Talent Acquisition Associate (6 mth FTC)

Badoo is seeking a personable, organised and proactive Talent Acquisition Associate to own recruitment activity across our Community Operations and Localisation functions, as well as provide administrative and coordination support across the Talent team. This is a fast-paced role where you will be able to learn from a team of strong recruiters, and get exposure to multiple business verticals. The role is initially offered on a 6 month fixed-term contract, with the likelihood of going permanent for the right candidate.


  • End-to-end ownership of Community Operations and Localisation vacancies, both permanent and freelance – screen applicants, coordinate interviews, deliver feedback and work in close conjunction with Hiring Managers
  • Manage temp bookings across the business as required, liaising with agencies and maintaining records of candidates considered
  • Provide assistance to family members of new Badoo employees relocating from abroad seeking employment in UK: CV preparation, agency recommendations
  • Financial administration: process Talent expenses, raise purchase orders, arrange invoices, credit card reconciliation
  • Represent Badoo at external events in a recruitment capacity, and assist in their preparation as required
  • Ad-hoc projects as determined by Head of Talent Acquisition


  • Degree qualified, with strong academic performance demonstrated by 2:1 performance or better
  • HR qualification or equivalent work experience desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Advanced knowledge of a second language, ideally Spanish/French/German
  • A strong desire to learn and advance in recruitment
  • Previous work experience in a role with a significant administrative/coordination focus
  • An interest in media and tech
  • Exceptionally organised, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines without supervision

There’s nothing ordinary about working at Badoo. We’re just as social as our product and don’t hide behind our computers. Innovation is key to what we do and since we’re a rapidly growing start-up, things move fast. We’re a diverse, international bunch and are based in amazing offices in Soho, with perks to match. 

Badoo is the largest dating network in the world. With 360 million users across 190 countries and 450 employees worldwide, Badoo provides the best technology for people to meet, because happiness is better shared. 
Each day more than 400,000 people sign up for a Badoo experience; users send over 350 million messages and 10 million photos are added to the Badoo platform. Users spend an average of 1.8 hours daily on the Badoo experience, for a total of over 12 billion swipes per day.

Badoo also operates a number of white label licences for various international brands. For more information, please visit badoo.com.
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