Lead Technical Recruiter (Minneapolis)

empowr - Minneapolis, MN (30+ days ago)4.7


BACKGROUND ON PROJECT
+ empowr is a collaboration between technologists and top university professors from Berkeley, Yale and M.I.T. that have been quietly developing a better democracy & economy, using technology and hindsight as to what went wrong with today's democracies
+ Business model: Instead of focusing on addicting users to sell eyeballs to corporations, we're uniquely enabling the "sharing of everything" (https://rebrand.ly/EFF) IE: Not sharing your car or spare bedroom but millions of other underutilized products
+ empowr's patented inventions include virtual currency, transactions over mobile devices, 3rd-party apps in social networks and transactions within apps
+ The product (http://www.empowr.com/) is in open alpha with 800,000 users already conducting millions of dollars in transactions monthly. (Traffic = 3.9M monthly visitors | 20 average page views | 12 minutes per session)

QUICK LINKS
1) Whitepaper and business summary (PDF): https://rebrand.ly/whitepaper
2) Concept (video): https://rebrand.ly/EFF
3) Business model (video): https://rebrand.ly/bizmodel
4) Innovations in creating & retaining demand for virtual currency (video): https://rebrand.ly/cryptovalue
5) Advisors: https://rebrand.ly/advisors
6) Project history (video): https://rebrand.ly/emphistory
7) empowr and the biggest scam of all (blog): https://rebrand.ly/blogpost
8) Why empowr was built (book): https://rebrand.ly/empbook

What is empowr looking for?

empowr is looking for an experienced technical recruiter to join our growing team full-time, on-site. We're looking for someone who has perfected the art of ensuring hiring manager happiness. You'll rely on experience to support clients through the hiring process while also actively recruiting and sourcing on some of our toughest roles.

As a Lead Technical Recruiter, you will:
Lead the growth of empowr's engineering team across a range of positions including Software Engineer, QA, Product Manager and many more as we scale and grow.
Partner closely with Hiring Managers to drive comprehensive recruiting strategies
Evaluate, streamline, and optimize current hiring processes
Analyze data to make informed decisions and improve recruiting efficacy
Think creatively and bring an innovation framework to talent acquisition
Partner with Finance and HR to develop long-term growth plans
Manage full-cycle recruiting process for strategic/ leadership roles
Work with and mentor more junior sources and recruiters to help them expand their skills, increase their productivity, and grow!
What experience should I bring to the table?

Has 2+ years of full-cycle recruiting experience
Knows how to get familiar with a company and become their advocate, talk tech, and use lots of clever sourcing tips.
Has excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Can mentor our more junior team members (when we are ready to bring them onto the team) and bring skills to the table to help us improve our existing processes.
Is smart, quick on your feet, and looking to help our team grow and thrive.
Is a strong team player - you're professional, accountable, and reliable. You know how to coax the best out of others without sacrificing quality or productivity.
Experience sourcing and closing profiles ranging from Junior to Management positions
Ability to qualify a candidate and understand what each candidate brings to the table, as well as connect that candidate with the right opportunity at empowr

Why should I join empowr?

There are several reasons you may want to join our team... Maybe you want to be a part of a team that's going to create a game-changing social economy? Maybe you want to help build a social economy with the potential to touch and help billions of users across the globe? Maybe you want to help shape the product and company as we scale and grow? Maybe you want to work with a world-class leadership team, specialists across technology, design, program, and strategy who have unparalleled knowledge and understanding of the social networking domain? If those reasons don't make you want to join the team then this probably isn't the place for you but if those excite you and want even more incentives to join, here are a few...

Our kitchen is always full of complimentary snacks including fresh fruit and vegetables, granola/protein bars, mixed nuts, chips, cookies etc.

The fridge is stocked with a variety of sodas, energy drinks, flavored waters, almond milk and more.

We provide complimentary lunch every day to all our employees. Breakfast burritos, donuts and bagels are provided on special occasions as well.

All our employees receive 5 weeks paid vacation.

Monthly team activities such as sailing, bowling, a trip to Big Bear Mountain and our annual team trip to Catalina Island for the empowr Olympic games.

We have a dog-friendly office!

Equity! We have no venture capitalists calling the shots, all the equity goes to our employees.

Where are you located?

Our office is located in the Little Italy area of downtown San Diego.