Talent Sourcing Specialist (Contract) - TikTok - Los Angeles


Los Angeles Metropolitan Area (Hybrid) Remote


US$40k (annually)


Apr 15

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About the job

About Us:

TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, Moscow, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul, and Tokyo.

About Our Team:

Our Talent Acquisition team is at the forefront of scaling one of the fastest-growing startups globally. We need the brightest recruiting minds to match our rapidly expanding business needs while bringing the best and most diverse talent into the company.

This is not an ordinary recruiting role; as a Talent Sourcing Specialist you will connect deeply with the business to learn how TikTok grew into one of the most popular apps in the world, You will support TikTok's global creative, marketing, design, and other core business teams to develop tailored recruiting strategies. You will also work closely with the global leadership team as well as regional and global HR professionals. The ideal candidate is someone who is driven, hungry to learn, gets excited to take on new challenges, and is a champion for diversity.

This role is a 6-month temporary assignment. This role will be payrolled through a third-party staffing agency.


-As a Talent Sourcing Specialist, you will cooperate with the recruiting team to align and meet team goals by applying creativity and innovation to uncover the best talent to join TikTok globally.

-In order to perform successfully, you need to be an excellent communicator who is persuasive and has great interpersonal skills, highly analytical and detail-oriented team player juggling many tasks at once. As a Talent Sourcing Specialist, you will be a part of the TikTok team. We propose teamwork, collaboration, and knowledge sharing as our fundamental ways of working around here.

-Source candidates through online channels (job boards, internal database, forums, local social platforms, and professional networks across your assigned region).

-Assist in the recruitment and selection process including posting jobs, screening resumes, and interview support.

-Build networks to find qualified passive candidates and coordinate influential candidate relationships during the selection process.

-Develop a pool of qualified candidates, developing new channels of sourcing for our various locations.


-Bachelor's degree or higher; a focus in Human Resources, Management, or Business is preferred.

-At least 2 years of experience working in Talent Acquisition, agency experience preferred.

-Must have strong communication skills in both written and oral English language.

-Strong technical skills, advanced proficiency in MS Office, and fast learning agility with other online tools and platforms.

-Good time-management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, often across different time zones.

TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We believe individuals shouldn't be disadvantaged because of their background or identity, but instead should be considered based on their strengths and experience. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations during our recruitment process. If you need assistance or accommodation, please reach out to us at hrbp-hr-accommodation@tiktok.com.

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