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Talent Acquisition Specialist - Sourcer H/F



People & HR
Paris, France · Illinois, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Full time - Paris - onsite (hybrid remote allowed) - 45/55k€

Ladies, we warmly invite women to apply as well - don't hesitate to try, even if you don't tick every box! At Kiln, we celebrate diversity and are dedicated to creating an empowering space for all to succeed.

We are seeking a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our dynamic People team of five, which includes two Recruiters, an Office Manager, a VP of People, and a People Operations Specialist. This role offers the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative environment.


  • Collaborate with hiring managers to deeply understand the requirements of each role and the ideal candidate profile.

  • Craft engaging outreach messages that align with our company's brand and values to attract high-quality candidates.

  • Develop and implement innovative sourcing strategies to identify candidates for tech, support, and sales roles within the blockchain industry.

  • Manage and track candidate pipelines using our Applicant Tracking System (Ashby) to ensure a smooth sourcing process.

  • Build and maintain a network of potential candidates through proactive market research and ongoing relationship management.

  • Stay up to date with innovative sourcing techniques to be competitive.

Successful sourcing may lead to role expansion opportunities such as involvement in the interviewing processes.


  • Proven experience in talent sourcing or recruiting (3+ years) in a fast-paced environment.

  • Perfect fluency in English and French.

  • Strong personal interest in the blockchain space

  • Curiosity and ability to dig into a topic and follow through (the blockchain space can turn into a rabbit hole!)


  • Professional experience in the crypto or blockchain industry.

  • Professional experience in GTM roles (customer support, account executives, technical sales)

  • Fast-growing startup experience, ideally in tech.

  • Track record of sourcing high-caliber professionals in niche technology sectors.

About Kiln:

Kiln is the leading enterprise-grade staking platform, enabling institutional customers to stake assets, and to whitelabel staking functionality into their offering. Our platform is API-first and enables fully automated validators, rewards, and data and commission management.

With over $8+ billion in crypto assets being programmatically staked, Kiln has a particularly strong track record on Ethereum as we run over 4.3% of the network; this includes 40,000+ validators with 0 slashing events.

The team is made up of over 65 ecosystem enthusiasts formerly at Google, Circle, Ledger, Chainalysis and other leading technology and cryptocurrency companies.

Join Kiln and help us make the web more secure, stable, decentralized, and fair!

How Kiln will support you:

  • A fast-paced, no bureaucratic work environment

  • Equity Share Options in the business: if Kiln succeeds, we all succeed!

  • Competitive Salary

  • Flexible holiday

  • Choose your IT equipment

  • Internet connection paid up to €50/month

  • Significant personal development and conference budget

Your interview process:

  1. Recruiter Interview (45 min)

  2. Take-home test (< 2 hours)

  3. Technical Interview (75 min)

  4. Core Values Interview (45 min)

  5. Founders Interview (30 min)

  6. Offer!

The usual length for our process is 3 weeks.

Please note that we are not sponsoring visas for persons without work authorization in the EU. Thank you!