Talent Specialist

Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover and book unique accommodations around the world. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in more than 34,000 cities and over 191 countries.

Beijing is a fast-growing, up-and-coming office! Home to an incredibly hospitable team, our Beijing-based colleagues strive to help our community Belong Anywhere all around the world.

As a Talent Specialist, you are entrusted with being the first line of contact for all of our AirFamily based in China for all things related to their employment, both from a tactical point of view (i.e. contracts & payroll), but as well as from the greater enrichment point of view (i.e. career development & personal well-being).


  • Embody the core values we have as an organization and represent our friendly, genuine and passionate Airbnb culture by being a host to our employees with their queries
  • End to end support for new joiners including contract drafting and processing, travel arrangements, scheduling, relocation support, new joiner documentation and onboarding procedures.
  • Benefits Administration: Liaising and maintaining relationships with benefit providers & updating (registration/updating/de-registration) of benefits enrolment and data reporting as required
  • Payroll & social Insurance: liaising with external service partners on all required paperwork and being on point for queries from China Airfam
  • Onboarding programme coordination, scheduling & hosting
  • Manage logistics of all employee exits
  • Updating Leave types trackers/plans & generating reports
  • Employee documents: processing document requests including scanning/signing/chopping etc.
  • HR Files: Manage hard filing cabinets & e-filing folders
  • Immigration: Manage China work visas, application and end to end communication


  • Native Chinese and strong written & verbal communication skills in English
  • Interest in, and experience with a variety of ERP/HRIS systems (‘Workday’ is a major plus!)
  • 5+ Years relevant HR operation experience
  • Experience in international working environment through virtual conferencing
  • Ability to manage competing demands while being extremely adaptable - we move fast here and we are constantly changing directions, but we keep it all together AND we think that is fun.  You should too.
  • Capability to excel in a team
  • Proficiency in iOS/Google products is preferred (& Techy!)
  • Process-oriented
  • An interest in travel is a plus!

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