Lead, Talent Acquisition

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | People | Full-time


Roles & Responsibilities:

We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Lead to join our People Team and oversee full-cycle recruiting. Talent Acquisition responsibilities include sourcing candidates through various channels, partnering with the business and planning interview and selection procedures. To be successful in this role, you should be able to develop long-term recruiting strategies and nurture trusting relationships with potential hires. Ultimately, you will create strong talent pipelines for our company’s current and future hiring needs.

  • Works with hiring managers to understand hiring needs and creates a recruiting strategy for each position. Implements recommended recruiting plans including use of suggested job sites, relevant events, optimizing job postings, etc.
  • Pre-screens resumes, conducts phone screens and makes recommendations to hiring leaders on next steps.
  • Assists hiring managers with screening candidates, scheduling interviews, extending and negotiating offers. Communicates with candidates at every step of the recruiting process including articulating the WeWork vision and job role to extending and negotiating offers.
  • Actively sources for passive talent.
  • Manages jobs on Recruiterbox, our applicant tracking system, through monitoring and progress reporting. Works with hiring managers to help them understand how to use the tool as part of the WeWork recruitment process.
  • Acts as a brand ambassador when representing WeWork and job opportunities in the external market place. Lead employer branding initiatives.
  • Be an advocate of the WeWork culture, manage and ensure success of the employee referral program, internal mobility program and help operationalize inclusion and diversity in hiring initiatives 
  • Educate hiring managers on the WeWork India competency and culture interviewing technique and uphold a high bar for culture based selection processes


  • Proven work experience of 3-5 years as a Talent Acquisition Specialist or similar role
  • Familiarity with social media hiring, job boards, resume databases and professional networks 
  • Hands-on experience with full-cycle recruiting using various interview techniques and evaluation methods
  • Knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • MBA in Human Resources Management or relevant field is preferred