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Talent Sourcer - Full-time Contractor

Human Resources | Cambridge, MA | Full Time and Contract

Job Description

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.

Position Title: Talent Sourcer (Full-time Contractor 40hrs/week)

Position Description/Responsibilities:

Tapjoy is seeking a savvy talent sourcer to join their team in Boston.  As Talent Sourcer, you will collaborate with Recruiting/HR and hiring managers globally to develop creative and practical strategies to find those hidden gem candidates. This position is crucial to finding and activating passive candidates and creating a constantly flowing talent pipeline. The ideal candidate would have a balance of creativity, drive and follow-through along with strong interpersonal skills, a basic technical background and a good sense of humor. You must have demonstrated the ability to have a consistent and positive impact and contribution in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment.

  • Understand the global requirements of each role and how it fits into the global organization

  • Tactically research top talent and stay updated on current business news

  • Generate referrals by organizing/attending events and sourcing campaigns

  • Find creative ways to capture candidates attention during initial reach-out stages

  • Create an exceptional candidate experience and be a Tapjoy brand ambassador

  • Partner with Recruiting and HR to further the mission of the company

Core Competencies include:

  • A tenacious drive to win and persistence to push beyond adversity to solve the most challenging problems.

  • Successful track record of achieving targets, whether those be deadlines, recruiting goals, or both.

  • Self starter with an incredible work ethic and team first mentality.

  • Exceptional ability to tell the company's story in a way that speaks to a job seeker's motivation, career goals, and interests.

  • Strong organizational skills and high level of attention to detail.

  • Excellent collaboration skills.

  • Proven ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to communicate cross-culturally


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of 1 - 3 years of previous Sourcing or Recruiting experience

  • Experience recruiting/sourcing candidates globally a huge plus

  • Experience sourcing candidates in a fast-paced environment

  • Boolean, LinkedIn and alternative search technique skills

  • Sharp interview skills, with the ability to screen candidates for technical abilities

  • Passion for mobile gaming/adtech

While we’re operating at tremendous scale, we still maintain a startup culture at Tapjoy with all of the casual, social, creative teammates you could desire, and encourage an entrepreneurial mindset where we drive innovation, continuous improvement and tremendous pride in our organization.

If you want to learn about building an amazing team with industry-leading technology, you want to surround yourself with brilliant, passionate entrepreneurial teammates at Tapjoy.

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