Entrepreneur First is the best place in the world to find your co-founder and build a startup from scratch. Every six months, we bring together and fund high-potential individuals to help them meet their co-founder, develop an idea and raise money from leading investors - as fast as possible. We call this Talent Investing. See how it works here.
The companies built at EF are now worth over $10B. They include Tractable (a computer vision unicorn), Cleo, Omnipresent, Aztec, Airbank, Transcelestial and many more*. The portfolio is fast growing, with its companies having increased in value by more than 70% in the past year.
EF is funded and backed by some of the world's best tech founders and company builders, including Patrick and John Collison (Stripe); Reid Hoffman (LinkedIn), Tom Blomfield (GoCardless and Monzo), Sara Clemens (Pandora and Twitch); Nat Friedman (GitHub); and Matt Mullenweg (Wordpress).
Having raised our Series C round of investment at the end of last year, we are well-capitalised out to 2026, and have ambitious plans to further scale our impact over the coming years.
As the leading talent investor, EF is a people focused business, and our team of 100+ globally are dedicated to maximising the success of our founders, community, and the startup ecosystems in which we operate. Spread across Europe, Asia and North America, we work together as global and local teams to continue to build out our platform and enable the next generation of entrepreneurs to found important companies with us. We have 10 years of expertise, but this is just the beginning - we are building a global institution and have exciting expansion plans… Reporting to the Head of People, the Global Recruiter & Employer Branding Associate will join a thriving HR team working at the heart of EF in a unique hybrid role. You’ll be based in London, working closely with stakeholders across multiple functions and locations, to ensure we build high-performing teams and are attractive to top talent in our current and future markets.
What You'll DoOwn end-to-end hiring for programme and central hiring in Europe & North America; Enable EF’s smooth expansion by researching and delivering hiring for new markets, or building out teams that deliver our product or future product launches; Own our internally focused global employer branding efforts, increasing our brand recognition by developing our social media presence and creating a calendar of content; Build out our careers portal and website to reflect EF’s employer value proposition and share more about our special culture and values; Manage talent pipelining projects to ensure we have a diverse spectrum of stellar future prospects; Be a trusted advisor by providing strategic inputs into thinking around Diversity & Inclusion, market research, organisation design, talent data and salary benchmarking; Take a data minded approach to all aspects of talent attraction and acquisition, leveraging insights to guide future decisions; Join or own People, Talent or wider project work based on EF’s developing priorities, and collaborate with the rest of the People team to provide effective business partnership as we progress and expand.
This role is based in London, reporting to our Head of People, and should start ASAP . Our team splits their time between work (we’re excited to be moving to a new space in Hoxton in August 22) and home which we hope this reflects the best of both worlds.
You ideally have around 2-4 years experience in an end to end Talent Acquisition or Recruitment role in a fast-paced and changing environment such as a high growth tech company or a dynamic startup;You hire/want to hire for a variety of non-tech roles; You love talent branding and are active on social media with a desire to boost awareness and engagement across multiple channels;You have a keen interest in building a career in global talent, people and culture, as well as a love for startups;You demonstrate a ‘get things done’ attitude, balancing operational excellence with speed, quality and integrity in everything you do;You’re proactive - you thrive on creating thoughtful 5* candidate experiences and love to take initiative to improve on the status quo;You’re a team player motivated by shared goals;You have a love of learning and never hesitate in adapting to changing needs or circumstances;You’re mission driven and maintain a customer-centric approach that shapes your thinking and drives your determination to achieve great results.
What We Offer
A competitive salary of £35-45,000 and annual cash bonus potential up to £25,000 based on your performance in line with our high-performance culture;Collaboration with a growth minded, diverse team in Europe, Asia and North America;Generous holidays: in addition to 23 days holiday (plus public holidays), we also close the office down for around two weeks over Christmas and New Year;A Learning & Development allowance to purchase any product or service that will contribute to your personal or professional development;A Wellness allowance to spend on things enhancing your health and wellbeing, e.g. gym membership, yoga classes, Vitality, subscription to Headspace etc;Enhanced parental leave, plus broader leave policies. We care about our team and enabling the right balance between home and working life.
EF champions diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which a wide variety of backgrounds thrive. We do not tolerate discrimination of any nature, including but not limited to: discriminating on the basis of race, colour, religion, culture, nationality, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, or marital status.