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Contract Recruiter (APAC)

Human Resources | Beijing, China | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Contract Recruiter (APAC) 3-6 month assignment

Based in China/Korea or San Francisco


Tapjoy's Maximum Impact PlatformTM provides mobile engagement and monetization services for leading advertisers and app developers. Advertisers rely on Tapjoy's diverse suite of rewarded InterplayTM ads including video and rich media to impact performance. Developers utilize our technology and mobile expertise to acquire and monetize users. The Tapjoy SDK is currently embedded in over 15,000 mobile apps, reaching 520 million monthly active users. A 2016 comScoreTM study confirmed Tapjoy Interplay® ads deliver an unprecedented 3x lift across all brand metrics. The company works with Fortune 500 brands and the Top 200 grossing app developers. Founded in 2007, Tapjoy is a global organization with more than a dozen offices worldwide and is headquartered in San Francisco.

Tapjoy is backed by top-tier investors, including J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Rho Ventures, North Bridge Venture Partners, InterWest Partners and D.E. Shaw Ventures. Headquartered in San Francisco, the company also has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Santa Barbara, Boston, London, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo.


The Contract Recruiter is responsible for making a significant contribution to the strategy of recruiting, for finding qualified candidates and for recruiting both active and passive candidates to join the Tapjoy team. Must be comfortable with global full cycle recruiting and using the recruiting system to track candidate status.


Your day will be busy:


  • Proactively identify and source candidates through internal and external channels, including continuous review of resumes, networking, cold calling, reaching out to passive candidates, to ensure hiring managers are provided with a pool of highly qualified talent

  • Developing strong relationships with hiring managers and work collaboratively with internal resources to ensure the end to end recruitment process experience is a positive for all involved

  • Managing multiple positions in a fast-paced environment

  • Conducting candidate pre-screenings to assess capabilities and provide a highly qualified shortlist of candidates to hiring manager

  • Utilizing strong recruiting skills to source for difficult, hard to fill key roles in the organization.

  • Interviewing, assessing and recommending candidates and hiring compensation based on compensation evaluation, candidate skills and experience.

  • Handling all negotiating of offers while working within the company compensation guidelines.


Traits for success: 

  • Ability to understand and articulate the company’s requirement, culture and other compatibility issues that are critical to making a successful hire.

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity along with organizational adaptability and agility required.

  • The ability to work independently and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

  • Self-starter

  • Well organized, excellent attention to detail

  • Strong writing skills an absolute requirement

  • High ethical standards


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required. A minimum of three-years global recruitment experience specifically in the APAC region.

  • Multi-lingual is a must- Chinese and English  (Japanese and Korean a plus!)

  • Experience sourcing passive candidates through outreach, cold calling, talent mapping

  • Very strong communication, interpersonal, organizational and client management skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively, think strategically, multi-task and identify creative solutions in an ever-changing environment.

  • Experience with LinkedIn and indeed a plus

Job Type: Contract