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Senior Talent Acquisition Recruiter EMEA

Job description

BigCommerce’s mission is to help merchants sell more at every stage of growth, from small startups, to mid-market businesses to large enterprises. We focus on being the best ecommerce platform so our customers can focus on what matters most: growing their businesses.

We are equally passionate about growing our employee’s careers and providing them an incredible experience as we rapidly expand across the globe. We are proud to have been  recognized numerous times  for our product and workplace culture. We empower our people and customers to build, innovate and grow, so together we can redefine the ecommerce industry.

BigCommerce is seeking a Senior Recruiter to support its global expansion for 2021 and beyond. In this role you are an advisor, hunter, and closer. You'll develop sourcing strategies that will help all of our teams hit their high-reaching goals.  From sourcing and screening to crafting long-term consultative partnerships with teams you support, this role will be key to driving the expansion and growth of our internal BigCommerce community.  S/he will be encouraged to recruit and hire world-renowned Saas/Enterprise Software candidates. This person will need to be proficient in all aspects of recruiting 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
  • Collaborating closely 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 best in market talent.  Specifically in the areas of Sales, Marketing, HR, Client Success, Account Management and Support. 
  • Handling hiring manager expectations and developing an unbiased and efficient interview process
  • Coordinate 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, using tools like LinkedIn Recruiter, Beamery(CRM) in addition to other online resources.
  • 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 Europe recruiting for strong talent across all functional areas (Sales, Marketing, HR, Client Success, Account Management and Support)
  • Solid understanding of the current talent market in the UK, France, Italy, Netherlands and Spain and other countries
  • 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 on a regular basis (not just posting to job boards)
  •  Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong research skills and the ability to conduct research on target companies and candidates, using online resources (LinkedIn, social media, Boolean search queries, etc.) to find passive candidates
  • A consultative approach 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 -- you know how 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
 
Our employees make the difference. At BigCommerce, we believe that celebrating the unique histories, perspectives and abilities of every employee makes a difference for our company, our customers and our community. We are an equal opportunity employer and the inclusive atmosphere we build together will make room for every person to contribute, grow and thrive.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. If you need an accommodation in order to interview at BigCommerce, please let us know during any of your interactions with our recruiting team.

Learn more about the BigCommerce team, culture and benefits at  https://careers.bigcommerce.com .

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