Senior Corporate Recruiter

Tala was named one of the top 50 FinTech companies in the world. We are a financial technology company on a mission to make financial services simple, inclusive, and accessible for the doers and dreamers globally. More than 5 million people in emerging markets have borrowed through our smartphone app, which provides instant credit scoring, lending, education, and other personalized financial services. Headquartered in Santa Monica, we support the needs of our customers in Kenya, Mexico, Philippines, and India. 
You will help shape our organization by sharing our company's story, vision, and culture both internally and externally. In this role, you will work directly with the Engineering, Data and Product teams to support our growth and ensure we hire the best in class! You will have the opportunity to shape and elevate the future of Tala by bringing in the most talented people possible. You will be able to develop your skills and play with new ideas as we deliver on our promise to the business - the right people, in the right role, at the right time. 

What you'll do

  • Be responsible for sourcing and full-cycle recruiting for technical roles and other roles as needed
  • Serve as an internal consultant by conducting training, coaching interviewers on best practices and making sure we’re delivering a consistently exceptional candidate experience
  • Provide all candidates with an amazing experience by being open, honest, and friendly throughout the process
  • Strategize different ways to enhance our employer brand by building diverse talent pipelines, attending events, generating referrals, and managing community outreach activities
  • Talent mapping


  • Minimum 4+ years of technical recruiting experience 
  • Experience in a high-growth, high-tech startup environment
  • Deep understanding of market
  • Experience with a web-based ATS
  • Able to manage a full-cycle recruiting process in an efficient and effective manner
  • Experience with progressive sourcing techniques including direct sourcing and internet data mining and recruiting techniques such search engines, Boolean search strings, LinkedIn and other online networking communities
  • Strict attention to detail and focus on data integrity, documentation and visibility to hiring managers
  • Proven success sourcing for hard-to-fill roles
  • High level of self-motivation and ability to produce results independently, and under demanding deadlines
  • Organized, able to work in fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks as well as adapt to business priorities that change quickly

About Tala
Our vision is to build a new financial ecosystem where everyone can participate on equal footing and access the tools they need to be financially healthy. We strongly believe that inclusion fosters innovation and we’re proud to have a diverse global team that represents a multitude of backgrounds, cultures, and experience. We hire talented people regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Tala is a financial technology company on a mission to build a financial system that works for everyone. Our first product is a lending app that instantly underwrites and delivers credit to customers who have little or no formal borrowing history. Tala has disbursed over $1B to more than 4 million customers across East Africa, the Philippines, Mexico, and India who use Tala loans to start and expand small businesses, pay school fees and bills, and build more stable financial lives. Tala is backed by leading venture and impact investors including RPS Ventures, GGV Capital, IVP, Revolution Growth, Lowercase Capital, Data Collective VC, ThomVest Ventures and PayPal Ventures. Tala is headquartered in Santa Monica with offices in Nairobi, Manila, Mexico City, and Bangalore.