Head of Talent Acquisition

San Francisco, CA

Head of Recruiting

Twitter…the best place you have ever worked. Ever. That is what makes Twitter unique. As a company, we strive to make a difference in the world, do the best work, and have fun while doing it. If that sounds like your kind of company, keep reading.

People are the heart of Twitter’s success. Attracting the right talent is critical to making this company successful. As talent experts, we do this by being strategic partners to deliver the best experience for both candidates and clients.

We are looking for someone that wants to live that every day.  Who will help the team foster relationships of trust, influence and change; spearhead solutions that promote healthy and productive professional lives for everyone at Twitter.

What kind of person are we looking for?

  • You will have built strong, respectful business relationships. You will have helped elevate and maintain your world class employment brand.  You will have led an organization that has delivered exceptional outcomes for your client groups and candidates, will have elevated recruiting capacity for your team, and streamlined processes to help people work more effectively  You will have overcome obstacles through organization-wide partnership and leadership.   

  • You will have built highly successful teams bringing influential staff onboard. In doing so, you will have demonstrated assertiveness, understanding, fortitude, and the ability to be both operational and strategic. 15+ years of experience is required, a significant portion of which has been spent leading a recruiting function, preferably with a mix of start-ups and more established companies. 8-10 years of experience required in a multi-national leadership capacity building, motivating, and managing a high performing team.

  • You will foster a culture of collaboration, inclusion and openness to innovation. You will enable an environment where your team will learn and grow and perform the best work of their careers. You will promote trust within the team and with our clients.

 

What are the key responsibilities?

  • Lead , develop and inspire a global team of almost 85 recruiters, sourcers, operational experts, coordinators and other recruiting specialists.

  • Create a metrics focused organization that drives accountability and keeps the team focused on creating a world-class candidate and hiring manager experience. Utilize data to garner insights and understand business needs and adjust plans as needed; drive thought leadership around how and where to make business investments and trade-offs.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization to develop and deliver effective recruiting strategies and processes that align with business objectives, drive superior results and strengthen Twitter’s talent base.  Lead the creation of of a comprehensive recruitment strategy for all functional areas (Engineering, Product, Design, Revenue, G&A), geographies and business units that delivers a diverse and inclusive workforce.

  • Provide direction to global recruiting leaders and specialists in all areas of talent acquisition, including Executive Talent Acquisition, full-time professional hiring, intern hiring, college recruiting, internal transfers, contract conversions, sourcing and talent attraction activities.

  • Understand how to assess talent supply internally and externally, define critical gaps, & develop recruiting strategies to close those gaps, working closely with the Twitter People team and the other COE partners.

  • Strategize and implement talent forecasting & global workforce planning, including identification of new/evolving skill sets required for Twitter’s growth initiatives, including input into innovative succession strategies and organizational development plans.

  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining talent market expertise including comprehensive view of industry trends and competitors; provide expertise in market insights, talent landscape, and an understanding of talent needs.

  • Redesign and oversee all aspects of the candidate experience to ensure that we deliver an experience commensurate with our brand promise.

  • Provide input for recruiting systems requirements and redesign. In partnership with People Operations and IT, lead the recruiting technology platform strategy

  • Identify and negotiate contracts with external recruiting agencies, Executive search firms, technology providers and vendors

 

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


 

Hiring Process

Step 1

After you apply, a recruiter may reach out to you for an introductory call.

Step 2

If your background is a match for the role, you may phone interview with 1-2 people.

Step 3

If you continue through the process, you will come onsite 1-2 times to interview with a total of 5-10 people.

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At Twitter, we have a bold aspiration to reach every person on the planet. We believe that goal is more attainable with a team that understands and represents different cultures and backgrounds and we are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter.

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Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

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Twitter does not accept any unsolicited resumes from recruiting agencies and will not pay fees associated with any such resumes. Agencies, please do not send resumes to any Twitter location, employee, or email address.

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