Talent Acquisition Manager

Arlington, VA | Human Resources

We are seeking an engaging Talent Acquisition Manager to help lead our efforts in hiring world class talent to join our rapidly growing company.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to impact potential and current employees’ experience by performing activities across the talent acquisition function. You will work closely with management and cross-functional teams in all locations to create an engaging experience for all employees. The position will be located in Arlington and will report to the Human Resources Manager. 



  • Oversee partnerships with Block.one leadership and stakeholders to manage crucial talent needs and enhance creative strategies to attract and assess talent.

  • Manage talent acquisition teams and hire executive leaders across various functions of the organization to continue building our fast paced, high-growth start-up environment.

  • Oversee talent management processes, while working with stakeholders to develop thorough and concise job descriptions to ensure appropriate candidate sourcing.

  • Develop a dynamic portfolio sourcing approach and manage requisitions as the recruiter for key roles across Block.one’s business units.

  • Conduct preliminary interviews and salary negotiations of qualified candidates, to include, professional and administrative level positions and presents qualified candidates to hiring management.

  • Manage, evaluate and develop innovative direct sourcing plans to attract diverse, high-caliber talent to expand our core, developing, and emerging businesses. 

  • Oversee talent pipelines for critical & recurring roles as well as provide market intelligence to stakeholders.

  • Evaluate, create, and implement training programs for talent organization (recruiters, sourcers, recruiting coordinators), hiring managers, and interviewers.

  • Communicate any process updates and own any change management with the global recruiting team, hiring managers, interviewers, and the leadership team.

  • Manage vendor and agency relationships, serving as the primary contact and administrator on current tools and agencies, while also researching new ones for the team to use.

  • Routinely measure tool usage and ROI of sourcing platforms (subscription and contingency based), third party staffing firms/partners, productivity tools, and make recommendations on renewals and/or terminations.

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with HR, Finance, Marketing, Procurement, Legal, etc. as it relates to internal process, managing budget, and vendor onboarding/offboarding.

  • Participate in ad hoc team projects as needed.

  • Serve as an ambassador in developing company culture.



  • 10+ years of experience working within a Talent organization with direct experience in recruiting operations.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business, Communication or a related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to enhance existing recruiting processes and drive process adoption across the team.
  • Track record of exercising sound judgment, decision-making, and knowing when to escalate an issue if needed.
  • Experience onboarding, integrating, managing, and offboarding recruiting related technology tools/vendors and agencies.
  • Data driven approach to measuring program effectiveness and recruiting tool usage & ROI.
  • Experience building, revising, and delivering recruiting processes in a rapidly growing global organization.
  • Strong understanding of recruiting related metrics and reporting.
  • Advanced skills in data analysis and reporting.
  • Ability to process requests using resourcefulness to find the answers expediently, paying close attention to detail, and identify opportunities to streamline.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience using Workday for employee and talent management is a plus.


About you

  • Successful track record and extensive experience in direct sourcing, candidate assessment, as well as recruiting principles, theories, and concepts

  • Previous direct sourcing knowledge and experience.

  • Prior experience recruiting all levels of talent across a range of functions as a corporate in-house recruiter or in an RPO model is required.

  • Experience recruiting for both technical and non-technical roles in the technology industry.

  • Previous experience recruiting for software, product, digital, or strategy consulting positions.

  • Experience designing recruitment strategies for large markets (diversity, overall sourcing, recruitment marketing/branding, etc.).

  • Must be ethical, have high integrity, and be passionate about attracting top talent.

  • Extensive knowledge of at least one applicant tracking system and proficiency with Google Business Suite and Microsoft Office suite.

  • High standards, continuously raising the bar, delivering with a sense of urgency; operating with a strong customer relationship and satisfaction approach.

  • A demonstrated track record as an effective networker and closer.

  • Knowledge of U.S. employment laws a plus.


About Block.one LLC
Block.one LLC is a creator of Decentralized Autonomous Corporations (DACs), a concept introduced by CTO Daniel Larimer in 2014 that empowers open source communities to disrupt existing centralized business models. Currently we, along with others globally, are developing EOSIO, a revolutionary open-source decentralized blockchain infrastructure that will be used worldwide as the basis for developing countless high-throughput blockchain applications. We are looking for extraordinary technology professionals to join the Block.one LLC team in our continuing quest to enhance, refine and scale EOSIO for our rapidly expanding developer community.



Published by Block.one, EOSIO is a blockchain protocol that enables horizontal scaling of decentralized applications, allowing developers to efficiently create high performance distributed applications. The EOSIO software provides accounts, authentication, databases, and the scheduling of applications across multiple CPU cores and/or clusters. This allows for horizontal scalability, replaces user fees with an ownership model, and powers simple deployment of decentralized applications. Check out the EOSIO GitHub repository to read our source code and, for more information, visit the resources section of the EOSIO website.


Block.One is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and to review all of our job postings to minimize biased language. Block.One does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal law.


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