Beam

Talent Partner

Join Beam as they are looking for a Talent Partner

At Beam, you get to do work that really matters. We’re solving the world’s toughest social problems and we’re growing fast 🚀

We’re looking for an in-house Talent Partner to join our People team and help us bring in the world’s most exceptional people to drive forward our social mission.

Beam is going through true scale, we’ll more-than-double in size in 2022. This role will not only hire incredible people: you’ll be working alongside industry experts to shape hiring processes and incept change during a pivotal moment in Beam’s journey! 

About the role

You’ll be working in a small, high-achieving team and reporting directly to our Chief of Staff.

Our Talent team is in the early stages of a huge transformation, ranging from interview processes to employer branding and internal policies. Your job will be to solve problems in a complex hiring market, ensuring Beam is best-in-class in all areas of Talent Acquisition, whilst hiring top talent for a social mission

You’ll be

  • Owning the hiring process from end to end for key roles - this includes working with managers in building job briefs to designing and executing effective hiring plans 

  • Sourcing brilliant candidates from LinkedIn, Otta and other job boards - creating pipelines for immediate vacancies and talent-pooling for the future

  • Using your creativity to drive Beam’s employer brand, creating higher top of funnel engagement with top tier talent

  • Delivering unparalleled candidate experience, including delivering constructive, sensitive feedback to candidates

  • Becoming an expert user of our ATS system (Team Tailor), using data to track performance and suggest improvements

  • Build high quality hiring plans for roles you own, continually iterating your approach to attract top talent and streamline our assessment process

  • Working cross-functionally with various team leads (including our co-founders), gaining an understanding of how our business operates to frame hiring plans accordingly 

  • Playing a leading role in the continued development of the Talent function as we scale

You are

  • Highly results-driven and hungry to hire the best talent to work on social impact

  • Highly proactive in your approach, keen to roll up your sleeves to make things happen and ensuring we are always improving  

  • Humble, empathetic and keen to learn as part of a team 

  • Passionate about startups and using technology to help disadvantaged people

  • Data-driven and analytical when delivering recommendations on the best hiring channels and comfortable reporting on performance 

  • Naturally organised, able to independently manage a varied workload 

  • A natural relationship builder: you enjoy connecting with people from all walks of life to create meaningful relationships

  • Passionate about delivering an amazing candidate experience, including those that we are not going to offer

  • Keen to bring your true, open self to work

You’ll need

  • > 3 years’ recruitment experience, working in a fast-paced environment (if you have less experience but feel you can excel in this role, we’d love to hear from you!)

  • Experience working in agency or in-house, ideally with exposure to fast-growing tech organisations

  • Amazing articulacy and story-telling when it comes to persuading a candidate to join Beam!

  • An active listener and the ability to multitask and manage large numbers of concurrent conversations

  • The type of personality that gets a kick out of being busy and managing a breadth of conversations all in one day

About Beam

We’re a team of over 50 working from our beautiful coworking space in Moorgate and from home. We’ve picked up an armful of awards for our work (including one from the Queen!) and we’re one of the 10 hottest startups in London, according to WIRED magazine. We’re also proud to be rated a top company to work for Escape the City, Tempo and The Dots.

We’re committed to hiring diversely and inclusively. You don’t need a degree to work here and we love to hear from ethnic minority candidates and/or those who’ve experienced social disadvantage. 63% of people we support are from ethnic minority backgrounds and 17% have disabilities. We believe we serve these people best when we’re a diverse and inclusive team.

Our benefits

  • Highly competitive salary: we're keen to hear from people with different amounts of experience

  • EMI-qualifying share options

  • Annual company retreat 

  • A laptop – choose between a MacBook Air or PC

  • £500 personal development budget

  • Regular team talks from leading UK tech entrepreneurs

  • Hundreds of perks, discounts and freebies from Perkbox

  • Free subscription to Calm meditation app

  • Discounted bike and accessories with Cyclescheme

  • Unlimited holiday (we recommend ~25 days + Bank Holidays per year) 

  • Hybrid working from our Moorgate office or at home 

  • Your own financial wellbeing coach, through Bippit

Application process

We have a four-stage interview process, giving you plenty of time to learn about Beam while we get to know you.

  1. 30-minute video call with our Senior People & Talent Manager

  2. Timed practical test, giving you a better sense of the role

  3. Task and 30-minute video call with our Chief of Staff

  4. Values and Executive interview with our CEO and other team members

Feeling excited? 

Start your journey to a more impactful career today. We're excited to hear from you.