Full Cycle University Recruiter - PhD
London, United Kingdom
22h ago

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together.

Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart.

Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways.

Together, we can help people build stronger communities we're just getting started.

Over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another.

With over a billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

University Recruiting is in our DNA. From our start in a dorm room at Harvard, Facebook has looked to talent from universities to build the next set of new products for our 1 billion+ users that drive our mission to make the world more open and connected.

The result is an opportunity to have tremendous impact at a revolutionary company. If you’ve ever dreamed about disrupting and revolutionising the way recruiting and university recruiting is done, we’d love to talk with you about how you might help Facebook do just that.

We are looking for someone to leverage our platform and products and to partner with the broader University Recruitment team to help us develop a stronger and more diverse pipeline that represents our global users.

We take Facebook’s mission of discovering top talent and serving our employees seriously.


  • Manage end to end recruitment process for both PhD, university and intern hiring ensuring a smooth and positive candidate experience
  • Collaborate with hiring manager to understand hiring needs and goals, and to develop, implement, and execute a custom hiring strategy
  • Innovate on ways to build a talent pipeline from top PhD programs in machine learning, recommendation systems, pattern recognition, data mining, artificial intelligence
  • Identify and engage unique and / or passive candidates through creative sourcing techniques
  • Drive offer process - including extending offers, closing candidates, generating offer letters
  • Foster relationships with key stakeholders at targeted universities
  • Regularly manage pipeline activity and maintain data integrity, and proactively share data-centric updates with internal stakeholders
  • Act as an internally and externally-facing representative of Facebook and our talent acquisition team
  • Establish and maintain meaningful relationships with management and key cross-functional stakeholders internally (e.g. Recruiting, HR, Compensation, and Diversity teams)
  • Collaborate with others on the recruiting team on initiatives and / or hiring needs that may spike in other areas
  • Partner with other university recruiting team members to collaborate on campus recruiting efforts
  • Partner closely with industry recruiters to ensure smooth candidate transition and consistent candidate experience
  • Facilitate interview and hiring discussions with interviewers and hiring managers
  • Act as a point of contact to interns throughout their internship including on-boarding, performance evaluation, and conversion process

  • 3+ years of Recruiting experience, University Recruiting experience preferred
  • Patient, communicative, team player that is detail oriented and has outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Consultative qualities and interpersonal skills with ability to communicate across all levels of the organisation as well as externally
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed
  • Ability to travel during peak recruiting cycles
  • Passionate about Facebook and able to speak to our technology / industry
  • Experience with recruiting for technical roles preferred
  • Experience partnering with managers, interviewers, and team members throughout the hiring process
  • Experience with managing nuanced programs
  • Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures.

    If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at .

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