Senior Talent Sourcer // Klarna

December 9, 2021

About Klarna
Klarna was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2005. Since then we’ve changed the banking industry forever. And now we’re creating the world’s smoothest shopping experience. We serve over 90 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 250,000 merchants – with a new merchant joining us every 8 minutes. Including some of the world’s leading brands, such as H&M, ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Samsung and Lufthansa. Our offices are spread over 17 different markets, hosted by 5000+ employees from 100+ nationalities.
About the role
You will be part of a mixed team of TA Specialists, TA Coordinators and Talent Sourcers who work together to bring into Klarna the best talent for our Design Competence. You will own and drive sourcing for a variety of key roles within our pipeline. Your purpose will be to reach out and engage with the best talent that will help Klarna develop in this hyper growth stage. You will have international exposure and  you will engage with candidates at a global level.
Locations:
London (UK)
Madrid (Spain)
Milan (Italy)
Berlin (Germany)
Stockholm (Sweden)

What you will do

    • Your core focus is to uncover highly passive exceptional talent within Product Design, UX Writing and UX Research spaces by using creative research and out-of-the-box approaches such as networking, websites dedicated for professionals in the industry, social media, contact lists, referrals, advanced Boolean strings in various search platforms including but not limited to LinkedIn Recruiter as well as any other alternative techniques. 
    •  You will work closely with your team members and hiring managers to develop strategies to engage with relevant candidates, and will own the top to mid-funnel including preliminary selection stages.
    • You will be responsible to create long term sourcing strategies to find engage or nurture mid career and senior talent; create strategies around referral campaigns and measure outcomes; 
    • Screen portfolios and resumes, interview candidates and run them through the initial stages of the recruitment process. Regularly track pipeline progress to share with internal stakeholders.
    • Build and share team knowledge of targeted platforms, companies, events or open source communities. 

    Who you are

      • As a Talent Sourcer, you play a key role in the growth of Klarna’s Design team. You are passionate and curious about searching and initiating contact with talent. You are ready to identify unique and original ways to reach out to potential candidates. 
      • You have 3+ years of talent acquisition experience (recruiting end to end or sourcing, agency or in-house) in non-traditional talent sourcing with the aim to target the relevant talent.  
      • Very good knowledge of LinkedIn Recruiter and its capabilities.Ability to engage and activate passive candidates. 
      • Preferably you have previous experience in recruiting Product Designers, UX Researchers and UX Writers of various levels of seniority and in various markets. 
      • Fluency in English is mandatory. 

      Who we are

        • We are a mix of TA Coordinators and TA Specialists working side by side with our Design, UX Writing or UX Research Leads to identify and hire the best future colleagues. We work hard and we help each other. We brainstorm together and we collaborate to deliver the best results. We are happy to welcome you into our team and start our journey together!
        Klarna is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates. Please refrain from including your picture and age with your application.
        Klarna is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates. Please refrain from including your picture and age with your application.
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