Associate, Editorial Talent Acquisition

The Associate will be part of the ETA team, whose mission is to eliminate the capacity  shortage in the editing team.

As CACTUS continue to grow, we need more and more high-quality editors to work on an increasing number of manuscripts. The person we are looking for should buy into this mission and realise that even though it is an entry level role, there is an opportunity to have a significant impact at the org. level. We're expanding our talent acquisition team and are looking for an Associate, Editorial Talent Acquisition to join our dynamic unit in Mumbai. This position will give you the opportunity to hire highly qualified editors for the organization, implement effective sourcing strategies, and gain insights into the global editing industry. You will be the first point of contact for those hired by CACTUS.

Here's a broad outline of the responsibilities:

  • Sourcing

  • Network and source candidates through universities, job portals, online/print ads, headhunting, referrals, using social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter), other websites, groups, forums, associations, etc. Look for new channels of recruitment based on knowledge gathered.

  • Target and deadline focus - Ensure that all internal requirements are met within the specified timeline and that a healthy pool of candidates is maintained for all requirements.

  • Operations

  • Communicate with candidates, track and analyse data, and draw inferences in order to make changes to the hiring strategy. Work on recruitment-related collateral, forms, surveys, etc. to ensure effective documentation during the recruitment cycle and also measure the quality of new hires at different stages.

An ideal candidate would be someone who has:

  • Networked with student bodies and departments at educational institutions

  • An understanding of how and where to find potential freelance editors/translators

  • Excellent communication skills

  • A strong work ethic and great attention to detail

Job location: 
Andheri West, Mumbai

Application process

To apply, please send in your CV to or you can reach us at +9122 6714 8888

Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd.
510 Shalimar Morya Park Off Link Road, Andheri (W)
Mumbai 400-053, India
Phone: +91–22–67148888 Fax: +91–22–67148889
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