Senior Technology Recruiter (Contract)

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 1 week ago

Requisition Number: SS-15227

Area of Interest: Human Resources

Organization: Corporate

Brand/Division: Shared Services

Position Type: Full-time


About the Team

You will be part of the Human Resources team responsible for supporting the Williams-Sonoma, Inc Technology organization. Our Technology Talent/HR mission is to build a high performing Technology organization and inclusive people experience where everyone is connected to the purpose and diverse community of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., inspired to deliver their unique impact, and enabled to turn customer home dreams into reality. This is truly a unique opportunity to join our growing team and to be part of our Technology transformation journey.

We are a close-knit, positive, and collaborative Technology Recruiting team located in our Tech headquarters near Pier 39 in San Francisco. The Technology Recruiting team manages a high volume of requisitions across various Technology groups. We work hard, have fun and enjoy the fast pace of working for a retail company with a technology heart. We have close partnerships with each other, hiring managers, internal associates, business partners and cross functional partners. Our team fills positions for entry level through Director level. We are looking for a dynamic Recruiter to join our amazing team.

  • This is a Contract role, potential for temp to perm*

About the Role

As a Senior Technology Recruiter, you will be building strong relationships with our technology partners, hiring managers as well as the HR business partners to support a spectrum of technology hiring needs. You will be responsible for developing multiple sourcing channels to attract the best active and passive candidates, while leveraging technology (ATS & LinkedIn, social media) to ensure an effective and efficient process that produces results. You will be responsible for end to end recruiting lifecycle from sourcing, assessing, interviewing and influencing talent for all levels of positions in our Technology group.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

  • Develop recruitment strategies in partnership with leadership; clearly define sourcing strategies and expectations

  • Offer full-cycle recruiting support, from needs assessment to sourcing, recruiting, negotiating, and closing offers.

  • Be responsible for research and analysis of recruiting market trends, understanding implications and recommending solutions

  • Be responsible for targeted sourcing and assessing talent, based on past successes and future business objectives

  • Be responsible for building brand awareness via recruiting events, community presence.

  • Have full ownership of your requisitions and be a point of contact and liaison between candidates, Hiring Managers and HR partners throughout the recruiting process.

  • Partner with leadership teams in HR and Business to assess future staffing needs

  • Work cross-functionally on HR programs and initiatives.

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

  • We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe

  • A technologically and data-driven business

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits

  • We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation

  • We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience

  • We get to be creative on a daily basis

  • A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas

  • We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative

  • We have fun!


We're excited about you because you have...

  • 7+ years corporate recruiting experience, preferably in-house

  • Technology recruiting experience and understanding of cutting edge recruiting processes

  • Strong sourcing background in Software Engineering.

  • Relentless passion to find and connect to the best and diverse talent.

  • Experience in leading and executing end-to-end industry-focused recruiting events in support of creating brand awareness.

  • Ability to build partnerships at all levels in the organization.

  • Passion for providing the best candidate experience.

  • Experience participating in networking events, meet-ups, and industry specific interest groups to build industry relationships and talent pipeline.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven ability to manage a fast-paced work environment

  • Strong sense of ownership, professionalism and excellent attention to detail

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. Our family of brands includes Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room, and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. In 2017, we acquired Outward, Inc., a 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and dcor industry. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.


Once you are here, you can look forward to a wide variety of benefits. Our corporate vision--to enhance our customers' quality of life at home--extends to the lives of our associates. To that end, we offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to keep you healthy, to prepare you for the unexpected, to care for your family and to build a secure future. Depending on your position and your location, here's a look at what you might be eligible for:

  • A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels

  • A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities

  • Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs

  • Health benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance; health and dependent care tax-free spending accounts; medical, family and bereavement leave; same-sex domestic partner benefits; short- and long-term disability programs; life and travel insurance; an employee assistance program

  • Tax-free commuter benefits

  • A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health

  • In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University, LearnIt and AcademyX

  • Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities

  • Quarterly sample sales

  • A business casual work environment

  • A bike share program

  • Time off to volunteer

  • Matching donations to qualifying nonprofit organizations

  • Company-sponsored walks and runs

  • Healthy, organic options in the cafeteria and an awesome salad bar

  • Discounts on nearby gyms and other local businesses

  • This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship or relocation assistance.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.


Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco

Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

Job Segment: Recruiting, Engineer, Social Media, Retail Sales, Software Engineer, Human Resources, Engineering, Marketing, Retail

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