Talent Sourcer, Contract

London, United Kingdom Requisition Number R0026270

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team crafting the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

We are currently seeking an experienced Talent Tech Sourcer to join our eBay Recruiting team to be based in London on a contract basis.

The Recruiting team at eBay Inc. is a fast-paced, highly motivated team of professionals focused on bringing in the highest level of talent to help drive the business forward while delivering a best in class candidate experience. The EMEA Talent Tech Sourcer is responsible for creating and maintaining a continual/active flow of candidates. You will be building candidate pipelines by utilising advanced internet searching skills, database mining, cold calling, networking, referrals and other innovative and creative sourcing techniques.


  • Prepares target lists with Recruiters / Hiring Managers and develops a tactical sourcing strategy for hard-to-fill requisitions up to executive level
  • Sources, assesses and presents candidates to the Recruiter/Hiring Manager through networking, cold calling, complex internet searches
  • Leverages different ways to build tech talent pipelines and execute on sourcing campaigns, referral generation and events
  • Creates great candidate experience by representing eBay’s brand and eBay culture to prospects
  • Manages applicant tracking system, maintains accurate candidate documentation to ensure legal compliance
  • Identifies, coordinates and participates in local meetups, tech conferences, job fairs to promote our exceptional brands
  • Ensures compliance for EEO/Diversity Programs


  • Experience in tech recruiting preferably in a research/sourcing function with strong understanding of Boolean string creations and other sourcing techniques
  • Some end-to-end recruiting experience is important but sourcing should ideally be your passion in the short -  medium term
  • Solid tech and industry knowledge with ability to understand relevant tech skills, target companies, conferences, open source communities
  • Fluency in English; any additional European language is advantageous
  • Large network in the tech community and sound candidate engagement approach with ability to activate passive candidates
  • A creative and strategic view of sourcing, with affinity toward social networking channels
  • Sharp interview skills with ability to screen for both technical and cultural qualities
  • Experience in working independently to meet deadlines
  • Able to deal with ambiguity

Disclaimer: Please note that by applying to this role, you are agreeing to be considered for multiple positions. This is a general description of the qualifications and skills required for positions of this type of role.

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eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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