Position Description

Location Barcelona, Spain
Job Code 323
# of Openings 1
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Travelzoo® provides our 28 million members with insider deals and one-of-a-kind experiences personally reviewed by our deal experts around the globe. With more than 25 offices worldwide we have our finger on the pulse of outstanding travel, entertainment, and lifestyle experiences. For almost 20 years we have worked in partnership with more than 2,000 top suppliers—our long-standing relationships allow us access to the very best deals.

Travelzoo is looking for a Recruiter (background executive search) based in our Barcelona office to join our European HR Team. The candidate will be responsible for finding and attracting top talent and will be managing the end-to-end recruitment cycle for various positions at Travelzoo Europe. The Recruiter will also be responsible for further global projects in the field of talent acquisition and evaluation. The Recruiter will report to the Head of Human Resources, Europe based in London.

Key responsibilities:

  • Establish strong relationships with managers to get a full understanding of the culture, business objectives and challenges and use the information to assist with searches
  • Create a recruitment strategy to identify top talent 
  • Manage full-cycle recruitment including job postings, direct sourcing and headhunting of candidates, screening and interviewing, scheduling and soliciting feedback
  • Use social networking and direct sourcing, while staying abreast of developing market conditions and trends in the industry
  • Work on global talent acquisition and talent evaluation projects
  • Represent and promote Travelzoo at industry events
  • Establish, track and report important hiring metrics 

Candidate profile:

  • Degree educated 
  • Experience in executive search highly desirable  
  • Previous recruitment experience necessary (in-house experience a plus)
  • Experience of direct sourcing/headhunting
  • Fluency in English and Spanish, and ideally another European language e.g. French or German 
  • Ability to achieve results while working independently
  • Exceptional organisation skills and attention to detail
  • Proactive, flexible, and able to multi-task
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience recruiting internationally
  • General knowledge of employment laws in the areas of recruitment
  • Knowledge of Taleo a plus


We offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Working within an international team environment and taking on exciting global projects 
  • Travel perks, including an annual stipend and extra holiday days to experience Travelzoo’s deals
  • Entrepreneurial culture with global career development opportunities
  • International mentoring programs and e-learning options 


Are you a globally minded professional who thrives in a collaborative environment and values a meaningful career? We would like to work with you!