Talent Acquisition Lead for C-Level Executive roles (F/H)



People & HR
Paris, France
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Company Description

Believe is one of the world’s leading digital music companies. Believe’s mission is to develop local artists and labels in the digital ecosystem by providing them the solutions they need to grow their audience at each stage of their career and development.
Its 1,919 employees in more than 50 countries aim to support local artists and labels with a unique digital expertise, respect, fairness and transparency.
To support our fast-growing presence on all continents, we are constantly looking for new Believers to join us and make a stronger and more positive impact on the music industry!
Believe is listed on compartment A of the regulated market of Euronext Paris (Ticker: BLV, ISIN: FR0014003FE9).
Ready to #setthetone with Believe?

Job Description

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in executive-level recruitment in house as well as experience in working closely with Exco members on succession planning.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Executive Recruiter to join our dynamic team. As an Executive Recruiter, you will play a crucial role in identifying, attracting, and acquiring top-tier executive talent for our organization. This position requires a strategic mindset, exceptional communication skills, and the ability to challenge and collaborate effectively with executive hiring managers.


  • Work in collaboration with the Talent management team to map the succession plans for the Executive Committee (ExCo) and their critical N-1 positions. Ensure that we have a pipeline for those roles and have mapped the external and internal talent market.

  • In collaboration with the Talent Management team, ensure that the job descriptions and the Fit to profile (competencies) are kept up to date for the roles.

  • Conduct comprehensive searches to identify and engage with top-tier executive candidates.

  • Utilize various sourcing strategies, including direct outreach, networking, and leveraging industry contacts.

  • Build and maintain a strong pipeline of executive talent for current and future hiring needs.

  • Collaborate with executive hiring managers and key stakeholders to understand organizational goals, culture, and specific executive requirements.

  • Challenge and advise hiring managers on best practices, market trends, and effective executive recruitment strategies.

  • Act as a strategic partner in the development of Strategic Workforce Plans and partner with regional and country leaders, as required, to advise on recruitment strategies.

  • Conduct in-depth candidate assessments, including competency-based interviews, to evaluate executive candidates against organizational needs.

  • Provide insightful feedback and recommendations to hiring managers, guiding them in the selection of top executive talent.

  • Conduct regular market research to understand talent availability, compensation trends, and emerging leadership profiles. Attend relevant events to build insights and connections.

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with executive candidates, acting as a brand ambassador for the organization.

  • Own the end-to-end recruitment process for executives, including induction meetings, follow-up calls, compensation alignment, coordination with Executive Assistants and offer process.


  • Proven experience in executive-level recruitment, with a track record of successfully placing high-caliber executives.

  • Knowledge and experience of executive search methodologies, industry trends, and best practices.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and influence executive-level stakeholders.

  • Strategic workforce management experience: 9-box assessment grids, Strategic workforce planning, talent risk management, and executive assessment methodologies.

  • Results-oriented with a focus on delivering a positive candidate experience.

  • Familiarity with various sourcing tools, recruitment platforms and ATS systems.

  • Assessment certification would be a plus (Belbin, LPI360, Hogan, Korn Ferry, etc.)

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business Administration, or a related field (advanced degree or certifications are a plus).

  • Fluent in English

If you are a motivated and strategic thinker with a passion for executive recruitment and the ability to challenge and collaborate with senior leadership, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us in shaping the future of our organization through the acquisition of top-tier executive talent.

Additional Information


We have two hearts at Believe - our People and our Artists. ​

We believe in THE POWER OF OUR PEOPLE, who grow every day to develop their potential… We aim to provide our Believers with the best environment to thrive. ​


Tailor-made training and coaching program ​

Remote working policy​

A well-being program​

Access to Eutelmed, a digital mental health and well-being platform that allows you to speak with an experienced psychologist​


Ambassador program: an employee volunteering initiative dedicated to all Believers interested in having a positive impact on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI), wellbeing and the planet.​