Director of Recruiting

Lyft, San Francisco, CA

Lyft is your friend with a car, whenever you need one

At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

This role will lead the teams that hire for our Rideshare organizations inclusive of all tech and non-tech functions within the Rideshare line of business. You will lead a team of recruiting professionals focused on developing, driving, and executing on recruiting strategies that support our Rideshare organization. You will be part of the Recruiting leadership team and partner closely with your peers, Cross-Functional partners, and recruiting leaders to find the best builders for Lyft.


  • Responsible for the leadership and delivery of talent for the Lyft Recruiting for the Rideshare line of business
  • Lead your team to develop innovative and scalable solutions to proactively build diverse candidate pools and deliver talent to hiring leaders to meet business objectives
  • Design custom and executable recruiting plans to drive the delivery of talent for Rideshare
  • Build excellent relationships with our client groups within Lyft by collaborating on hiring needs, planning for attrition, and delivering top talent for the organization
  • Design and execute innovative sourcing strategies and ensure a high-touch candidate experience
  • Share best practices in recruiting and sourcing as well as market data to educate hiring teams on market landscape for talent
  • Build, engage, manage and develop a high-performing recruiting team in a fast-paced and ambiguous environment
  • Set team performance goals and metrics, timelines and manage progress
  • Develop and execute to plans to identify and drive productivity improvements that enable the team to deliver to hiring goals
  • Establish and maintain meaningful relationships with management and key cross-functional stakeholders internally 
  • Compile & analyze data and metrics to support business decisions and plans as necessary
  • Deliver talent and manage candidate pipeline activity to meet or exceed hiring timelines and deliverables


  • 12+ years of recruiting experience
  • 6+ years of leadership experience managing recruiting professionals
  • Experience in both tech and non-tech recruiting
  • Experience in data analytics and reporting
  • Knowledge of compensation and general HR requirements as related to hiring
  • Experience independently partnering with leadership and driving hiring initiatives
  • Experience influencing senior leadership and executive teams
  • Experience developing and executing sourcing/recruitment plans


  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • Family building benefits
  • In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program


This role is work-from-anywhere, excluding the following states and territory: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wyoming, Puerto Rico

Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.  

Until further notice, Lyft employees working in the United States and Canada in any capacity (on a daily or hybrid schedule, remote, or as a visitor) are required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and up to date against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated and up to date means an employee has: 1) received all recommended doses in a primary series of COVID-19 vaccine; and 2) either has received a booster dose or is not yet eligible to receive a booster dose but will do so when eligible. Lyft will maintain records associated with your vaccination history in a way that is compliant with all relevant Federal, state and local laws. Exceptions to this requirement are employees who require religious or medical exemption as approved through Lyft's accommodations process. New employees must provide proof of full vaccination or receive an accommodation exception approval prior to their start date.

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