Talent Acquisition Sourcing Lead

The Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist is part of a global team responsible for the full life-cycle of talent acquisition activities and will work closely with our leadership team to support the continuous branding and hiring strategy of the organization. The team uses innovative means to sustain and scale a global organization, with an emphasis on protecting cultural integrity for the future.  This global team is responsible for managing and supporting the entire talent acquisition process for all departments and markets.


You’re strategic, innovative, entrepreneurial and passionate.  You know how to define company culture and excel in identifying individuals who embody it.  You are creative, resourceful and a connector.  You are continuously identifying new and inventive ways to find high caliber, diverse and culturally aligned candidates building a short-term and long-term pipeline. You work smart, work hard and have fun doing it.  You are a leader, team-player and are eager to contribute to a fast-paced and lean team as we pave the way for modern talent acquisition.


  • Lead Global TA team in sourcing and prospecting a vibrant talent pipeline for multiple departments and countries, yet specialize in finding the hard to fill roles
  • Create unique sourcing plans (by role, level and location) to identify and source top talent, including but not limited to LinkedIn Recruiter, Google boolean searches, networking events, and other creative tools/platforms
  • Execute on plan, delivering timely updates and flexing strategy as hiring plan changes
  • Work effectively in a highly dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Identify and tailor searches and sourcing techniques for each position in order to yield best candidates for specific positions
  • Proactively create and leverage numerous channels to increase the diversity of applicant pools
  • Ensure both hiring manager, recruiter and candidate experience is exceptional
  • Conduct pre-screening phone interviews to assess candidates for needed skill set, competencies, potential fit for position and culture
  • Identify creative and original sourcing strategies to attract passive candidates directly
  • Assist with other recruiting team responsibilities as needed
  • Develop and demonstrate a deep understanding of The Trade Desk culture


  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role, preferably in a fast-paced environment
  • College or university degree, Masters or advanced degree preferred
  • Strong knowledge of current trends, innovations and best practices within talent acquisition and a familiarity with traditional sourcing techniques
  • Organized, creative problem solver, self-starter, positive attitude, energetic with a sense of humor
  • High level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information
  • Strong work ethic and sense of urgency
  • Proven ability to build partnerships across all levels of an organization with face to face and remote leadership
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and consultative skills with ability to organize complex information and convey it in clear and succinct way
  • Passionate about people and driving smart business decisions
  • An impulsive instinct to help others, go above and beyond, and think ahead

The Trade Desk will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Ordinance No. 184652

The Trade Desk does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired; such resumes will be deemed the sole property of The Trade Desk. The Trade Desk is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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