Lead Technical Recruiter (Remote optional)
Petal, NYC or Remote
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- Partner with hiring managers to drive the full recruiting process, from job spec creation through to offer acceptance, across our technical teams (Engineering, Data Science, etc.)
- Lead the evolution of our technical recruiting processes and resources, ensuring we run structured interviews with well-prepared interviewers
- Own external partnerships and vendor relationships related to technical recruiting
- Collaborate with colleagues to develop and implement a compelling Petal employer brand that showcases our culture and mission, and that attracts diverse, experienced, and capable talent for all of our teams.
- Ensure every candidate has an amazing experience throughout the hiring process, from first contact through to start date.
- Proactively maintain a broad and deep network of prospective candidates from which to source.
- Track and measure recruiting metrics to pinpoint improvement opportunities.
- Act as an ambassador of the Petal brand and mission in both internal and external interactions.
Characteristics of a successful candidate:
- 5+ years of full-cycle recruiting experience, tech-focused, in a fast-paced environment. In-house startup experience is required.
- Knowledge of the ins and outs of recruiting and sourcing tools; understanding of modern applicant tracking systems such as Lever or Greenhouse; sourcing across diverse talent pools.
- Multi-tasking across many roles and demands, including handling administrative tasks.
- Outstanding communication skills, verbal and written.
- Strong self-management, drive, and organization.
- Flexibility and adaptability under pressure.
- Excellent judgment of people’s motivations, potential, and fit. Knowing what’s needed versus what’s wanted.
- Problem-solving versatility across qualitative and quantitative questions. Humility and a desire to learn/get better every day.
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