Technical Recruiter at Zello (Austin, TX)

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About Zello

Zello is a voice-first communication platform, powered by our industry-leading push-to-talk technology, to improve collaboration and productivity for deskless workers. With over 150 million users, we’re the #1 rated push-to-talk app in the world, delivering 8 billion (yes, with a B) messages a month. 

At Zello, our company values are at the heart of what we do everyday. We’re proud to serve the frontline, we’re privileged  to connect people in times of crisis across the globe, and we’re honored to support first responders.
And this is where you come in.

The job

We are looking for an experienced Recruiter to help us grow our team by filling both technical and non-technical roles with interested top-tier candidates. The Recruiter will act as a salesperson for Zello, and will be responsible for executing the full life cycle of recruiting for roles from Engineering, Product, Sales and Marketing.

You will report directly to the Head of Talent Acquisition and will work closely with hiring managers to define objectives and hiring needs, this role is onsite at our Austin, TX headquarters. 

What you’ll do
  • Deploy recruiting strategies to secure best in class talent 
  • Develop prospects into candidates 
  • Calibrate candidates with hiring managers
  • Build and maintain candidate pipelines in our Applicant Tracking System
  • Develop creative approaches to sourcing and delivering candidates
  • Guide and facilitate the hiring and negotiation process 
What you’ll bring
  • 3+ years experience of SaaS startup or small company full-cycle recruiting, having brought top-tier, entry- to senior-level candidates in both business and technical roles
  • Energy and enthusiasm. You are self-motivated, a people person, and passionate about matching the right candidate with the right role
  • Ability to execute recruiting strategy, including employer promotion in the marketplace, candidate management, diversity sourcing, interview process management, and negotiation
  • An established network of industry contacts. You’ve developed relationships with key clients and business leaders across industries
  • Strong research skills. You’re an insightful profile evaluator who can quickly and accurately assess a candidate’s suitability for a role. You continually analyze your sources to determine where you find the best candidate and which processes are most effective
  • Subject matter expertise regarding current sourcing and recruiting trends, best practices, and methodologies
  • Clear, professional, and friendly phone and video. You know what to say and how to say it. More importantly, you actively listen to what others say (and hear what they’re not saying)
  • Excellent written communication skills and the ability to persuasively and professionally converse with potential candidates across mediums #zr

We hire for potential, passion for our mission, and a knack for solving difficult problems over checking every qualification box. We have competitive pay, equity with significant upside, and intentionally design our benefits to encourage healthy and well-balanced employees, from flexible work schedules to unlimited paid time off. We even offer a sabbatical after every five years of service so you’re able to pursue and enjoy what matters most to you. And of course, we wouldn’t be a technology company in Austin without a ping-pong table and free snacks in our break room. Join us!

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Downtown Austin on W 6th, with quick highway access. Directly across from Mean Eyed Cat and El Arroyo, there’s always somewhere for lunch or drinks.

What are Zello Perks + Benefits

Zello Benefits Overview

We’re a technology that functions seamlessly so frontline workers can get the job done. We view benefits in the same way: you shouldn’t be worried about healthcare or where and when you work while you’re doing a great job. It's all about practicing your craft. We give you the resources and support to do what you do best the best way you can do it.

Our team-building events, from destination hackathons to weekly happy hours, are essential to our culture. We offer a large open office plan that encourages transparency and makes it easy to collaborate and create a work product that matters.

We also focus on giving our employees everything they need to maintain a work-life balance. 100% paid health insurance. Work-from-home days and the possibility to be remote. Flexible hours. Unlimited PTO. All of these benefits help us attract and keep the very best, so that we can be the best.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Zello covers 100% of employee dental insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield. We also cover 50% of the cost difference for employee spouses and dependents.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with an allowance for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Zello covers 100% of employee health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield. We also cover 50% of the cost difference for employee spouses and dependents.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Zello's 401(k) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds, and international index funds to choose from.
401(K) Matching
Zello's 401(k) retirement plan matches employee contributions up to 4% of their annual base salaries, with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Zello offers up to 12 weeks of paid leave for parental leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Zello offers flexible work hours, so you can work when you're most productive.
Remote Work Program
We're all working from home during the pandemic, but look forward to being together in the office again when it's safe!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Zello's unlimited vacation policy allows employees to take off as many days as they need.
Generous PTO
Eligible employees get 30 days of paid sabbatical after their first 5 years of working at the company. Employees who elect to take their sabbatical later than their 5th year get even more time off!
Paid Holidays
Zello offers all employees paid time off to observe major holidays.
Paid Sick Days
Zello believes in taking care of its employees, which includes paid sick days as needed.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Zello's casual dress code includes jeans every day of the week.
Company Outings
Zello holds quarterly paid team events and two destination hackathons a year.
Stocked Kitchen
Zello has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, and tea.
Some Meals Provided
When we're in the office, we love to have team lunches on Wednesday. Zello provides these for free to employees!
Happy Hours
Zello holds weekly paid happy hours to allow employees time to bond and relax together.
Zello employees don't worry about where they will park - we provide parking in the attached garage of our downtown office.
Relocation Assistance
Relocation Reimbursement Assistance is available for approved roles.
Professional Development Benefits
Continuing Education stipend

Additional Perks + Benefits

In addition to all this, we also get to enjoy a lovely outdoor patio with views of the downtown skyline, a place we love to go to get together and share happy hour drinks on Fridays! And last but not least, we take the whole company periodically for hackathons - the last one was in Cancun!

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