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Global Talent Acquisition Manager

ABOUT US: SteelSeries is a global leader in enhancing gamers' experience through devices and software they need and want.  Our mission is to help e-sports pros win major tournaments.  And wow, have we succeeded!  E-sports pros have won more prize money using our gear than any other brand (and we are just a little bit proud of that). We understand and share the passion for gaming better than anyone else because we, too, are dedicated gamers on a mission to cut through the flash and hype.  We bring cutting edge products to life that meets real needs.  We believe in creativity and imagination, in being true to gamers and ourselves, and displaying the same killer instinct in our work as we do when we game.



SUMMARY OF THE ROLE: The Global Talent Acquisition Manager will play a critical role in designing and executing the overall strategic approach for SteelSeries' global talent acquisition process.  This leader will be responsible for mapping out the full life-cycle recruitment activities, integrating with broader talent strategies, leading data-driven and quality-focused initiatives.   

This role will oversee both North America and International talent acquisition functions and report directly to the Global Human Resources Director.  In partnership with key business partners, she/he will develop short-term and long-term talent acquisition strategies to meet the needs of the business while evolving the functions and capabilities to support our global operations.                                                     

We seek an experienced Talent Acquisition Manager with extensive recruiting experience in technology and start-up. This position is ideal for a change culture champion who excels in people leadership, operational excellence, and 'outside of the box thinking,' who desires global impact. 



  • Works closely with the Global HR Director to strategically design, create, implement, drive the recruiting strategies/tactics and procedures, and be a right hand for strategic HR initiatives.
  • Partner with our Diversity & Inclusion committees, outside diversity groups, and networks, which will drive top-notch diverse talent recruitment.
  • Partner with hiring managers to understand business needs, job requirements, and the skill set(s) needed to develop and execute an appropriate sourcing strategy.
  • Assess candidate's hard and soft skills through a combination of behavioral interviews and competency-based evaluations.
  • Identify future hiring needs, be a subject matter expert on career levels, design job descriptions, source candidates, conduct interviews, keep abreast of international employment laws and regulations, and recruiting metrics.
  • Active on social media forums, attend career fairs, universities, diversity groups, and other creative methods to locate diverse, qualified individuals.
  • Develop and implement creative sourcing and recruiting strategies to expand talent portfolio and attract qualified candidates
  • Lead efforts to build and maintain a quality pipeline by fostering long term relationships with candidates
  • Implement, manage, and update internal ATS with accuracy and integrity to ensure compliance with applicable hiring laws and regulations.
  • Prepare offer letters/employment contracts, confidentiality agreements, and associated employment documents.
  • Lead talent acquisition and HR initiatives.
  • Deliver internal training on recruiting-related topics as needed



  • Bachelor's degree
  • Has a minimum of 5 years of direct and relevant recruitment experience.
  • Experience in organizations that have undergone significant growth, change, and/or international expansion.
  • Has required validated ability to recruit or hire diverse individuals
  • Ability to negotiate and advise on complex compensation packages.
  • Experience in the gaming industry or an advocate gamer themselves is ideal, but not required.
  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal), influencing, and negotiation skills, as is strong project management, analytical and critical thinking skills with thorough attention to detail.
  • Excellent assessment and interviewing skills and a strong command of assessment and selection methodologies, instruments, and processes.
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