Sourcer, Tech
Berlin, Germany

About the opportunity

Why does someone join a company? What’s so special about what we do and why we do it, and how does a particular role really make a difference? Isn’t it satisfying when you can find that perfect individual who is excited about everything we do and can make a real impact on the work and community they join? That’s what we’re looking for - an insightful and talented Sourcer who can truly connect the dots, make introductions and see the opportunity. We are not just matching job skills but really shaping what the company needs in its talent such as diversity, skills, leadership, passion, and simply potential. Are you our next dot connector?

What to expect?

Our Recruiting Team is involved in so much more than finding great talent, setting up interviews, and making offers. We are partners with the business, we help with organizational development, and define and execute projects that up-levels every employee in the company around hiring (referral programs, talent branding, interview training, process improvement, etc.). One of our company’s “Big Rocks” for the year is focused on hiring great talent and building our hiring engine, making our team one of the most visible and critical departments in the entire company! As a result, in Berlin alone, we are tripling the size of our Product Development teams with many roles scaling. We are looking to add support in building a pipeline, prospects, and helping to identify quality future teammates. Ready for an exciting challenge?

What will this role do? 

  • Help scale and grow our Product Development teams in Berlin
  • Improve our top-of-funnel by developing diversity pipeline and sourcing strategies 
  • Assist in hiring a diverse span of roles including unique one-off roles, all levels (junior to principal to managers) and high-volume repeatable roles (i.e. Software Engineers, Product Managers, Product Designers)
  • Partner with teams to deeply understand hiring needs
  • Develop sourcing strategies with your hiring managers and recruiting partners
  • Source qualified candidates, review resumes, and pre-screen candidates while moving the interview process forward in a timely manner
  • Develop a pro-active pipeline to anticipate future hiring while balancing a full req load 
  • Partner with TA Ops to utilize data, insights, and dashboards to drive decisions
  • Create and own a flawlessly positive Candidate Experience

What you need to be successful?

  • 2+ years of sourcing or recruiting experience required (Technology roles is a plus)
  • Relentless drive to find and connect with the best talent (local and international)
  • Proven track record for assessing talent beyond matching keywords on a resume, but you know how to use Boolean and aren’t afraid to leverage LinkedIn and alternative search techniques.  
  • Proven experience in building and managing a diverse pipeline
  • Ability to qualify a candidate and understand what each candidate brings to the table, and then connect that candidate with the right opportunity
  • Ability to connect and effectively communicate with people of all levels
  • Exceptional teamwork and multitasking skills
  • Must thrive and prioritize in a constantly changing environment
  • Be open-minded, willing, and able to grow, learn, and scale with the business. What works today may not work tomorrow.
  • Comfortable with tools and resources such as (but not limited to) Greenhouse, Google Apps, Gem CRM, Zoom, LinkedIn Recruiter, and whatever else comes your way 
  • Fluent English communication skills (written and spoken). German language skills are not required.

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products. 
  • We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware
  • Enjoy a full range of events, including workshops, Contentful-hosted meetups, guest speakers and team activities. Meet your team members from across the globe at our annual offsite. 
  • Get fit! We offer a variety of health and fitness classes and a discount on Urban Sports Club.
  • We value our employees health and safety. Our teams are working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career. Join a free German class or one of our many internal learning initiatives!
  • Plus, Contentful socks! Oh yeah!

Who are we?

Contentful powers digital experiences for 28% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our content platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Co-op, Spotify, Bang&Olufsen, N26, Swarovski use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice controlled apps and more.

We’re growing rapidly and are backed by over $150 million in funding from top-tier venture capital firms like Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 400 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco and distributed around the world.

Everyone is welcome here!

“Everyone is welcome here” — is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!

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