Talent Acquisition Specialist

People & Culture – Talent Acquisition
Full-time, Permanent
As a Talent Acquisition Specialist at Fnatic, you'll have an integral role to play in fuelling the growth of our business as we further scale globally. Your efforts will directly impact the high-performance culture we are shaping, and contribute to Fnatic's greater purpose of seeking out, levelling up and amplifying every gamer on the planet. This is a fast-paced role where you will look after the full lifecycle of recruitment across a range of disciplines including Entertainment, Commercial and Tech. You'll join a small, dynamic team working on a much loved brand with a storied legacy, so this is a high visibility role with a chance to make a massive impact.

Your mission is to:

    • Own vacancies across different disciplines, managing multiple concurrent pipelines and managing time effectively to minimise time-to-hire
    • Partner with hiring managers to understand the business need for new positions, and devise appropriate strategies to identify and attract the best talent
    • Provide first drafts of job specs and ensure they accurately outline the role and sell the opportunity with impact
    • Understand the bigger picture of how individual hires contribute to the longer term strategy of the associated business unit
    • Focus on direct candidates source candidates directly, via traditional and innovative online/offline channels
    • Provide high-touch candidate management, from conducting initial screenings through to delivering timely and constructive feedback; ensuring a positive experience for all candidates
    • Make successful job offers to selected candidates, and provide full handover to People & Culture colleagues for seamless onboarding
    • Contribute content to employer brand activity to showcase Fnatic's people and provide glimpses of life at Fnatic
    • Maintain and grow a talent pool of candidates in order to fast-track the filling of future vacancies
    • Be an advocate for the Fnatic referral scheme and drive its growth
    • Maintain job listings on internal/external job sites and community pages
    • Provide appropriate metrics and insights to stakeholders internally; adopting a proactive approach to addressing recruitment challenges
    • Maintain clean and timely data input within our ATS (Lever) to drive accurate reporting
    • Engage offline communities, acting as a brand ambassador for Fnatic at meetups, conferences and other industry events
    • Help shape an industry-leading intern and grad programme, providing pathways for emerging talent and positioning Fnatic as an elite destination for career growth
    • Support the People & Culture Director on ad-hoc people projects as required

We're looking for:

    • Demonstrable track record of having delivered significant numbers of hires across varied disciplines, ideally in an in-house capacity
    • Degree qualification, with strong academic performance
    • A people person with high EQ coupled with being articulate, persuasive and genuine
    • A deep understanding of social/online talent communities and how to leverage them to identify prospective candidates
    • Mastery of LinkedIn Recruiter and boolean techniques, but these aren’t the only search skills in your artillery
    • Familiarity with modern ATS (ideally Lever) and diligence in their use
    • Team-first mentality and willingness to get your hands dirty
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships quickly across all levels of the business
    • Exceptional organisation, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines autonomously
    • Excellent written communication, demonstrated by past experience of writing engaging and captivating job adverts, social network content and reachout messages
    • An interest in entertainment and tech
    • A thirst for learning and a commitment to ongoing professional development

What we have to offer:

    • The chance to learn from an ambitious and super creative team, and enjoy the buzz of our fast-paced business
    • Award winning office in the heart of Shoreditch in London, with 8 other locations around the world
    • Private medical insurance (Vitality)
    • Eyecare vouchers
    • A generous welcome allowance to spend in the Fnatic shop
    • Fruit, drinks and snacks available daily in the office
    • Regular lunch clubs, Friday drinks and other social activities
About us:

Fnatic is a global esports entertainment brand headquartered in London, laser-focused on seeking out, levelling up and amplifying gamers and creators. Our history is unparalleled. Founded in 2004, we are the most successful esports brand of the last decade, winning more than 200 championships across 30 different games.

Today, driven by entertainment, Fnatic is the channel through which the most forward-thinking brands communicate with young people. We deliver industry-leading content, experiences and activations through offices and facilities in cities between Los Angeles and Tokyo. And a future even brighter.

We are forerunners in competitive mobile gaming, as the first Tier 1 esports team to launch a presence in India. We pioneered the intersection of street culture and esports with merch collaborations, and will continue to lead the industry in relation to quality of pro wear and fan apparel. Our pros and creators will generate more than 100m hours of entertainment content in 2020, showcasing our global partners to an audience of more than 15m fans across our social platforms. In addition, our 'Fnatic Gear' consumer products will continue to level up and amplify the gaming performance of users wherever they are sold.