Talent Sourcer Job Description

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Talent Sourcer

Talent Sourcer responsibilities

  • 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 Template

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.


  • 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


  • 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

Talent Sourcer Job Description Examples

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Talent Sourcer • Expedia

Are you a passionate talent sourcer looking for an opportunity to join the world's leading travel brand? Do you love developing innovative sourcing techniques to uncover the best people in critical talent segments and delivering market-based insights to hiring leaders?

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Talent Sourcer • 🇺🇦 piHRate

piHRate is a startup whose main goal is to Change operational HR processes in the hunt for high-tech talent to become Proactive and Data-driven by Talent Acquisition SaaS.

What’s in it for you...

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Corporate Talent Sourcer, Remote • Liberty Mutual Insurance

Note: This is a remote opportunity with compensation dependent on candidate’s geographic location, overall experience, and skill level.

Job Summary...

Sources experienced external talent for complex, hard-to-fill roles for assigned business units or functions. Builds talent pipelines for open and future roles. In collaboration with recruiters and hiring managers, supports the employment proce...

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