Technical Sourcer

Job Description

The mission of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It's why we have a newsroom that's 1,700 strong and send journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It's why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it's why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it's worth paying for.

To help us do this work, we are looking for an experienced sourcer to manage the sourcing and attraction of candidates for specialized positions at The New York Times. In the role, you will be an expert on the candidate market for our Engineering function, with an emphasis on diverse candidate slates and pipelines. You will get the opportunity to help grow these teams and help them become more diverse at all levels. You will conduct research, work with candidates, develop talent pipelines, and manage a candidate database.

What you'll do:
  • Work with hiring managers and recruiters to determine essential position requirements
  • At all times, infuse your work with an eye toward identifying unique and diverse talent for all areas of the company
  • Identify and engage potential candidates
  • Coach and train new and current team members on candidate sourcing
  • Craft and send compelling recruitment emails
  • Constantly interact with potential candidates on professional networks and social media
  • Contact industry partners for candidate referrals
  • Conduct research-based sourcing, getting to know the current makeup of NYT teams and our hiring needs

What you have:
  • 3+ years of talent sourcing, ideally for technical or executive roles
  • Experience with a team first approach where you know good ideas can come from anyone
  • Keen knowledge of current, trending, and new sourcing tools and platforms
  • The ability to search without tools, including with techniques like open-source web search, x-ray search, pdf search, and more
  • Good understanding of boolean logic


The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.