Arcellx, Inc. (http://www.arcellx.com/) is a clinical-stage biotechnology company reimagining cell therapy by engineering innovative immunotherapies for patients with cancer and other incurable diseases. Arcellx believes that cell therapies are one of the forward pillars of medicine and our mission is to advance humanity by developing cell therapies that are safer, more effective, and more broadly accessible. Our offices are located in Gaithersburg, Maryland, and Redwood City, California.

As a member of our Talent Acquisition team, the Recruiter will own and drive the end-to-end recruiting process across multiple departments, partnering closely with our hiring managers to ensure we identify and engage exceptional candidates. We look to deliver a best-in-class candidate experience that lends genuine insight into our culture and daily work life at Arcellx. We are seeking a seasoned life sciences recruiter who brings a passion for the art of recruiting with a focus on creativity and solutions.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the full cycle recruiting process with an emphasis on building strong hiring manager partnerships and an excellent candidate experience.
  • Work with hiring managers across multiple verticals to devise a hiring plan and strategy to hire high-performing talent.
  • Influence hiring teams to monitor and improve candidate experience.
  • Source and engage passive candidates.
  • Creatively build talent pipelines and execute on tactical research, referral generation, events, and sourcing campaigns.
  • Manage interview and hiring decision-making process with interviewers and hiring managers.
  • Regularly track pipeline, priorities, and performance data to share with internal stakeholders.
  • Drive the offer process in partnership with hiring managers and the executive team.
  • Recommend improvements to sourcing, process, and candidate outreach.
  • Support company inclusion & diversity efforts.
  • Actively use both internal and external digital platforms to develop & execute sourcing strategies, build sustainable candidate pipelines, and develop relevant relationships.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelors’ degree or relevant years of industry recruiting experience required.
  • 3-5+ years progressive life sciences recruiting experience with a highly technical organization.
  • Ability to proactively source and attract passive talent in the industry through multiple methods and channels.
  • Ability to think outside the box. Demonstrated expertise at partnering cross-functionally with senior leadership to drive consensus decisions.
  • Flexibility to support one or more verticals within our tech and non-tech functions.
  • Excellent interviewing skills with the ability to screen for both general and team fit.
  • Extensive tech industry knowledge with the ability to identify target companies, conferences, and other sources for top talent.
  • Strong consultative and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate across all levels of the organization, as well as externally.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Knowledge of employment law would be highly advantageous.

Competencies:

  • Has character and integrity. Committed to always doing what’s right.
  • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously. Can produce top-quality work with little oversight.
  • "No job is too small" mentality. Humble and willing to help others.
  • Able to build strong relationships and collaborate effectively with colleagues.
  • Gives direct, candid, and respectful feedback. Can receive feedback with curiosity and without getting defensive.
  • Always looking to improve and challenge the status quo. Gritty and determined.        

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