At Booking.com, our mission is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world. And while that world might feel a little farther away right now, we’re busy preparing for when the world is ready to travel once more. With strategic long-term investments into what we believe the future of travel can be, we are opening career opportunities that will have a strong impact on our mission.
As a Talent Sourcer, you will be is responsible for building a top-of-funnel strategy for attracting passive and active top talent in for our corporate and commercial business units and specifically partner with our regional Recruiters attracting the best commercial talent across the DACH region.
You will act as the point of contact with active and passive talent to assess their engagement and perform an initial assessment of their fit for a specific business unit, function or role. Attention to detail and creativity/innovation will be your modus operandi. You will suggest unique, sometimes niche, sourcing channels which deliver the right calibre of talent and educate the Recruiter and Hiring Manager for future success.
Tasks & Responsibilities:
Design and implement effective outbound sourcing strategies based on an understanding of the market and each specific role
Create pipelines of prequalified candidates for current and future positions with the goal of increasing the level of candidate flow and customer service to internal clients
Design top-of-funnel strategy alongside (partnering with) Recruiters, other Sourcers, Researchers and Hiring Teams, serving as the subject matter expert on the competitive landscape and on creative sourcing techniques.
Develop and drive continuous improvements that positively impact talent pipelines for current and future positions
Capture and maintain accurate market, and candidate information on our ATS, CRM and knowledge management systems so as to both facilitate the search process and our overarching Talent Intelligence initiatives
Use expertise to inform the team’s quarterly goals and rolling annual plan cycle.
Source, engage, and screen passive (and active) talent for existing roles and for future recruiting needs
Phone interview candidates for hard and soft skills, interest level, salary range, availability relocation needs, compatibility with Booking.com’s values
Prioritize building a diverse team at every step of the recruiting process, ensuring our top-of-funnel efforts and interviews provide candidates of all backgrounds with equal, unbiased consideration and opportunity.
Effectively communicate the Booking.com values and evolution to date to influence passive talent
Work with other Recruiting Team members on a variety of recruiting initiatives and programs, such as referrals drives, interview training, and recruiting marketing initiatives.
Ideal Profile & Experience
3+ years of corporate and commercial sourcing experience with in-house recruiting team, search firm, or agency. Experience in sourcing and market knowledge across the DACH region is preferred
German language skills are also preferred but not hard requirement!
Proven background in using innovative research and sourcing methods and relentless in the pursuit to hire for niche areas and ‘hard to fill’ roles.
Ability to leverage multiple recruiting channels to drive results: email, linkedin, phone or in person
Experience developing and executing candidate generation and research techniques
Experience engaging and activating passive candidates
Experience establishing & maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization & in the business community.
A successful track record of performing against quotas, deadlines, and meeting recruiting goals.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment with changing priorities (Growth mindset!)