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Our talented team agree that there’s nothing better than contributing quality content to the online world and bringing people together to share experiences. If you agree with this, then you’ll probably fit in here pretty well.

Talent Acquisition Specialist

We are a team of digital natives who are passionate about creating NZs most enviable 21st Century workplace culture comprising a team of New Zealand’s best talent! As our team continues grow, we are looking for a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our expanding talent team! 

About us: 

Enlighten Designs is an award-winning digital creative technical agency. Our more than 23 years in the industry means we’re a mature software development company with a start-up feel. As recognised leaders within our field, we are on an enthusiastic mission to maintain our standing as a leading NZ Microsoft Partner and continue our track record of success delivering world class human-centered technology solutions across the globe.  

We believe our success is due to the incredible talent we have within our business, and we are serious about offering an environment where people can have fun while doing what they love. 

The opportunity… Join a talent team on a mission to create the next workplace story… 

The Talent Acquisition Specialist is a critical role that reports to our People Experience Lead providing support and leading recruitment initiatives across the organization. You are an experienced recruiter with a with a deep understanding of the pivotal role recruitment plays in the success of a business. You have an innovative approach to recruitment and a creative mindset when it comes to figuring out how to attract the right talent. Our philosophy is to ensure this role gives you stretch so you can continually grow.   

What you’ll be doing day-to-day:  

  • Managing the delivery of all recruitment activities, recruitment market trends analysis vendor management, analysis of recruitment metrics, and other recruitment services 

  • Providing recommendations and solutions with a focus on continuous improvement and best practice covering all areas of recruitment 

  • Partnering with managers, front line leaders, People and Culture Advisors and the People Experience Lead to build and implement Recruitment solutions in line with our business needs

  • Understanding current and future resourcing requirements and leading the coordination of recruitment activities to engage and appoint the right talent at the right time 

  • Partnering with and educating managers and front-line leaders to ensure sound working knowledge of recruitment systems and processes 

  • Promote and undertake activities that align with “Employer of Choice” best practice

  • Consulting with the People and Culture Advisor and line managers to lead or assist with specific recruitment initiatives, projects, and assignments

  • Mentoring other members of the Talent team around recruitment processes and delivery 

  • Actively participating as a member of Enlighten for the purposes of delivering optimum recruitment services 

Qualifications Technical Skills and Knowledge:

  • Tertiary qualification in business, administration, or human resource management (ideal) 

  • 5+ years’ experience managing and delivering the full recruitment process, from advertising to onboarding new employees

  • Experience with implementing and delivering on proactive recruitment strategies

  • Working knowledge of LinkedIn Corporate for search (Ideal) 

  • Strong consulting, negotiation, and facilitation skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to present information in a way that positively inspires and influences others

  • Understanding of Recruitment Best Practices 

  • Strong interviewing and role analysis skills 

  • Relationship management and influencing skills 

  • Knowledge of current employment legislation and 'Employer of Choice' practices

  • Highly service oriented with a curious mind and the desire to contribute real value through delivering effective recruitment services 

What’s in it for you?  

  • You will be working with an amazing group of individuals who understand that talent is our most valuable asset

  • You will be able to influence and create real change! 

  • Our culture of collaboration means learning and development is a core value

  • We value fun and building real relationships, so we are available to connect with one another with daily hacky, regular team lunches, monthly back rubs. We even have a soccer club! Plus, we love celebrating and every team member gets a birthday cake!

  • The role is Hamilton based, but we offer flexible working  

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At Enlighten we believe in equal opportunities for all and offer an inclusive team culture with flexible working arrangements. Our talented team agree that there’s nothing better than contributing quality content to the digital world and bringing people together to share experiences. If you agree with this, then you’ll probably fit in here pretty well!  

If the story of this role inspires your curiosity, connects to your strengths, and fuels your motivation, then send your CV to today!   

Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply 

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