Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job description

Barkyn delivers health and happiness to pet families around the world. Currently specialized in dogs, we provide plans that include dog food, goodies, treats and a dedicated online veterinarian.

This way, we’re not only changing the pet market, we’re also reshaping the way the e-commerce experience should feel - human, personalized, seamless & beautiful. We were invited to be part of Google's Startup Growth Program in 2018 and to Google’s Scaleup Program in 2019. We were also considered one of Europe’s Top 100 Startups by Wired.


We're creating a loved brand in Europe and this is where your story starts!

As Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will be the guardian of Barkyn’s Recruitment Process, defining its strategy, implementing worldwide best practices and delivering a beautiful, human and seamless recruitment experience to all our candidates. You’ll have a leading role and direct impact on the company’s growth by sourcing and identifying the best talent in the market and converting them into successful team members.



  • Relevant experience in the full recruitment life cycle (2+ years), since preparing job requirements, sourcing, triaging, interviewing, negotiating offers and prepare employee admission and onboarding.
  • Experience recruiting a variety of positions including IT and Leadership roles in high volume and fast paced environment;
  • High emotional intelligence, being a skillful reader of other’s emotions, motivations, drivers and social skills to better select the right new team members;
  • Solid knowledge of TA platforms, trends and candidate tracking systems;
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.

Brownie Points:

  • Previous experience in scaling a team in a fast-paced startup;
  • Previous experience as a People Generalist and general knowledge of Portuguese law;
  • Degree in Psychology, People Management or related area;
  • Be a dog owner.