Talent Sourcer

dmg media

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Job Description

Company Summary

dmg media’s brands deliver highly engaging, trusted content to millions of loyal customers around the globe, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Together, Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, Metro, i, MailOnline, metro.co.uk and inews.co.uk reach more than 24million people daily.

In the UK alone, its brands reach over 10million people daily. Its newsbrands are expert at getting to the bottom of the stories most relevant to our readers. To find out more about dmg media and its brands visit www.dmgmedia.co.uk


The purpose of the role is to:

By using a combination of channels including social media, job boards, headhunting, your own network and events, you will attract and recruit the necessary quality and quantity of qualified candidates for both our open positions and creating an active Talent Pool. We need someone who is a proactive, has high resilience, use to a fast-moving environment and brimming with new ideas to add to our approach to sourcing qualified candidates.


You will support a variety of high-volume roles in the business – searching for multiple positions at any one time, across a variety of different sectors (Tech, Marketing, Digital, Editorial, Finance, HR, Sales and our Print Sites).


The role is accountable for:

Manage the Top of Funnel process - ensuring we have a talent pool that is readily available to meet our headcount needs.
Collaborate with the current Recruitment team to understand hiring needs and goals, and to develop, implement, and execute a custom hiring strategy to meet the talent pool’s desires to come and join dmg media.
Identify and engage unique and/or passive candidates through creative sourcing techniques and ensuring we are their employer of choice.
Market map across countries and regions to uncover best available talent.
Working with L&D and HRD to map and identify internal talent to support ‘grow your own’ strategy.
Engage in creative sourcing sessions using platforms such as LinkedIn, job boards and social media.
Reviewing CV profiles from our job adverts and collecting remaining information from candidates with incomplete applications.

Required experience

In-house or agency experience with a strong background of extensive sourcing.
Experience in hiring a high volume of positions across different sectors.
Experience and aptitude for JR talent and recruitment systems, and related Management Information (reports on skills, pools).
Strong stakeholder management experience.
Worked with recruitment technology and has demonstrated experience sourcing candidates directly.
Excellent communication, internally and with external partners and suppliers.
Experience of Greenhouse & Workday (desirable).

Our Commitment

We are committed to increasing diversity and maintaining an inclusive workplace culture. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.

We are Disability Confident Committed. Please let us know if you require any recruitment documentation in other formats or if you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process. Please be assured that any such information will be held separately to your recruitment application and will not be considered as part of the selection process.

If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.