Recruitment Partner

Here at The Guardian, we believe the open exchange of information, ideas and opinions has the power to change the world for the better. 


More people than ever before are reading, watching and listening to Guardian journalism from across the world. Over the past year The Guardian achieved record digital traffic with our highest number of regular readers and monthly page views averaging over 1.1 billion. 


In 2019 we hit our highest revenues in a decade and achieved the goal we set three years earlier to break even. We’re now on a path to achieve two million people supporting The Guardian by 2022.

That’s where you come in. 


We are looking for a Recruitment Partner to provide a full recruitment service for defined business areas, owning the recruitment process in its entirety.

About the role


The Recruitment Partner will establish and drive recruitment strategies for specific business areas within GNM, handling recruitment campaigns to meet the overall strategy and talent requirements, ensuring that both candidates and stakeholders receive a first class experience.


In this role you will understand the strategies and goals of each business area that you partner with and apply this knowledge to the resourcing strategy. The Recruitment Partner will also ensure that recruitment processes are transparent and in line with our diversity commitments.

About You

You will have significant recruitment experience at consultant level, including a blend of both in-house and agency experience.

Knowledge of the digital industry and experience in hiring technical roles is essential for this position.
You will collaborate within the team, contribute phenomenal ideas that improve service delivery and be able to demonstrate that you are solution focus.


Strong stakeholder management skills are of course a must for the role.

Does this all sound like you? Then we’d love to hear from you.

How to apply


To apply, please upload your latest CV and a cover letter which outlines why you are attracted to this role, and why you’re a phenomenal match for what we’re looking for.


The closing date for applications is Friday 21st February 2020.

About Us


The Guardian offers 26 days’ holiday and a competitive benefits package including a generous pension, healthcare, dental insurance options, cycle to work scheme and 2 paid volunteering days per year.


We have a proven commitment to your learning, development and wellbeing, with hundreds of different courses available - ranging from bite-sized e-learning courses, to on-site workshops and professional certifications.


It’s the talent, energy and commitment our people bring to our business that make us who we are. Across our business we have some of the brightest and best people in media and beyond: award winning journalists, cutting edge commercial teams, industry leading digital talent and much, much more.


We are a vibrant and diverse community with many events groups and forums to get involved in. Our Kings Place offices overlook Regents Canal, with the newly-developed Coal Drops Yard, Granary Square and St Pancras Square shops, restaurants and pop-ups.


We value and respect all differences in all people (seen and unseen) at the Guardian. We aspire to inclusive working experiences and an environment that reflects the audience we serve, where our people have equal access to career development opportunities, their voices are heard and can contribute to our future. The Guardian actively encourages applications from BAME candidates.

At The Guardian, many of our staff work flexibly, and we will consider all requests for flexible working arrangements.