Recruiter - Commercial/Operations (Spain/Portugal)

3-4 days per week at home

A little flex time

Dog friendly

About carwow

Buying or selling a car shouldn’t be difficult! That’s why here at carwow we are on a mission to change the way people buy, sell or use a car by creating the world’s best online car marketplace. We're not all petrolheads - just a highly driven (excuse the pun) scale-up with over 350 carwowers in the UK, Germany, Spain and Portugal .

Since starting our journey in 2011, we’ve grown to become one of the most trusted comparison sites with over 12 million users and a Trustpilot rating of 4.7. We are also very proud to be backed by some of Europe’s most respected technology, marketplace and automotive investors.

About the role

Our Talent team has evolved from 2 to 8 people over the past 18 months, and we are now going Global!

Reporting into the Head of Talent (UK based) and working closely with local hiring teams and the wider People Team, you will manage a variety of roles from sourcing to offer. There will also be plenty of opportunity to push forward wider Talent projects e.g building more diverse talent pipelines, developing a stronger employer brand Internationally, and training and upskilling interviewers - so there is a real opportunity to really make an impact.

Some of the things you’ll be doing include:

  • Owning a number of Commercial/Operations roles working closely with local hiring teams with a strong focus on direct sourcing to find the very best talent
  • Exploring and introducing ways to drive D&I progress and work alongside Managers to build future talent programmes, finding ways to further diversify our talent pipelines
  • Push forward employer branding efforts e.g. social content, virtual and in person events
  • Delivering a world-class candidate experience at all times and finding ways to wow our candidates (excuse the pun!)
  • Building talent pools for high-frequency roles/hard to fill roles
  • Leveraging data to solve problems and gain insights including funnel conversions
  • Keeping our Applicant Tracking System system (Workable) up to date and accurate, advertising roles and helping hiring managers with issues with the system


About you

You will ideally have:

  • Previous Talent Acquisition experience within a high growth tech/consumer business so that you can hit the ground running in our busy team
  • Good exposure to recruiting a variety of different roles from Account Management, Sales, Business Operations and Business Support roles, with a strong knowledge of the Spanish and/or Portuguese market
  • Strong knowledge of various Sourcing platforms to find talent for hard-to-fill roles, with a ‘hunter’ mindset and a resolve to find the best talent
  • Experience of using data to influence key stakeholders and improve hiring success
  • Passion for projects - you can lift your head out of the ‘day to day’ to make sure we are achieving our long term vision as well as delivering on our hiring plans
  • Speak fluent English and Spanish (Portuguese is a bonus!)

You’ll also be:

  • Collaborative - A true “people person” who thrives when building strong relationships
  • Adaptable - A team player, happy to flex what you do in line with business
  • Data mindset- you use Data to measure impact, spot opportunities and influence
  • Proactive - You’re constantly looking for better ways of working and love suggesting new ideas
  • Effective - you stay organised and on top of many moving parts
  • Last but by no means least - you understand the “why” and importance behind everything you do - admin bits of your role aren’t just "admin" to you. You get how everything from timely, well written communications, smooth processes and engaging social content can make all the difference in attracting the best talent


Whats on offer?

  • A competitive salary with equity in the company (share options)
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays and Christmas Eve.
  • Comprehensive Private Health Insurance.
  • Cobee discounts on kindergarten, transportation, and food.
  • Discounted Gym memberships.
  • Flexible working: For those that want to, you'll be able to work from home for the majority of the week, with up to 2 days max in the office and receive a ‘home office allowance’ of up to 550€ to help get set up with everything you need to succeed at home. We also have a new ‘work from anywhere for a month each year' policy in place should you wish to use it.
  • Social: Company wide collaboration such as bi-weekly product demos, coffee with the exec sessions, culture club, social events (currently virtual).

*if you are not religious, this day will remain as Christmas Eve in conjunction with usual Christmas Bank Holidays


We are leading the change to Electric vehicles and are conscious of the impact our industry can have on the environment. We’ve already planted over 45,000 trees to date as a thank you to those who leave us a review and are extremely excited about our new partnership with ‘One Tree Planted’, which we hope will increase the number to around 60,000 trees a year.

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Automotive Industry
Automotive Sales
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3-4 days per week at home

A little flex time

Dog friendly