eBay - Talent Sourcer EMEA

Looking for a global commerce leader where you can shape how the world buys, sells, and gives? Where you’ll be supported in challenging convention, taking risks, and innovating? You’ll be part of a work culture that’s been genuinely committed to diversity and inclusion since its founding more than 20 years ago? Where you can just be yourself, do your best work, and have a meaningful impact for people across the globe? We are looking for people with drive, ideas, and a real passion for helping small businesses succeed to help shape the future of eBay—does this sound like you? If so, we’d love to talk to you!

About the team: 

We are responsible for all aspects of candidate and employee experience across eBay. We drive business performance, recruiting, learning and development, compensation, benefits, people experience shared services, and people tools and technologies – and oversee the continuing evolution of the company's culture.

The Recruiting organisation at eBay is a fast-paced, highly motivated team of professionals focused on finding the best talent in the world to help drive the business performance, while delivering a best in class candidate experience.

The EMEA Sourcer is responsible for creating and maintaining a continual/active flow of candidates. You will be building candidate pipelines by utilising advanced internet searching skills, database mining, cold calling, networking, referrals and other innovative and creative sourcing techniques.

The assignment is a contract role based from our Richmond offices.


  • Prepares target lists with Recruiters/ Hiring Managers and develops a tactical sourcing strategy for hard-to-fill requisitions up to executive level

  • Sources, assesses and presents candidates to the Recruiter/Hiring Manager through networking, cold calling, complex internet searches

  • The role predominantly focuses on Sourcing but there may be some requisition management required at times

  • Strategizes different ways to build talent pipelines and execute on sourcing campaigns, referral generation and events

  • Creates amazing candidate experience by representing eBay’s brand and eBay culture to prospects

  • Manages applicant tracking system, maintains accurate candidate documentation to ensure legal compliance

  • Identifies, coordinates and participates in local meetups, tech conferences, job fairs to promote our exceptional brands

  • Maintains compliance for EEO/Diversity Programs


  • Experience in recruiting preferably in a research/sourcing function with strong understanding of Boolean string creations and other sourcing techniques

  • Some end-to-end recruiting experience is important but sourcing should ideally be there passion in the short - medium term

  • Knowledge of retail or marketplace driven environment highly advantageous.

  • Able to flex and operate across multiple disciplines including, Marketing, Operations, Merchant Development and Technology

  • Comfortable to operate across multiple countries across EMEA

  • Fluency in English and another language preferable.

  • Large network in the e-commerce community and sound candidate engagement approach with ability to activate passive candidates

  • A creative and strategic view of sourcing, with affinity toward social networking channels

  • Sharp interview skills with ability to screen for both technical and cultural qualities

  • Experience in working independently to meet deadlines

  • Able to deal with ambiguity

What we offer? 

  • Be a part of a multinational and fun team shaping the candidate experience within Recruiting across EMEA.

  • Future career opportunities with international exposure via eBay Inc.’s network of global locations.

  • A supportive, inclusive and fun environment that allows our employees to thrive and learn


We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work.. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/diversity-inclusion/.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Talent Sourcing, Headhunting: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)