Job type full-time
Full job description
Our ongoing people mission is to create and uphold a company and culture where our employees are happy and can do their best workAs the sr manager of talent acquisition, you are accountable for driving that missionThis position will work closely with the people & culture team as well as other teams including marketing, customer service, engineering, finance, revenue, and our leadership team.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a high growth company as an early member of the people operations team which will give you the chance to have a significant impact on the continued growth and success of the businessThis role won`t just be about filling positions, it will also be about shaping and scaling our recruitment strategy as the company evolves in an exciting way.
The goal is to build the people & culture department`s talent acquisition function up to meet our current and future needs.Our brand is who we are!
Hire, manage, coach, inspire and grow a team of all-star sourcers
Collaborate closely with our p&c leadership and wider team on the end to end people & culture strategy
Manage, prioritize and fill your own open positions as well as drive the success of the team you manageYou will be primarily focused on leadership hires and will need to make decisions about pivoting between strategic leadership work and hands-on tactical work to correspond with business growth and changes.
Work cross-functionally with marketing, customer service, engineering, finance, revenue, and other teams as needed to understand, support, and design their recruitment needs and ultimately drive the hiring plans
Lead the process for creating job descriptions and postings, interview plans, and material such as technical exercises and written take-home challenges in collaboration with hiring managers and teams in order to attract and identify top talent and also create a competitive candidate experience
Oversight and scaling applicant tracking system and recruitment metrics to ensure detail-oriented tracking and reporting to enable high optimal, data-driven decision making
Effectively communicate recruitment expectations and report on progress with stakeholders, leadership team and with the company as a whole
Advise on and lead opportunities to optimize and build our employer brand through our careers page and other third party platform and pr opportunities through partnership with the marketing team
Other duties as assigned
You ideally have at least five years of experience in talent acquisition including leadership experienceWe are looking for both breadth and depth of recruitment experience which we are more interested in than your years
You have experience in a high-growth start-up and have embraced and thrived in the pace, excitement, and unknowns
You have experience collaborating closely with and influencing hiring managers and upper-level leadership of a variety of specialties and levels, up to the c-suite
You have experience building recruitment analytics dashboards or enough understanding of and experience with them that you could
You have experience assessing and optimizing applicant tracking systems for scale
You have experience successfully managing and mentoring recruiters of different experience levels and helping them expedite their learning and effectiveness and achieve exceptional results
Skills and strengths
You have a healthy level of skepticism and an analytical natureYou are able to quickly absorb and analyze unfamiliar information to make decisions that are supported by sound evidence
You are extremely curious and great at asking questions to further your own knowledge, abilities, and performance and that of those around you
You are incredibly driven and have an unrelenting desire to achieve your goals and to exceed expectations
You are an expert communicator - you can adapt your approach depending on the circumstances, you are talented at influencing and driving results using excellent communication and you are skilled at identifying and resolving communication problems in order to align stakeholders
You are a great storyteller and can convey information about our company and positions to candidates in a compelling and alluring way
You are very candid and comfortable giving and receiving feedback with the goal of improving the quality of your own work and the work of those around you
You are highly persuasive and can influence those that you work with, whether candidates, teammates, or leadership toward an intended goal or result
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