Join the Family

Felicis portfolio companies are growing their teams in the U.S. and beyond.

Talent Associate



People & HR
Dublin, Ireland · Ireland · Remote
Posted on Friday, August 25, 2023


Smartling was founded 14 years ago to make localization and translation seamless. Today, Smartling is profitable and backed by Battery Ventures, a global technology-focused investment firm, supporting company growth and expanding our market share and leadership position. We are the only cloud-based, AI-enabled translation platform that combines a Neural Machine Translation Hub and professional language services empowering teams to collaborate in real-time to create experiences customers love.

As a Talent Associate at Smartling, you will have a dual focus of aiding in HR operations and supporting recruitment efforts. You will play an integral role in up-leveling our internal People management systems and processes, as well as supporting our employees and candidates. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a growing team designing and delivering change while supporting a number of people-related projects.

You Will

  • Manage the Employee Experience through high-quality administration of the employee life cycle (joiners, internal transfers, promotions, leave of absence, probation, and resignations/leavers)
  • Be the first point of contact for employee inquiries on HR-related information, escalating as required
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date employee records. Produce reporting on staffing, attrition, absence, working time, training. Produce ad-hoc reports as required
  • Schedule and facilitate interviews, ensuring timely feedback and a positive candidate experience
  • Ensure a great employee environment through weekly check-ins at our Dublin office
  • Support our L&D by facilitating training and learning and development activities across the group, and maintenance of up to date and accurate training records
  • Keep the Employee Company Handbook up to date and ensure compliance with HR rules and regulations
  • Ensure the various trackers (e.g. candidate tracker, new hire tracker) used by the HR team are kept up to date
  • Conduct regular audits of employment files and systems to ensure they are up-to-date, accurate, and GDPR compliant
  • Any other general HR administration-related duties
  • Promote and support a healthy working environment

You Have

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field (or equivalent work experience)
  • Previous experience in HR, Administration or similar roles
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to engage and build rapport with candidates and employees
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to juggle and manage competing tasks and demands and deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
  • Self-motivated and results-orientated with a clear focus on accuracy
  • High level of honesty, integrity, and ability to handle confidential data
  • Ability to travel to our Dublin office once per week and for occasional events

You Are

  • Proactive. Willing to take the initiative and provide suggestions and ideas to contribute to the success of the role/team
  • Enthusiastic. A fun and energetic co-worker.
  • An analytical thinker. “If there is a problem I have a solution” attitude.
  • Customer-focused. Passionate for employees’ and candidates’ success at all times.
  • Detail-oriented. Supremely well organized with attention to detail.
  • A Team Player. Possess the ability to work effectively and cross-functionally within all levels of management, both internally and externally.
  • Detailed. Exceptional attention to and ownership of detail in communication and process

You Will Enjoy

  • Freedom 🏡- we are remote-first
  • Growth - an opportunity to learn and advance your career
  • Wealth 💰 - We offer a competitive salary & pension plan with company matching
  • Wellness - company-sponsored Health insurance plan
  • Balance - flexible PTO + 10 bank holidays! Generous parental leave. We are remote-friendly
  • Culture 🤝- an energetic, value-driven, and fun culture and team spirit
  • Bonus - employee referral programs and Apple equipment

Smartling is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, skills, and experiences.

*To work from home, you must have a strong internet connection, a quiet space, and a professional (distraction and clutter-free) background.