Talent Acquisition Specialist

Business /
Full-time / freelance
/ On-site
About Us:
We are a leading innovator in the field of open-weight large language models. Our advanced LLM solutions can be seamlessly deployed on any cloud, allowing for optimised integration and robust performance. We are passionate about bridging the gap between technology and businesses of all sizes.

Role Summary:
As our very first Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will be at the forefront of our growth journey. You will be responsible for executing the full recruitment lifecycle, from sourcing new candidates (business and technical side) to onboarding new hires. We are looking for someone with a strong understanding of recruitment best practices, exceptional communication skills, a passion for connecting with potential candidates and a hands-on mentality.

Key Responsibilities:

Talent sourcing and attraction:
Partner with hiring managers to understand staffing needs and develop job descriptions
Utilise various channels (job boards, social media, professional networks, etc.) to source and attract qualified candidates
Develop and maintain a network of potential candidates through proactive outreach

Screening and evaluation:
Review resumes and applications to identify candidates that meet the job requirements
Conduct initial phone screenings and interviews to assess candidate fit
Administer assessments, tests, and other evaluation tools as needed

Interview coordination & offer negotiation:
Coordinate and schedule interviews, ensuring a positive candidate experience
Work with hiring managers to extend offers and negotiate terms

Onboarding of new team members:
Facilitate the onboarding process for new hires, ensuring a smooth transition

Compliance and Documentation:
Ensure all recruitment processes and documentation are in compliance with company policies and legal requirements.

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field
3+ years of experience in talent acquisition of business AND technical roles
Proven track record of successfully filling various roles across different departments
Strong knowledge of recruitment best practices and labor laws
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in AI/ML/deeptech related field
Experience in early-stage startup

What We Offer:
Ability to shape the exciting journey of AI and be part of the very early days of one of Europe’s hottest startup
A fun, young, multicultural team and collaborative work environment — based in Paris and London
Competitive salary and bonus structure
Comprehensive benefits package
Opportunities for professional growth and development
About Mistral AI

Mistral AI is a European company training large generative models for providing them to the industry. It releases the technology in a fully transparent way; a significant part of its IP is shared with permissive open-source software: Mistral AI intends to be a technical leader in the open-source generative AI community.

We're a team of 18 people, mostly composed of seasoned researchers and engineers in the field of AI. We like to work hard and to be at the edge of science. We are creative, low-ego, team-spirited, and have all been passionate about AI for years. We hire people that foster in competitive environments because they find them more fun to work in. We hire passionate women and men from all over the world.


We hire people, not resume: your knowledge and throughput in designing and training language models should simply put you in position to join a highly competitive environment, with a very exigent team, that aims for shipping products at the edge of science.