Freigeist Office

Talent Acquisition Lead / Head of People Freigeist & Portfolio (m/f/d)

Freigeist is a long-term partner to founders building European Tech Champions. We invest in the Pre-Seed/Seed stage and actively support the founders in building the company. In your role you find exceptional talent for Freigeist and you support our portfolio companies in building their talent organisation and recruiting key talent.

Your Tasks:

  • You are responsible for the complete recruiting lifecycle, from sourcing to signature and onboarding
  • You represent our employer brand at Freigeist and you support our portfolio startups developing theirs
  • You conduct interviews and assess candidates based on criteria from your requirements analysis
  • You use passive and active sourcing on relevant platforms and coordinate the candidate pipelines
  • You keep a keen eye on new recruiting trends and develop your own creative strategies and projects to successfully fill positions for Freigeist and our portfolio companies

Your Challenge:

After the first 6 months you have achieved the following:

  • You own the talent organization at Freigeist and our portfolio companies rely on your active and pragmatic support to recruit early talent and build their talent organisation
  • Applicants are happy, because you accompany them professionally and transparently through the application process and this can already be seen in reviews e.g. at kununu and glassdoor
  • You brought at least two applicants on board

Your Profile:

  • You have a degree in business, psychology or a related field
  • You have 5+ years recruiting experience in a startup, scaleup or other fast growing environment
  • Ideally, you have deep knowledge in the field of aptitude- and personnel diagnostics and appreciate proven scientific methods
  • You have a great technical and digital understanding (on the job and when filling positions) and enjoy working in a tech-oriented environment
  • You are sociable, hands on, pragmatic, solution-oriented and open-minded
  • You are fluent in English and German

We offer:

  • Learn and grow with one of the most successful VCs in Europe
  • Build leading tech companies with outstanding entrepreneurs
  • Get insights into innovative and disruptive new technologies
  • Work with a highly qualified and sociable team
  • State-of-the-art software and equipment
  • You decide when you work from home or from our beautiful offices in Bonn

Please send your application including a CV or LinkedIn profile to We are looking forward to meeting you!