Talent & Onboarding Trainee

Wunderman Thompson

Department: People

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

Who are we looking for:

The Talent & Onboarding Trainee to join our People team!

You will be responsible for supporting the development of various activities directly related with the Recruitment and Selection area: surveying recruitment needs with Hiring Managers, creating advertisements, screening resumes, searching for candidates, conducting interviews and writing the respective reports.

On another front you will also induct new hires through onboarding workflows you will help redesign in order to improve the speed and quality of work and provide internal and external HR related inquiries or requests, providing assistance throughout the whole onboarding experience.

There is a lot to do on our People department so you will also have the opportunity to try out different HR fields and work collaboratively with HR representatives across the EMEA region. 

Who you are:

  • Open and collaborative | Our team is close-knit and supportive and we’re working with a lot of unknowns – you must champion of team environments that are comfortable and encouraging.
  • Optimistic and resilient | Dig in and figure out how to work around problems. Yes, and why not posture. Takes care of self and team. Balance needed to maintain stamina and positivity.

What you'll need:

  • Degree in Human Resources, Organizational / Industrial Psychology, Management or another relevant field
  • Willing to learn in a fast paced environment
  • Able to adapt to a growing and changing business
  • Curious and keen to actively contribute to a great employee experience!
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Great English proficiency


At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.  As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

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