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Head of Recruiting

| Seattle

Upbound is cloud-native computing startup that enables organizations to run, scale and optimize their services across multiple public and private cloud environments. Our fast-growing team is on a mission to free cloud-computing from the grip of a few cloud vendors. Upbound is venture funded and backed by GV (formerly Google Ventures).

We’re seeking a Head of Recruiting to join our team. You will be the company's first recruiter and will be part of a leadership team working on identifying candidates for technical and non-technical roles and to drive strategies for candidate attraction and closing.

In this role, you will:
  • Partner with our leadership team to build and execute an effective sourcing strategy, candidate assessment processes, and effective closing strategies. 
  • Own and streamline talent operations both tactically and strategically.
  • Develop and drive candidate pipeline
  • Establish our compensation strategy and framework to help attract top talent.
  • Build and maintain a network of potential candidates and top performers through dedicated market research and ongoing relationship management.
  • Be the face of Upbound at internal and external recruiting events.
  • Set expectations of hiring managers and candidates throughout the hiring process.
  • Manage relationships with external talent related resources. 
  • Own executive hiring.
  • Build, evolve, and perfect Upbound’s employment brand.

You are a good fit if:
  • You have a hunter, not a gatherer’s, mindset.
  • You are a proven technical recruiter with a track record of hiring amazing engineers.
  • You have previously built talent acquisition processes and strategies from the ground up and one or more startups.
  • Thinking strategically and working tactically comes naturally to you.
  • You have a strong opinion, but it’s loosely held.
  • Getting your “hands dirty” with candidate pipelining and engagement is the fun part of your day.
  • You are able to communicate and present to all levels of leadership.
  • You are willing to work flexible hours as needed.
  • You are able to surface more candidates off LinkedIn than on it.
  • You sincerely enjoy working at the pace of a fast growing startup.
Come join us as we embark on a new era of cloud-computing.
We are an equal opportunity employer and highly value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We realize that our industry has a poor track record when it comes to diversity and we hope to do our part to fix that.
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