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Mission

The mission of a sourcer is to turn people into candidates

Intro

Sourcers are high skilled data-driven specialists who are responsible for talent mapping, market research, outreaching, partnering with recruiters to cover sourcing strategy and building diverse pipelines of relevant candidates for highly technical and specialized positions.
At MatcHR we are focusing on a synergy between the Recruiting and Sourcing team to work as an engine for high-level performance. We have several models of work. Sourcers work closely together together with recruiters to cover the entire recruitment process wherein the sourcer focuses on turning people into candidates and a recruiter focuses on turning those candidates into hires.

Cooperation with clients

Sourcing is at the heart of our organization. As a sourcer you have the opportunity to work dedicated for a client in our Sourcing as a Service and Recruitment as a Service model or to work for multiple clients in our remote hiring proposition.
Find out more on the responsibilities of a sourcer in our services section.

Evaluation

Every 4 months we will review your progress and whether you are still on track to make your next career step.
We base each evaluation on the competency matrix that has been created for each and every role. We don't take into account your short and long term development plan in this evaluation.
See our evaluation and competency matrix for more information.

Promotion path and salary ranges (Sourcing)

Sorry this is confidential :).

Your value

At MatcHR we see that sourcing can be a life time career. Sourcing is at the heart of our organization and we are continuously investing in the development of every sourcer by investing in tools, conferences and specialized sourcing workshops.
Your career path here is limited only to you and your impact, we highly appreciate the value you are bringing to MatcHR and back it up with promotion path and special perks.

Sourcer levels MatcHR

Sourcers at MatcHR are experts in turning people into candidates. They work closely with the Talent Acquisition team, build sourcing strategies, do market mapping and implement cutting-edge tools and techniques to find the best talent across the world for our clients and provide them with market data for strategic hiring decisions. Below are the different levels and responsibilities.

Junior Sourcer

Mission: To gain as much knowledge as possible and start developing wide familiarity with all aspects of sourcing (Automation, Booleans, Outreaching and Profile screening)
Responsibilities
Working fulltime with 1-2 role(s) (keyword-based positions aka Android engineer)
Source 15+ candidates daily
Increase your network from 0 to 1.000 connections
Constantly learn 5 hours/week
Indicators
Followed 10 FB/LI groups about sourcing
Read 50 articles about sourcing
Learned how to build Boolean strings, use CSE and X-Ray on 5 resources (open to show it in the quiz and used it in 3 roles)
Create own outreach templates and strategy
Ready to work dedicated and autonomously for a client

Associate Sourcer

Mission: Provide high-level sourcing and improve candidate’s experience
Responsibilities
Work simultaneously on 2-3 roles
Outreach 20 candidates daily
Submitting 3-4 qualified candidates per week
Enlarge your network from 2000+ connections on Linkedin
Indicators
Worked with 3+ different clients
You can utilize 10-15 sourcing tools and use at least 5 of them on daily basis
You are sending 1-2 email batch campaigns per week (Lemlist, Trinsly or MixMax)

Talent Sourcer (Intermediate)

Mission: Provide high-level sourcing experience, participate in sourcing team development, grow expertise in your own topic.
Responsibilities
Work autonomously and simultaneously with 2-4 roles at once
Submit >5 qualified candidates per week
Outreach 20+ candidates daily (depending on a role)
Find and develop your topic of expertise to share knowledge with a team

Indicators
Worked with 5+ clients
You are able to autonomously build a sourcing strategy and work dedicated for a client
You know how to use scraping tools and forms of automation
You can utilize 10-15 sourcing tools and use at least 5 of them on a daily basis
You are confident with any region for sourcing Europe, Asia, Americas etc.
You are collecting your weekly data and analyze it to share feedback with your manager and improve your statistics and KPIs
You know how to create a full and quality sourcing strategy (created at least 10 of them)
You are able to work with 10 resources in addition to LinkedIn and ATS (including Github, Meetup, FB, StackOverflow, angel.co, Xing, Twitter, Dribbble, all X-raying)

Senior Talent Sourcer

Mission: Develop a business-oriented mindset, grow to expert level sourcing.
Responsibilities
Meeting clients expectations on # of sourced, # of submitted and # of hired with recruiter(s)
Work simultaneously on 3-4 roles
Provide relevant market data to clients on a continuous basis regarding sourcing strategy, sourcing activities and progress, the competitiveness of the market, salary benchmark, competitors etc.)
Give sourcing trainings on monthly basis
Submitting 5+ qualified candidates per week
Outreaching 30+ candidates daily with automation (depending on role)
Enlarge your network to 5000+ connections on Linkedin
Take mentorship over 1-2 junior sourcers and share topics in which you are an ambassador to the team.
Build strong relationships with clients
Work on difficult roles (executive, diversity, small talentpool etc.)
Indicators
Successfully worked for 10+ clients in different regions on different roles
Assisted with the evaluation and implementation of new sourcing tools and procedures. You are researching and presenting new tools for the team on a monthly basis
Leverage data to improve efficiency, drive innovation and influence hiring decisions. You are forming monthly reports about your productivity and presenting info on how to improve sourcing for clients.
You know how to create a full and quality sourcing strategy (created at least 20 of them)
Grew +2 jr. sourcers to associate sourcers

Lead Talent Sourcer

Mission: Participate in / Develop strategic company growth, generate high-level expertise for the team with Sourcing Manager
Responsibilities
Meeting clients expectations on # of sourced, # of submitted and # of hired with recruiter(s)
Work simultaneously on 2-4 roles
Submitting 5+ qualified candidates per week
Outreaching 30-40 candidates daily with automation
Manage 3+ junior sourcers
Create a learning path, onboarding for colleagues, backing up Sourcing Manager in various aspects of work, help with operational stuff.
Hire new sourcers
Indicators
Impact business by working directly with the clients and help to manage their problems (directly worked with 15+ clients personally)
Assist with the evaluation and implementation of new sourcing tools and procedures. You are researching and presenting new tools for the team on a monthly basis
Leverage data to improve efficiency, drive innovation and influence hiring decisions. You are forming monthly reports about your productivity and presenting info on how to improve sourcing for clients.
Proactively improve sourcing process, operational structure and sourcing toolsused
Actively involved in hiring new sourcers
Actively share and contribute with the sourcing community through keynotes, participating in events and writing

Sourcing Manager

Mission: Develop thoughtful leadership around sourcing.
Responsibilities
Needs to have a clear vision on team structure, lay out KPI's, operating framework, responsibilities and overall responsible for meeting all KPI's for our clients
Lead and coach a sourcing team that is focused on achieving SLAs and KPIs
Provide monthly reports on overall sourcing performance
Lead Sourcing strategy for all organization both creating and teaching the team how to do it properly
Providing support during intake calls and preparations to it (forcing strategy vice)
Support sourcers with regular 1-1s and leading development plan (as much as needed)
Joining and preparing for "weekly planning of sourcing activities" meeting per customer
Innovate and expand the company’s strategic growth
Indicators
Onboard, mentor, and grow the careers of all team members (10+ members)
Work on specific senior roles and help to develop a strategy for them (simultaneously working with all roles in the company)
Partnered with stakeholders to develop strategies, priorities and process improvements according to business demand (5+ clients)
Partner with recruiting team leaders to ensure the overall team understands business needs and meets hiring metrics (helping with presentation to current and potential clients)
Acting as sourcing authority within the company and influence on strategic decisions
Lead at least 10+ trainings and distribute best practices to team
Act as a sourcing authority outside of the company and actively share knowledge with the community

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