About the role
We’re looking for a Bilingual Recruiter to join Shopify’s Talent Acquisition Team to grow our team in Japan.
Native fluency in Japanese and fluency in English is a must have.
Shopify empowers millions of merchants from all over the world to succeed at entrepreneurship. We're with our merchants each step of the way to help them start, and scale their businesses while allowing them to sell through numerous channels.
Our overall mission is simple: Make commerce better for everyone, everywhere. As a recruiter in Shopify we recruit the best people for the right role in Shopify at the right time. We help facilitate high-impact decisions on whether Shopify is the right place for someone to make their next career move, and we facilitate the process that gets them here.
Focus to hire customer support and commercial roles across Japan
Develop and maintain strong business partnerships with hiring managers; Understand their pain points, motivations, business context, and the roles required to build their teams.
Identify, engage, and select the best candidates for Shopify's required needs.
Use creative sourcing techniques to tap and build diverse candidate pipelines along with facilitating world class candidate experiences.
Be a trusted adviser to hiring managers on bias, interviews and hiring process.
Conduct video and phone interviews.
Conduct application screening and vetting calls together with recommending and managing short-list interviews, recap discussions, and offer processes.
High attention to detail with people and process. You’re able to pick up on nuance, ask excellent questions and plan accordingly. You understand why the details matter when it comes to a person’s experience of a service.
Passion for taking a human-centred approach in everything you do and providing a stellar candidate experience
Strong knowledge and no stranger to sourcing techniques (x-ray to LinkedIn) and innovative ideas of how to identify, approach and engage the best and diverse candidates.
Genuine curiosity about people and their careers. A desire to listen more than talk.
A highly organized approach. You are able to capture, maintain, organize and juggle priorities in an often chaotic environment and demonstrate excellent problem solving skills
A builder’s mindset and a track record of owning problems and caring about how they get solved.
Experience building high-trust relationships.
Comfort with a high degree of autonomy. You set your own quality bar high.
Native fluency in Japanese and fluency in English is a must have; any additional languages are welcome
At Shopify, we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous people, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.
Shopify is now permanently remote, and we’re working towards a future that is digital by design. That location you see above? Consider it merely an example of hundreds of potential locations Shopify is hiring. Learn more here: https://www.shopify.com/careers/work-anywhere
Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity & inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities. Please take a look at our Sustainability Reports to learn more about Shopify’s commitments to our communities, and our planet.
At Shopify, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team - so if your experience is this close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying.