Senior Sales Recruiter at Handshake

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We are thrilled to announce Handshake’s $200M Series F funding round. At Handshake, we believe that a career opportunity shouldn’t be determined by who you know or what you’ve done. It’s about what you can - and will - do. Your future, not your past. Our Series F fundraise and new valuation of $3.5B will fuel our next phase of growth and propel our mission to help more people start, restart, and jumpstart their careers.

Handshake is the #1 place to launch a career with no connections, experience, or luck required. Handshake’s community includes 20 million students and young alumni around the world from 1,400 educational institutions, including four-year colleges, community colleges, boot camps, and 290+ minority-serving institutions. The platform connects up-and-coming talent with 650,000+ employers - from Fortune 500 companies like Google, Nike, and Target to thousands of public school districts, healthcare systems, nonprofits, and even sports teams like the LA Dodgers. Handshake is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Denver, New York, and London and teammates working globally.

Everyone is welcome at Handshake. We know diverse teams build better products and we are committed to creating an inclusive culture built on a foundation of respect for all individuals. We strongly encourage candidates from non-traditional backgrounds, historically marginalized or underrepresented groups to apply. 

If you are not sure that you’re 100% qualified, but up for the challenge – we want you to apply. We believe skills are transferable and passion for our mission goes a long way.

Your Impact:

We are looking for an empathetic, driven and mission-aligned recruiter to help us grow our team. We are seeking an individual who cares about people and enjoys identifying, connecting with and hiring candidates from diverse backgrounds.

You will lead recruiting strategies, build key stakeholder relationships, and develop strategic candidate outreach while working with a curious, kind and passionate team. 

Your Role:
  • Identify, source and engage talent to grow our team through creative and diverse multi-channel methods
  • Ideate, implement and iterate recruiting and talent best practices across the organization
  • Own hiring manager relationships and creatively iterate to improve our processes across recruiting
  • Hire values-aligned individuals to contribute to Handshake’s mission
  • Develop an extensive understanding of Handshake’s business and culture
  • Design, implement and execute recruiting plans, partnering closely with hiring teams
  • Regularly manage pipeline activity and provide recommendations for improving talent strategies based on data
  • Work consultatively with senior stakeholders to shape and implement diversity recruitment strategy in a fast-paced, high-touch & high-tech environment.
  • Influence business leaders and educate hiring managers on process, interview best practices, and decision making.
  • Create new ways to surprise and delight candidates as they go through our interview process.
  • Speak passionately and authentically about Handshake, our mission, business, and culture.
Your Experience:
  • 5+ years of full-cycle recruiting experience
  • Successful at engaging and closing candidates at a high volume - generally 3 hires per month
  • Strong history of collaborating inclusively with hiring managers and interviewers to design processes that attract candidates from underrepresented backgrounds
  • You thrive in a data-driven recruiting process
  • Working knowledge of ATS systems and pipeline metrics (Greenhouse preferred
  • In-house experience preferred
  • Bias towards humility, curiosity, and humor
  • Outstanding organizational and follow-up skills, strong time-management abilities
  • Great judgment and a history of working with highly confidential information
Benefits:At Handshake, we'll give you the tools to feel healthy, happy and secure.

Benefits below apply to employees in full-time positions.

  • Stock: Ownership in a fast-growing company.

  • 401k: We care about your ability to save for your future.

  • Hub-based Remote Work: Handshakers can enjoy the flexibility of remote work, whilst ensuring collaboration and team experiences in a shared space remains possible.

  • Time Off: Flexible vacation policy to encourage people to get out and see the world.

  • Healthcare: World-class medical, dental, and vision policies including LGTBQ+ Coverage.

  • Family Focus: Parental leave and flexibility for families.

  • Mental Health Assistance: You’ve got a lot on your mind, which can lead to less attention on your mental health. We’re here to help and support you every step of the way.

  • Financial Management with Origin: We provide you with a professional financial planner via so that you can gain a better understanding of making the most of your compensation, equity, benefits, 401k and perks.

  • Goodies: Whatever hardware and software you need to get the job done.

  • Team Fun: Regularly scheduled virtual events, happy hours, and book clubs! Once it’s safe, we’ll provide meaningful connection points throughout the year for Handshakers to build community and meet teammates in-person.

  • Learning: Learning & Development opportunities and an annual $2,000 stipend for you to grow your skills and career.

  • Great team: Working with fun, hardworking, nice people who are committed to making a difference!

  • ...And much more! Explore our comprehensive benefits at joinhandshake.com/careers.

 Interested in what Handshake’s San Francisco HQ is like when we’re together? Check out this video:  Just browsing or not ready to apply? Keep in touch with us!
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • SketchDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

1200 17th St., Denver, CO 80211

What are Handshake Perks + Benefits

Handshake Benefits Overview

Stock: Ownership in a fast-growing company.

401k: We care about your ability to save for your future.

Family Focus: Parental leave and flexibility for families.

Time Off: Flexible vacation policy to encourage people to get out and see the world.

Healthcare: World-class medical, dental, and vision policies.

Goodies: Whatever hardware and software you need to get the job done.

Team Fun: Regularly scheduled events, sports, game nights, book clubs.

Learning: Learning & Development opportunities for you to grow your skills and career.

Great team: Working with fun, hardworking, nice people who are committed to making a difference!

...And much more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Employees can take up to 2 days of paid time off to be used in service of a non-profit organization, charity, or towards participation in social and civil activism.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 16 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Handshake also provides 10 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Fridays. Employees get free lunch on Mondays. We also offer dinner on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns

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