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Employer Branding and Social Media Lead (17132)

At Holland & Barrett our purpose is to make wellness a way of life for everyone, globally, through offering a range of personalised wellness solutions. In doing so, our ambition is to become the leader in global wellness, chosen by millions as their trusted partner to achieve their personal wellness goals. We have exciting growth plans and a clear roadmap to transform the business from a traditional retailer to an end-to-end wellness provider, and this transformation is underpinned by considerable investment in our technology platforms. 

It's a really exciting time to be at Holland & Barrett. We are investing across all areas of our business with a vision of empowering our customers to live happier, healthier lives.


The Role:

This role sits within our global recruitment team that is responsible for hiring 3500 employees into the business every year. We are recruiting across the UK and Norther Ireland, and also in other countries supporting the global expansion. Recruitment team covers all business areas - retail, technology, commercial functions, helps to find talent for unique business & science roles, digital marketing and many more!

Key tasks:

  • You'll be the custodian of Holland & Barrett external employer brand, taking ownership of our image and reputation in the talent market. But it won't all be on you; you'll educate and inspire our internal recruiters, hiring managers and employees to sell our story in a clear, compelling and consistent way.
  • As our new Recruitment Marketing Manager, you'll ensure our roles are seen and heard in all the right places, from paid advertising on job boards to creating and curating engaging online content that promotes  Holland & Barrett as an attractive place to work.
  • You will plan and implement our Recruitment Marketing strategy across key marketing channels and be responsible for all activity across the following areas; careers site, job boards, social media, CRM, events and promotional collateral.

The role is based in our London Hub and we operate a flexible hybrid working policy.


The Person:

Skills and experience required:

  • At least 2 years experience in similar role in Retail or customer service industry with high recruitment volumes
  • Strong understanding of employer brand and recruitment marketing (either in-house or agency experience)
  • Ability to translate functional Recruitment needs into realistic attraction strategies and campaigns
  • Ability to define both channel & content strategies that reach both active and passive candidates
  • Ability to spot opportunities and recommend changes in strategic direction
  • Passion for creative storytelling
  • Experience in project management, data analysis, and performance reporting
  • Resilience and enthusiasm for delivering results under pressure
  • Ability to translate complex issues into clear, easy-to-understand language
  • The knack for getting the most out of what you have
  • Candidate first mindset
  • Willingness to learn and develop
We offer:

📚 Learning and Development opportunity with Holland & Barrett is a great base for career development long term.

🤝 Career progression

🔝 Pension company contribution 

✈️ Your wellbeing is paramount so you can get away and take 28 or 33 Days Holiday per year (depending on role level)

💷 Refer and Earn Scheme - as we're growing you can earn money by referring people to join us from your network.

👜 Epic Extras gives you access to exclusive benefits, free advice and savings from a range of retailers and providers.

💰 Stay healthy with Discounted Products - from day one you'll get a 25% discount (on top of other promotions) when you shop at H&B on anything that you buy. 

🙋🏽 We all need a little help sometimes, so we offer Free 24/7 Confidential Advice & Colleague Welfare.

🧠 Mental Health First Aiders - we have lots of qualified Mental Health First Aiders because its all about your health & wellbeing.

👑 We have colleague Reward and Recognition Schemes, so your hard work and loyalty won't go unnoticed.

👏 And many more!

The Company

Holland & Barrett is one of the nation's most loved and trusted brands, known for offering quality health food, vitamins and supplements all sold by highly trained and qualified advisors.

Bucking the current trend of high street retailers, we forecast significant growth and expansion plans in the coming years, with considerable investment going into all areas of the business. We certainly embrace change and drive speed in everything we do. Every day presents a different challenge, but every day is also filled with fun, teamwork and passion to succeed and surpass every expectation.

Join us and see how far you can go…

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Head office - London
33 Cavendish Square, London, United Kingdom, W1G 0PW
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