Ernst & Young BMC Recruitment Brand - Candidate Experience Lead Jobs in South Africa

Ernst & Young BMC Recruitment Brand - Candidate Experience Lead Jobs in South Africa


  • The role is based in Sandton, South Africa and forms part of the Africa Brand, Marketing & Communications team, which is responsible for external brand and communications, design, digital communication, events, thought leadership, alumni programme and internal communication.

  • The Brand, Marketing and Communication team forms part of Accounts & Business Development (ABD) in Core Business Services.

  • The Africa region is a single business spanning 33 countries and includes over 260 partners and 5,000 people.

  • The Africa region is one of the largest and most diverse businesses in EY and is made up of four service lines: Assurance, Consulting, Tax and Strategy and Transaction Services.

    The opportunity

  • You will get the opportunity of embracing disruption and helping to shape the future of work for EY, our clients and our people.

  • There’s a lot of exciting work to be done and we have a compelling story to tell recruits.

  • You will be part of a team that will innovate, create and advance our brand among recruits while building a new foundation for how we support recruitment brand globally at EY.

    Your key responsibilities

  • Collaborating with members of the Global
  • Recruitment Brand team and professionals in the regions to execute on our recruitment brand priorities

  • Developing tools, resources and guides to provide our recruiting teams (both graduate hire and experienced hire) with best in class programs, appropriate tonal language and ensure distinctive execution

  • Developing strong campaign deployment plans, toolkits and KPIs

  • Project managing campaign activation

  • Working alongside Creative Services, GDS and where necessary third-party agency to develop and implement creative campaigns and compelling content

  • Implementing innovative marketing solutions to accurately communicate our employer value proposition and inspire potential recruits with EY’s purpose

  • This will require critical collaboration with functional marketing experts in advertising, web, email, social media, events, direct mail, and PR.

  • Ensure all campaigns are relevant to local markets

  • Provide budgetary and financial management input to Recruitment BMC programmes

  • Give input from a talent perspective to firm-wide programme development and EY brand activity

  • Build a network of Recruitment marketing and communications people at
    the Regional level; provide guidance, information and support to enable successful deployment of relevant programmes

  • You will be responsible for leadership communications to partners and the broader practice on a range of topics, and contribute to firmwide messaging on strategic issues

  • Support the digital first approach to content creation and communication

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge on BMC issues, trends and long-term implications for EY’s communications and brand strategy generally and its communications approach in particular

  • Work closely with BMC Regions to ensure programs are relevant and can be executed

    Skills and attributes for success

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (including presentations) as well as listening and interpretation skills

  • High levels of cultural awareness

  • Can show creative flair and innovative thinking

  • Demonstrated teamwork and leadership skills

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Experience managing creative resources, both internal and external

  • Ability to write long and short copy (content) fit for purpose across different social media channels, digital and internal platforms

  • Clear understanding of branding, marketing processes, strategy and social media

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Able to work effectively across different cultures and time zones and build relationships quickly

  • Unfazed by changing priorities and ambiguity

    To qualify for the role, you must have

  • 5-7 years’ experience in a similar role in professional services

  • Suitable marketing degree/diploma

  • Possess deep knowledge in social media strategy, digital and business to business marketing/communications

  • Accomplishes work with little direction

  • Prioritizes and tracks large, complex projects

  • Understands stakeholder management

  • Identifies and manages key resources needed to execute

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ernst & Young BMC Recruitment Brand - Candidate Experience Lead Jobs in South Africa




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