Talent Acquisition Specialist

  • The Academy, 42 Pearse Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Full-time

Company Description

SocialTalent is the world’s most popular eLearning platform for hiring skills. Our company goal is to enable organizations to find, hire, onboard and engage the best talent. We are a privately owned, Irish Enterprise SAAS company currently employing close to 50 wonderful people. We operate a remote-first working environment and love it!

Our internal values of ambition, bravery, collaboration and dignity (A, B, C, D) inform everything we do. We pride ourselves on driving innovation, being open and transparent, focusing on the well-being of our staff and giving a voice to each employee. 

Why are we hiring? 

There's never been a better time to be a recruiter as the world ramps back after the pandemic and that's why we're growing like crazy as we empower teams all over the world to hire, onboard and engage this talent. You will be at the heart of this success, as you'll make sure that we have the talent here at SocialTalent to enable the world's biggest companies find their talent.

Job Description

Working in a close knit team of three under our Operations Manager, our Talent Acquisition Specialist will own everything related to hiring. From sourcing and building pipeline, to designing and implementing our employer brand – you will be as passionate about hiring as we are and become a trusted advisor to the leadership team on hiring decisions.

Our Talent Acquisition Specialist will also strive to provide a world class candidate experience across the board. Fundamentally, people are at the heart of this role. So while you should be determined and driven, it’s equally important to ensure that candidates always feel respected, engaged and content when being approached by SocialTalent.

Salary range: €45,000-60,000 (dependent on experience), plus performance related bonus, health insurance, remote working allowance and uncapped vacation time. 

Key responsibilities

  • Own the candidate experience from end-to-end.
  • Find and identify qualified talent for our open roles through sourcing, job posts and referrals.

  • Successfully screen candidates for roles.

  • Collaborate with leadership to design and improve interview processes.

  • Ensure each candidate has an excellent interview experience.

  • Optimise follow-up and closure procedures for all applicants and interviewees.

  • Negotiate compensation with successful candidates.

  • Enhance our recruitment process through various initiatives, such as training interview teams, streamlining, etc.

  • Optimise capabilities through our ATS.

  • Be a diversity, equity and inclusion champion during the hiring process.

  • Grow our employer brand so we can attract and hire amazing talent.


  • Proven background in full-cycle recruitment role, preferably in a start-up.
  • Experience recruiting for a range of roles, including (but not limited to) sales executives, customer success managers and product managers.

  • Proven ability to achieve targets in a growth-driven environment while balancing a range of projects.

  • Experience in process improvement projects would be an advantage.

Additional Information

We are a remote-first / distributed company so that means you can work anywhere within the Republic of Ireland. But we run regular virtual, and optional in-person, social events to keep us all connected!

Each employee is provided with a laptop, phone allowance and a work-from-home grant to set them up for success. We also provide uncapped vacation time, full maternity pay and fully paid health insurance.