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Recruitment Assistant


Location: Based in East Grinstead. Ad hoc travel in the South region is required, so ability to travel and full driving licence is essential

Hours: 40 hours per week, 9am – 6pm Monday to Friday.

Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum depending on experience.

About ILG

ILG has grown to become a market leader in fulfilment, warehousing and logistics services. During this time, it has evolved alongside the e-commerce wave and major developments in the courier and freight industries to be the pick pack and ship, service for online businesses.

We are an ambitious fast paced growing business. We are looking for a motivated and adaptive individual to come and join the ILG Team and help us on our journey supporting internal and external recruitment. The Recruitment Assistant is key to support the recruitment, scheduling administration and onboarding administrative procedures relating to the recruitment, employment and onboarding of staff.

Our dedicated staff take pride in delivering first class services to our clients. They enjoy the benefits of working for an expanding business, continually developing their skills and being encouraged to take on new challenges.

We have an excellent track record of promoting from within to ensure we retain the best people with the knowledge and drive to deliver fantastic services in e-commerce fulfilment. If this sounds like an exciting opportunity to join a dedicated and proactive HR and Recruitment function, We would love to hear from you.

Your Role

This role will play a supporting role in the recruitment function for ILG, from role creation, the recruitment process (internal and external) through to successful onboarding and induction including:

  • Monitoring and replying to general recruitment enquires via HR inbox or general enquiries line
  • Updating job descriptions / company information, creating roles in the applicant tracking system and placing job advertisements on the ILG website / job boards
  • Communications such as organising / confirming interviews for candidates
  • Application administration and screening calls with candidates to assess suitability for relevant applications
  • New starter information processing and escalating queries where required, conducting right to work checks and storing information securely in personnel files
  • Involvement in candidate attraction events such as careers fairs and internal projects
  • Scheduling of interviews across systems and updating management on recruitment data and progress of candidates
  • Ad hoc duties on request to support internal / external communications and recruitment processes and administration.

About You

To join the team, you’ll need:

  • Educated to A Level or equivalent
  • Adaptable and can manage a workload to changing priorities and business needs
  • Capable IT skills to pick up new systems and edit website information / systems administration
  • Able to demonstrate sound administration skills in a role where accuracy and attention to details are paramount (essential)
  • Sound communication skills, both verbally and written skills. Able to draft emails/letters conveying information.
  • Demonstrable experience CV screening, screening candidates and arranging interviews (desirable)
  • Sound organisational skills to manage workload covering a range of disciplines. (essential)
  • The role requires you to be able to travel to ILG sites as needed in support of business needs, and in-line with the ILG home-working policy so driving licence and access to own vehicle is essential

Office based during probationary period, after which to move to 50/50 hybrid working.

The Benefits:

  • Salary of up to £24,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Pension and life assurance
  • Healthshield care package and discount perks
  • On-site parking
  • A dedicated platform for learning and development
  • Following successful probation period opportunity for hybrid working in line with ILG policy up to 50/50 remote / office working
  • Staff member of the month awards
  • Staff introduction scheme
  • 22 days’ holiday with the option to buy/sell holiday
  • Birthday leave