Junior Talent Partner - Technology

Description

Depop is the shopping community where the world’s creatives come to buy, sell, discover and explore the most inspiring and unique items. We’re on a mission to build our platform into one of the most vibrant, inspiring and creative communities in the world. Headquartered in London and with spaces in New York, LA and Milan, we are a team of over 100 who work together to support and grow our 10 million plus users around the world.

Due to our continued growth, we’re on the hunt for a Junior Talent Partner to support our Talent Manager and become a valued member of our People function.

The Junior Talent Partner will deliver exceptional candidate experiences, ensure the smooth running of hiring processes, and directly fill Depop vacancies with exceptional talent. Don’t be fooled, we’re a Talent team like no other, we don’t play the numbers game, we’re close partners to all the teams we serve, have real input into decisions and are helping to build one of the most exciting and well-funded start-ups in the London tech scene.


Responsibilities:

  • Manage and take ownership of the applicant pipeline and candidate flow, screening CV’s, assessing fit, booking and conducting phone screens and scheduling interviews
  • Primary oversight of hiring within the tech team (Software Engineering, IT infrastructure, Product and Design teams), whilst adapting to support other departments where necessary
  • Deliver high quality candidate experience, keeping them well informed whilst maintaining clear communication with line managers, building sufficient context on open roles
  • End-to-end recruitment supporting line managers to hire exceptional talent across technical, commercial, operational and creative roles from junior to manager level
  • Be in constant contact with potential talent, developing your network and representing the Depop brand and experience through exceptional communication and charm
  • Supporting the Talent Manager in innovating Talent processes that ensure consistency, fairness, great candidate experience and the best possible talent for the business
  • Working closely with the People team to ensure smooth on-boarding, to support an exceptional employee experience and to bring your insights to the People agenda
  • Maintain strong connections with the candidates you bring in throughout their journey with depop, to ensure they are settling in well and becoming integrated with the team
  • Support the Talent Manager on developing the Depop employer brand through attending networking events, meetups and getting out there to spread the good word about Depop!

Requirements

  • A valuable understanding of the recruitment journey, with a strong appreciation of the candidate experience and a ‘candidate-first’ mentality
  • Proven experience in high-volume digital and technology recruitment, at either agency or in-house
  • Strong interest in app-based businesses and the tech world is highly beneficial. We'd love to see you sharing your fascination of our product with prospective technical candidates
  • High EQ - you’ll be stepping into a company full of bright and driven people, you’ll need to be able to build relationships but challenge thinking to improve results
  • Comfortable using an array of hiring sources, channels and techniques
  • Excellent communication skills and meticulous about the details, you’re able to capture all relevant information and keep managers constantly informed of progress
  • Exceptional written and verbal English - inviting, compelling, influential, thoughtful, articulate
  • Comfortable juggling competing priorities (with 5 to 10 open roles at any one time) whilst supporting the Talent Manager to refine process and add value to the Talent function
  • You care about results, but quality first - you’re comfortable running between interviews and handling multiple screening calls, but you never drop the bar for quality
  • Being an authentic relationship builder, strong collaborator and a genuine caring nature is a must for this People team

Benefits

Now we're talking. We have stylish offices near Old Street (we were founded in Italy after all) and a relaxed atmosphere where you'll get to work with a well-funded, passionate and friendly team. There are perks of course, to name a few we have 25 days holiday, options to buy/sell more, the regular snacks and drinks, parties and team nights out, yoga, meditation, UK pension scheme, beer and wine in the fridge (or sparkling water and celery if that's more your thing), special stuff on birthdays and life events and more. But the biggest perk of all is the opportunity to work with such a vibrant group of people building a product we all deeply care about.

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