Build the Makers Organization at Flexport 

The opportunity:

At Flexport, we know global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global trade easier for everyone. Our business continues to grow every day and we’re looking for a Technical Sourcer to join the Makers Recruiting Team as we continue to support this growth by sourcing, recruiting, and attracting the best and the brightest talent. Our team values candor, long-term thinking, and teamwork. Our ideal candidate builds trust effortlessly and is excited by the opportunity to work at the nexus of recruiting, surveying all of the various components along the way.

This is a long term contract position that will provide many opportunities for ownership and development. 

In this role, you will:

  • Partner with Technical Recruiters and hiring managers to understand the requirements of the role and how it fits into the organization
  • Build talent pipelines and execute on tactical research, referral generation, and sourcing campaigns
  • Source and identify passive candidates to build a pipeline of high potential talent
  • Build relationships with candidates and guide them through the process
  • Track data to ensure you’re investing in sources with the highest ROI
  • Collaborate with Recruiters and Coordinators to manage an efficient model of operation

You should have:

  • 1-2+ years of experience sourcing engineering talent in-house, search firm, or agency
  • Experience working with and building sourcing strategies with Recruiters and hiring managers
  • Experience developing and executing candidate generation and research techniques
  • Experience screening resumes and matching qualifications
  • Experience engaging and activating passive candidates
  • Excellent written, presentation, and communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree 

About Flexport:

We believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global trade easier for everyone. We aim to do this by building the Operating System for Global trade - a strategic model combining advanced technology and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and supply chain expertise. Flexport today connects almost 10,000 clients and suppliers across 109 countries, including established global brands like Georgia-Pacific as well as emerging innovators like Sonos. Started in 2013, we've raised over $1.3B in funding from SoftBank Vision Fund, Founders Fund, GV, First Round Capital and Y Combinator. We’re excited about the three big ways we’re moving forward after our recent $1B investment from SoftBank Vision Fund in February 2019.

Worried about not having any freight forwarding experience?

  • Don’t be! We’re building the first Operating System for Global Trade. That’s why it’s incredibly important for us to bring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the freight forwarding industry forward.
  • What’s freight forwarding and why does it matter? Freight forwarding is the coordination and shipment of goods from one place to another and it’s what makes global trade possible. Flexport is on a mission to make global trade easier for everyone because we believe it can help connect the world and break down economic barriers.
  • We know this industry is complex. That’s why we invest in education starting day one with Flexport Academy, a one week intensive onboarding program designed specifically to set every new Flexport employee up for success.

At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global trade easy for everyone relies on having a diverse, dedicated and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating and nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, health status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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