Technology Talent Acquisition Specialist - FTC

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Location: Fountain Street, Manchester

Talent Acquisition Specialist (Technology)

About Us

We’re BookingGo, the ground transport division of

We’re the ones who empower people to get where they’re going. Whether they’re taking the wheel or sitting back and leaving it to the driver. Whether they’re heading straight from A to B or enjoying the freedom to go wherever their journey takes them.

To do that, we operate multiple brands: – We’re the transport arm of the world’s leading travel booking site. – The world’s biggest online car rental service, putting customers behind the wheel at over 50,000 locations worldwide.

Rideways – Finding the best way for each customer to get from A to B.

Connect – Bringing our tried-and-tested magic to our partners’ sites, delivering seamless travel experiences through brands our customers already know and love.

With our HQ in Manchester, we’re part of the worldwide family. At the same time, we’re proud of our own unique identity. Speaking 42 languages, our 1,600+ staff come from all over the world, just like our customers. What brings us together is our love of adventure: our own as well as other people’s. It’s easy to be passionate about a job that enriches so many lives on a daily basis, and our workplace reflects our passion, our diversity, our global focus. Just search “Manchester’s coolest office” and see for yourself.

And we’re in good company. Together with, KAYAK,, and OpenTable, we’re part of Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services.

We aim to be the best technology employer in the UK and we are working on growing our technical teams fast. As a Talent Acquisition team we are incredibly proud of what we have achieved but the vacancies keep coming and it’s time to find another brilliant recruiter.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced technology recruiter who is excited at the thought of joining us and searching the globe to build world class teams. The Talent Acquisition team is an integral part of the business (it has to be, we’re always recruiting!) and we have excellent relationships from CEO level down.

The person joining us needs to be as passionate about sourcing the right person for the role as us. They need to be as competitive about getting our vacancies filled as us. And we certainly want the person joining us to be Anything But ordinary.

You might be currently working as an in house recruiter or agency side. It doesn’t matter as long as you have the ability to focus, are tenacious and all about delivering the best talent.


What we’re looking for from you

A strong background in technology recruitment is essential

You should know your Boolean from your x-ray searching

Be accustomed to using tools such as Github, Stackoverflow and Twitter for sourcing

As well as LinkedIn – obviously

Be happy to get involved in running tech meetups and attracting relevant tech groups to our space

Be brilliant at selling top talent on opportunities

Skilled at managing relationships with internal clients, candidates and agencies

Strong attention to detail as the use of data for driving decisions is becoming increasingly important

Why you should want to join us as a team

BookingGo is a truly fascinating place to work as a recruiter. The pace of change and growth is fast which means that you can make a real contribution to shaping the business

We are immensely proud of our delivery across a wide variety of roles so this is a chance to show off your direct hiring skills

We have a great proposition to sell to candidates which makes your job a bit easier!

We are always looking for opportunities to improve what we do so you can contribute your ideas and lead on them