Apprentice HR Assistant

London, England, United Kingdom

Published

06/11/2024

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HR Assistant– Apprenticeship

Who is Weber Shandwick?

We create cultural value and help brands navigate the ever-changing age of earned: an age where consumers actively say no to advertising; an age where everyone is an influencer that can make or break your brand; an age where content can be turned into commercial opportunity.

Our talented team build brands by finding connection points in the real world. We energise the right mix of talent, using the right platforms and latest technology to choreograph stories that make a real and meaningful impact for some of the world’s leading brands and businesses eg HSBC, Unilever, Ebay and Pinterest to name a few.

We earn affection, attention, affinity, and purchase by delivering value to people around the world, with deep specialisms across food & drink, travel & tourism, consumer tech, consumer health, automotive, sports sponsorship, entertainment & lifestyle and energy. We are known for:

  • Developing data-driven insights and strategy to drive measurable impact
  • Creating impactful campaigns that tap into culture.
  • Creating channel and platform-agnostic campaigns that grow organically.
  • Delivering integrated campaigns that are earned-first but deliver for paid and owned.

The Role:

An exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced People / HR team for a creative communications agency that supports some of the biggest consumer brands in the World.

You will play a key part in supporting our Human Resources and Talent Acquisition colleagues in delivering a variety of impactful work – all in aid of building a positive and inclusive working environment, where our people grow and thrive.

What will you be doing?

  • Supporting the HR Team and Talent Acquisition Team in the administration, co-ordination and implementation of strategic processes
  • Working closely with the HR Shared Services team to ensure employee changes are processed accurately, including contract extensions, compensation requests and employee terminations
  • Managing and being the first point of contact for the shared HR inbox
  • Managing required changes in the absence management tool
  • Acting as note-taker when required, for grievance, disciplinary and appeal meetings or other meetings as required

What training will you do, and what qualification will you get at the end?

  • You will benefit from 4 days per week learning “on the job”, working closely with our wider People team to shadow and learn the day-to-day skills of the role, whilst spending one day a week completing the learning element of your course
  • Your time will be split between office and home working with core office days on Tuesday and Thursday.
  • You will gain CIPD’s Foundation qualification, Level 3. This qualification is perfect for you if you’re ready to make your mark in the people profession

 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • There is the opportunity to progress into a full-time People Assistant role, supporting both the HR and Talent Acquisition teams. We will provide ongoing learning and development opportunities to aid you in your professional development and future career within the People team.

Core Benefits:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Group life assurance
  • Group income protection
  • Personal pension plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Flexible Benefits:

  • Buy or sell holiday
  • Additional life assurance cover
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Health screening
  • Gym discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Flexible working with our 3:2 hybrid work model
  • 4pm Friday finish
  • Equivalent of $250 USD for new joiners on 6-month+ contracts to support home working setup
  • 25 days’ annual leave (in addition to public holidays) plus 2 volunteering days, birthday day off and discretionary festive closure
  • Flexible public holidays
  • Exclusive shopping discounts and perks
  • Headspace membership
  • Annual eyecare voucher
  • Season ticket loan
  • Referral bonus scheme
  • Long service bonus
  • Enhanced family leave
  • Inclusive and invisible health policies

Note from the talent team:

To apply please submit your CV and a cover letter. We appreciate the time taken to apply for the role and your recent interest in Weber Shandwick. We will review all applications within five working days and be in touch with those who have been shortlisted to the next stage. Unfortunately, due to volume we are not able to get back to everyone individually so if you have not heard back from us unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion and wish you all the best in your search.

At IPG DXTRA we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to accommodations cannot be answered.

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We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to an accommodation cannot be answered.

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