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Contract Senior Talent Strategist (Part-Time)

| Austin

Job Summary:

We are looking for a Contract Senior Talent Strategist (Part-Time) to assist the team for 3 months. The role of the Senior Talent Strategist is to build best-in-class recruiting strategies across the business and continually innovate on a daily basis. You will work closely with hiring managers across the organization to not only recruit and schedule talent for their interviews, but also ensure everyone involved in the process is invested in hiring, on boarding and developing our new hires. 


  • Full-cycle candidate care (establishing rapport with applicants as well as our internal customers, scheduling onsites both virtual and in person, point of contact for post-offer and onboarding)
  • Manage open positions (researching, sourcing, screening, navigating hiring teams, closing offers)
  • Work closely with the hiring managers to deeply understand the roles
  • Work in partnership with the team to develop a comprehensive, forward-thinking pipeline and sourcing strategies while fostering long term relationships
  • Build a clear, concise process for candidate care
  • Manage candidates through the recruiting process, understand their needs, qualify their compensation and culture fit, supervise the process, close them, and ensure a smooth on boarding process
  • Adapt quickly in response to hiring priorities and be able to formulate plans to re-prioritize accordingly
  • Collaborate with the recruiting team to help make Spredfast maintain its tradition of hiring and retaining the best talent
  • Determine effective sourcing strategies for finding qualified talent
  • Negotiate and extend offers of employment
  • Develop strategies for building a talent pipeline for long term sourcing
  • Monitor the effectiveness of all recruiting strategies
  • Create and report analytics on recruiting strategies quarterly


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5+ years of recruiting experience, particularly in software or social media
  • Demonstrated experience in candidate sourcing, interviewing for and successfully filling multiple vacancies utilizing internal and external recruitment sources
  • Demonstrated ability to source passive candidates
  • Consistent track record of closing passive and active candidates in a challenging market
  • Ability to operate independently and partner effectively with hiring managers
  • Ability to screen technical candidates for required skills
  • Highly-poised with ability to effectively network and interface with all levels of management and leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to drive deliverables in an ambiguous environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior organizational skills and ability to thoroughly multitask
  • Work as part of a team projects dedicated to move the company forward
  • Have a great sense of humor and ability to maintain focus and a positive attitude
  • Strong personal network in our industry and in Austin

The Perks at Spredfast

  • An incredible work environment – fun, casual, fast-paced environment with endless ping pong
  • A #freesponsibility work culture that values #awesomeness and #teamswork
  • Swank offices in the heart of downtown Austin
  • Health, dental, vision, disability, and 401K benefits
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Fresh, healthy lunches catered four days a week
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks

About Spredfast:

Spredfast is a social software company and platform, headquartered in Austin, Texas with offices in New York City, London, Hamburg, and Sydney, that seeks to connect every company in the world with the people that they care about the most. Spredfast’s “Smart Social” software enables companies to manage, integrate, and amplify social content across any digital touch point. With global reach, Spredfast customers have managed more than one billion social connections across 84 countries. Today, Spredfast helps more than fifty percent of Interbrand’s 2015 World’s Best Brands to create first-class social experiences.

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