Talent Acquisition Specialist

As an experienced Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will be responsible for attracting, sourcing, recruiting, onboarding and retaining the best candidates in the marketplace.

Working as a member of the HR team, you will play an integral part in developing each department, working with Managers to understand their business and to formulate their hiring strategy.

You will have strong communication skills and experience in engaging with talent pools using all platforms available to recruit the best talent for live and future hires.

You will work to reduce Applicable’s reliance on agencies and become the principal a source of talent for the business.

Main Duties

  • Work closely with the HR Manager to design and execute the recruitment strategy and own the hiring process. 
  • Advise managers in the UK, Australia and the US on recruitment.
  • Manage recruitment advertising campaigns, job boards and the recruitment part of our website.
  • Build Applicable’s employer brand/personality and promote it across social platforms.
  •  Identify and build relationships with key organisations and groups to promote Applicable as an employer.
  • Headhunt for niche roles, finding hidden talent using various different platforms.
  • Use our ATS to manage candidates and roles and to produce recruitment analysis.
  • Be the first point of contact for all potential candidates, building relationships.
  • Manage the candidate experience during the entire recruitment lifecycle.
  • Manage onboarding and induction alongside the HR Team.

Skills & Attributes


  • Solid experience in a similar role, with a strong in-house recruitment background
  • Strong networking and interpersonal skills at all levels
  •  Experience in 360 recruitment from sourcing, interviewing, negotiating salary and onboarding
  • Extensive knowledge of utilising social media tools to identify candidates
  • Excellent communication skillset, both oral and written
  • Efficient, highly organised and conscientious
  • Strong IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)


  • IT industry relevant experience.
  • Head hunting or Executive search experience

The full job description can be found here.