Head of Global Talent Acquisition

The Head of Global Talent Acquisition is responsible for defining and leading Twitch’s talent acquisition strategy to support our rapid growth and strengthen the recruiting model and programs.  As a senior leader this role will act as a true partner to the business to identify talent gaps, implement a new ATS, develop and implement sourcing tools and processes, ensure Twitch has robust programs in place for diversity and inclusion practices, university recruiting, employer branding, on-boarding programs and scale the overall recruiting org across US, EMEA, APAC, LATAM to deliver against hiring plans. 


  • Utilize knowledge of business needs and priorities to develop recruiting strategies and programs that ensure an ongoing pipeline of top talent to fill positions at all levels in the organization including strategic and executive searches.
  • Provide expert guidance, facilitation and collaboration for all senior leaders and hiring leaders to recruit, identify, select, onboard, and retain highly skilled best in class candidates
  • Provide leadership, training, coaching, and guidance to the Talent Acquisition team and hiring leaders on interviewing best practices, offer recommendations, negotiating/creating job offers, closing, and administrative functions involved in full cycle recruiting
  • Build a strong, credible relationship with senior leaders, hiring managers and critical stakeholders; operating as trusted advisor and subject matter expert
  • Design, implement and maintain scalable processes, tools, systems and trainings necessary to support the recruiting function globally
  • Create a strategic plan and organizational model that provides a unique menu of talent services designed to operate at a scale and efficiency for the business and talent acquisition function
  • Build talent communities and talent pipelines for critical skill areas and diversity sourcing efforts, that yield into hiring outcomes for the business
  • Manage efficient, fast-paced full-cycle recruiting operations that support Twitch’s rapid growth plans
  • Keep abreast of external trends and innovative recruiting and sourcing techniques in order to be competitive in state-of-the-art recruiting practices
  • Develop and implement diversity and inclusion, university recruiting, employer branding efforts and strategy for Twitch
  • Develop and implement workforce plans, refine hiring forecasting capabilities, and establish and report on key recruiting metrics to measure team effectiveness and provide data-driven, actionable insights


  • 10+ years of broad recruiting and leadership experience in Talent Acquisition or Human Resources, with at least 5+ years of managing teams
  • A successful track-record of talent acquisition management at a rapidly growing technology company
  • Demonstrated experience creating and executing a metrics-driven, consultative service oriented recruiting strategy for a global organization
  • Ability to develop business cases and service requirements, influence and foster trust with  stakeholders at all levels, while creating and managing strategic alliances
  • Deep expertise in social media, digital marketing and recruiting platforms/tools, and employer brand best practices
  • Strong interpersonal savvy and self-awareness with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Undergraduate degree in business, human resources or equivalent professional experience preferred

Bonus Points

  • Experience working in the gaming or entertainment industry


  • Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision and life 
  • 401(k) savings plan with a company match
  • Catered daily lunch and dinners (and hearty breakfasts three times a week)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Monthly in-office massages
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Commuter benefits
  • Flexible time off policy
  • Weekly happy hours and opportunity to attend one gaming event or tournament
  • Top of the line technology to help you build your own workspace

About Twitch

Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, with more than 100 million visitors per month. We connect gamers from around the world by allowing them to broadcast, watch, and chat with each other. Twitch’s live and on-demand video platform forms the backbone of a distribution network for video game broadcasters including pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in gaming culture, turning gameplay into an immersive video experience. Learn more at http://twitch.tv.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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