• Technical Sales Talent Sourcer - CONTRACTOR

    Location(s) UK-Greater London-Hayes
    Req #
    Human Resources
  • About Rackspace

    Rackspace is modernizing IT in today’s multi-cloud world. We have been honored by Fortune, Forbes, Glassdoor and others as one of the best places to work. We serve over 50% of the Fortune 100 companies & customers in 120 countries around the globe. Our achievements are powered by our people – we call them Rackers.  We grow & thrive through world-class development opportunities, learning & selling bleeding-edge technologies & solutions, and most importantly, connecting with each other (the best & brightest in the industry). Are you a Racker? Join us!


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    Rackers aren’t all alike. We look different. We think uniquely. We are from many places and our beliefs & backgrounds vary. But, being a Racker — a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission – is what connects us all. Rackers are encouraged to bring their whole self to work every day, as we know that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers & communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

    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