HR Director - Global Media

Job Title: HR Director - Global Media
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Reference: BBBH87650
Contact Name: Emma Richardson
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 26, 2021 12:02

Job Description

Handle have partnered with an expanding global media network who are looking to bring in a their first HR Director into the European arm of the business. This is a vital role for the London base of around 100 employees, designing and executing a new HR strategy in line with exciting business plans as they evolve and grow.

Reporting into the MD and managing an existing high capable team of 3, you will bring a new and fresh perspective to the People strategy, and a wealth of generalist experience from media, in particular News environments. You'll understand the key challenges faced working News, and be able to build credibility quickly with long standing industry leaders. With the team managing day to day HR operations, you will concentrate on getting under the skin of the business, building out and delivering an impactful HR strategy.

With the key basics in place already, this role is about evolving and maturing their HR strategy, enhancing their offering and ensuring they are fully equipped to continue their growth as a business. As well as their longer term strategic work, they will have some immediate 'quick win' requirements to tackle, including the post-covid workplace strategy and their Training & Development offering.

Ideal Candidate…

  • Extensive senior generalist experience gained in Media, in particular News
  • Have experience of/ be adaptable too working in more entrepreneurial, pressurised sme environments
  • You'll have worked within global business cultures with diverse management styles
  • Have managed and developed HR teams before
  • You'll have excellent communication skills, and a warm, down-to-earth style

If you are looking for an exciting role where you can have real impact from a people perspective, apply now!

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.