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About Zwift

Zwift is the fitness company born from gaming, and we’re on a mission to make more people, more active, more often. The Zwift platform delivers an at-home training game experience that connects cyclists and runners in over 195 countries and counting! Launched from the sunny sands of Long Beach, California in 2014, we’ve grown to over 350 (and counting!) Watopians - that’s what we call our employees - and we have people in New York, Tokyo, Australia, Rio de Janeiro, and London. Together, we are disrupting the fitness industry!

About Watopia:

If you’re looking for an encouraging, innovative, and passionate team, Zwift is just that. We like bikes. We like running. We also like local ice cream shops and game nights. And, our "Pets of Zwift" Slack channel brings you daily fuzzy, furry, heartwarming paws and noses straight to your screen. You'll be surrounded by awe inspiring people in our brand new playful and colorful office environment. That being said, we don't want you to be intimidated by the former Olympians, pro cyclists, and other amazing athletes that work here; our team consists of people from all walks of life. Even if you're at the very beginning of your fitness journey, there is a place for you here! Who knows, you may surprise yourself and complete your first triathlon if you hang out with us for too long.

Job Description

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior

Location of Position: London, UK or Remote UK

About the role and about You:

We are on an exciting and accelerated journey to making More People, More Active, More Often and looking for a Contract Recruiter (known as a Talent Engagement Partner at Zwift) to focus on hiring talented individuals who will play an integral part of supporting that mission.

You will own, drive, and deliver the candidate lifecycle for our Connected Products (Hardware) and Supply Chain teams at Zwift. You are not a transactional recruiter, but someone who looks at talent engagement through a consultative lens. You will partner with the different parts of the organization and will have exceptional analytical skills, high EQ, open communication skills, and extensive experience in hiring different candidate profiles. You are someone who thrives in fast-paced, ambiguous environments and likes to optimize the process through constant iteration as well as building from the ground up. You are a self-starter, a team player, and need little direction to be successful.

While every single team here is outstanding (we guarantee, or your money back), you will be joining a fun, diverse team that’s highly motivated to succeed together. We are passionate about partnering with our teams, hiring the right talent, and providing an exceptional candidate experience the whole way through.

If I just described you and this opportunity sounds fulfilling to you, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Talent Engagement team and functional leaders to understand their current and future hiring plans
  • Manage the entire talent engagement lifecycle from job creation and benchmarking to offer closing, whilst delivering an exceptional recruitment experience for everyone
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with leadership and cross-functional stakeholders
  • Build and maintain a network of top candidates through proactive sourcing strategies and on-going relationship management
  • Utilize data to improve talent engagement efficiency, drive innovation, and influence hiring decisions
  • Provide consistent, effective, and concise communication to internal stakeholders and candidates
  • Provide craft mentorship to other Talent Engagement Partners

Prerequisites

  • Track record of working as a full lifecyle Recruiter, ideally within Hardware Engineering (Mechancial, Electro-mechanical, Robotics) or for a high volume consumer electronics business
  • Consistent track record of sourcing, interviewing, and closing extraordinary talent via agency or inhouse roles
  • Flexible in approach and happy to either work in a 360 recruitment role or as a Sourcer; whatever is needed, you're willing to jump in and help
  • Solid experience sourcing diverse candidates through multiple creative channels
  • Experience managing and prioritizing multiple searches, projects, and internal/external relationships
  • Outstanding attention to detail, accuracy, and follow-through
  • Depth of experience with G-Suite and Greenhouse (preferably)
  • Process-driven and data-informed - you know your way around Google Sheets
  • Strong knowledge of LinkedIn Recruiter, Talent Insights, and technical databases used for sourcing
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

Bonus points:

  • Delights at the thought of gamifying fitness
  • Passion for an active lifestyle or a desire to jump start it
  • Experience recruiting in Hardware, Mechanical/Electrical, Consumer Electronics, Fitness Hardware

Extra Details

How to stand out among the rest:

Your resume/CV is enough to show off your skills, accomplishments, and experience. However, if you choose to include a cover letter introducing us to your awesome personality, we will read that too.

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