Talent Acquisition Specialist

  • Ghent, Belgium
  • Full-time

Company Description

Showpad is a sales enablement platform making sales more productive and marketing more effective. As a mobile-first SaaS company, we have offices in Ghent, San Francisco and London. Showpad was founded in 2011 and is one of the fastest growing technology companies with more than 650 customers in over 40 countries, including Intel, BASF, Siemens, Heineken and Audi.

Job Description

Based in Ghent, you will coordinate and execute the talent acquisition activities for our Ghent and London office. You will work in close collaboration with the hiring managers.
  • Design innovative sourcing strategies to source qualified candidates
  • Define role requirements, develop job postings and select appropriate recruitment channels
  • Proactive actions to source, network and build relationships in order to create talent pools
  • Conduct initial screening with candidates to determine cultural fit and match to the role requirements
  • Provide a high level of candidate care and ensure frequent communication is deployed 
  • Work closely with hiring managers to prepare and extend employment offers 
  • Recommend, coordinate and participate in career events
  • Ensure good maintenance of recruiting data in our Applicant Tracking System and keep track of performance against identified metrics 
  • Provide coaching to hiring teams on use of behavioral based interview techniques and ensure best hiring practices are followed


  • 3-5 years of experience as a top performing recruiter for IT and sales profiles
  • Fluent in English and Dutch, with excellent communication skills
  • In-depth experience of using a wide range of direct sourcing methods to attract suitable candidates
  • Proven ability to proactively engage candidates over the telephone and face to face
  • Excellent interviewing and assessment skills
  • A proactive and methodical approach with the ability to work to key targets, under pressure and within tight timelines with multiple vacancies to source

Additional Information

What we offer:

  • The best learning experience you can have. Challenging but fun!
  • The opportunity to be part of great team working on an amazing product that is used worldwide
  • A stimulating working environment in bright offices in Ghent
  • Nice, passionate and experienced colleagues
  • Endless supply of delicious fresh fruit and excellent coffee
  • Regular lunch talks and team events