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 Director of People & Talent.
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
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
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
> 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
We’re a team of over 70 working from our beautiful coworking space in Shoreditch and from home. We’ve picked up an armful of awards for our work (including one from our former Queen!) We’re one of the 10 hottest startups in London, according to WIRED magazine and one of LinkedIn’s Top 15 UK Startups for 2022.
We’re proud to be rated a top company to work for by Escape the City and The Dots and are committed to hiring diversely and inclusively. You don’t need a degree to work here. We especially want to hear from ethnic minority candidates and/or those who’ve experienced social disadvantage.
63% of people we support come from ethnic minority backgrounds and 17% have disabilities. We believe we can serve these people best when we’re a diverse, inclusive team.
Starting salary of £42,000 - £60,000
EMI-qualifying share options
Annual company retreat
A laptop – choose between a MacBook Air or PC
£500 personal development budget
1:1 workplace coaching with More Happi
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 Shoreditch office or at home (2 days in the office, 3 from home)
Your own financial wellbeing coach, through Bippit
We have a four-stage interview process, giving you plenty of time to learn about Beam while we get to know you.
30-minute video call with our Talent Partner
Timed practical test, giving you a better sense of the role
Role play task with a member of the team
2-3 final interviews with our CEO and other team members
Start your journey to a more impactful career today. We're excited to hear from you.