Sr. Recruiter
Elance - Mountain View, CA

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Elance is looking for a Sr. Recruiter to join our growing team! Our ideal candidate has a proven track record of success placing ?A-players? and ?game-changers? into fast-growing, fast-paced companies like ours. It's a must that you have strong sourcing skills, excellent client management skills and a keen understanding of how to assess candidates for an incredibly high talent bar. We are growing quickly, and we need a Recruiter who has demonstrated experience working with a fast paced technical recruiting team.

In this role, you will:
Proactively source, engage and hire candidates for a variety of openings
Develop talent-acquisition strategies and programs that build a readily available talent pool of Superstars
Create recruiting strategies to present to peers, hiring managers and leadership
Develop strong relationships with hiring managers and key internal stakeholders
Utilize various direct and creative sourcing channels including professional networking and social media sites, etc.
Conduct first line phone screens and in person interviews
Make recommendations to hiring managers and act as internal consultant to hiring manager, providing guidance throughout the process
Manage and maintain superb communication with candidates to keep them updated and engaged through the hiring process
To win in this role, you need:
3-5 years of full lifecycle recruiting experience, plus a Bachelor?s degree or equivalent
Prior agency staffing and/or in-house recruiting for a web-based, SaaS startup company is highly desired
Good understanding of job market, industry trends and the ability to adapt quickly when needed
Excellent communication skills and proven sell and close candidates
Ability to ?roll up your sleeves? and take on both tactical and strategic tasks
Broad knowledge of programming languages, web technologies, software development process and emerging technologies
Strong initiative
Excellent follow through skills
Focus and excellent prioritization skills
About Us
Ready for a job that?s part evolution, part revolution?

Elance is quickly evolving and moving into a revolutionary new market space: The online workplace.

Help us redefine the global workforce by building on our pioneering platform. You?ll impact the lives of millions daily, freeing countless freelancers to work on what they want, from where they want. All while allowing businesses, startups and entrepreneurs to find top talent to help build their dreams.

We?re always looking for A-players to join our team of bright and humorous people. If you take your work seriously, but love to laugh at yourself and with others, want to be challenged but have fun along the way, and never settle for anything less than stellar work, Elance is for you! In addition to amazing career growth opportunities, we also offer competitive compensation, great benefits, super cool people to work with, and a beautifully renovated workspace to collaborate and innovate in.