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Thumbtack - VP of Global Recruiting

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About Thumbtack: 

We’re the technology leader building the modern home management platform. Today, millions of people use Thumbtack to effortlessly manage their homes. We help them confidently know what to do, when to do it and who to hire. 

Our goal is simple: to be the only platform homeowners need to fix, maintain and improve their homes. As a long-term partner for homeowners, our promise is to turn what was once confusing and intimidating into something straightforward — and a lot less stressful.

At Thumbtack, we're not just creating a new era of homeownership. We’re supporting local economies and building stronger communities. Each day, we connect local professionals across America with busy homeowners so they can grow their businesses. 

Thumbtack is for everyone. Our customers and pros come from all walks of life and every county in the country. We want our team to reflect that. If you come from an underrepresented background in tech, we strongly encourage you to apply. 

Our North Star is bright and our ambitions are big. We’ve been at this for over a decade, but the way we see it: we’re just getting started.

Our People Team is a leader on the Future of Work - we are proud to be at the forefront of building a world-class, virtual-first company. Our People team believes in the power of our people. We craft an employee experience that starts with hiring incredible people, investing in their career development and providing a holistic approach to benefits and wellness.

Role Summary 

As the VP of Global Recruiting, you’ll architect and continue to build the systems that raise the talent bar at Thumbtack and drive business outcomes. You will be a thought partner to the executive team, all business leaders and across the People Team leadership to refine our people strategy, develop proactive recruiting strategies, uplevel operational excellence, and influence the direction of the business. Reporting to the Head of People, you will have the opportunity to lead the recruiting strategy into the next level of maturity. 

You will:

Strategically lead the recruiting function across diverse hiring areas, manage the directors of each pillar, and continue to build the current org of ~35

Establish a culture of recruiting across the company that consistently sets the standard of how all employees recruit. You won’t start from scratch, but you will help drive continuous process improvement and optimization on the time we spend recruiting.

Be a strong cross functional partner to the people team and drive results with business leaders

Be a thought partner to the executive team on leadership hiring, future of work, talent strategy  and talent market intelligence

You are:

Analytical and metrics driven: you value operational rigor and build systems that will scale processes

Strategic leader who can influence and inspire the talent and people strategies that will drive business outcomes

Passionate about Thumbtack’s mission to help everyone do life’s work with joy and purpose

Collaborative, low-ego and transparent: you inspire courageous and ambitious goals

A recruiter's recruiter: you know what it takes to be successful in highly competitive talent markets

You have experience in:

High growth tech environments: you have seen companies scale and are excited to share this experience to drive Thumbtack’s growth from our current size of ~1k to several thousand in the future

Technical recruiting, either as an IC or leading the function, with 10+ years in leadership positions. 

Recruiting leadership: a track record of building and developing strong recruiting teams, ideally teams across geographies; bonus points for int’l teams

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Building and executing DEI recruiting strategy

Developing strong recruiting enablement programs and employer branding efforts

If you're interested, let us know.

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