Employer Brand Specialist (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

Business Support
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Sofia, Bulgaria

We are looking for an Employer Brand Specialist to join our busy and dynamic Employer Brand team in our Sofia office.

Why we need you:-

We need a hardworking and enthusiastic individual for our team. You will work closely with Talent Acquisition (TA) to help position The Stars Group as an outstanding place to work and make it easier to attract, engage and hire the best talent!

What would make us different to our competitors and what can set us more apart as the best gaming company to work for? How can we improve our candidate-facing communications and what is the best way to convey our culture and tell employee stories? You will conduct research that allows us to identify what makes us attractive to candidates and put forward research-compelled suggestions on how we can demonstrate this, regularly seeing how your input shapes the development of the department!

You will engage with hiring managers and colleagues from TA to develop sourcing strategies that meet current and future hiring needs. You will also work along side the Employer Brand Manager to help develop and successfully maintain our employee value proposition (EVP) with a focus on key locations although also making suggestions for our wider EVP.

Whilst not an exhaustive list, you can expect to get involved in the following:

  • Researching the talent market to find relevant audiences, evaluate trends, recommend new technology and find opportunities to differentiate our overall employer brand
  • Research any competitors and industry leaders in employer branding
  • Finding the best candidate sources
  • Suggest ideas for the engagement programs’
  • Localising EVP
  • Ensure employer brand and materials are aligned with corporate brand standards and are authentic to the companies culture
  • Partner with colleagues in TA to balance recruiting media/advertising spend based on budget and business hiring needs. In addition, manage existing creative and discover opportunities for refreshed employer brand content

Who are we looking for:-

You’ll have a lot of experience with a range of marketing and social media channels with strong content production skills. For this role, you’ll need to be an excellent writer with outstanding storytelling abilities across a variety of channels; including video, careers website, advertising, events, earned media etc.

We will be looking for someone with a keen eye for business and understanding of performance metrics as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.

You will have strong ability to think logically and creatively to develop solutions and come up with innovative ideas, as well as being able to prioritize multiple projects simultaneously and to meet deadlines.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:-

Appropriate office experience; working within a branding/marketing, human resource or talent acquisition recruitment role or being degree educated is desirable. Experience working in a technology, marketing or gaming business is also a plus.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus. In addition, we provide advice and financial relocation assistance to those moving to Bulgaria.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). You can make the most of our personal interest allowance in order to learn something new or pursue a hobby. If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you 1000 BGN as congratulations.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support to develop your skills and support you in progressing your career.

In the office there is always free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks. In addition, we contribute a certain amount to your transportation and lunch expenses. You can always enrol to our sports program, and in terms of relaxation we have a playroom, including a PlayStation and a pool table. Our social team organise great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

What happens next?

We will always try to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Company

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as Poker Stars, Poker Stars Casino, Bet Stars, Full Tilt, and the Poker Stars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of the group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Sofia service office in the Talent department.