EMEA Recruiter

People and Culture | Brighton, United Kingdom

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Looking for a skilled EMEA Recruiter who also has experience recruiting for all disciplines. This position will deliver on the recruiting strategy in partnership with the Talent Acquisition Manager - EMEA and will partner with the local HR team to identify recruiting needs, develop a recruiting plan, tools and processes. You will serve as the initial point of contact for Managers who are initiating a recruitment search and for candidates who are interested in the company.

The Recruiter will deliver creative and reliable recruitment marketing practices in order to attract qualified candidates.

Job Duties:

  • Partner with HR and the business leaders to develop and sustain an appropriate workforce plan that will determine staffing needs for short- and long-term talent.

  • Manage the entire recruiting life cycle from candidate generation through direct sourcing, interviewing, checking references, salary negotiations, job file maintenance, offer extension and closing candidates.

  • Experience and use of creative search methods such as niche/industry web sites, social networking, and LinkedIn to identify qualified candidates.

  • Proven experience and ability to headhunt passive and semi-passive candidates.

  • Develop and implement other creative recruiting strategies for attracting candidates on a proactive basis.

  • Understand the business technology, product and culture in order to sell the company to prospective candidates.


  • You will have a proven track record of Internal Recruitment & Corporate Recruitment experience.

  • Occasionally broader functional recruiting experience will be required: Operations, Finance, Sales Tax Compliance, and HR.

  • Demonstrated business acumen in understanding client needs and applying appropriate recommendations.

  • Strong negotiation skills.

  • Experience with applicant tracking systems (we use Jobvite).

  • Knowledge of local employment laws

  • Excellent organizational skills, project management skills and communication skills.

About Avalara:

We're building cloud-based tax compliance solutions to handle every transaction in the world. Imagine every transaction you make — every tank of gas, cup of coffee, or pair of sneakers, every movie ticket, meal kit, or streamed song, every sensor-to-sensor ping. Nearly every time you make a purchase, physical or digital, there's an accompanying unique and nuanced tax compliance calculation.

The logic behind calculating taxes — the rules, rates, and boundaries — is a global, layered, three-dimensional mess of complexity, with compliance dictated by governments and applied by every business, every day.

Avalara works with businesses of all sizes, all over the world — from corner stores to gigantic global retailers — to calculate tax accurately and automatically, at speeds measured in milliseconds. That's a massive technical challenge, in terms of scale, reliability, and complexity, and we do it better than anyone.

That's why we're growing fast. Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and around the world, in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Germany, India, Romania and the U.K.

Equal Opportunities:

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.

Reasonable Accommodation:

Avalara is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with physical or mental disabilities. Applicants with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can follow this process outlined when applying for a position: Please provide your name and contact information to our recruitment team at recruitmentEMEA@avalara.com

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