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Senior Talent Acquisition Recruiter, Technical (Sydney)

Job description

BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth.

BigCommerce is seeking a Senior Recruiter to support its global expansion for 2021 and beyond. As a Senior Recruiter, you are an advisor, hunter, and closer. You'll develop sourcing strategies that will help our teams hit their ambitious goals.  From sourcing and screening to crafting long-term consultative partnerships with our teams, this role will be key to driving the expansion and growth of our internal BigCommerce community.  S/he will be expected to recruit and hire world-renowned Saas candidates. This person will need to be well-versed in all aspects of talent acquisition including client management and offer negotiation, candidate development, generation, and creative sourcing. 

What you'll do:

  • Full-cycle recruitment (sourcing, screening, closing) for multiple roles and teams
  • This role is the point of contact for recruiting in our Sydney office, Engineering will be the primary focal point while also supporting all Sydney related recruiting.
  • Partnering with your client groups to understand priorities, team goals, company culture, position profile, and other key success factors
  • Development of robust, multi-channel sourcing strategies that will attract the best in market talent.  Specifically in the areas of Engineering & Product, Sales, Client Success, Account Management, and Support. 
  • Managing hiring manager expectations and developing an unbiased and efficient interview process
  • Organize strategic recruiting events to help us grow the Bigcommerce employment brand within the community through traditional and non-traditional recruiting methods.
  • Actively plan outreach campaigns to groups and help us drive brand awareness.
  • Conduct research on target companies and candidates, leveraging tools like LinkedIn Recruiter
  • Always be mindful in prospecting for DEI applicants to increase DEI top of funnel
  • Using a data-driven approach to optimize the hiring funnel
  • Building an inclusive workforce

Who You Are:

  • 8+ years of experience with full life-cycle recruiting for strong talent across all functional areas (Engineering, Product, Sales, Marketing, HR, Account Management & Support)
  • Strong understanding of the current talent market in Australia.
  • Previous experience recruiting the "best of the best"  talent in the market
  • A large network of candidates that you have maintained contact with over the last few years. 
  • Experience sourcing and engaging top-quality candidates regularly (not just posting to job boards)
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Strong research skills and the ability to research target companies and candidates, leveraging online resources (LinkedIn, social media, Boolean search queries, etc.) to find passive candidates
  • A consultative mindset to diagnose challenges and problem solve
  • Experience recruiting within high-growth, start-up environments - coming from SaaS, software, internet, or social media company highly desired
  • Strong interviewing skills, both in-person and over the phone -- the ability to identify the very best talent from average talent
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience using a Candidate Management and/or Applicant Tracking software tool (we use Greenhouse)
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at BigCommerce
 
We have the opportunity to build not only a great business but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.
 
Our dedication to DEI is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey .
 
Current BigCommerce Employees: Please use the  internal job board  to apply for openings
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