We're looking for grafters and self-starters to join the gang, who can keep up with the pace and want to make a difference. We still work in relatively small teams, so there's no room for coasting along. We're friendly, happy, and most importantly, we work hard. We're not afraid to get our hands dirty and we're all madly passionate about our brand.

About Secret Escapes

Secret Escapes is the UK’s biggest members-only website that runs best-in-market flash sales of four and five star hotels and holidays worldwide. We offer our members exclusive rates of up to 60% off.

We're looking for grafters and self-starters to join the gang, who can keep up with the pace and want to make a difference. We still work in relatively small teams, so there's no room for coasting along. We're friendly, happy, and most importantly, we work hard. We're not afraid to get our hands dirty and we're all madly passionate about our brand.

Questions you will help answer

  • How to recruit the best talent into Secret Escapes?
  • How do we give our candidates an awesome experience?
  • How do we give different areas of the business, from Sales to Finance the best recruitment advice and support?
  • Which is better, Sorrento or Santorini? (the discount on our holidays should help you with this one).

Things you’ll be working on

  • Assist the recruitment team to administer the recruitment process, such as post roles, schedule meeting rooms and book interviews.
  • Create a Talent network via LinkedIn, Social networks etc to help the growth at Secret Escapes.
  • Keep one eye at all times on our recruitment inbox to ensure all emails and responded to including supporting candidates through their application process.
  • Support the team in monitoring and keeping all our career pages up to date, generating new content and keeping our regular slots such as the ‘New joiner Blog’ fresh.
  • Helping to maintain spreadsheets, trackers and help us pull data.
  • Attend careers fairs with our Space Hoppers and events to attract new talent and increase our brand awareness.
  • A chance to support on Social media strategy for recruitment.
  • Support on wider recruitment projects such as employee brand work and on wider HR team projects.

How the magic happens

We’re a team of 16 HR peeps; ten in London, three in Warsaw, two in Berlin and one in New York. We work hard, get our stakeholders and have the full support of our two Co-Founders (one Co-Founder is very easy to spot in the office, he wears an animal themed jumpers on Friday).

The deal breakers

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate.
  • Self-starter with the ability to solve problems and think creatively.
  • Ability to establish and build effective working relationships across the business at all levels.
  • Good general IT skills including Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and experience working with an Applicant Tracking system would be ideal!
  • A great multi tasker, (jugglers welcome) supporting across the recruitment team and time zones so this is a must.
  • Previous recruitment experience would be desirable.

And you are…

  • Strong team player and collaborative approach – happy to ‘get stuck in’ as needed.
  • Results driven, yet light hearted and fun.
  • Be willing to learn, especially around HR legislation and recruitment best practice.
  • We love data so hopefully you do too.

Things you should know

You may put on a couple of pounds when joining our team. We have a mild addition to Lola Cup Cakes, chocolate, bread and Carr’s cheese melts although there has been a trend towards Brownies from Leather Lane recently.

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