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Talent Sourcer (6 to 9 month FTC)



The job is for a Sourcer at PlayStation, responsible for identifying and engaging with passive talent to build and maintain a pipeline of diverse, high-quality candidates. The role involves screening CVs, interviewing applicants, updating and auditing the applicant tracking system, and maintaining pipelines via various methods such as LinkedIn, social media channels, and networking events. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 3 years of recruiting and/or sourcing experience in a technical or exec search environment, be a pro in LinkedIn Recruiter, and have experience using an Applicant Tracking System and CRM. PlayStation is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to create an inclusive environment, empower employees, and embrace diversity.

Job description

Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

What you will be doing:

You will be Identifying and engaging with passive talent to build and maintain a pipeline of diverse, high-quality, candidates, while ensuring a great candidate experience is a top priority. As part of the role you will screen CV’s, interview applicants to understand technical and cultural fit, update and audit the applicant tracking system and internal CRM to ensure applicant progression is being tracked accordingly.

Through this approach you will become a specialist Sourcer, keeping abreast of the latest sourcing techniques and educating the team on best practices. You'll share knowledge and raise the standards throughout the team, whilst partnering with the Recruiters to build a credible relationship with the business through intake meetings and candidate reviews.

As a natural networker you will maintain pipelines via various methods such as LinkedIn, social media channels, award events, networking events, Github and many more.  You'll build and update market maps for various skill sets and location, as well as organisation charts and structure designs. Regularly analysing these pipelines as well as performance data will provide internal partners with key information to inform hiring decision.

As the first point of contact for many candidates you will be a brand champion and ambassador, ideally with a keen interest in PlayStation and gaming as a whole.

What we are looking for:

  • Minimum of 3 years recruiting and/or sourcing experience in a technical or exec search environment.
  • A pro in LinkedIn Recruiter.
  • Demonstrate a history of using creative sourcing approaches, including leveraging strategies.
  • Experience leading and prioritising multiple searches, projects, and client relationships.
  • Able to work with confidential information and consistently exercise good judgement in dealing with a variety of situations.
  • Experience using an Applicant Tracking System and CRM with Greenhouse a plus.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Experience working across UK and European regions.


  • Discretionary bonus opportunity
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Dental Scheme
  • London Allowance (if applicable)
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • On Site Gym
  • Subsidised Café
  • Free soft drinks
  • On site bar
  • Access to cycle garage and showers

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

Location: United Kingdom, London

Country: United Kingdom

Date found: 2023-04-11

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