Technical Recruiter

About the opportunity

We are seeking a talented Technical Recruiter to partner and build out our core engineering presence in our Berlin office. In this role, you will be challenged to meet hyper-growth hiring goals whilst helping to build a scalable and effective recruiting function.

We need someone “who has been there and done that”, bringing a passion for sourcing hidden talent and increasing the performance of our talent acquisition organization with a candidate centric mindset. Communication is key with this role, as you will need to work hand-in-hand with colleagues in different time zones and offices.

As a part of the talent acquisition team at Contentful, you’ll have a seat at the table. We’ll look to you as a subject matter expert that will strengthen our business and strive to better our talent acquisition processes.

What to expect?

  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with your stakeholders. Provide expert guidance, facilitation and collaboration for all hiring leaders to recruit, identify and select highly skilled best in class candidates.
  • Able to speak to data to defend or strengthen talent acquisition processes.
  • Utilize our salary and equity data to ensure fitted offers are presented.
  • Recruit for inclusion and diversity. Use and share best practices learned to attract, hire, and retain a diverse workforce.
  • Get creative to build talent communities that are motivated to join our journey.
  • Strong internal and external customer service focus.
  • Ensure recruiting success and high candidate traffic through all channels: employee referrals, applicants/active and passive/sourced candidates.
  • Able to flex with the business and support multiple open requisitions over multiple businesses.
  • Strong ability to recruit and hire in multiple international regions

What you need to be successful?

  • Experience within an internal recruitment function in a startup environment
  • A ‘get stuff done’ attitude
  • Proven success scaling an organization
  • Has no problem dealing with ambiguity
  • The ability to be comfortable with high volume workload and not be afraid to "roll up your sleeves"
  • Proven ability to create/evolve an ideal candidate experience with a design thinking approach. After all, every great recruiter knows that our candidates are our customers.
  • High-proficiency in all best-of-breed recruiting platforms: LinkedIn Recruiter, AngelList, Glassdoor, ATS (Greenhouse is bonus), G-Suite,Slack and more

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products. 
  • We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware
  • Enjoy a full range of events, including workshops, Contentful-hosted meetups, guest speakers and team activities. Meet your team members from across the globe at our annual offsite. 
  • Get fit! We offer a variety of health and fitness classes and a discount on Urban Sports Club.
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career. Join a free German class or one of our many internal learning initiatives!
  • Plus, Contentful socks! Oh yeah!

Who are we?

Contentful powers digital experiences for 28% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our content platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Spotify, Urban Outfitters, ARD Broadcaster, The British Museum, Xoom and Lenovo use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice controlled apps and more.

We’re growing rapidly and are backed by over $150 million in funding from top-tier venture capital firms like Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 350 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco and distributed locations around the world.

    

“Everyone is welcome here” — it's a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability or length of time spent unemployed. We look forward to your application!

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