Senior Recruiter / Senior Specialist Talent Acquisition (m/f/d)

Job description

Sharpist is the outcome-driven platform for people development powered by coaching. We strive to provide everyone with personalized learning – anywhere at any time. Our goal is to create aha! moments at scale by building a tech ecosystem for personal development in general and offering leadership coaching in specific. Our coaches and our technology form a symbiosis to help our users reach their personal goals. In a nutshell, Sharpist enables organizations to scale world class executive coaching to their entire workforce.

KEEP GROWING – is the mission we live for our users and for our team. We are result driven individuals who care for themselves and for each other. We love uniqueness and individuality being represented in our diverse set of backgrounds in conversational design, organizational psychology, e-commerce, machine learning, management consulting, and robot construction 🤖.


As a Senior Recruiter / Senior Specialist Talent Acquisition (m/f/d), you own the entire talent acquisition process and will significantly advance our company's growth by identifying top talents in various channels and convincing them with a unique and outstanding candidate experience. You are our most important contact person for all applicants and the sparring partner for all hiring managers.


Sharpist is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage people of all ethnic backgrounds, genders, and sexual orientations to apply for this role. We would love to encourage people of all ethnic backgrounds, genders, and sexual orientations to apply for this role.

Job requirements

What you'll do here at Sharpist

Within 1 month you will…

  • Get to know the People and Culture Team as well as all important stakeholders, including all hiring managers

  • Understand and dive into our recruiting processes and tools

  • Develop a sense of the company culture and collect insights from Sharpies from different departments

  • Take over first recruiting roles and work on the entire process from starting a new job profile, preparing job advertisements with the hiring managers, application management, interviewing to successful onboarding

Within 1 quarter you will…


  • Have settled in your role and hired first Sharpies to grow our business

  • Majorly contribute to our OKR planning and decision-making process in the team

  • Impact the leadership infrastructure of our company by hiring key positions that enable continuous and sustainable growth

  • Start working on strategic projects that enable quality and speed in our hiring process (e.g. Hiring Manager Trainings, Employer Branding, Diversity and Inclusion)

Within 1 year you will…

  • Ensure key positions are filled in good time and grew our Sharpie-team significantly (+50 employees) in collaboration with your recruiting colleagues

  • Contribute to building long-lasting recruiting processes, have closely worked and educated hiring managers, and set new benchmarks with regard to an excellent candidate experience

  • By identifying suitable channels, you ensure that Sharpist becomes better known and perceived as employer of choice

And then, what's next?

  • Enabling hyper-growth of Sharpist, you take over more ownership in the People & Culture department, e.g. scaling the recruiting team and taking over leadership responsibilities

  • You have established yourself as a trusted advisor for the executive leadership team and hiring managers for all recruiting-related topics


We believe, you'll be successful if you are this type of person

  • You are a Relationship-Builder. With your welcoming and caring mindset, you successfully create commitment and you always put a higher priority on people outcomes than your personal needs

  • You thrive for taking ownership and hold teams accountable for their responsibilities

  • Disagree and commit is a principle that you hold high if this is what it takes to get the job done

  • Thinking ahead. You are able to balance operational activities with the enhancement of our recruitment processes in times of hyper-growth

  • You are solution-oriented and feel comfortable in the hands-on and sometimes chaotic environment of a growing start-up

  • As a soon-to-be Sharpie you will ambitiously seek opportunities to leave your comfort zone

These hard facts will get us excited to get to know you better

  • You are a passionate recruiter with 5+ years of experience in successfully filling tech and non-tech positions, ideally in a high-performance environment such as an ambitious, rapidly growing startup

  • You have in-depth knowledge of active sourcing and an extensive talent network, ideally of executive candidates

  • You have strong communication skills and empathy and you have a very good feeling for the professional and cultural fit of candidates

  • You have good analytical skills and value the ability to measure the success of your work using key figures

  • You work precisely and in a structured manner in order to always keep an overview even in times of high workload

  • You bring excellent communication skills in English (spoken and written)