Recruitment Lead (Remote, Americas)

Job post summary
Location Americas
Team HR and Culture

About the role

In this role you will:

  • Lead a team of geographically distributed recruiters. 

  • Partner with the UX team to continuously improve selection and attraction criteria; you’ll be constantly experimenting and making adjustments to improve hiring quality, improve interviewing skills, and improve velocity. 

  • Use data to inform decision making and naturally partner with business leaders to set and achieve hiring goals.

  • Mentor and support the growth of your team of recruiters.

  • Partner with business leaders to iterate on parts of our hiring process, work through team hires, and improve referral and hiring manager sourced output .


Preferred qualities and experiences that will make this person successful:

  • Experience leading a team of recruiters, ideally in a remote setting.

  • You are a multiplier of people (ability to 10x a team’s growth and development). Leadership is your craft and you understand that high-quality delivery only happens with a great team that is motivated and excited to achieve the goals ahead.

  • Genuine curiosity about people and their careers. You seek to understand people’s stories and you have a desire to listen more than talk.

  • You listen to and learn from the people around you.

  • Experience building high-trust relationships. Trust is of paramount importance at Shopify. Read about the “trust battery” here.

  • High attention to detail both with people and process. You’re able to pick up on nuance, ask excellent questions, and plan accordingly.

  • A builder’s mindset and a track record of owning problems and caring about how they get solved.

Here’s how to apply:

We know that looking for a new role can be both exciting and time-consuming, and we truly appreciate your effort. This posting will close on January 28, 2022 at 11:59 pm EST. We are looking forward to learning more about you and your interest in joining our team.

If you are interested in applying, please include your interest in taking on this challenge, and why you’re excited to apply.

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.

How we hire

At Shopify, we put a lot of care and time into who we hire. We believe that in order to build the best products, we need to build high impact teams. Our recruitment process centres around what we call the Life Story interview, a conversational-style interview where we get to learn more about you.
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