Talent Acquisition Specialist at Employment Hero

Information Technology and Services, Human Resources, Full-time, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia sydney full-time
Posted 27 days ago

Employment Hero is one of Australia's fastest-growing tech companies. Our world-class software is the easiest way for small to medium-sized businesses to manage HR, payroll, employee engagement, and benefits. Having expanded globally in late 2020 we will continue to grow rapidly in 2021 and beyond.

We believe in distributed employment and take a ‘Remote First’ approach with our team. We don’t mind if you live in Broome, Bendigo or Bondi, if you’ve got the skills for the role and the passion for our mission then we want to hear from you.

This is an opportunity for you to get going quickly at a busy startup and do what you love best, recruiting and on-boarding awesome talent, using data to make decisions and having real business impact.


  • Leading a fast growing acquisition function adding value within a fast-paced, high growth tech company
  • Complete ownership of the full recruitment cycle for assigned roles - this will include job postings/advertisements, headhunting passive talent, innovative sourcing, filtering and screening and assisting the prospective candidates through the application process till the offer close
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with hiring managers across the business
  • Building transparent and performance driven metrics that promote a strong accountability and ownership culture
  • Efficient cost and budget management
  • Building a clear and self-serving talent reporting function
  • Working closely with the head of people and culture and marketing to build & improve our employer brand
  • Ensuring best practice recruitment and growth tactics are utilised and instituted
  • Promoting and instituting a data driven talent acquisition approach
  • Assuming the role as brand ambassador in representing Employment Hero’s story, purpose, culture and values to candidates
  • Awesome on boarding that gives every new Hero an incredible experience as they join us


  • Proven success in recruitment, pipelining talent with a strong ability to assess cultural fit
  • Experience recruiting for Payroll, Marketing or Sales roles previously
  • Desire to work in a high growth technology oriented scale-up/startup and the dynamics that affect the culture and environment
  • Experience using performance metrics for talent acquisition
  • Ability to manage and develop wide stakeholder relations
  • Keen focus on attention to detail and meticulous organisational skills
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and project management skills. The ability to manage recruiting multiple roles in a fast paced environment
  • Desire to work for a dynamic start-up where you are making an impact on building a better world at work for everyone


  • Self, health, wealth and happiness programs
  • Remote-first and flexible working arrangements
  • Our Sydney office is dog friendly and remains open for team meetings, collaboration days and those who need a day away from their home office (we are a COVID-safe workspace for those who choose to use it!)
  • A generous budget to spend on setting up your home office (if you need a desk, chair, screen? You name it!)
  • We set you up for success with the latest and greatest hardware, tools and tech
  • Continuing education / post-graduate assistance program
  • Virtual yoga classes
  • Weekly virtual happy-hour and social events to get to know your new colleagues
  • Quarterly & yearly team celebrations
  • Access to the EH Employee Benefits Program and Hero Rewards Shop, of course!

Why Join Employment Hero?

* Raised $45M Series D round led by Seek 2021

* Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2020, ranked #42 in Australia

* LinkedIn Top 10 Startups 2020

* Raised $22M Series C round led by Seek July 2019

* Raised $8 mill series B round led by Seek and OneVentures

* Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2019, ranked #20 in Australia

* GetApp Category Leader Q1 2019

* Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2018, ranked #12 in Australia

* HRD Gold Medalist - Human Capital Management Systems 2018

* HRD Gold Medalist - Rewards and Recognition Service Provider 2018

* HRD Rewards and Recognition Employer of Choice 2018

* LinkedIn Top 25 Startups 2018

* EY Entrepreneur of the Year National Finalist 2018

* Dynamic Business Top 10 Entrepreneurs, our CEO Ben Thompson ranked #2

* BRW Most Innovative Companies 2015

* Anthill Smart 100 List 2015

* Startup Daily Top 50 Emerging Leaders 2015

* HRD Employer of Choice Award 2015

* Aon Hewitt Best Employers 2013