HR & Recruitment Associate

£77k – £110k per annum

About Wintermute

Wintermute is one of the largest crypto-native algorithmic trading companies in digital assets. We provide liquidity algorithmically across most cryptocurrency exchanges and trading platforms, a broad range of OTC trading products as well as support high profile blockchain projects and traditional financial institutions moving into crypto. We actively participate in the development of the blockchain ecosystem through investments, partnerships, and incubation of projects.

Wintermute was founded in 2017 by industry leaders and has successfully navigated multiple crypto industry cycles. Culturally, we combine the best of the two worlds: the technology standards of high-frequency trading firms in traditional markets and the innovative and entrepreneurial culture of technology startups. Read more here.

Working at Wintermute

We are seeking an HR & Recruiting associate to help propel Wintermute’s business to new heights. We need someone with experience in both HR and recruiting, who’s eager to make a significant impact at Wintermute. You will collaborate closely with both our Head of Operations and Head of Talent, sharing responsibilities across their domains.HR responsibilities:

  • Owning Company HR policies and ensuring they are representative of the company’s culture
  • Identify and optimise areas of improvement (not limited to the People function) to continuously improve Wintermute’s environment and culture
  • Ensuring the employee onboarding/offboarding experiences are as effective and efficient as possible
  • Supporting employees through refined HR processes beyond employee onboarding
  • Lead in the management, maintenance, and review of appropriate employee onboarding documentation
  • Maintain and increase already high morale by supporting employees in support of all of their needs
  • Managing Visa Sponsorship for all employees requiring a Skilled Worker Visa

Recruitment responsibilities:

  • Coordinate recruitment processes for various roles in our centralized ATS: i) Set up roles ii) Collect feedback from hiring managers, manage templates, schedule interviews with relevant team leads.
  • Publish and promote jobs on the company website as well as on all relevant job sites and ensure they are regularly updated.
  • Liaise with key external stakeholders at universities and various engineering bootcamps to arrange events such as career fairs, hackathons, company presentations and any events that could bring value to Wintermute.
  • Greet and host all candidate interviews on-site, ensuring a smooth and seamless interview experience for both candidates and interviewers

Hard skills requirements:

  • Educated to a degree level (BSc/MSc)
  • 1-3 years experience in a HR & Recruiting role. Experience with a HR support management system and in-depth knowledge of UK HR legal requirements
  • Knowledge of the UK Skilled Worker Visa support scheme
  • Experience in recruitment coordination, scheduling, and logistics.
  • Extremely organized and able to effectively manage and prioritize tasks
  • Great communication skills – clear, concise, empathetic, ability to speak with very different people (e.g. from deep technologists to MBA graduates)
  • Proven ability to see the bigger picture, commercial strategy, understand new functional areas quickly, and have a cross-functional mindset

Join our dynamic team and benefit from:

  • Working at one of the most innovative trading firms globally.
  • Engaging projects offering accelerated responsibilities and ownership compared to traditional finance environments.
  • A vibrant working culture with frequent team meals, holiday celebrations, gaming events, and company-wide outings, including our annual Wintermute weekend getaway.
  • A Wintermute-inspired office in central London, featuring an array of amenities such as table tennis and foosball, personalized desk configurations, a cozy team breakout area with games and free food.
  • Great company culture: informal, non-hierarchical, ambitious, highly professional with a startup vibe, collaborative and entrepreneurial.
  • A performance-based compensation with a significant earning potential alongside standard perks like pension and private Health insurance.


  • Although we are unable to accept fully remote candidates, we support significant flexibility in regards to working from home and working hours.
  • We offer UK work permits and help with relocation

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