Senior Lead (U.S. Talent Acquisition)

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: New York, United States ()


BackMarket is the number one European (and soon global) marketplace specializing in the sale of fully refurbished tech devices.

Job Description

Back Market is the #1 marketplace for refurbished electronic devices in Europe and in the US, leading the way in a shift towards a circular economy, freeing the planet from electronic waste. We are proud to sabotage ‘new’ by connecting highly certified professionals to consumers who are looking for a more affordable, reliable and an ecological alternative to purchasing brand new products.  

Back Market is undergoing meteoric growth and has raised over 434M€ already! We have the objective of reaching 650 Back Makers (or Saboteurs) by the end of 2021! 

We are thrilled to have an inclusive, fulfilling and caring work environment in all our offices (Paris, Bordeaux, New-York, Prague, Berlin and Tokyo). This is an opportunity for you to join a talented, humble and passionate team at the heart of innovation. 

Be a part of the movement. Join the refurb revolution.

We're offering a fantastic career opportunity for a Senior Lead (U.S. Talent Acquisition) to join our People & TA team and lead the U.S. Talent Acquisition Strategy. So, if you’ve got a genuine desire to build a first-class TA machine, we'd love to hear from you!

Your Mission If You Accept It:

  • Set and lead the U.S. talent acquisition strategy and define a talent acquisition roadmap to successfully attract and hire the talent needed to scale Back Market aligned to our strategic plan
  • Relentlessly chase the best candidates, owning the candidate pipeline from sourcing to offer stage
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand hiring needs for different teams across the business
  • Manage the scheduling and logistics of all interviews between candidates and hiring leaders
  • Management of our ATS (Lever), as well as delivering updates on the pipeline
  • Educate business leaders and hiring managers on processes, interview best practices, and decision making
  • Manage 3rd​ party vendor relationships (recruiting agencies) as appropriate 
  • Preferred Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a tech startup/scaleup environment managing high-volume end-to-end recruitment and scaling up hiring in an organization
  • Experience in developing strategic and tactical sourcing plans for recruiting needs
  • Strong skills in relationship building with candidates and hiring managers
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple tasks with tight deadlines simultaneously
  • A team player attitude and are able to work towards a common goal 
  • Recruitment Process:

  • Phone interview with Justin (U.S. People Manager)
  • Skills Fit Test
  • Interview with Wendy (Head of Talent Acquisition)
  • Interview with Lauren (General Manager, U.S.)
  • Interview with Serge (Chief Commercial Officer) and Albane (Chief People Officer)
  • Interview with Thibaud (Cofounder & CEO)

    - A meaningful job: through hard work, you will help avoid thousands of tons of electronic waste and fight against planned obsolescence. It counts!

    - An attractive salary, equity, multiple benefits (meal tickets, health insurance, etc...), parental benefits, relocation package, internal events, etc… 

    - Be in an environment where you can make a difference: you will have the freedom to innovate and adopt new ideas!

    - Grow your career with a flexible career path, Back Market can help you evolve!

    - A booming scale-up: our environment is rapidly growing in Europe, the USA and in Asia!

    - We embrace work life balance which includes flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home. 

    - A lot of fun: you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, open-minded and friendly environment.  

    Back Market is an Equal Opportunity Employer for any minority, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

    Additional Information

    • Contract Type: Full-Time
    • Location: New York, United States ()
    • Experience: > 5 years