Early Careers – Recruitment Marketing Assistant Manager

Type: Early Careers Programme
Region: West Midlands

Early Career Assistant Manager Recruitment Marketing

Our Business Services team is a collective of creative, strategic, forward-thinking business enablers. Together the People & Culture, Marketing & Communications, IT, Operations, Finance and Quality & Risk Management teams make it their mission to ensure Mazars has the right tools, technology, strategies and services in place to deliver exceptional client service and future-proof our growing business.

The Early Careers Talent Acquisition team is part of Mazars’ People & Culture function. The team are responsible for hiring around 600 students into Apprentice, Graduate, and internship opportunities each year. The Early Careers Talent Acquisition team is fast-paced, forward-thinking and innovative and our aim is to recruit the next generation of diverse, motivated and purposeful professionals to grow Mazars as the firm of the future.

The opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Mazars Early Careers Talent Acquisition team as a Recruitment Marketing Assistant Manager. As a Recruitment Marketing specialist, you will lead on designing and implementing a comprehensive and innovative early careers recruitment marketing strategy. You will work collaboratively with colleagues and the business to attract and engage diverse talent to help position Mazars as an employer of choice and ensure a strong brand presence in the market. You’ll be a creative thinker, bringing fresh ideas and engaging others to build brand advocacy into our end-to-end candidate experience.

Role and responsibilities

  • Design and deliver a targeted, innovative attraction strategy for Talent Acquisition in line with the firm’s Employee Value Proposition and hiring demand including supporting the firm’s EDI agenda and future skills requirements
  • Responsible for a data-driven targeted university and schools engagement strategy to ensure we are working with a diverse range of academic institutions
  • Implement and manage strong relationships with external suppliers and educational institutions and use these partnerships efficiently to promote opportunities and engage prospective candidates
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with internal stakeholders, raising awareness of recruitment marketing activity and engaging the right people internally to act as brand advocates for Mazars
  • Partner and drive innovation and collaboration across the Talent Acquisition team and wider People & Culture team sharing best practice and market insights
  • Work closely with the internal marketing team to design and implement social media campaigns and oversee the creation of compelling digital content to target key demographics and enhance the firm’s visibility
  • Overall responsibility for smooth delivery and attendance at best-in-class attraction events including presenting at large on campus events and in house insight programmes (travel across the UK will be required)
  • Responsible for ongoing reviews of recruitment marketing activities, providing regular data and insights to assess ROI, ensure effectiveness and that campaigns reflect the current and future needs of the business
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of market trends in Talent Acquisition including new campaigns, channels and initiatives to share with the wider team and internal stakeholders
  • Directly manage an Early Careers Advisor, providing guidance, supporting their professional growth and collaborating effectively
  • Responsible for feeding into and ongoing monitoring of the Early Careers Talent Acquisition marketing budget
  • Contribute to cross-functional team-work, including supporting with projects and initiatives outside of your business area.

Skills, knowledge and experience

  • A real passion and experience in Early Careers Talent Acquisition with innovative ideas for recruitment marketing that will create a big impact
  • Previous experience in a large organisation in a high-volume recruitment marketing campaigns role or delivering events across scale and regional complexity to build candidate pipelines
  • Strong project management skills ability to plan and manage time, manage event delivery with attention to detail
  • Data driven mind set and passion for analysing data to tell stories, identify trends and inform decision making
  • Excellent relationship building skills with a range of colleagues and stakeholders and the ability to deploy these effectively to drive influence
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience of public speaking/delivering workshops to all audiences
  • Collaborative team player, able to build trusted relationships
  • Growth mindset, flexible and adaptable to change in line with future business needs
  • Previous line management experience, role model to others
  • Willing to travel across the UK and attend occasional evening events
  • Proactively demonstrate Mazars values

About Mazars

Mazars is a leading international professional services firm delivering exceptional quality in audit, accounting, tax, financial advisory, outsourcing and consulting.

We are one diverse, multicultural, multi-generational team with a huge sense of connection and belonging. This is a place where you can take ownership of your career, get involved, believe in yourself and put your ideas into action.

At Mazars, we celebrate individuality and thrive on teamwork. We give people the freedom to make a personal contribution to our shared purpose. We support one another to deliver quality, create change and make an impact so that everyone can reach their full potential.

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