• Technical Sales Talent Sourcer - CONTRACTOR

    Location(s) UK-Greater London-Hayes
    Req #
    Human Resources
  • Overview & Responsibilities

    We are looking for an experienced Sourcer to join our team on a 6 month contract to help recruit candidates into our Technical Sales and Professional Services teams.


    The Talent Sourcer will primarily be responsible for sourcing, evaluating and pipelining talent through a variety of sources and identifying new creative and innovative sourcing methods to ensure we are connecting with the best talent in the market. 


    Key Accountabilities 

    • Target passive candidates for critical & specialist skills using existing and new sourcing methods
    • Becoming an active member in varied discussions in order to immerse yourself in specific communities and develop a Rackspace presence
    • Proactively develop, grow and maintain a network of external prospects for current and future opportunities
    • Create and sustain trusting relationships with the Recruiting team
    • Partner with Recruiters and Hiring Managers to create sourcing strategies
    • Act as the first point of contact and ambassador for Rackspace
    • Develop a deep understanding of Rackspace and what differentiates us from our competitors
    • Deeply understand requirements of the roles at Rackspace and how they fit into the organisation
    • Conduct research to identify, evaluate and prioritise target companies and locations to headhunt from
    • Identify, review and utilise appropriate sourcing avenues and tools
    • Participate in the development of new sourcing strategies to attract top talent
    • Document the outcome of sourcing activities for future searches
    • Input, update and maintain accurate records in the ATS




    • Solid previous experience of sourcing with a focus on Pre Sales specifically Solutions Engineers/Architects, either in an in-house or agency environment
    • Proven innovative approach to sourcing active and passive candidates within the IT industry
    • Ability to manage multiple pipelines and source in volume
    • Passionate, goal orientated with the ability to meet and exceed targets
    • Demonstrated ability to consistently provide FANATICAL support
    • Strong rapport and relationship building skills with both internal departments and candidates
    • The desire to join and becoming an integral member of a high performing team
    • The ability to deliver and receive feedback