Technical Recruiter

Pinterest, Toronto, ON, CA

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About Pinterest:  

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

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Our mission is to bring everyone the inspiration to create a life they love. We’re looking for a Technical Recruiter to help scale our Engineering & Product teams in our Pinterest Toronto office. You’ll partner with our local Engineering & Product leadership in Toronto to own hiring for our highest priority technical roles in the market. You will be responsible for helping to build our local recruiting function and will be a key Toronto representative for the Recruiting and broader People teams. 

What you’ll do:

  • Manage relationships with senior leadership and hiring managers for Engineering & Product; drive recruiting strategy through consistent and clear communication, provide pipeline metrics, ensure a balanced slate of candidates are introduced to the interview process and push back on hiring managers when necessary
  • Own weekly reporting cadence to the org lead and appropriate hiring managers 
  • Lead hiring efforts for all level of roles; execute on recruiting and closing strategies, build diverse pipelines in alignment with our diversity guidelines, and track hiring metrics - delivering high quality results within expected timelines
  • Provide a world class candidate experience by delivering timely, thoughtful and helpful updates and feedback
  • Partner closely with multiple stakeholders including recruiting peers, interviewers, hiring managers, Compensation, Inclusion and Diversity, and HR
  • Proactively improve our recruiting processes and identify opportunities that need refinement 
  • Adhere to all Pinterest compliance, recruiting policies and best practices, leveraging available tools and data to drive strategic decision making

What we're looking for:

  • Proven and practical experience leading initiatives and managing full cycle Engineering recruitment within an agile recruiting environment
  • Experience building technical teams in Canada and expertise of the Toronto talent market - you will bring creative solutions to attract and engage candidates in the region 
  • A data-driven, operational mindset - capable of using metrics and drawing insights to help identify challenges, solve problems, and share recruiting progress with leaders
  • Drive to build our Toronto teams from the ground up - a self-starter who can navigate nascent environments, build processes, and is resourceful and organized
  • Skilled at identifying and engaging passive candidates, building diverse pipelines, and providing inclusive candidate experiences


Our Commitment to Diversity:

At Pinterest, our mission is to bring everyone the inspiration to create a life they love—and that includes our employees. We’re taking on the most exciting challenges of our working lives, and we succeed with a team that represents an inclusive and diverse set of identities and backgrounds.

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