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Director of Recruiting

| Seattle

About the role

SkyKick is currently in search for an analytical and passionate Director of Recruiting to join our team. In this role, you will roll up your sleeves and dive into execution of full lifecycle recruiting responsibilities as well as the processes and tools that enable SkyKick's hiring team. You will focus on hiring manager engagement, offer creation and closing, and agency management. You have a world class standard on candidate experiences and building an employer brand that will attract the best candidates that fit SkyKick's business objectives and culture. In this key role, you will define SkyKick's success through building a world class team.

What you'll be doing:Leading & Partnering

  • Represent SkyKick's mission, vision, and values with integrity and professionalism
  • Partner with the leaders of the organization to ensure that they are planning for the right hires and are invested in the process of finding, evaluating, and onboarding their talent.
  • Influence through strong relationships, expertise and data while managing a complex set of stakeholders.
  • Help manage changes in processes that will impact the recruiting team
  • Identify future talent needs and proactively recruiting and sourcing; develop talent pool or social engagements.
  • Define the company’s recruiting metrics and establish reporting to measure effectiveness. Create and report on recruiting metrics, including but not limited to: tracking actual to plan, hiring velocity, diversity, quality of hire, speed to hire, cost per hire
  • Monitor and drive active projects to ensure they remain on track for achieving the desired measurable business outcomes. Build systems and tools to facilitate the project management effort in smart ways.
  • Provide mentorship, guidance and career development to members of your team.
  • Provide strategic direction for the recruiting team.

Recruiting for Talent

  • Full Lifecycle recruiting; source, guide. prep, and close non-technical, Technical and Leadership candidates.
  • Foster a world-class candidate experience from the initial recruiter interview to candidate onboarding.
  • Manage the recruitment process and life-cycle, including initial assessments, interviews, and offers.
  • Build out programs including diversity recruiting, college/campus recruiting, internships and apprenticeships
  • Build out recruiting campaigns that amplify SkyKick’s long term employer brand
  • Work with hiring teams to identify the right Candidates
  • Create innovative sourcing strategies and ensuring a high-touch candidate experience
  • Identify trends and leverage knowledge, data and competitive intelligence to develop creative, customized sourcing strategies
  • Manage full cycle recruiting process for multiple positions spanning business and technical roles
  • Drive offer process, including offer approvals, extensions, negotiations, and closings
  • Develop relationships with third party recruitment agencies and staffing firms and manage the procurement and measurement process

Hiring Team Enablement

  • Assist with developing, maintaining, and conducting training programs for hiring teams with a goal of improving recruiting and hiring efficiencies and reducing turnover. 
  • Curate and maintain interviewing processes and procedures that enable comprehensive hiring decisions
  • Maintain proper documentation at all times
  • Researches, analyzes, prepares and presents hiring and statistics. 
  • Providing innovative, scalable solutions to drive our hiring to meet business objectives
  • Compile, analyze and capture insights from data to support business decisions
  • Use sophisticated applicant tracking systems and other recruiting software and CRM system to track applicants through the selection phase through to on-boarding.
  • Identify and Operationalize the technology needs of the recruiting team - identifying needs, determining solutions and integrating tools and systems.

About You

  • 5-8+ Years of progressive recruiting experience & responsibilities
  • 2+ years of offer creation, approval and closing experience, working in conjunction with HR/Compensation
  • 1+ years of agency or agency management experience
  • 1+ years of high volume, non-technical recruitment (Operations, Sales, Accounting/Finance, etc)
  • 1+ years of technical recruiting experience
  • 1+ years experience in a small software company, startup or SaaS/Tech environment
  • 1+ years building and iterating on hiring processes
  • Thorough understanding of local and federal hiring laws and regulations
  • Effective and polished written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelors or advanced degree in Business, Human Resources, Communications, or similar is preferred
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Technology we use

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    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases


We sit in Lower Queen Anne, blocks from the Space Needle and steps away from the Queen Anne Beer Hall.

An Insider's view of SkyKick

What are some social events your company does?

We work hard, play hard. Leadership recognizes the unique contribution each employee makes at SkyKick, which is why throughout the year our employees and company success are celebrated and thanked with various social events, happy hours, and holiday events. My favorite has to be our Summer bash.


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What does your typical day look like?

I enjoy the variety of work that comes with being a full stack developer. One day I’m implementing elegant user interfaces along side our design team and another day I’m squeezing memory optimizations out of a distributed microservice.


Software Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

When I first joined SkyKick in 2015 I was hired as an Agile Consultant to help figure out a flexible process for software development. Fast forward to today, I am the Director of Engineering- QA- where I oversee Quality Assurance, Agile Coaches and the release process.


Director of Engineering - QA

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

Because every migration project is unique, partners can run into challenges and complexities with unfamiliar migration scenarios. Helping partners identify, prepare for, and resolve potential issues with these migration projects can be challenging, but is always the most rewarding part of what we do.


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What are SkyKick Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
100% paid premiums for the employee
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Yes you are an owner!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Transit reimbursement up to 200.00/month OR Paid Parking
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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