Motorway • London, United Kingdom

Talent Sourcer

Employment type:  Full time

3–4 days/week at home

A little flex time

Dog friendly

Job Description

London based

Hybrid (1-2 days/week on site)

Motorway is the UK’s fastest-growing used car marketplace – our award-winning, online-only platform connects private car sellers with thousands of verified dealers nationwide, ensuring everyone gets the best deal. Founded in 2017, our technology-led approach has redefined the experience of selling a car, generating thousands of monthly car sales and helping us to grow to a team of more than 400 people across our London and Brighton offices.

About Us:

We're a values-driven, results-oriented team building something truly special, and we need a strategic sourcing expert to join our mission. As our first dedicated sourcer, you'll have the unique opportunity to shape the future of how we attract top talent across diverse departments like Product, Engineering, and Customer Experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Become a Talent Pipeline Architect: Craft impactful sourcing strategies, leveraging research, referral programs, events, and targeted campaigns to build robust talent pools.
  • Master the Art of Candidate Discovery: Utilise advanced search techniques and platforms like LinkedIn to identify and engage with passive candidates who are a perfect fit for our culture and values.
  • Be the Gatekeeper of Quality: Screen resumes with a discerning eye, assessing qualifications and identifying potential before anyone else.
  • Fuel Informed Decisions: Track and analyse pipeline activity, providing valuable insights to stakeholders and driving continuous improvement in our recruitment process.
  • Share Your Expertise: Collaborate with hiring managers and recruiters, sharing your knowledge of current industry trends, target companies, and effective sourcing practices.
  • Champion Our Brand: Be the first point of contact for potential candidates, showcasing our dynamic culture and setting clear expectations to create a positive recruitment experience.


  • Proven Sourcing Expertise: You have a minimum of 3 years of experience in a search firm or in-house recruiting team, consistently exceeding expectations with innovative sourcing strategies.
  • Results-Oriented Mindset: You deliver on timelines while ensuring a seamless candidate experience from start to finish.
  • Collaboration Champion: You thrive in a collaborative environment, partnering effectively with hiring managers to develop and implement targeted sourcing plans.
  • Research Rockstar: You're a master of candidate generation and research techniques, able to identify top talent at scale across diverse channels.
  • Assessment Ace: You have a keen eye for spotting potential in resumes and a knack for connecting with passive candidates on their terms.
  • Data Detective: You enjoy analysing data and translating insights into actionable recommendations to optimise our recruitment process.
  • Continuous Learner: You're passionate about staying ahead of industry trends and best practices, constantly seeking new ways to improve your sourcing skills.

Why Motorway?

Join a team that values your contributions, fosters growth, and celebrates results. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, a collaborative work environment, and the opportunity to make a real impact on a growing company.


  • A competitive salary
  • Annual learning budget - you can choose how you like to learn and find the best learning experiences to support your progression.
  • BUPA health insurance
  • Discounted dental through BUPA
  • Discounted gym membership through BUPA
  • On-Hand volunteering membership and one paid volunteering day per year
  • Hybrid working from home (approximately 1-2 days in the office a week)
  • Pension scheme
  • Motorway car leasing scheme - lease a zero-emissions electric vehicle at a significant discount
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Top spec M1 MacBook Pro and accessories
  • Regular social events
  • Cycle to work scheme

Equal opportunities statement

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all employees. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where people can maximise their full potential. We believe our workforce should reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.

We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


Company benefits

Health insurance
Enhanced maternity leave – 6 months fully paid
Enhanced paternity leave – 1 month fully paid
Cycle to work scheme
Volunteer days
Share options
Dog friendly office
Personal development budgets
In office massages
In office yoga classes
Faith rooms
Meditation space
Compassionate leave
Enhanced sick pay
Mental health platform access
Teambuilding days
Open to job sharing
Open to part-time employees
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are moderately happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Motorway

Company employees


Office locations

London & Brighton

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023