Talent Sourcer job description | Workable

Use this Talent Sourcer job description template to attract HR professionals who will manage your company’s sourcing process. Similar job titles include Sourcer and Recruiting Sourcer.

Talent Sourcer responsibilities include:

  • Interacting with potential candidates on social media and professional networks (e.g. LinkedIn, Slack and Github.)
  • Crafting and sending recruiting emails.
  • Coordinating with hiring managers to determine position requirements.

talent sourcer job description

Job brief

We are looking for a Talent Sourcer to join our HR team and manage the first stage of your recruiting process.

Talent Sourcer responsibilities include using various channels to look for potential candidates, contacting passive candidates and building talent pipelines for future hiring needs. If you have solid networking skills, know how to source on social media and enjoy learning about different roles, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you will proactively identify our hiring needs and help us fill our vacancies with qualified employees.

Responsibilities

  • Interact with potential candidates on social media and professional networks (e.g. LinkedIn, Slack and Github)
  • Craft and send recruiting emails
  • Coordinate with hiring managers to determine position requirements
  • Identify qualified candidate profiles using various sourcing techniques (e.g. Boolean search)
  • Develop talent pipelines for future hiring needs
  • Measure conversion rates, including numbers of passive candidates who turn into applicants, get invited to interviews, get offers and get hired
  • Ask for referrals from current employees and external networks
  • Promote our employer brand online and offline
  • Maintain candidate databases (e.g. via our Applicant Tracking System)
  • Communicate with past applicants regarding new job opportunities

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Talent Sourcer or similar role
  • Hands-on experience with sourcing techniques (e.g. recruiting on social platforms and crafting Boolean search strings)
  • Familiarity with HR databases, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs) and Candidate Management Systems (CMSs)
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to positively present our company and open roles to potential candidates
  • Effective time-management abilities
  • BSc in Human Resources Management or relevant field