Technical Talent Acquisition Partner

People Team United Kingdom Brighton, England London, United Kingdom


Brandwatch is the global leader in social and digital consumer intelligence, working with the biggest brands and most admired agencies worldwide – 39 of the Fortune 100 are clients.

Recently named a leader in The Forrester Wave™, we build smart software solutions that help capture, understand and share insights from millions of conversations across the web and beyond. Home to over 500 people worldwide with offices in 10 locations, Brandwatch is a place that motivates and supports its staff to find answers to new problems in an ever changing social and digital world. Brandwatch is part of Cision Ltd—a leading global provider of innovative earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals.

Our global Talent Acquisition team is excited to be searching for an experienced Technical Talent Acquisition Partner. The role will be based in our Brighton or London office or remotely within England. 

We’re looking for colleagues who are organized and efficient, experienced in technical full-cycle recruitment, who will be a fun and sociable part of the team. As you will be communicating daily with candidates, hiring managers, senior management and external partners, we need someone with extraordinary communication, influencing and stakeholder management skills. The role will report to the R&D Team Lead, Talent Acquisition based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

What you’ll do:

  • Own and manage the recruitment process: market strategy to planning, advertising open roles, sourcing quality talent, scheduling/coordinating interviews, offers negotiation and initiating onboarding; 
  • Ensure that hiring managers adhere to process and work to agreed hiring plans and role specifications; 
  • Define the selection methodology for the role and get buy in from hiring managers; 
  • Hold effective screening calls to evaluate skill levels as well as culture fit, while prioritizing candidate experience; 
  • Pay close attention to the candidate experience, ensuring candidates are nurtured and those shortlisted are given clear feedback; 
  • Efficiently manage the offer process; 
  • Build strong relationships with each of the Hiring Managers you support, such that you become a trusted advisor to them as they strategize how to best to build their teams; 
  • Take ownership and pride over your projects whether it’s within employer branding, sourcing techniques, interview training etc.;
  • Suggesting process improvements and additional tools;
  • Recommending agency partners, managing agency onboarding as well as owning the relationship;
  • Actively participating in the onboarding of new Team Members;
  • Articulate our value proposition in a way that engages and motivates active and passive candidates to join us on this adventure.

You will have:

  • 3+ years of experience in end-to-end recruitment with companies that have a substantial international workforce; 
  • Experience sourcing and recruiting niche and specialist Technology focused roles across countries in EMEA.
  • Outstanding written and verbal skills in English; 
  • A strong interest in bringing cutting edge approaches to recruitment to the table that inspire your team members; 
  • Ability to build strong partnerships with key stakeholders and influence them to follow process and select the best candidates; 
  • An understanding of how unconscious bias impacts hiring and a passion to be on the front lines of our D&I initiatives within recruiting.
  • A proactive and open-minded approach to your work and a desire to bring a lot of talented people on board; 
  • A keen interest in being involved in multiple projects in a multicultural environment;  
  • High energy and a sense of can do, together with an outgoing communication style.

If this is you, we would welcome your application for this role which is integral in helping build Brandwatch’s future.

The requirements listed in job descriptions are guidelines. If your skills are transferable and you are in the ballpark with the number of years of experience the company’s looking for, please apply and gain the opportunity to be considered.

At Brandwatch, we offer flexible and remote working, a competitive benefits package, an extensive people development program, including LinkedIn Learning for every employee and in-house courses such as our Brandwatch Leadership Development program, and community-focused groups, such as our Diversity & Inclusion and Green committees.

Working at Brandwatch: Our values are about being authentic, bold, and creative. And we believe these values are best embodied by enabling people to do their best work in an environment that works for them. Whether fully remote, within one of our global offices, or a combination of the two, we have the tools and resources to make working to these values both possible and enjoyable.