Talent Acquisition Director US at Mimecast Services Limited in Lexington, MA

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Talent Acquisition Director US


Title: Talent Acquisition Director US

Job ID: 2019-4556
Type: Permanent Full Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Human Resources
Lexington, Massachusetts


This position will report to the Vice President of Talent Acquisition and will be responsible for leading and driving recruitment in North America here at Mimecast.

You will partner with all Mimecast business groups and HR, ensuring identification of best in class candidates through the recruitment and onboarding processes.


As Mimecast’s new Director of Talent Acquisition, you will;

  • Evaluate, recommend and implement creative, cost-effective approaches to the recruitment process by increasing high calibre candidate sourcing through innovative approaches.
  • Lead the Boston-based Talent Acquisition team, initiatives and help guide the team’s ongoing career development
  • Carry small job requirement load for critical, leadership positions
  • Create, measure and drive employment metrics to create efficiencies, measure program performance and develop a monthly reporting cadence to senior leadership.
  • Develop and implement Mimecast’s online recruitment strategy, partnering with in-house and external resources to ensure Mimecast has unified, effective ‘employer branding’ to continually attract a diverse and highly qualified candidate pool.
  • Ensure effective utilisation of online job posting resources including social media, job boards, and the Mimecast careers page.
  • Identify, recommend and manage Mimecast’s contracts with online external resources including job boards. Additionally, ensuring consistency regarding branding and terminology, as well as assess regional job board effectiveness to determine future investment strategies.
  • Partner with HR and Legal to standardise contracts and hiring process
  • Be responsible and accountable for sharing data on hiring activities with EMEA Leadership Team to help maximize candidate experience
  • Build a highly skilled and engaged talent team with both direct and indirect reports
  • Systematically evaluate, select and manage agency recruitment partners, measuring effectiveness and ensuring compliance with negotiated agreements.
  • Perform critical projects and other related duties as assigned.


Qualifications needed to be successful here are;

  • Highly motivational with strong leadership and operational Talent Acquisition skills with the ability to drive creativity.
  • High orientation for cross functional influencing and teaming
  • Bachelor degree in business administration, management, human resources, or a related discipline.
  • 7+ years of progressive Human Resources experience in Talent Acquisition, with a minimum of 5 years as an in-house recruiter in high-growth technology organisations.
  • Proficient in creating reports to monitor metrics to drive desired results.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Experience in building and deploying digital and social talent acquisition media campaigns for high-performance organisations
  • Strong experience utilising application tracking systems
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other desktop applications


We offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including private healthcare, pension, life cover, child care vouchers and an annual gym subsidization. Mimecast is an entrepreneurial and high growth company which will provide the right candidate with a wealth of career development opportunities. All Mimecasters strive on being high performers, problem solvers, team players with passion, integrity and effectiveness. We strive to attract exceptional people who have ‘’that extra something’’ and really enjoy what they do. Are you ready to jump on board?

Mimecast is a global company with certain business operations in North America. By responding to this advertisement you are agreeing to your details, including any personally identifiable information therein, to be transferred to Mimecast North America, Inc. Mimecast North America, Inc will maintain adequate technical and organizational measure to protect your personally identifiable information and shall use it for the purposes of assessing suitability for this role. Should you wish to respond to this advertisement but do not consent to such transfer, please notify us in advance so that we are able to make alternative arrangements.

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