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Sourcer, Product Design

Ref #: FB-SR1
Facebook 29/01/2020
Location: London Not Disclosed London W1T 1FB
Salary: Negotiable £
Type: Permanent
Seniority: Associate
Specialisms: Product Design
Date: 29/01/2020
Sourcer, Product Design

Sourcing is a critical role within Facebook recruiting. We have a world-class team working together to help drive our ambitions forward and to scale to the next level. As a member of the Product team, the Sourcer works closely with our Recruiters and hiring managers to develop strategies to find candidates for key roles within our Product organization. We conceive practical and creative ways to surface leading talent, and invest a lot of time activating passive candidates through a highly engaged approach. We’re passionate about delivering an awesome candidate experience, and that starts with the first conversation a candidate has with us, which is more often than not with a member of our Sourcing team. We’re seeking a passionate Sourcer with a keen eye for talent and strength for research and sourcing!


  • Work closely with Recruiters and hiring managers to deeply understand requirements of the role, the function and how it fits into the organization

  • Partnering with Coordinators and Recruiters to manage an efficient model of operation

  • Strategize different ways to build talent pipelines and execute on tactical research, referral generation, events and sourcing campaigns

  • Find, engage and activate passive candidates through the use of Boolean, LinkedIn and alternative search techniques

  • Screen CV’s/profiles/portfolios and interview candidates to determine relevant experience

  • Using data and conversion metrics to optimise your sourcing approach and to help share insights to key business partners

  • Recommend and drive improvements that impact local pipeline areas

  • Embody Facebook’s culture: Be Bold, Move Fast and Focus on Impact


  • Deep sourcing experience with a search firm or in-house recruiting team

  • Excellent research/sourcing skills with ability to dive deep into searches for hard-to-fill requisition

  • Some experience hiring into Product focused teams or knowledge of UX/UI and Product Design markets

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively with senior business partners

  • Solid tech and industry knowledge with ability to understand relevant tech skills, target companies, conferences, external communities

  • Sharp interview skills with ability to screen for both technical and cultural qualities

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

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