Job Description

Do you want to be a key player in building new and exciting ventures? Are you looking to be challenged and wanting to invest in your professional and academic development? Do you want to find and develop this generation’s greatest talents while building a large and broad network? If so, you may be Nova Founders Capital’s new Talent Associate.

 

About us

Nova Founders Capital is a global operational investment company that identifies opportunities for creating and investing in innovative internet businesses. We’ve launched and exited multiple successful businesses across the world.

 

What we offer you

As our Talent Associate, you’ll get a unique opportunity to be a key part of a team that truly needs you and what you do. Our success fundamentally depends on our ability to find the right people to support our vision, ambition, and principles and give them the right tools to succeed. This is exactly where we need your help. In a team of collaborating, and ambitious people, we offer you the chance to collaborate closely with our managing partners on finding the greatest talents and developing them into the CEOs of today and tomorrow. We try to stand out by creating and executing new strategies for sourcing, testing and interviewing candidates, and we want to give you the chance to come innovate with us. You can watch this video where we elaborate a bit on our thoughts on recruiting and why we believe it to be the most crucial task facing businesses. Working out of our HQ in London, you'll be part of expanding and building a winning culture throughout Nova Founders. To ensure a never ending growth curve, we provide you with:

  • A workplace with great talents and leaders that will inspire and challenge you on a daily basis
  • International exposure where you will expand your c-suite network and get unique access to our network of leaders and investors
  • An opportunity for getting operational experience in start-ups and scale-ups where both your work and the results are highly tangible
  • Unlimited growth potential in our company - we strongly believe in and have a track record of promoting internally

 

Your responsibilities

You will be recruiting for positions across our portfolio. It means assuming responsibility for recruiting c-level through management positions all the way down to entry-level positions. More specifically you will be:

  • Taking ownership of all aspects of the recruitment process, including; role profiling, candidate sourcing, CV screening, assessment planning, creating interview scripts and conducting interviews
  • Building a strong employer brand and attracting both the obvious talents (what we call shouting talents) as well as the more covert talents (what we call whispering talents)
  • Owning the execution of further developing and automating our recruiting processes
  • Improving our onboarding process in close collaboration with management

 

What we expect from you

You take ownership of everything you do, are proactive and follow through on commitments. You possess an unparalleled work ethic with a high sense of urgency. You have a relentless drive and desire to be the very best at what you do. Moreover, You are humble and you share our passion for building and executing new businesses. While we have no preferences as to whether you have a background in HR, marketing, sales, or something completely different, we expect that you have an innate desire to get to know other people and learn, develop, and push yourself. If need be, we will teach you everything you need to know about recruiting. We do expect you to:

  • Have acquired a Bachelor or Masters Degree with outstanding results
  • Have an EU work permit
  • Be curious about and have a genuine and deep passion for working with and understanding people
  • Want to spend your day speaking with people ranging from students to current CEOs
  • Have a natural ability to make people feel comfortable around you

 

Start date

As soon as possible

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