Talent Acquisition Partner
101 Wood Lane, London, W12 7FW

Company Description

We have an dynamic opportunity for a new Talent Acquisition Partner to join our Global Talent team here at Publicis Groupe. Our team is responsible in partnering with UK based Global teams ensuring that the needs of the business are met accordingly.

We partner with stakeholders to expertly advise on all matters relating to the hiring needs of the business, never taking an eye off the top talent in the market and striving to ensure that our hiring process is world class for candidate experience, calibration and creating a diverse, unrivalled workforce.

Job Description

We’re hiring a Talent Acquisition Partner for Publicis Groupe to help us source the best talent for 3 areas of the Groupe with global remit.

Our Talent Acquisition Partner responsibilities include using the optimal blend of channels to look for potential candidates, contacting passive candidates and building talent pipelines for active and future hiring needs.  Our strong commitment to an open and inclusive workplace means that you strive to identify, engage, and build talent pipelines that include underrepresented populations for all roles.

You will work closely with the Head of Talent Acquisition, Global to identify, engage and assess talent for the hiring managers you’re supporting. You’ll be naturally inquisitive with a problem-solving mindset to help with the most challenging hires to ensure we deliver. 

Our most successful Talent Acquisition Partners are innovative thinkers, driven to learn new techniques, collaborative colleagues and passionate champions of understanding the talent market.


  • Partner with the Head of Talent Acquisition, Global in the delivery of identifying best in class talent to the business
  • Attend hiring manager briefing calls to understand the needs and requirements of the teams
  • Partner with the hiring managers in the agencies and have regular interaction with them to create the best possible candidate experience
  • Screen candidates on MS Teams and on the phone to understand their skillset and passion/drive for the role
  • Use the appropriate channels and methods for sourcing/mapping candidates based on business needs
  • Use relevant / modern techniques for candidate outreach to engage the best-in-class people for our business
  • Assess candidates thoroughly against brief and selling the opportunity based on their needs, this will enable you to add valuable insight to each candidate submitted to the hiring manager
  • Manage a portfolio of candidates by remaining in close contact with individuals actively and passively seeking a new position
  • Increase candidate base through referrals
  • Build up comprehensive knowledge and intelligence of where the best talent in market could be found, through competitor, market analysis and relevant event attendance
  • Be comfortable using data and insights to enhance market knowledge
  • Build and manage relevant talent pools / pipelines based on business needs
  • Develop strong internal relationships, as well as longer terms candidate associations through strong written and verbal communication


  • Recruitment or sourcing experience, ideally from a similar, fast paced creative industry, or the wider media sphere (client side, agency, media owner)
  • Ability to quickly understand longer-term hiring needs and immediate job briefs 
  • Able to juggle many plates, at pace and with accuracy, within a complex matrixed environment
  • Hands-on experience with sourcing techniques (e.g. recruiting on social platforms and crafting Boolean search strings)
  • Familiarity with HR databases, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs), and Candidate Management Systems (CMSs)
  • Eager to show your sourcing ability when let loose on an open role and ability to deliver a direct sourcing model
  • A problem-solving mind set with a desire to support the development of new recruiting and selection techniques
  • Track record of building positive, strong working business relationships 
  • An enthusiastic team player contributing to a positive work environment
  • Comfortable with interpreting data and insights, to influence candidates and stakeholders
  • Drive and flexibility for working in an ever-changing environment 
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, and able to contribute to an environment of stability in an ever-changing landscape
  • Solid interpersonal, influencing, and communication skills (written and verbal) 

Additional Information


Trust is the cornerstone upon which we build our relationships. We hold ourselves to the highest standards of how a partner should behave. We treat our people and our clients with respect, transparency and honesty.


This is first and foremost a people business. We are committed to ensuring Publicis Groupe a destination for the best talent in our industry. We value people as individuals, growing ourselves as we grow our client’s business.


True transformation comes when we stop managing change, and instead initiate change. We believe in our purpose to be the admired force for business transformation. We believe that focusing on performance and results has the power to transform client business.

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