Recruitment Coordinator

Sumo Group is one of the largest suppliers of end-to-end creative development services to the video games and entertainment industries. Comprising of veteran video game studios, an agile publishing team and an award-winning creative services studio, Sumo Group teams are delivering on ground-breaking projects across the globe.

Sumo Group currently employs over 1000 talented team members across 15 studios in the UK, Poland, North America and India. In the UK, Sumo Group received the top level of accreditation from Best Companies in 2021, receiving a 3* World Class Award and listed as one of the Best Large Companies to Work for within the UK.

With a reputation for developing deep relationships with some of the world’s largest video game publishers, developers, platform manufacturers and entertainment brands, Sumo Group is dedicated to growing a sustainable business that provides security for its people, whilst delivering a first-class experience to partners and players.

There are opportunities to join the central Sumo Group team across multiple disciplines including HR, Finance, Marketing, IT and Recruitment, with industry-leading benefits and a flexible working environment.

The role @ Sumo :

The Talent Acquisition department is responsible for delivering a first-class Recruitment service to the business through the proactive communication with internal and external stakeholders, and accurate and efficient administration of the day-to day full recruitment process.

We’re looking for a Recruitment Coordinator to come and join us at our Sheffield studio to help drive/support recruitment activities across the group.

A quick glance at our vacancies is enough to elude to the consistent and considered growth that we are going through. To support our growth and meet our goals, we are looking for an organized, creative Recruitment Coordinator to join the awesome Talent Acquisition Team, reporting into our Talent Acquisition Manager, Kieran Holland. We hire the best talent in the shortest possible amount of time whilst ensuring that the candidate experience is at the centre of our approach. The role is varied, with the recruitment process continuing to evolve with growth in our existing studios and the injection of new studios; you will play an integral role in helping the function deliver our big hiring goals.
Having a career at Sumo you would be welcomed to a friendly, inclusive environment where you can learn, and collaborate with some of the most talented people in the industry.

Within this role you will:

  • Develop great working relationship with the team of recruiters and the Talent Acquisition Manager
  • Schedule interviews and tests with hiring managers through our Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
  • Book travel and accommodation for candidates travelling to meet us
  • Raising purchase orders for interview travel expenses and arranging reimbursement to candidates
  • Collecting and checking candidate ID and non-disclosure forms during the assessment process
  • Chasing recruiters and/or hiring managers to input feedback following interviews.
  • Ensuring all unsuccessful candidates receive appropriate feedback and rejection letters via our ATS
  • Creating new live vacancies when required from job adverts provided.
  • Printing and collating interview documentation
  • Updating and Inputting into our Recruitment reports using Excel and our ATS
  • Other duties as required e.g. research, data entry and recruitment projects

  • Sumo Digital Ltd. is a dynamic organization, and the environment can be fluid. Roles and responsibilities can often be expanded to accommodate changing business conditions and objectives as well as to tap into the skills and talents of its employees. Accordingly, employees may be asked to perform duties that are outside the specific functions that are listed.

    We are looking for someone who is:

  • Highly organised and self-motivated, can prioritise and organise a busy workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent administration skills and ability to pick up processes and software packages quickly
  • Fantastic written and verbal communication skills
  • Happy to work with a wide variety of people and co-workers
  • Humble, happy to learn and develop in a collaborative team.
  • Unflappable, a cool and calm character.
  • Customer focused, has a desire to provide a great service and to go the extra mile
  • Collaborative, eager to learn and share best practice.
  • Please apply for this role if you are organised, self-motivated, possess good administration skills and are looking to develop a great career in an awesome Talent Acquisition Team who recruit game developers to come and build amazing AAA titles.

    We look forward to hearing from you.

    What We Offer:
    ·         Annual Bonus 
    ·         Share Incentive Plan       
    ·         Competitive Pension
    ·         Flexible Working   
    ·         27 Days Holiday, including your birthday. a duvet day and Christmas
    ·         5 Learning Days
    ·         Access to 4,000 Udemy Courses
    ·         Wrap Parties
    ·         Alternative Travel Prize Draw
    ·         The Sumo Game Jam
    ·         Big Family Events
    ·         Studio clubs, inc. running, board games, film…
    ·         Life Drawing
    ·         Yoga Classes
    ·         Free fruit and drinks
    ·         Employee Referral Bonus      
    ·         Career Development       
    ·         Competitive Mat/Paternity & Adoption 
    ·         Employee Assistance Programme
    ·         Life Assurance 4x Salary
    ·         Income Protection of 75%            
    ·         Relocation Support to the UK
    ·         Visa Sponsorship

    Where do we stand on diversity?
    At Sumo, we want to enable everyone to bring their full, authentic selves to work every single day. We acknowledge that the games industry is far from perfect and a global organisation with people all over the world, from all kinds of backgrounds, and know that it’s part of our duty to provide everyone at Sumo with a safe, accepting and affirming working environment.
    We encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
    More about Sumo Group:
    Sumo Group is proudly founded on the pillars of Family, Security, Trust and Collaboration, and upon joining, our team members become part of a growing family of operating businesses around the world who strive to achieve wonder together.

    Within the Sumo Group umbrella sits a myriad of outstanding studios and brands, including: Sumo Digital (and all subsidiary studios including The Chinese Room, Lab42 Games, PixelAnt and Red Kite Games), Secret Mode, Atomhawk and Pipeworks (including Timbre Games).

    Built on creativity and imagination, our staff are some of the most talented minds in the industry. We respect our colleagues, support innovation, show determination in achieving goals, take accountability for our actions, celebrate excellence and – above all – we have fun whilst doing so.

    Recent releases and projects from Sumo Group businesses include: BAFTA-Award winning Sackboy: A Big Adventure, Apple Design Award winner Little Orpheus, Hood: Outlaws & Legends, Rival Peak, Hot Shot Racing, WST Snooker and Spyder. 

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