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Recruitment Coordinator

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Sodexo Live have a fantastic opportunity for a Recruitment Coordinator to join our Sodexo HR staffing and recruitment team at St James’ Park!

St James’ Park is home to Newcastle United Football Club. The jewel in the crown of the city of Newcastle, St James' Park boasts one of the largest, state-of-the-art meeting, conference and banqueting facilities in the North East and is perfect for all types of events and our first class team can’t wait for you to join!

At Sodexo you belong, we will take care of you and ensure you thrive in your career and provide you with excellent learning opportunities.

In this role you will be involved with recruiting and developing our casual teams for all match days, ensuring a smooth operation.

It’s a varied, fast paced yet exciting role where you will get the opportunity to oversee recruitment, payroll and general HR related activities. 

For more information on the company see Careers at Sodexo Live!


Role Responsibility

You will be involved in advertising roles and attending recruitment days to promote the range of casual vacancies across the venue, arranging and conducting interviews to ensure there are enough people available to cover all match days.

Working with managers you will be responsible for understanding requirements and labour budgets, ensuring that staffing levels match the requirements of the business.

Following the recruitment, you will issue starter packs and check all training is in place. Conducting additional HR activities, you will be involved in managing absenteeism, creating personnel records and completing payroll. 

On match days you will be operational and check staff in when they arrive at the venue, this is a varied role where no two days are the same.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Strong Administration background
  • Recruitment background would be desirable
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of excel
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Hospitality background desirable

Package Description


We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Sodexo’s connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (Circles); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (Wx); employee engagement and recognition services (Sodexo Engage) and personal home services through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.

Vital Spaces is Sodexo’s value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.

Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process


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