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People Executive



Talon has a rare opportunity to join an award winning People Team within the media industry’s best medium-sized place to work 2018 and the Sunday Times number 1 small company to work for in 2017. We are looking for an experienced HR generalist to provide support to the Head of People in all areas of operational HR and drive certain functions.

About the role

The successful candidate must be a bright, hardworking and confident individual with a can-do attitude. Excellent relationship management skills are a must as is meticulous attention to detail, ability to manage a busy workload and proactivity. In return, the successful candidate can expect to work in a rewarding, collaborative and supportive environment and have the opportunity to be sponsored to gain a professional qualification.


  • Recruitment and selection: liaise with hiring managers, schedule interviews, maintain the candidate database, support in making offers.
  • On boarding: reference requests, set up new starters ensuring they have IT equipment and stationery, manage and schedule inductions.
  • Training: schedule training sessions, source training venues, liaise with trainers and delegates, and collate course feedback.
  • Leavers: help with communications to leavers, schedule exit interviews, process leavers on HR system.
  • Benefits: administer employee benefits including eye care vouchers, season ticket loans, etc and keep benefit information up to date.
  • Payroll: input payroll changes onto ADP and work closely with Talon’s finance team to ensure payroll is approved each month.
  • HR system support: subject matter expert on ADP, maintain records, provide support and handle staff queries.
  • Reporting: use HR system to pull reports e.g. absence reporting and support Head of People to pull and report data from management and engagement platform, Motivii.
  • Website: keep the People page on the website up to date – liaise with marketing to swiftly remove/add new members of staff, vacancies, etc.
  • Documents: support Head of People to maintain HR documents including organisation charts and any policy documents.
  • Administration: produce letters e.g. reference letters, maintain personnel files, respond to emails and correspondence, monitor and keep People inbox organised.
  • Projects: provide support to the Head of People on project work e.g. ideas station implementation, HR system, employee engagement and launch of new benefits.
  • Office support: provide ad hoc reception cover when Receptionist is off sick or on holiday.

Skills & Experience

  • Experience working within a HR generalist role and strong hands-on HR operational experience.
  • Excellent communication, people management and interpersonal skills.
  • Superb attention to detail, time management and organisational skills.
  • Demonstrable use of initiative and ownership of projects/functions.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office.
  • CIPD qualified not essential but a bonus.

To Apply

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