Talent Acquisition Lead (M/F/X)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

About us

Popcore creates beautiful, oddly satisfying hyper-casual games. Based at our Berlin HQ, our integrated creative and engineering teams have developed and released chart-topping games that have been downloaded 100 million times across iOS and Android.

We use an entrepreneurial mindset that's embracing a new generation of players and shattering paywalls. We are creating and shaping experiences with universal appeal.

We are proud to be backed by EQT Ventures, Makers Fund and David Helgason.

Your role
We are looking for a talented and passionate Talent Acquisition Lead who would like to leave their mark on the mobile gaming industry. The right candidate is ambitious to hire and build the core team of an early stage start-up that is in strong demand for mobile gaming & tech talent to keep up its growth trajectory. In order to be successful you will need the experience and track record of sourcing great talent in the mobile gaming and/or tech industry. In turn we will provide you with everything you need within our dynamic and employee-centric company structure to enable a successful talent search and recruiting process. You will work closely with the Founders and Head of Operations, whilst showing full responsibility and ownership of your project - you drive the talent game!
Your contribution
  • Lead the end-to-end recruitment process, from screening candidates, scheduling and performing interviews, to moderating the final offer stage
  • Build out the recruitment team, both in terms of headcount and processes, to keep up with the pace of growth
  • Source quality candidates from professional and social networking events, candidate referrals, job boards and social media sites
  • Assess and qualify candidates by analyzing responses, verifying references and checking for cultural fit
  • Conduct initial screening interviews, phone interviews and personal interviews with potential applicants as well as managing interview schedules, arranging travel, lodging and meals
  • Build and maintain a significant network of strong suitable future candidates through research and relationship building at local events
  • Assess recruiting data to define better ways to fill open roles
  • Coach team leads and members to provide a great recruiting experience for the candidates as well as colleagues
  • Represent the company in an inspirational manner to external candidates and team members
Your future team
  • Provides a driven, agile and ambitious environment that meanwhile encourages you to be your authentic self
  • Emphasizes the need for commercial thinking and pragmatic, data-driven decision making
  • Believes in accountability, direct feedback and self-reliance as the foundation of our work
Your profile
  • Strong passion for recruiting and talent acquisition in mobile gaming and/or technology start-ups with at least 2 years of experience
  • A network of mobile gaming and tech talent to source from, ideally with a strong pool of Unity3D Developers
  • Solid understanding of web and gaming technologies for specifying role requirements¬†
  • Excellent communication and listening skills that demonstrate you are not only a great talent finder but an equally strong recruiter
  • High level of self-motivation and comfortable working in a fast paced environment
  • High sense of professionalism
  • Fluent in English and German

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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