environment
  • Excellent copywriting and communication skills both verbal and written
  • Flexible attitude to work
  • A self-starter with ability to initiate and deliver social media related projects
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Strong influencing skills

Desirable skills/experience:

  • Experience of working as an HR Recruitment Consultant/Business Partner or HR Senior Advisor
  • Sound knowledge of employment law and able to apply this to recruitment and workforce issues.

This role requires someone who is highly ‘savvy’ with social media platforms (linked in/twitter/fb) that will be able to report on any successes within Children’s services – therefore someone with a knowledge/experience working within Children’s service is also desirable.  The candidate may also be required to resource for Children’s services on a perm level – so recruitment/resourcer background is crucial.

Headstart Employment is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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