Duolingo Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 3 weeks ago

Our people are the most valuable asset -- help us shape and grow our crown jewel.

At Duolingo, our Recruiter leads recruiting for our non-engineering roles, focused on attracting and building relationships with world-class talent in marketing, design, product management, business strategy and operations.

We are a fast-paced team with strong elements of curiosity, quirk, and result-driven innovation. As such, we are looking for someone who is motivated by this environment and excited to help grow the company.


  • Own full-cycle recruiting for all business-related positions

  • Develop a rich pipeline of top business-side talent through various recruiting strategies and efforts

  • Partner with hiring managers to understand current and upcoming needs and priorities

  • Manage the candidate experience; collaborate with internal interview teams to train, consult, and deliver a consistently distinct and positive experience that reflect Duolingo values

  • Partner with Director of Talent Acquisition to identify effective and innovative recruiting strategies

  • Serve as an expert-user on our internal recruiting tools

  • Uphold and share the Duolingo culture and brand


  • Ability to work or relocate to Pittsburgh, PA

  • Minimum of a baccalaureate degree

  • 3+ years of high-volume recruitment experience

  • Proven ability to source and maintain relationships with world-class talent

  • Ability to work in a fast growing and dynamic environment; inspired by the startup environment and willing to get into the details to ensure success

  • A genuine team player with a strong desire to help others and create memorable experiences

  • Strong sense of logistics, balanced with flexibility and understanding

  • Proven dedication to follow-through and delivering results

  • High attention to detail; stellar time management and organization skills

  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and problem solve independently without sacrificing quality of work

  • Proven success in communicating effectively and building strong, trusted relationships within diverse groups

  • A can-do, team mentality -- no task is too small and you're willing to jump in when needed!

  • Flexibility to work outside of regular office hours, as needed

Additional Requirements:

  • Flexibility and ability to travel to recruiting events, as necessary; a valid driver's license

  • Ability to lift 20 lbs, as needed for recruiting events

Exceptional candidates will have:

  • Prior experience in a high-growth startup environments

  • Data-driven mentality, and a master at balancing efficiency and quality

  • Experience bringing organization to teams and streamlining processes within organizations

  • Strong understanding of Talent Acquisition best practices and processes, as well as basic Marketing principles

  • An impressive Duolingo streak!

  • Duolingo is an innovative, fun company driven by a mission to provide free education to the world.
    2018: Inc. Best Places to Work
    2018: Entrepreneur Top Company Culture List
    2018, 2017, 2013: Fast Company The World's Most Innovative Companies

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