Talent Coordinator

New Zealand, Auckland /
ZURU Group – People & Culture /
/ On-site
ZURU is one of the fastest-growing companies in the world, known for its agility, creativity, and innovative manufacturing techniques.

Join our Talent Acquisition Team as Talent Coordinator, focusing on talent sourcing. We provide the biggest impact to the business by relentlessly sourcing, attracting, and identifying the very best talent to contribute directly to ZURU's success.


The Talent Coordinator role at ZURU Group is an opportunity for those looking to start their in-house Talent Acquisition career journey. In this role, you will acquire specific skills and be responsible for sourcing and engaging with top-tier talent, as well as utilizing your creative writing skills to craft compelling Inmail outreach messages and job advertisements.

You will pre-screen potential candidates and establish future talent pipelines across different functions, positions, regions, and skill sets. You will support the Talent Specialist in the day-to-day operations by utilizing our Application Tracking System (LEVER).

Your passion for talent acquisition makes it easy for you to stay on top of industry trends and best practices in all things talent acquisition and to share and discuss those insights with the wider talent acquisition team.  


We rely on a team of top performers to drive ZURU's growth and secure its future success.

As a Talent Coordinator, you play a crucial role in this effort. Your relentless efforts in sourcing and engaging top-tier talent across various functions and regions, as well as your creative copywriting skills and ability to craft appealing Inmail outreach messages and job advertisements, will ensure a constant flow of exceptional candidates to ZURU.

By actively creating future talent pipelines, you contribute to speeding up our entire hiring process. 

You are passionate about full-cycle in-house talent acquisition and dedicated to continuously improving your skills. You stay up-to-date with industry trends, best practices, and new technology by listening to podcasts and reading articles. By sharing your insights with the wider talent acquisition team, you aim to continuously improve our operations and make a lasting impact on ZURU's success. 


    • A recent Bachelor's Degree or 1 year of experience in Sales & Business Development, Customer Service, Human Resources, or a role in a recruitment agency.
    • Strong intrinsic motivation to start or transition to an in-house talent acquisition career and the commitment to deep dive into all things talent acquisition by acquiring knowledge through also self-study efforts.
    • An interest in copywriting as you will get experience in translating job descriptions and recruitment kick-off meeting notes into persuasive outreach emails, nurturing campaigns, and attractive job advertisements
    •  Hiring success correlates to the time we invest in finding top-tier candidates. You have a strong dedication and competitive mentality to do what it takes to deliver results.  
    • Having a "sales" mentality and the ability to handle rejections and defeats. A "no" is one step closer to a "yes." You will strategically follow up with unresponsive candidates.  
    • Being tech-savvy as you will utilize and navigate specific talent acquisition software.
    • Highly self-motivated, organized, and passionate about talent acquisition with a "hustle" mentality, always striving to deliver results.

ZURU is on a quest to reimagine tomorrow. Founded in 2003, ZURU Group has rapidly grown and now spans three core divisions—ZURU Toys, ZURU Edge (consumer goods) and ZURU Tech (construction).

Known for its cutting-edge software and world-leading automation and manufacturing systems, ZURU has over 5,000 team members in over 30 global locations, making it perfectly placed to continue building its reputation as one of the fastest-growing and most disruptive companies in the world.

At ZURU, we have cultivated a high-performing culture that encourages excellence. Our team works towards ambitious goals, learning, performing, and improving together, all while having fun. We empower talented individuals to do their best work every day.

At ZURU, you get out what you put in. You are responsible for driving your own career and we provide the platform to achieve it. As ZURU is on such a fast growth trajectory, there are opportunities here that you won’t find anywhere else.

Get to know us a little better by checking out @lifeatzuru on Instagram or www.zuru.com.