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Early Careers Development Programs Specialist

United Kingdom - London


Early Careers Development Programs Specialist

At Expedia Group, we believe travel is a force for good in the world. You don’t have to look too closely to realize right now that the world needs all the goodness it can get. That means the work we do, powering global travel for everyone, everywhere, is more important now than ever.

On our Early Careers team, we are responsible for engaging, hiring and developing a diverse base of talent across Expedia Group, globally. This includes engaging women in high school to foster their computer science careers, hiring interns from a myriad of backgrounds and cultures across 3 continents and developing early careers and career changers. We are on a journey to transform how we empower early in career talent and breaking down barriers on our way.

We are looking for an experienced Early Careers specialist based in London to combine their passion for early careers and talent management to build market leading program experiences for our early career hires.

If you are passionate about doing good through the power of travel and motivated by the impact you can make in the lives of early in career talent, then this is the team for you!

What you’ll do:

Working as part of a newly formed Global Development Programs team you will contribute to the design and build of our Intern and Graduate Program. You will contribute to the build and implementation of our global framework.

  • Deliver an awesome employee experience to Early Careers hires in London through our Intern and Graduate programs
  • Support an engaging calendar of events that include skills sessions, leadership talks, panels, social connectivity
  • Champion Inclusion and belonging, putting it at the heart of the program experience
  • Own the process to convert our Interns to convert to Full Time Employees joining our Graduate Program
  • Partner with global counterparts to design and deliver an awesome onboarding experience for our Interns and Graduates
  • Consider the candidate experience and learning journey in everything you do
  • Event coordination for Interns and Graduates in India to build learning, engagement and social networking
  • Robust data tracking across all programs, identifying insights and trends and storytelling through data
  • Maintain effective relationships and pastoral care with employees throughout their program experiences
  • Support hiring managers on EC products and strategy as a SME using internal and external data / benchmarking
  • Act as an ambassador of Expedia Group, demonstrating and articulating our values, work environment, business strategies and benefits
  • Work collaboratively, putting the goals of the team and business first, embodying Expedia Group's Mission, Purpose & Values

Who You Are:

  • You are a great teammate who takes pride in their work while persisting and being resilient through challenges, taking personal responsibility for searching out and resolving any challenges that you face.
  • You have demonstrated experience being adaptable in changing and evolving situations and work environments; you act quickly, even if it means going outside of your comfort zone because you love to learn.
  • You demonstrate optimism every day and show a strong desire to succeed and thrive while keeping a positive attitude and bringing your team members along with you.
  • You are a proven organizer who can confidently prioritize the day to day to achieve your goals.
  • You have shown an eagerness to build what is next while focusing on simplicity in the process of getting there.
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and are excited by chances to define and build something from nothing. Autonomy is your strength and you love to keep moving forward.
  • Passionate about embedding inclusion and belonging into the employee experience
  • You have an understanding of what good talent management looks like, you are brimming with ideas and passion to scale early careers programs

About Expedia Group 

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

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Job Category
Human Resources Group

Job Function

United Kingdom - London

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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