People Director - Global Media

Job Title: People Director - Global Media
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Reference: BBBH7123
Contact Name: Francesca O'Dwyer
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 17, 2021 09:37

Job Description

Handle have partnered with an incredible Global Media Company who are looking to bring in a People Director to head up an experienced and well established team.

If you are looking to join a company that aspire to be at the forefront of their industry and have a progressive and people-centric approach when it comes to their People strategy, then this is the role for you.

You will bring a new and fresh perspective to the People strategy, a wealth of experience working in a variety of creative companies and be able to truly make the role your own. Heading up a solid and really capable HR team who will handle the day to day operational work-flows, you will help define a progressive people strategy and be a key part of the business success, focusing specifically on the tech function.

This business believe that being able to build credible and long-lasting relationships is key as you will partner so closely with the senior leadership team and executive leaders, building trust and transparency in order to foster an incredible work ethic across the business.

​You must have solid international experience across creative industries (a mix of small startup experience as well as larger-scale creative companies is ideal). Due to the amazing HR offering that already exists in the company, you must have clear examples of innovative ideas and forward thinking HR initiatives that you have created and driven forward in previous roles within a tech business or supporting digital/tech teams.

Key requirements:-

  • Have the ability to influence and understand challenging and creative senior leadership teams
  • Be able to navigate through change and an ever evolving business
  • Have a solid background working within creative companies and have a wealth of experience and knowledge that you can tap into and adapt to a unique business
  • Be a mentor to your team, a coach to the business and overall trusted member of the HR function.

If you are looking for a role where you can inspire people every day, flex your creative muscle and add genuine value from a people perspective, apply now! International and creative/tech industry experience is essential.

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.