Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist (m/f/d)

Job description

We are a fast-growing start-up on a journey to deliver measurable business outcomes to our clients through a bespoke digital solution that is based on 1:1 coaching.


As Europe’s leading solution for people development, we believe that personalized learning is an important right everyone should have access to, and as such, we combine the individual employee’s needs with the demand for worldwide scalability of global organizations.

We bet on unparalleled user engagement driven by 1:1 human interaction with a coach and a digital learning journey that makes personal growth transparent, measurable, and enjoyable.🚀


As a (Senior) Talent Acquisition Specialist (m/f/x), 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.


💙We are an equal opportunity employer and we encourage everyone of all ages, abilities, genders, ethnic backgrounds, and sexual orientations to apply for this role. 🙂




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

  • Dive into and understand 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 the 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)

  • Proactively challenge any status quo and contribute to iteration of how we do things at Sharpist, always thinking in scalability.

Within 1 year, you will…

  • Ensure key positions are filled in good time, growing our Sharpie-teams significantly (+100 employees) in collaboration with your recruiting colleagues

  • Contribute to building recruiting processes, having worked closely and consulting our hiring managers to set new benchmarks with regard to an unparalleled candidate experience

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

  • Mentor/Coach Junior team members

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


Job requirements

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 holding 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 hyper scaling 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 4+ 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 including executive candidates

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

What we offer

  • A market-competitive salary

  • Uncapped vacation policy: you decide how many paid vacation days you need and take!

  • Flexible working hours that best suit your way of working, including working remotely

  • A modern office with your own L&D library, mate drink, beer, cereal, etc. in Berlin, Neukölln

  • Free language lessons in English and German with Chatterbug

  • Sustainable company discounts

  • Visa and relocation support

  • And, of course, free & unlimited sessions with your certified Sharpist coach and full access to our learning platform! 🚀


Apply now if this captures your interest and you want to take part in the personalization of learning for every employee worldwide.

We are excited to get to know you! 🙂