• Used cars
  • New cars
  • Nearly-new cars
  • Car finance
  • Vans
  • Motability

Recruitment Specialist

Competitive plus benefits

  • Permanent
  • Manchester
  • Manchester

We’re looking for an experienced Recruitment Specialist to be based at our office at Manchester Airport, Manchester traveling to various Arnold Clark branches as required.


Full time, Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm

About the role

Based at the Arnold Clark office in Ringway Trading Estate, Manchester, the Recruitment department is a fast-paced environment with a team that works to tight deadlines on a daily basis.

As a Recruitment Specialist, you will ideally have previous experience within an on-site recruitment department or agency. You will source, interview and place candidates in a variety of roles across the Group, which currently has over 12,500 employees. You will also work to attract prospective candidates through social media and employee referrals.

Day-to-day duties

  • Identifying, recruiting and interviewing potential candidates.
  • Dealing with important confidential documentation, such as contracts and offers of employment.
  • Dealing with stakeholder vacancy requests efficiently.
  • Attending job fairs and recruitment events.
  • Delivering presentations to inform people about the opportunities within the company.
  • Acting as a point of contact, building strong candidate relationships during the selection process.
  • Travelling to different Arnold Clark branches nationwide.

Essential skills

  • Two years’ experience in a similar in-house or agency recruitment role.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • The ability to multi-task and perform your role well, even under pressure.
  • Brilliant organisational skills, including the ability to plan and prioritise your workload.
  • A polite telephone manner.
  • A positive, friendly and attentive attitude.
  • The ability to work well in a team and on your own initiative.
  • Good time management skills.
  • A full driving licence is required. 

In return for your skills, you’ll be given a company car, laptop and mobile, and enjoy one of the best employee benefits packages in the automotive industry, including private healthcare, life assurance and preferential terms on new and used cars.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check.




Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Discount on new and used vehicles
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance

About Arnold Clark

Arnold Clark is Europe’s largest independent car retailer with over 200 branches across the UK. And you could be part of it.

  • Over 11,000 employees
  • Annual turnover of over £3 billion
  • 24 new car franchises
  • Retails over 280,000 vehicles per year
  • Servicing, repairs, MOTs and tyres

Some benefits are only available after a qualifying period.