Squarespace is known for our innovative user interfaces, forward-looking use of modern technologies, beautifully designed software...and the people behind it all. As part of our recruiting team, you will be responsible for sourcing, evaluating and closing technical candidates, and for guiding them through a smooth and memorable interviewing experience. You will also help refine and evolve our hiring processes and practices as we scale towards 1000+ employees. You are innovative in your approach, preferring to experiment with new and unexpected tactics, rather than stick to traditional best-practices.
This opportunity will stretch your skills and leverage your talents in creative ways. If you combine a passion for technology and outstanding recruitment skills, we offer the opportunity to work directly with senior-level management and top-flight product and engineering talent. By connecting candidates to Squarespace's core values and product vision, you will be a driving force in building the premier technical team crafting the future of the web.
This position reports to our Team Lead, Technical Recruiting.
Evaluate a high volume of inbound applications, efficiently surfacing the top candidates to the hiring team
Source passive candidates through a variety of methods, building a consistent pipeline of talent for high priority and hard-to-fill positions
Provide an efficient, high-touch experience for every candidate from application to offer, acting as a candidate advocate, evaluating skill level, and driving the interview and offer processes including reference checks, compensation recommendations, and closing of candidates
Develop and execute hiring strategy for top engineering and design talent, and meet quarterly hiring targets
Develop a deep understanding of Squarespace's culture, product, strategic direction, and competitors, and use this knowledge to craft compelling messaging to potential candidates
Serve as a Squarespace ambassador in all facets of your role, delivering a compelling view of our employer brand, as well as a pleasant and memorable candidate experience
Maintain clear and consistent records in our applicant tracking system
Collaborate with leadership including C-level, VPs, Directors, Managers, and Team Leads to understand and define hiring needs and establish effective processes to support those goals
Adapt sourcing and research strategies based on business priorities; consistently report back with your findings on market trends
2-4 years experience with full-cycle recruiting and a track record of success within technical recruiting (either agency or internal)
You're an excellent sourcer and can spot the not so obvious candidates (sourcing engineers out of top companies with degrees from great schools is easy)
You keep up-to-date with the latest engineering trends, frameworks, programming languages, and libraries
You're not afraid to dig into the data to identify inconsistencies, anomalies, and roadblocks
You stay up-to-date with new recruiting tools; how can we work smarter?
You love process and are always striving to optimize and improve
Excellent communication skills, including active listening abilities; confidence speaking with people of varied experience levels and backgrounds
Squarespace empowers people with creative ideas to succeed. By blending elegant design and sophisticated engineering, we empower millions of people from individuals and local artists to entrepreneurs shaping the world's most iconic businesses to share their stories with the world. Squarespace's team of more than 800 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin and Portland. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com/about.
Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customer base, but we also strive for the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.