About Better.com:

We’re one of the fastest growing homeownership companies in America. Why? Because we’re making homeownership simpler, faster — and most importantly, more accessible for all Americans.

By combining smarter technology with a desire to not just change one piece of the journey but the entire makeup of what it’s like to buy and own a home in this country, we’re building things that don’t exist yet. 

Better.com by the numbers: 

  • We fund $600 million in home loans per month
  • Nearly $5 billion in loans funded since our inception in 2016
  • 2 years running, we’re one of Crain’s “Best Places to work”
  • We’re #11 on Fortune’s Best Places to Work in NYC
  • And #964 on Inc.’s 2019 “5000 Fastest-Growing Companies” 
  • We’ve secured over $254 million from our investors to date 
  • ...and counting

We continue to outpace the industry at every turn. We’ve recently joined forces in partnership with Ally Bank. Plus, our backers have helped build some of the most transformative tech and finance companies in history. Kleiner Perkins, Goldman Sachs, IA Ventures, American Express, Citigroup, Activant Capital, and others have all invested in our vision of redefining the entire homebuying journey.

A Better opportunity:

Through the combined efforts of recruiting, human capital, and office experience, the People Operations team works to create and foster a positive and productive employee experience. We take ownership of everything from the smallest details - like keeping the right snacks in stock - to the largest projects, such as structuring performance management, to make sure that every member of the team feels supported, positively challenged, and able to thrive at Better. We have fun, love what we do, and care deeply about building a Better workplace.

Our Talent Acquisition team is looking for an experienced technical recruiter to join our growing talent practice, focused on building out critical engineering and product hiring. We’re in hyper-growth mode and are looking for someone with the drive and passion to execute day-in and day-out and an eagerness to partner and collaborate with various stakeholders on finding the right talent for their organizations. This person will be responsible for the end-to-end experience of both our hiring managers and our candidates, setting expectations and exceeding them. 

Responsibilities will include:

Full-cycle recruitment

  • Updating and managing our candidate pipeline via Greenhouse
  • Tailoring and posting job listings for open positions
  • Thinking outside of the box to find talent at every opportunity
  • Developing sourcing strategies; using various avenues to attract the best talent 

Stakeholder management

  • Partnering with our CTO and hiring managers to develop strong candidate experience
  • Developing meaningful process, reporting and rapport to communicate ongoing progress

Candidate experience

  • Owning candidate experience -- guiding them through the hiring process from first contract to signing
  • Communicating the employee value prop of an exciting, disruptive opportunity with meaningful upside 
  • Conscientiousness and candidate relationship management, attending to emerging picture of candidates and matchmaking

About you:

  • Self-motivated, competitive against your own personal goals 
  • A go-getter who can self-manage and execute new processes and strategies
  • A scrappy & creative thinker; an optimist
  • High personal integrity
  • Comfortable navigating through ambiguity 
  • Remarkable organizational skills and relentless drive to improve efficiency
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience working in a start up and/or fast-paced environment
  • 2-4 years of experience working in full-cycle recruiting

Things we value: 

  • Curiosity. Why? How? Repeat.
  • Nerdiness. Financial news and trends are fascinating. Seriously.   
  • Relentlessness. No one here gives up. We try. We fail. We try again.
  • Passion. If you don’t get excited about homeownership, mortgages, and real estate, it simply won’t work.
  • Smarts: book and street. We have to use all the tools at our disposal to build Better.
  • Empathy and Compassion. You understand that people's biggest dreams are in your hands.
  • Communication. Can you ask for help or put your hand up when you don’t understand?
  • Building. Doing. Making. Yes, we have to do a lot of thinking and talking to figure this stuff out, but you can’t wait to leave the conversation and build it.

 

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