Director, Talent Acquisition at Chewy

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Our Opportunity 

Chewy is seeking Director, Talent Acquisition to help lead our Technical hiring function and act as a key senior leader driving Chewy's growth.  In this role, you will be an integral talent partner with senior leadership and will help to build, develop, and position the Talent Acquisition function to successfully support all Tech hiring. You will lead the establishment, management, and oversight of end-to-end hiring (from research and market mapping to attracting diverse talent to converting best in class hires).  

This role will help shape Chewy’s future and requires an action-oriented builder. To be successful in the role, you will need a proven track record of being a disruptor, innovator, and forward-looking business leader. You are also an inspiring people leader, a strong cross-functional collaborator, an outstanding communicator, and a nimble, strategic thinker. You demonstrate flexibility to dive deep and are willingly roll up your sleeves to lead your team through ever-changing priorities and interesting business challenges. 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Partner with senior leaders to help drive Chewy’s immediate and long-term growth plans
  • Apply your expertise in Talent Acquisition to help design and build an expanded recruiting and sourcing function at Chewy.
  • Set vision, design strategy, and execute thought leadership to impact Chewy’s growth, at scale.
  • Lead, inspire, and develop a team of recruiting professionals focused on attracting world-class technical talent 
  • Apply industry best practices to bring innovation to operations, systems and processes. Implement repeatable operating processes that manage passive and active candidate pipelines 
  • Provide senior leaders with market insights, hiring trends, risks, opportunities, and strategic paths forward 
  • Apply data-driven decision making 

What You’ll Need: 

    • 10+ years of progressive Recruiting experience, with at least 5+ years leading executive recruiting teams 
    • Proven track record of establishing, building, and maturing recruiting functions, selection systems, and tools 
    • Experience leading senior-level team members in a hyper growth organization.  E-commerce experience and company size of 10K+ FTE’s or more are both a strong plus 
    • Ability to think globally, strategically, and objectively. Able to effectively translate data into actionable insights, strategies and hiring plans 
    • Apply analytical rigor to create, model, and analyze data which then shapes our strategic talent initiatives 
    • Experience in building effective diversity hiring strategies that enable and amplify our D&I efforts across Chewy 
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively (verbally and in writing) to senior leadership audiences 
    • Success in creating an inclusive culture that builds trust between cross-functional teams 
    • Demonstration of maintaining high performance expectations and leading teams to achieve results in a fast-paced environment 
    • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA a plus 
    • Advanced use of PowerPoint and Excel 
    • Experience in writing data-rich, strategic white papers a strong plus 
    • Position may require travel 
Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members. If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, or you require a religious accommodation, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Chewy, please contact [email protected]. To access Chewy’s Privacy Policy, which contains information regarding information collected from job applicants and how we use it, please click here:
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What are Chewy Perks + Benefits

Chewy Benefits Overview

We offer competitive salaries and 401k, unlimited time off, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, in addition to wellness programs, online communities, and resources for improved physical and mental health... enabling you to be your best self - in and outside of work. With mentorship programs, employee resource groups, cross-functional job trainings, events, and customized development tracks for advancement, we're proud to help develop and promote our team members from within.

True to our business, we're pet-friendly and have fun pet-related perks like Paw-ternity leave for new pup parents and Chewy employee discounts. We offer countless volunteer opportunities, recreational club teams, company outings, happy hours, and team events to enable you to bond with fellow Chewtopians and have some fun!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
We offer a commuter transit, parking, and dependent care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We're currently 100% remote due to caution and care for the health & well-being of our team. Post-pandemic, we plan to operate in a combination of onsite and remote, with logistics still being defined
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Chewy sponsors office sports leagues year-round.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross-functional lunch and learns.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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