Senior Recruiter

London, England, United Kingdom | Admin | Full-time


About Bark

Bark is the UK’s largest & fastest growing services marketplace, helping people find the right professional for their project in over 1,000 unique categories. Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Paddington, London, Bark operates in the UK, US, Ireland, Canada and South Africa. The business is already profitable with a proven model but has the feel of a startup and also most of its work still to do. We are on a mission to build the Amazon of services and are passionate about making people’s lives more efficient and helping businesses grow. We are looking for like-minded and exceptionally talented people to join us on this journey.


About the role

Bark is looking for its first senior recruiter to join the team and help scale the business from its current size 50 to its next stage and beyond. You will own the end-to-end recruitment process, finding and hiring first-class talent across all business functions. Your work and hires will be a massive contributing factor in Bark’s growth so you’ll be working directly with the founders as well as senior management to build the team. It will be a challenging, yet extremely rewarding role which is why Bark’s looking for a driven, passionate and talented individual to strategise and deliver first-class results.



  • Manage the full-cycle recruiting process in partnership with hiring managers across the business
  • Find, excite and engage passive candidates using innovative methods
  • Partner with hiring managers to understand business objectives and identify recruiting strategies to address them
  • Articulate Bark’s mission and core values in ways that resonate with each particular candidate
  • Work closely with hiring managers to lead negotiation and drive the offer process
  • Utilise, manage and negotiate with recruitment agencies when necessary
  • Champion an amazing candidate experience and build Bark’s employer brand
  • Advise and coach hiring managers and interviewers


Required skills

  • At least 5+ years of proven experience in a fast-paced recruiting environment
  • Deep understanding of creative sourcing strategies to find the best candidates
  • Extremely personable with a natural ability to inspire and excite
  • A self-starter who is extremely driven and ambitious
  • Meticulously organised with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to learn systems, processes, and procedures quickly


Some of our benefits

  • Share options in a rapidly growing company whose founders have a proven track record
  • Private health insurance
  • Monthly socials and massive parties
  • Fully stocked kitchen and weekly team lunches
  • Be at the forefront of an industry with new and exciting problems to solve!