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Senior Recruiter

| Austin
What we do: 
Headquartered in the heart of Austin, TX, TrendKite is blazing the trails of category creation, taking earned media out of the era of media monitoring and into the age of Digital PR.
This is a time of profound change as all aspects of life, including business, are impacted by the disruption of traditional journalism and the rise of social networks and other forms of communication. With this change, the PR industry has been redefined. Digital PR is the intersection of traditional PR, content marketing, social media, influencer management, and search. By harnessing artificial intelligence and big data analytics to optimize the impact public relations has on a brand’s reputation, website traffic and business goals, TrendKite’s platform is transforming the way the world views earned media, allowing modern PR professionals to create deeper connections with customers and prospects. Companies like Nike, Google, Delta, SXSW and thousands more turn PR coverage into real business impact using TrendKite.
Market disruption requires requires hiring the top people in our industry, developing them, and empowering them to solve interesting problems and do the very best work of their careers. If that sounds exciting, then we’d love to hear from you.
The Role:
As a Senior Recruiter at TrendKite you will be responsible for driving and managing the hiring process for a variety of roles. You will create 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. You will network with passive and active candidates, organize recruiting events, and continue to build and establish the TrendKite brand within the community through traditional and non-traditional recruiting methods.

What you'll do at TrendKite:

  • Manage end-to-end recruitment process from candidate identification to hire
  • Create innovative sourcing strategies to identify top talent
  • Manage job postings Proactively source candidates for open requirements and future hiring needs
  • Review, pre-screen and interview candidates to determine appropriateness of skills, experience, and knowledge in relation to position requirements
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for candidates throughout the full recruiting cycle (i.e. communicate status, answer questions and coordinate all follow-up efforts)
  • Coordinate the interview process to ensure efficiency and professionalism
  • Educate interviewers on job requirements and expectations and prompt follow-up with candidates
  • Build meaningful, collaborative relationships with hiring managers
  • Ensure consistent communication regarding recruiting efforts by providing status updates to all stakeholders through meetings, email updates, and reports
  • Educate hiring managers and candidates on TrendKite’s compensation philosophy
  • Build and develop the TrendKite brand within the community

What you MUST bring to the table:

  • 3+ years experience in talent acquisition, including sourcing and full-cycle recruiting for early stage technology companies
  • Experience recruiting a variety of roles especially SaaS sales in a highly competitive market
  • Exceptional communication skills – verbal and written
  • Demonstrable ability to win the respect of managers, and the ability to adopt a consultative approach to talent acquisition
  • Proven organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to prioritize work and manage multiple searches simultaneously
  • Proven ability to consistently and positively contribute in a fast-paced, changing work environment
  • Experience of managing multiple priorities and working with a sense of urgency in a highly dynamic environment
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred
  • Previous experience of using a Candidate Management and/or Applicant Tracking software

Why TrendKite? TrendKite has the some of the brightest, most passionate and driven folks in the industry. If working with smart, fun, talented people who genuinely like another appeals to you, then you might want to join our team. We pride ourselves in living our values, not just talking about them. They are core to who we are as a company and drive every decision we make as we continue to build a special, incredibly successful business without losing sight of what got us here, our people. Sure, we have a fun, friendly environment with awesome office space and perks out the wazoo, but that’s not why people come to TrendKite and certainly not why they stay. We are here to do our life’s best work and to connect with one another on a deeper level as we go on an incredible, career-defining journey, together as One Team. To work at TrendKite, this should resonate with you on a deep, emotional level. If they don’t, that’s okay but for most of us, it’s a big part of the reason why we are here! Our Values: Operational Excellence is what makes TrendKite one of the most disruptive, fast-growing, and high-profile companies in the Austin area and the marketing technology ecosystem. From our data-driven decision making to our cutting-edge processes to our customer-obsessed service, we have a very high bar in everything we do. We are One Team! TrendKiters make up a greater team working together to accomplish our mission while supporting one another. Time is precious at TrendKite - we have a sense of urgency like no other - we call it Cycle Time. We work with a maximum speed and intensity to capitalize on the opportunity in front of us. That lets us innovate at warp speed, leaving the competition in the dust. We are intellectually honest - we solve problems using data and facts rather than personal beliefs or agendas. Forget the politics. We do what’s right for the business. We have a Learning Culture where we focus on professional growth through training and mentorship. While we are growing our employees we’re also impacting our customers by empowering our folks with best-in-class skills across the company.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Neo4jDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • ElasticsearchDatabases

Location

We are in the heart of Downtown Austin's burgeoning startup scene, directly across from the Capital Factory and a block away from Congress.
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What are TrendKite Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

Fully Stocked Fridge and Pantry- Quality lunch foods and snacks to keep you fueled
Friday Bytes and Bites- Company updates and awesome trainings for you.
Paid Parking- Worth its weight in gold in downtown Austin.

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