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Global Talent Advocate & Sourcing Team lead - Freelance Market (M/F/D)

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75009)

About

Since 2015, talent.io’s mission is to enable any company to hire the best tech profiles on the market in the simplest possible way. Today, Our selective recruitment platform is the easiest way for start-ups, SMEs and large companies to quickly build a powerful tech team. In January 2020, we joined French Tech 120! 🚀

In 6 years, we raised €10M and grew from 3 people in Paris to a team of almost 130 people across 5 countries and 11 cities and we don't intend to stop here!

Job Description

You will be joining talent.io's freelance service. The Freelance Service was launched in 2018, three years after talent.io's full-time job marketplace. The freelance service is a scale-up business within the talent.io service range. With 43% of European freelancers reporting that finding projects is their greatest challenge, we connect tech companies with highly-skilled and available freelance talent in a timely manner.

To date our freelance service has supported over 250 companies across France and Germany through building a community of more than 3000 freelance tech professionals. The freelance service is composed of a team of 4 pairs of Client Executives and Talent Advocates/Tech recruiters operating out of both our Paris and Berlin offices. As our Freelance Service scales, we require a dedicated Team Lead to manage our global Freelance Talent Advocate/Tech recruiters and Sourcing function.
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As a “Talent Advocate & Sourcing Team Lead” in the Freelance Service, you will lead all aspects of candidate side operations globally for talent.io’s Freelance Service. You will report into our Head of Operations.

You will be responsible for:

  • Management of a team of Talent Advocates and Sourcers dedicated to the Freelance market (Team size at time of publication: 4 Talent Advocates based across Paris and Berlin)
  • Recruitment, on-boarding and coaching of new team members Facilitation of regular training and continued professional development of members of the Talent Advocate and Sourcing team
  • Motivation of team to achievement of key business objectives defined in collaboration with the local Market Managers
  • Building and maintenance of a standard operating procedure
  • Definition and implementation of tools to improve efficiency of the Freelance Talent Advocate and Sourcing team
  • Definition of initiatives and projects to improve engagement with our Freelancer community

Preferred Experience

  • You have at least 3 years of experience in a tech sourcing role, ideally supporting companies in France or Germany
  • Ideally you have taken on additional leadership responsibility within your team or even managed direct reports
  • You are highly proficient in all aspects of candidate recruitment lifecycle from sourcing to on-boarding
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication in English. German or French language skills are a strong plus
  • You have strong analytical skills and you are a devil for detail
  • You are known to run initiatives proactively and demonstrate strong organisational skills
  • You are comfortable aligning with multiple stakeholders across functions

This job can be based in any country where we are operating : France / Germany / UK / Netherlands, but we are also open to remote settings !

talent.io embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. This job is open to people with disabilities, we encourage everyone to apply !

Recruitment Process

  1. First screening call with Matthew, Global Talent Advocate and Sourcing Team Lead (Freelance Market) (30min)
  2. Face to face (or visio) interview with Matthew and Igor, COO, to discuss business case previously sent (1 hour)
  3. Meet Margot, Freelance & France Market Manager (1 hour)
  4. Meet the Freelance team (30 min)
  5. People and Culture interview with Jane (1 hour)

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 03 January 2022
  • Location: Paris, France (75009)
  • Experience: > 3 years
  • Possible full remote