Sales Recruiter - CONTRACTOR

Human Resources Hayes, Greater London


We are looking for an experienced Sales Recruiter to join our team on a 6 month contract to help source candidates into our Sales and Professional Services teams. 

This role will primarily be responsible for sourcing, evaluating and pipelining talent through a variety of sources and identifying new creative and innovative sourcing methods to ensure we are connecting with the best talent in the market.  

Key Accountabilities 

  • Target passive candidates for critical & specialist skills using existing and new sourcing methods
  • Becoming an active member in varied discussions in order to immerse yourself in specific communities and develop a Rackspace presence
  • Proactively develop, grow and maintain a network of external prospects for current and future opportunities
  • Create and sustain trusting relationships with the Recruiting team
  • Partner with Recruiters and Hiring Managers to create sourcing strategies
  • Act as the first point of contact and ambassador for Rackspace
  • Develop a deep understanding of Rackspace and what differentiates us from our competitors
  • Deeply understand requirements of the roles at Rackspace and how they fit into the organisation
  • Conduct research to identify, evaluate and prioritise target companies and locations to headhunt from
  • Identify, review and utilise appropriate sourcing avenues and tools
  • Participate in the development of new sourcing strategies to attract top talent
  • Document the outcome of sourcing activities for future searches
  • Input, update and maintain accurate records in the ATS 

Key Requirements

  • Solid previous experience of sourcing with a focus on New Business/Business Development reps and Pre Sales either in an in-house or agency environment
  • Proven innovative approach to sourcing active and passive candidates within the IT industry
  • Ability to manage multiple pipelines and source in volume
  • Passionate, goal orientated with the ability to meet and exceed targets
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently provide FANATICAL support
  • Strong rapport and relationship building skills with both internal departments and candidates
  • The desire to join and becoming an integral member of a high performing team
  • The ability to deliver and receive feedback


About Rackspace
We accelerate the value of the cloud during every phase of digital transformation. By managing apps, data, security and multiple clouds, we are the best choice to help customers get to the cloud, innovate with new technologies and maximize their IT investments. We have been honored by Fortune, Forbes, Glassdoor and others as one of the best places to work. Join us on our mission to build the world’s best technology services company.

More on Rackspace
Rackers aren’t all alike. We look different. We think uniquely. We are from many places and our beliefs & backgrounds vary. But, being a Racker — a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission – is what connects us all. Rackers are encouraged to bring their whole self to work every day, as we know that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers & communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.