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Head of Talent Acquisition
Maze is a Series A funded startup building the future of rapid testing for modern teams. We're backed by some of the world's best funds and have an extensive advisory network.
We're on a mission to empower modern teams to build better user experiences by testing and learning rapidly with real users. To do this, we've partnered with the world's biggest design tools, including Adobe XD, Figma, InVision, Sketch, and Marvel. We power over 40,000 brands globally, including IBM, Logitech, Pipedrive, Uber, Greenpeace, and Braze.
We're a fully remote team working across 33 countries. You'll be joining a passionate team whose resumes include Canva, Figma, GitLab, Google, InVision, Typeform and Zendesk.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
The Head of Talent Acquisition at Maze will use their wealth of recruiting knowledge to build processes that help scale our growing company. This role is a part of our Senior Leadership Team and will report to the Senior Director of People. You'll partner with hiring managers and executives across the company as you assess needs, build the infrastructure to attract top candidates, and create a world-class candidate experience.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Design, develop, implement, and iterate upon creative yet scalable sourcing strategies and techniques to help us attract and hire qualified and diverse talent
Drive diversity, equity, and inclusion at every stage of the talent acquisition process
Build and mentor a talent acquisition team
Advise on all aspects of the interviewing and hiring process – including coaching our teams, shaping relevant candidate pools, refining interview processes, conducting trainings, and facilitating hiring decisions
Define talent metrics and reporting methodologies
Work with hiring managers and executives across the organization to understand talent needs and hiring goals, both immediate and longer term
Drive a positive, holistic candidate experience – from initial contact through onboarding – working with interviewers, hiring managers, and sourcing groups for continuous improvement
Establish and enhance an amazing talent brand for our company
Develop relationships with key organizations, professional associations, educational institutions, sourcing groups, etc. to proactively cultivate our talent pipeline
GOALS YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE TO OR OWN
Proven success building, mentoring, and managing a team tasked with executing talent programs and implementing recruiting strategies for a quickly growing organization
Proven track record in recruiting underrepresented talent and building diverse teams, operating with the principles, practices, and impacts of DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) top-of-mind
Contrarian critical thinking, bringing your vision for the function of recruiting and the tech industry overall, always finding areas to improve
Creative and iterative thought processes, regularly experimenting with new, unique ways to connect with talent communities and measuring efficacy
Intellectual agility, balancing strategy leadership with rolling up your sleeves to bring projects across the finish line together
Demonstrated ability to build recruiting infrastructure, define key recruiting metrics, develop and implement process, measure and communicate progress, and pivot accordingly
Deep knowledge and relevant experience with recruiting tools/platforms and sourcing techniques
Excellent relationship building and networking skills, including internally cultivating rapport with e-team, the SLT and hiring managers, and externally building trust-based connections with diverse technology professionals
Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize effectively and manage projects smoothly
Ability to calmly convey urgency with candidates and evangelizing timeliness with hiring teams
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Prior global, all-remote startup experience
Scaling global hiring practices
Consider this our wish-list. We know there will be great candidates that don't meet every one of these criteria—if you're passionate about the role and feel that your experience prepares you to do it, we'd love to hear from you.
Why Maze is unique
Early-stage startup: You will join an early-stage startup with less than 150 team members. This means you'll have the unique opportunity to directly impact success and help shape the future of Maze.
Category: We're on a mission to democratize user testing and are truly excited about defining a new space where anyone can test and learn rapidly.
Product-market Fit: We already have a strong product-market fit for product designers and a NPS of 60, and we're excited to build on top of this to reach PMF for our new user segments.
5x Growth: We're a fast-growing startup and we have big goals! You will have the opportunity to impact Maze's growth and help us achieve the next milestone in our journey.
Health insurance with international coverage, 100% of the team member premium paid
For US team members this includes Vision
Dental insurance, 100% of the team member premium paid
For US team members this includes orthodontics
Free access to proper mental health care, unlimited virtual therapy sessions (with a human)
Life and Disability Insurance, 100% of the team member premium paid
Unlimited, flexible time off
Company retreats, fully paid for by Maze
New MacBook (laptop), paid for by Maze
Paid Family leave: 16 weeks for birth or adoptive parents
$500/month in benefits to be used at your discretion, get the benefits that matter to you with our flexible a-maze-ing benefits
$1,500 remote work setup fund to ensure you can set up a productive work space
Flexible work schedule where you manage your own working hours
Monthly Bonus.ly points that are awarded to others to recognize teamwork, dedication and helpfulness - points can be cashed out for gift cards and more
Virtual social engagements randomly throughout the year and gaming sessions every other Thursday
SWAG, we have some really cool swag
Open, transparent culture that includes virtual: lunch-and-learns, coffee chats, quarterly all-hands meetings, and more