Talent Scout

The Role

We are looking for talented professionals to join our IT Academy programme.  As a Talent Scout, you will be responsible for identifying, assessing, and recruiting new graduate talent. If you're looking for a rewarding and exciting career in a thriving business, please get in touch.

The Talent Scout is responsible for identifying, assessing, and recruiting new graduate talent into the Sparta Academy. You’ll be able to use your personal qualities in the role and demonstrate initiative, creativity, and curiosity!

Role overview:

  • Utilising social media, job boards, and ongoing University Partnerships to build a talent pipeline of 2nd and 3rd year undergrads to recent grads and deliver the Sparta Academy proposition
  • To pre-screen applicants over the phone, and make invites to the weekly Assessment Days as appropriate. Assessment Days take place in both London and Birmingham (with more locations planned in the future!)
  • To help run the Assessment Days and identify and onboard the best talent with the right technical and interpersonal attributes
  • Assist your Talent Team colleagues in attending national graduate fairs, hosting industry meet-ups, and delivering university presentations
  • Help to build relationships with current and new university partners, become a key point of contact and learn about what they need. Meet with them, introduce yourself and build a working relationship with them
  • Ensure all data is on the CRM systems and assist the Operations Team to build robust metrics, and constantly evaluate the success of our Programmes.
  • Utilising available marketing and social media platforms to build brand presence
  • Attend industry conferences and ‘Meet Up’ groups

Success Metrics

  • A ‘succcessful’ member of the Talent Team helps build a strong pipeline of talent for the Academy
  • Success is based on delivering both Quality and Quantity, and ensuring excellent supply to the Training Academy itself and ultimately our clients.

Career Development

We expect great things of the person in the role! We would expect the successful candidate to be creative, driven, passionate and hard-working. The future development and potential of the Talent and University Team are huge and we’re excited about the career prospects that the role offers.



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