Talent Scout (Contract) at WP Engine

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Our mission is to help our customers win online. We can not do that with our greatest asset. Our people. This role will play a critical part in WP Engine's mission and continued success.

As a Talent Scout you will be responsible for helping us to win the best talent. We are searching for someone who is resourceful, resilient, enjoy connecting with people, and will act as a WP Engine brand ambassador.

In this role, you will uncover, attract, and assess the very best talent in the form of active and passive talent pipeline generation. In partnership with Talent Advisors; you will actively building pipeline and talent communities for current and future openings.

The Day to Day
  • Sourcing talent through direct channels, social media, internet sourcing, talent mapping, employee referrals, internal applicants and relationship building
  • Providing an initial screen and administer assessments of identified talent.
  • Work cross-functionally to gain depth of knowledge about the business while networking with authorities in their field
  • Collaborate with Lead, Talent Advisor to ensure you are meeting weekly expectations
  • Responsible for thorough outreach to 100 – 150+ new contacts per week
  • Market and advertise critical roles on external sites, blogs, user groups & social networks
Your Expertise and Passion
  • Act with integrity; builds trust with others by being consistent, making and keeping commitments, protecting confidences and treating others with respect
  • Works methodically; allocates one's time to handle multiple demands and contending priorities
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Passionate about connecting people and over the phone and in person.
  • Ability to establish relationships with prospective talent and community partners
  • Inquisitive; you are intellectually curious and wants to know the right answers and asks the right questions
  • You enjoy measuring your success and use data to help guide / make improvements and decisions
  • You care and have a positive attitude
  • Strong eye for business and stay current on market trends
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Constant ContactEmail
    • SendGridEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen


WP Engine is on the corner of 5th and Lavaca, blocks away from the Colorado River and Congress Avenue.

What are WP Engine Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

100% Employee Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision. Lunch provided Monday - Thursday. Equity - Every employee is an owner in the company. Paid downtown parking.

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