Talent Acquisition Specialist (part time or full time)

Sydney or Remote, AU
People Experience /
Part-time contract /
Part time or full time contract available
Remote or hybrid work available
9-12 month contract

Our mission is to help unlock the world’s potential by optimising the way we teach and learn. With a unique blend of technology and creativity, we bring learning to life, making complex concepts simple and accessible to students, educators, and parents alike.

We’re a team driven by our core values: a deep-rooted passion for learning, a relentless pursuit of quality at speed, humility in our growth, a commitment to pushing boundaries, empowering others fearlessly and championing the needs of our customers. Our culture is built on these values, ensuring we stay agile, innovative and empathetic to the evolving needs of the education community.

At Atomi, you’ll be encouraged to think creatively, work collaboratively and contribute to a mission where every piece of work is a step towards realising our collective potential in classrooms and beyond.

The opportunity

As our Talent Acquisition Specialist, you'll play a key role in our growth by building and sourcing the best talent across Australia. You will partner with our leadership team, creating deep and diverse talent pools while managing multiple open positions independently. Your broad hiring background across sales, product, and other specialisations within a tech or product business will be invaluable, and you'll excel at headhunting and hiring from both active and passive talent pools. Additionally, you'll lead the charge on our talent branding efforts while driving high levels of data accuracy in our ATS.

What you’ll do

    • Effectively manage multiple open positions across various levels and teams, covering the full recruitment lifecycle from sourcing and talent branding to negotiation and onboarding.
    • Act as a strategic partner to hiring leaders, providing deep expertise on market insights and talent landscapes.
    • Manage the hiring leader and candidate experience by providing regular updates, setting expectations, and delivering timely and effective feedback throughout the interviewing and hiring process.
    • Creatively utilise various sourcing channels such as job boards, advertising, networking, social media, and our Atomi referral program to identify and engage qualified talent.
    • Collaborate with hiring leads and the wider team to develop innovative solutions for sourcing hard to fill positions.
    • Manage the data accuracy within our ATS and continue to build out reporting functionality and recruiting insights.
    • Build and nurture strong relationships with key candidate communities to develop deep and robust talent pools.
    • Work collaboratively with our People & Talent team across a range of projects including Talent Branding, Onboarding, Diversity & Inclusion (D&I), Learning & Development (L&D), and Engagement & Culture.

What you'll bring to Atomi

    • Expertly confident in the overall process of identifying, sourcing, screening, shortlisting, and interviewing candidates across a range of disciplines within a tech or product business.
    • Skilled in prioritisation and time management, with the ability to fearlessly juggle multiple tasks and business priorities at once.
    • Extremely creative in your recruitment techniques with the ability to think outside the box in order to find and source the best talent.
    • Expert negotiation skills with a deep understanding of market expectations and industry expectations.
    • Comfortable managing a variety of open roles simultaneously, ensuring an incredible experience for both candidates and hiring leaders.
    • Confident in successfully pitching positions to passive candidates, influencing offer negotiations and finalising acceptance of job offers.
    • Well-developed ability to work collaboratively with all teams and at all levels, building genuine trust and credibility amongst stakeholders.
    • Deep understanding of the needs, motivators, and opportunities of hiring leaders and candidates.
    • Excellent adaptability coupled with patience and flexibility enabling you to confidently and calmly respond to business and candidate hiring needs.
    • Fantastic written and oral communication skills with strong attention to detail.
    • Genuine care for building the best teams through effective talent attraction.

Working at Atomi

    • Tailored flexibility: Enjoy work-life balance with hours that adapt to your needs, whether for university, family or personal time.
    • Generous leave: Experience unlimited paid leave options as a permanent team member.
    • Location Independence: Work from Sydney, interstate or wherever you find inspiration.
    • Growth and development: Use ongoing opportunities to improve your skills and expand your knowledge.
    • Holistic wellbeing: Benefit from a comprehensive employee assistance program subscription and additional wellbeing leave, supporting your best self.
    • Parental support: Enjoy 14 weeks of paid leave for new parents, with additional leave specifically for birthing parents.
    • Work with the best: We know you want to work alongside the best, so we work hard to hire only the best.
    • Regular social in-person and remote events: Including team sports competitions, trivia nights and themed annual events.
    • Atomi access: Enjoy free Atomi services for you and your family.
How to apply

We’d like to understand who you are, your values and your professional journey. Please apply with your resume, a link to your portfolio and any insights you’d like to share.

We embrace diversity. Bringing together a variety of thoughts, backgrounds, and expressions is key to creating outstanding products and teams. We value many different skills and perspectives and how they can enhance Atomi and our culture. So, please apply even if you don’t meet every requirement listed.

Please note: We are very happy to consider applicants who are available to work full time or part-time so please share your work availability on your application for consideration.