Senior Talent Acquisition Recruiter at BigCommerce

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BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth.

BigCommerce, named a 2021 "Best Place to Work" in Austin, is looking for a versatile Senior Recruiter to leverage their knowledge of competitive markets and their super sleuthy sourcing skills to identify and engage top notch talent with a focus on building amazing teams. As a full-cycle Recruiter, you'll be responsible for leveraging your extensive candidate network and sourcing abilities, relentless drive and passion for results, and our recruiting tools to find A-players for our growing company.  

What you'll do:

  • Identify and recruit top notch talent for our Sales, Business Development, and Sales Engineering teams. You will support teams in Austin, Texas, San Francisco,  California  and other global  locations based on business needs.
  • Our ideal candidate will reside in the Austin, Texas Metro area, or is seriously  open to relocating  to Austin.
  • Organize strategic recruiting events to help us grow the BigCommerce employment brand within the community through traditional and non-traditional recruiting methods
  • Actively plan outreach to groups and help us drive employee participation in them
  • Conduct research on target companies and candidates, leveraging tools like LinkedIn Recruiter, in addition to other online resources
  • Always be mindful in prospecting for DEI applicants to increase DEI top of funnel
  • High utilization of Beamery ( passive talent  relationship management)
  • Utilize innovative sourcing strategies to attract the best and brightest talent and work relentlessly to fill active job openings, and build a pipeline of candidates for future needs
  • Drives improvements in recruiting process, quality & efficiency
  • Collaborate with your Talent Acquisition  teammates as well as your partners on our  People team (HRBPs, Compensation and People Services))

You have:

  • 7+ years of experience with full life-cycle recruiting for top talent, ideally for the technology industry, either in house or within an agency
  • Previous experience recruiting the "best of the best" Sales talent in the market 
  • A large network of candidates that you have maintained contact with over the last few years 
  • Experience sourcing and engaging top quality candidates on a regular basis (not just posting to job boards) 
  • Experience using various sourcing and social tools to identify and recruit top talent 
  • Strong research skills and the ability to conduct research on target companies and candidates, leveraging online resources (LinkedIn, Boolean search queries, etc.) to find passive candidates 
  • Previous experience using a Candidate Management and/or Applicant Tracking software tool 
  • Experience with GreenHouse is strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience with a CRM system such as Beamery or Hiretual is beneficial.
  • Experience recruiting within high-growth, start-up environments - coming from a software, internet, or social media company highly desired 
  • A "don't take no" for an answer attitude 
  • Strong interviewing skills, both in person and over the phone -- the ability to identify the very best talent from average talent 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

You are:

  • A builder. You love building teams and the impact your role has in advancing an organization.
  • A utility player. You’re like a Swiss Army Knife when it comes to recruiting and you’re willing to help out wherever needed. 
  • A closer. You get to know your candidates as individuals and know what motivates their search so that it all matches up when we are ready to make an offer.
  • Fun. You can talk to anyone. You’re flexible, fearless, and excited to build something awesome.
  • Customer focused. You’re obsessed with providing the best experience for candidates and your internal hiring teams.
  • Innovative. You have success stories of creative ways you’ve been able to source candidates and enjoy sharing tips of the trade with your teammates.
  • Resourceful. Whether it’s the first time you’ve worked on a search for a unicorn or you’re tackling a project from scratch, you’re like MacGyver with research and a natural curiosity to figure things out.
  • Collaborative. You build good relationships with your teammates, hiring teams, and partners in HR, Compensation, and Operations.
  • A brand ambassador. You’d be proud to work at a company with a leading product and a culture that receives recognition for being a Best Place to Work in all of our locations. You’d be thrilled to be part of continuing to build that at BigCommerce.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at BigCommerce
 
We have the opportunity to build not only a great business but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.
 
Our dedication to DEI is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey.
 
Current BigCommerce Employees: Please use the internal job board to apply for openings
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Adobe Creative SuiteDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS

Location

Our HQ is set amongst trees and nature trails in the beautiful hills of Austin. We also have a location downtown at 211 E 7th St Suite 500, 78701.

What are BigCommerce Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We encourage our employees to give back to our local communities through volunteer work. BigCommerce provides two paid Charity/Volunteering Leave days per calendar year to all permanent employees.
Partners with Nonprofits
Each year, the BC family partners with Partnerships for Children to help kids in the Austin area who have been taken from their homes and are living in protective custody during the holidays.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We empower employees to define our culture in the areas of Wellness, Community/Volunteering and Team Building through our BigCommerce Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).
Daily sync
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
BEmpowered for women, non-binary people, and allies; BProud for LGBTQ+ and allies; B-United for Veterans and allies; BCinColor for people of color and allies; BigFamily for caregivers and alli
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
National United HealthCare PPO & HDHP plan options with deductibles as low as $500, coverage up to 100% for in-network services and low monthly premiums
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Subsidized placement services for child care.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Unlimited vacation policy for salaried team members and generous accrued time off policy for non-exempt team members.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
We offer employees parking in a garage on the property.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
BigCommerce offers a variety of opportunities for learning and development from training sessions and workshops, to different conferences to attend.
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Career mentorship is available.
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

A free online store to help you live out your entrepreneurial dreams. Competitive compensation packages. Pet Insurance. Comprehensive health insurance coverage that starts on day one. Open vacation policy for salaried team members and generous accrued time off policy for hourly team members. Employee-driven team building activities like hackathons, paintball, rock climbing, social sports leagues, movie nights, river floats, etc. Peer to peer rewards and recognition program. Paid parental leave and adoption assistance for new parents. Employer-paid life insurance and disability coverage. Educational assistance for qualified pre- and post-grad courses.

We empower our employees to define culture in the areas of wellness & fitness, community & volunteerism, and team building through local culture clubs to help our employees connect. Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) support our diverse workforce through supportive, inclusive networks that help develop awareness and respect across the company. Additionally, we use programs to support our learning culture including our Learning Through Sharing Program, Lightning Talks, Lunch and Learns, Book Clubs, and guest speakers. We sustain our culture by understanding what drives our employees' engagement, measuring that engagement, and implementing initiatives to continue to make BigCommerce an even better place to work

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