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Smart Talent Acquisition Manager

Bologna, Italy

Musixmatch is the leading Songs Lyrics destination for mobile and connected device featuring the World’s largest and official Lyrics Catalogue with over 30,000,000 Monthly active users.

Musixmatch is the preferred partner of +4,000 indies music publishers and Top Music Publishers like Sony ATV, Emi Publishing, Universal Music Publishing, Warner Chappel, Kobalt, Bmg Rights and Harry Fox Agency.


Given the fast-paced market environment and the start-up nature of our business, we are always looking for passionate, entrepreneurial, outstanding personalities – continuously striving to make our business better; day-by-day, every day.

We are looking for an experienced Smart Talent Acquisition Manager to help our company find and retain excellent engineers. You will be entrusted with an ongoing quest to discover talent, build a strong employment brand and ensure great relationships with both candidates and employees.

To excel as Smart Talent Acquisition Manager, we expect you to be experienced in full-cycle recruiting and employment branding in the startup world. You should have a sharp eye for talented people and a steady commitment to help them find success in our company. You’re going to work directly with our CEO and founding team.


  • Determine current staffing needs and produce forecasts
  • Develop smart talent acquisition strategies and hiring plans
  • Lead employment branding initiatives
  • Perform sourcing to fill open positions and anticipate future needs
  • Plan and conduct recruitment and selection processes (interviews, screening, events, hackatons, developers conference)
  • Take steps to ensure positive candidate experience
  • Manage and update our Jobs/Hiring Page and Social
  • Assist in employee retention and development
  • Supervise recruiting personnel
  • Organize and/or attend career fairs, assessment centers or other events
  • Use metrics to create reports and identify areas of improvement
  • Develop marketing strategies to hire the best developers


  • Proven experience as talent acquisition manager
  • Experience in full-cycle recruiting, sourcing and employment branding
  • Understanding of all selection methods and techniques in a startup
  • Proficient in the use of social media and job boards
  • Willingness to understand the duties and competencies of different roles in the tech space
  • Working knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and databases
  • Excellent communicator
  • Well-organized
  • A leader and strategic thinker
  • BSc/BA in business administration, human resources or relevant field
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