Senior Technical Recruiter (Contract)

Jun 22, 2024
San Francisco, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
... Office work

This position is US based only.

Discord is about giving people the power to create space to find belonging in their lives. We want to make it easier for you to talk regularly with the people you care about. We want you to build genuine relationships with your friends and communities close to home or around the world. Original, reliable, playful, and relatable. These are the values that connect our users and our employees at Discord. 

Working at Discord is like working with an exciting and motivated family. Finding the right people to add to our unique mix is a difficult endeavor, so we're looking for a Senior Technical Recruiter to join our growing recruiting team and help us maintain a smooth and positive experience for remarkable candidates. 

What You'll Be Doing

  • Help define our recruiting strategy that will help us achieve our ambitious hiring goals as we expand the team across all engineering and product functions
  • Serve as a company brand ambassador as the first point of contact for many candidates
  • Understand how business goals impact the full hiring landscape and anticipate how organizational changes may impact hiring needs
  • Develop strong relationships with hiring managers to understand their needs and help them meet their hiring goals
  • Recruit top talent through sourcing on multiple channels, reviewing incoming applicants, and maintaining a successful offer acceptance rate
  • Innovate on ways to attract and source world class engineers
  • Identify process improvement areas and solutions, share and encourage best practices with the rest of the Recruiting, People Ops, and Executive team to ensure every candidate has a positive experience
  • Help manage interview load distribution and assist getting new hiring managers and interviews calibrated on hiring best practices
  • Develop a deep relationship with candidates by understanding their goals, values, and interests to match them to the right openings and strengthen the offer process
  • Drive events and programs for recruiting and employment brand efforts
  • Assist on roles outside of Engineering and Product if open headcount volume warrants additional help

What you should have

  • A commitment to and track record of delivering high touch, world class service to internal and external candidates and employees
  • Adaptability and openness to learning and incorporating new recruiting strategies, tactics, and processes
  • 3+ years of experience sourcing for Engineering and Product roles
  • Proven track record sourcing and hiring passive candidates
  • Strong calendar management skills and attention to detail
  • Experience with Lever, Greenhouse, Jobvite, Taleo, or other forms of applicant tracking systems or CRMs
  • Confident, coachable and enthusiastic team player who thrives in a fast-moving environment
  • A sense of urgency in juggling multiple priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable interfacing with all types of people

This role is a 6-month contract opportunity with the potential for extension based on performance and business needs. This position can be hybrid based in the SF Bay Area or remote (with the expectation to work typical 9am - 5pm PT hours).

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $70/hr to $85/hr. Our salary ranges are determined by role and level. Within the range, individual pay is determined by additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include equity, or benefits.


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Discord is an equal opportunity employer that believes diversity inspires creativity and innovation. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where employees can do their best work free of harassment or discrimination, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, military status, or any other protected characteristics or identities. We encourage all candidates to apply for roles where they may make the most impact.

About Us

Discord is a voice, video and text app that helps friends come together to hang out, have fun, and play games. With over 150 million monthly users, Discord has grown to become one of the most popular communications services in the world. Discord offers a premium subscription called Nitro that gives users special perks like higher quality streams and fun customizations.

We’re working toward an inclusive world where no one feels like an outsider, where genuine human connection is a click, text chat, or voice call away. A place where everyone can find belonging. Challenging? Heck yes. Rewarding? Double heck yes. It’s a mission that gives us the chance to positively impact millions of people all over the world. So if this strikes a chord with you, come build belonging with us!

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