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HR and Talent Acquisition Specialist

Posted on 6/3/2024

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation

1,001-5,000 employees

Manufacturer of guitars, basses, and amplifiers

Consumer Goods

Entry, Junior

Crawley, UK

Generalist Recruiting
Human Resources
People & HR
Required Skills
Applicant Tracking Software (ATS)
Greenhouse (ATS)
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Proven in-house recruitment / sourcing experience or agency.
  • Openness to be involved in HR projects / people focussed initiatives
  • Experience working with multiple ATS platforms and ability to utilise them fully.
  • Proven track record executing a full recruiting process from sourcing to start dates.
  • Organised and self-motivated to prioritise with high attention to detail.
  • A natural sense of urgency and hunger to execute quickly and efficiently.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven organization.
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal format.
  • Be a brand ambassador for Fender, our products, and our legacy to potential candidates.
  • Manage the entire recruiting lifecycle: postings, sourcing, screening, scheduling, and offers across the EMEA organisation.
  • Work as part of the Global Recruitment Team to ensure consistency in approach and sharing of best practices and ensure that Greenhouse (ATS) platform is being optimised in the best way.
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to understand their hiring needs and challenge where appropriate on the role specification and requirement.
  • Craft captivating job postings and build a clear, concise pitch for candidates.
  • Use creative sourcing techniques stemming beyond the usual avenues.
  • Provide great service to candidates and hiring managers building rapport and trust from both and build a world-class candidate experience.
  • Adapt quickly to changing hiring priorities and formulate plans to fill new roles.
  • Conduct conversation with executive-level leadership to identify top talent and plan for team growth.
  • Building an external talent pipeline to meet the succession requirements internally for key leadership and technical roles for the EMEA organisation.
  • Report to the business key recruitment statistics such as time to hire and candidate pipeline insights.
  • Support hiring managers in using ATS platforms and troubleshooting issues.
  • Co-ordination of Fender Apprenticeship / Trainee schemes where appropriate.
  • Be an advocate for diverse and inclusive recruitment.
  • The successful candidate may be required to help with various elements of HR administration from time to time.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation


Fender is a prominent manufacturer of electric and acoustic guitars, basses, amplifiers, and accessories, offering a diverse product line with vintage-style pickups and sleek designs suitable for musicians of all levels. Their products cater to both beginners and professional musicians, featuring a range of technologies and designs to meet various musical needs.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Los Angeles, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth