Talent acquisition partner

The Reference is a committed digital agency of 160 creative thinkers, driven by knowledge and craftsmanship. Our clients refer to us as a bunch of lovely and intelligent people. We share a collaborative culture in which we leverage our expertise and unleash our creativity in every aspect of our work. This allows us to open up digital opportunities in numerous verticals and businesses. That's why A-brands and other market leaders have been considering us trusted advisors for many years.

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  • You are responsible for the entire recruitment and selection process; content of the vacancy text, search of and communication with candidates, determining the best process, conducting selection interviews, and providing feedback of all this to the business.
  • You maintain the talent pipeline and you steadily build a relevant network. You actively focus on the direct search of potential candidates.
  • With every question for a new hire, you look at the needs of the organization in a smart way and you consult with the hiring manager.
  • Together with your marketing colleagues you contribute to authentic and targeted employer branding campaigns.
  • You further shape our onboarding process and ensure that new colleagues feel welcome and at home.
  • You conduct follow up and exit conversations and provide the necessary feedback to the business.
  • You are responsible for training & development within The Reference and ensure that each Reffer can develop optimally.
  • You report to the HR Manager.
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  • You have obtained a higher education in an Economic or HR/Social direction.
  • You have a first experience in recruitment and a strong affinity with Soft HR processes.
  • You have excellent organizational skills and like to let things move forward. You think in solutions, and you like a challenge.
  • You work discreetly and have a strong work ethic in everything you do.
  • You can get the best out of people and are focused on collaboration. You like the interaction with other departments and managers.
  • You have an excellent knowledge of Dutch and can express yourself fluently in English, both written and oral.


We are one of Belgium’s most successful digital agencies, part of the international Emakina Group, but with its own DNA.

You will be one of the key figures in a young and dynamic team where there is plenty of scope for personal initiative.

We give you the opportunity to develop your talent further. We provide an Learning & Development budget and the necessary time to hone your skills and expertise.

Your welfare is important to us. We ensure a healthy work-life balance and the necessary relaxation, at our company parties and legendary boardgame nights, for example.

Work from our agile offices (Ghent & Antwerp) or from home (60%). Whatever you want!

Last but not least… an attractive salary with lots of fringe benefits, such as a company car, meal vouchers, group and health insurance, bike lease, extra days leave, …


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