Role summary:

We are seeking a Recruiting Lead with 8-10 years of relevant experience to be an integral part of IDEO PA. Relevant experience should include: sourcing + recruiting top talent, learning + development, strategic team building, staffing, resourcing, organizational development, human resources.  

This role requires five essential attributes:

  • Uncover and understand the needs of our businesses and match this with hiring phenomenal talent
  • A strategic mindset to identify, evaluate and support candidates through the recruiting process.
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills to effectively and efficiently bridge between IDEO and its candidates.
  • A commitment to building partnerships, leading a team, and nurturing relationships while supporting the location from a talent perspective.
  • A passion for people.

Once you are here you will:

  • Build relationships and partner with IDEO content leaders and hiring managers to build and accomplish our San Francisco hiring plan and strategy
  • Professionally interface with candidates to build and maintain lasting relationships
  • Drive the recruiting process forward by problem-solving obstacles or challenges that arise and knowing when and how to involve others as necessary
  • Ability to drive consensus among multiple stakeholders to bring hiring issues to a successful conclusion  
  • Manage full life-cycle recruitment processes including job postings, coordination of resume flow, diligent candidate correspondence, and maintenance of candidate records via our applicant tracking system
  • Support candidates as they become employees by ensuring a successful start at IDEO
  • Lead the recruiting team and collaborate strategically to do your best work possible
  • Remember to have fun, laugh and love the people you work with

Relevant experience - what are we looking for?

  • 8-10 years of experience in a fast-paced, dynamic recruiting role; preferably focused on hiring digital, UI/UX, Interaction designers, and interactive developers
  • Good discretion­ – demonstrates sound judgment in dealing with confidential dialogues and information
  • Strong facilitation skills to enable fruitful discussions among colleagues
  • Ability to work successfully with collaborative, multi-disciplinary teams
  • Enthusiastic and motivated self-starter who is not afraid to ask questions and has a natural focus on making things happen
  • Works well with a variety of working styles and personalities; friendly, outgoing manner
  • Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple searches and projects; excellent organizational skills and great attention to detail

Application instructions:

Please submit your cover letter, resume and/or additional materials to be considered for this role.