Sourcer (Contract)

People Operations Team | San Francisco

Ellation, Inc. is looking for a stellar Sourcer that wants to help influence and shape best practices. You know this is a good fit for you if you value contributing and shaping process, can be flexible and love learning what makes a thriving startup excel. In addition, the ideal candidate understands the importance of candidate experience, goes above and beyond to ensure that we maintain consistency, and is a steward of the Ellation / Crunchyroll / VRV brands. If you love finding the best of the best for every position and are great at building and maintaining great relationships within the business, this role is for you! This person will be joining a dynamic, fast paced team of hardworking, like minded individuals. We love making a difference, are extremely passionate, and understand what it takes to succeed as a team.

We're looking for a Sourcer to use tools, data, and creativity to create targeted recruiting strategies and build a strong network of experienced professionals.The ideal candidate relies on their strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively and efficiently communicate with all levels of the organization.


  • Support the recruiting team by building a pipeline of top talent through multiple sourcing channels
  • Work closely with recruiters to develop and execute on sourcing strategies for a variety of technical & business roles
  • Engage and qualify candidates for relevant openings and assist them through the recruitment process
  • Create and execute innovative sourcing strategies and recruiting campaigns to achieve hiring goals
  • Research and generate target lists of companies and potential sources to recruit from


  • 2+ years of sourcing experience
  • Proven track record for successfully identifying and hiring exceptional candidates in high growth environments
  • Experience researching, sourcing, and approaching passive candidates
  • Experience with Greenhouse ATS (or similar)
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.
  • Technical industry knowledge and knowledge of relevant technical skills, companies, engineering communities, and university connections

About Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll is the world’s largest destination for anime and manga, boasting a global community of more than 25 million registered users and over 1 million subscribers. Fans connect through the most complete anime library including "Naruto Shippuden," "Attack on Titan," and “Dragon Ball Super,” events such as Crunchyroll Movie Nights, Crunchyroll News, and can purchase related merchandise through its online store. Through its app on game consoles, set-top boxes, mobile devices and more, Crunchyroll delivers content from leading media producers directly to viewers translated professionally in multiple languages. The service is available for free or through a premium offering that allows users to watch ad-free with access to simulcasts—top series available immediately after Japanese broadcast.

Fans can also view Crunchyroll on VRV, an audience-focused aggregation platform featuring premium SVOD channels and a curated house channel, VRV Select.

About Ellation

Ellation, Inc. is a transformative entertainment company and home of industry-leading platforms Crunchyroll and VRV. With majority investment from Otter Media, a joint-venture between AT&T and The Chernin Group, Ellation operates at the intersection of technology and media to redefine the next wave of media interaction and consumption -- breaking down barriers to content experiences for passionate fans around the world. Ellation’s offices in San Francisco, Tokyo, and Chișinău develop the product, design, engineering, marketing and content that brings our communities of passionate fans together.  

About VRV

VRV is a leading audience-focused aggregation platform featuring premium SVOD channels including Crunchyroll, Funimation, Rooster Teeth, and Shudder, alongside a curated house channel, VRV Select. Created to provide fans with a next-gen entertainment experience, VRV offers immersive content experiences in a digitally-driven environment via bundled subscription, a la carte subscription, or ad-supported options. As a platform, VRV helps partners extend their reach and distribute their premium content through a high-quality, branded experience on mobile, web, and popular living room devices.