Sr. Recruiter, Field Ops


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Elastic is growing fast and we're looking for a highly motivated and dedicated Recruiter to join our global Talent Acquisition Team.

You’ll focus on partnering with our dynamic Field Operations Team to hire revenue-generating and customer-facing positions across the Americas, thinking creatively and attracting top talent. Long-term, you’ll be driving and supporting key diversity initiatives as you help grow Elastic.

Our ideal candidate has recruited for multiple types of positions and profiles, primarily related to Field Operations (Technical Sales, Customer Success, Professional Services, Pre-sales Engineers). The ability to occasionally flex and take on other focus areas may occur depending on the business's needs; you are a team player and ready to roll-up your sleeves and jump in when needed.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Engaging talent and leading the hiring process from end-to-end with an extraordinary candidate experience
  • Partnering strategically with hiring managers to build diverse teams and identify specific skillset deficits within their department
  • Actively participating and working with the Global Recruiting Team to develop, implement, and execute recruiting strategies
  • Building relationships with Field Operations team with leaders and interviewers at various levels internally
  • Serving as an advisor and partner to provide healthy and meaningful pipelines of stellar candidates
  • Growing Elastic’s brand before, during, and after recruitment; you will help us build our talent brand in addition to our talent pipeline
  • Working hand-in-hand with cross-functional teams, such as Hiring Managers, HRBPs, Compensation and FP&A teams 

What You Bring Along:

  • 5+ years of recruiting experience for Technical Sales and SaaS Sales, bonus points if you have agency experience and/or have recruited for a variety of departments
  • Passion for Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Belonging and you know that your role in Recruitment is imperative to building great teams
  • Demonstrable experience recruiting for a very fast-paced, high-growth SaaS company where you’ve had to juggle different priorities
  • High organizational skills and attention-to-detail, and the ability to effortlessly handle multiple reqs without dropping the ball
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to listen, ask smart questions, and think three steps ahead, and negotiate like a pro
  • Ability to effectively articulate the Elastic value proposition and story to candidates
  • Experience collaborating with and influencing senior hiring managers and executives throughout the recruiting cycle
  • Working knowledge of ATS tools (Greenhouse and Workday are a bonus!)

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is committed to diversity as well as inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to the principles of affirmative action. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. If you require any reasonable accessibility support, please complete our Candidate Accessibility Request Form.

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