Don’t let our casual atmosphere fool you. Vivid Seats operates one of the industry's largest tech platforms for online ticket sales, and we were recently listed by Crain's as one of the fastest growing internet companies in Chicago. We offer the perks, culture, and opportunity of an entrepreneurial start-up, supported by the scale, stability, and resources of over 10 years of profitable growth.
Job Title: Recruiter
Location: Chicago – River West
Who we are:
Vivid Seats is the largest, independent full-service marketplace for sports, concert and theater tickets. Our longstanding relationships with certified ticket resellers and our convenient fan-to-fan selling platform offer an unrivaled experience for fans and sellers alike. We were founded on the simple belief that purchasing tickets to live events doesn’t have to be a frustrating hassle. With over 10 years of experience in the industry, we continue our commitment to providing premium service, fair prices, and the 100% buyer guarantee that makes Vivid Seats the first destination for live event enthusiasts across the country.
To keep our company on the fast track we need the very best talent to lead the way. The Recruiter will support the Director of Recruiting in sourcing, screening, and selecting top talent across the business. The Recruiter will source candidates through active and passive channels using all of the tools at their disposal. To be great in this role you will need to be passionate about recruiting, and genuinely interested in how talent impacts the business. This is a unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in a high growth business.
Partner with hiring managers to understand business objectives, assess hiring needs, develop job descriptions, and manage searches through the recruiting lifecycle
Expertly assess talent at every level for skill and cultural fit
Be the representative of the Vivid Seats brand in the community, at job fairs, and at industry events
Manage candidate and hiring manager expectations, communicate feedback, and ensure a smooth recruiting process
Negotiate compensation and address candidate concerns
Manage a portfolio of active searches and proactively seek out talent to build the pipeline
Play a role in Talent Management, and other HR programs as needed
Who we are looking for:
Bachelor’s degree and at least 1 year of recruiting experience
An understanding of employment law basics, and interviewing best practices
Track record of success in a fast paced environment
Willingness to accept feedback and take on new responsibilities
Strong communication, organization, and attention to detail
Outstanding sourcing skills; experience sourcing hard to find talent using a database, LinkedIn and other social networks, networking, etc.
Proven influencing and negotiation skills
Vivid Seats Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer.
Vivid Seats is the largest independent ticket marketplace for live sports, concert, and theater events.