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Technical Recruiter

Operations · Full-time · Berlin, Germany

We are seeking a talented Technical Recruiter to partner and build out our core engineering presence in our Berlin office. In this role, you will be challenged to meet hyper-growth hiring goals whilst helping to build a scalable and effective recruiting function.

We need someone “who has been there and done that”, bringing a passion for sourcing hidden talent and increasing the performance of our talent acquisition organization with a candidate centric mindset. Communication is key with this role, as you will need to work hand-in-hand with colleagues in different time zones and offices.

As a part of the talent acquisition team at Contentful, you’ll have a seat at the table. We’ll look to you as a subject matter expert that will strengthen our business and strive to better our talent acquisition processes.

What to expect?

  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with your stakeholders. Provide expert guidance, facilitation and collaboration for all hiring leaders to recruit, identify and select highly skilled best in class candidates.
  • Able to speak to data to defend or strengthen talent acquisition processes.
  • Utilize our salary and equity data to ensure fitted offers are presented.
  • Recruit for inclusion and diversity. Use and share best practices learned to attract, hire, and retain a diverse workforce.
  • Get creative to build talent communities that are motivated to join our journey.
  • Strong internal and external customer service focus.
  • Ensure recruiting success and high candidate traffic through all channels: employee referrals, applicants/active and passive/sourced candidates.
  • Able to flex with the business and support multiple open requisitions over multiple businesses.
  • Strong ability to recruit and hire in multiple international regions

What you need to be successful?

  • Experience within an internal recruitment function in a startup environment
  • A ‘get stuff done’ attitude
  • Proven success scaling an organization
  • Has no problem dealing with ambiguity
  • The ability to be comfortable with high volume workload and not be afraid to “roll up your sleeves”
  • Proven ability to create/evolve an ideal candidate experience with a design thinking approach. After all, every great recruiter knows that our candidates are our customers.
  • High-proficiency in all best-of-breed recruiting platforms: LinkedIn Recruiter, AngelList, Glassdoor, ATS (Greenhouse is bonus), G-Suite,Slack and more

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.
  • 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!


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