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Sr. Technical Recruiter

Seattle, WA, USA

This job was posted on:

September 11, 2020









$ - $



About Highspot

Highspot helps sales teams improve customer conversations and achieve their revenue goals. From content optimization and performance analytics to in-context training, guided selling, and more, the Highspot platform delivers enterprise-ready features in a modern design that sales reps and marketers love. Using Highspot, marketing leaders have deep insights and analytics into the performance and influenced revenue of content, campaigns, and marketing assets.  What makes the solution special? It’s loved by sales reps globally, and is the #1 rated sales enablement platform on G2 Crowd.


We are committed to diversity as both a moral and business imperative.


About the Role

As Highspot’s Sr. Technical Recruiter, you will help design and execute world-class recruiting programs that differentiate our hiring practices and enable Highspot to attract and hire diverse technical talent.  You will own relationships with our Product Leadership Team and Hiring Managers and create robust hiring and candidate development strategies.  You will be a critical part of a small but mighty team focused on expanding and generating our technical candidate pipeline.  You will be a champion of candidate experience and be a part of building an employer brand that will enable Highspot to fuel our People Engine with technical talent.


What You’ll Do

  • Act as a technical talent advisor to Product Leadership and educate Hiring Managers about the external technical talent demographic. Clearly communicate status and progress against open searches.
  • Provide strategic guidance to executive leadership in matters related to top technical talent
  • Partner with Talent Leadership to create, develop and implement recruiting strategies to expand our diverse talent pipeline
  • Research, identify, and develop relationships with prospective candidates for active searches through targeted company research, passive outreach, industry networking, and internal sources; calibrate candidates with hiring managers
  • Actively nurture and recruit passive candidates; assess candidates against our job requirements and our culture as detailed by Highspot’s Guiding Principles
  • Develop prospects into candidates, engaging them and performing assessment/screening
  • Build out talent networks in technology and product sectors and tap knowledgeable industry sources to develop an on-going pool of candidates
  • Lead Hiring Manager update meetings on active searches
  • Conduct in-depth interviews of potential candidates, lead debriefs; perform reference checks and present/negotiate employment offers on behalf Highspot


About You

  • You are a learn it all - you can learn new tech and product domains quickly and understand how to craft effective search strategies within those domains
  • You listen carefully to what our teams really need and take that to identify the winning candidates quickly. You pride yourself on quality, not quantity, and you try to make the process efficient for everyone, not just yourself
  • You know technical lingo and you've got a knack for getting people to talk to you who initially may not be interested. You're exceedingly well networked on LinkedIn and Facebook. You treat the people we don't end up hiring with respect
  • You're at the leading edge of technical recruiting. You know the industry and professional trends and you champion new approaches
  • You show adaptability and resilience when faced with change or ambiguous problems


What You'll Bring to the Role

  • 10+ years of recruiting experience focused on engineering and a history of excellent performance, including the ability to influence leaders and find new ways to attract talent
  • Corporate Experience - 70% of your work experience is as a corporate Recruiter, with a proven track record of driving innovation and influencing change
  • Proven understanding of how to build and execute recruitment strategy and develop thoughtful recruiting plans; strong client focus and commitment to partnering with your stakeholders; ability to proactively network and establish effective working relationships, and develop creative approaches to delivering candidates to the customer
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute on recruiting strategy, inclusive of employer promotion in the marketplace, candidate management, diversity sourcing, and interview process management
  • Deep understanding of  the technical stack, languages and different frameworks
  • Expertise in running boolean searches, ability to leverage the internet to your advantage working as a sleuth to discover where the talent lives
  • Strong consulting skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, as a team leader and member
  • Possess strong analytical skills with ability to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team
  • Strong communication skills, organizational and negotiation skills
  • Experience with Contact Management System/Applicant Tracking Systems experience for sourcing, tracking and managing candidates


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