About Us:

Common Room brings companies closer to their communities. Today’s most successful companies are driven by thriving communities of end users. As a result, companies of all sizes are investing in their communities, but software hasn’t caught up yet. Until now. We’re building the first community intelligence platform that identifies the people, topics, and organizations that matter most. With Common Room, teams can finally realize the true potential of their communities and build stronger relationships with their users than ever before. 

We’ve raised over $50 million from top-tier investors including Greylock, Index, and Madrona to build the community platform for modern SaaS companies. Additionally, we’re backed by 25+ operators from community-first organizations such as Figma, Stripe, Airtable, Slack, Notion, Loom, and more.

You + Common Room? You’d be joining a team that revels in asking hard questions, collaborating gladly, and making decisions quickly—a team that values simplicity, passion, trust, each other, and our customers above all. 

So hello! Please, knock on our door. We'd love to meet you.

Why we need you:

We are a Series B startup in hypergrowth mode that must triple the size of our engineering team by the end of the year. We need someone who understands the difficulty of identifying stellar talent in a crowded market where engineers have many options. Your focus will be to engage active and passive candidates for critical engineering roles and help build the overall sourcing function within recruiting. This role is more than simple recruiting - you should be able to effectively communicate with candidates, articulate career opportunities, and develop messaging strategies that engage talent. You’ll leverage your technical and business knowledge to develop meaningful recruiting strategies which promote various methods to source, message, evaluate, and pipeline technical candidates for Common Room. 

You would enjoy being a member of our team if you:

  • Have 3+ years technical sourcing experience with an agency/search firm or in-house recruiting team
  • Thrive in an early stage startup that is in the process of building the staffing/talent acquisition function
  • Find different ways to build talent pipelines and execute on tactical research, referral generation, and sourcing campaigns
  • Love to dig for hard to find talent for a variety of niche and highly technical roles
  • Have a passion for understanding and engaging diverse talent
  • Utilize different creative types of sourcing methods beyond LinkedIn and internal databases
  • Partner with key stakeholders to build and implement effective recruiting strategies
  • Communicate sourcing strategies to internal stakeholders with data, deliverables, and timelines
  • Develop and implement new recruiting processes and fine tune existing processes for efficiency 
  • Can change priorities without missing a beat depending on team/business needs

Our values:

  • Be Customer-centric - We work backwards from the needs of our customers. The crisp articulation of customer value guides our decisions.
  • Strive for Simplicity - We choose simplicity over complexity whenever possible. We seek to identify and understand the essential quality of what we are building.
  • Craft Excellence - We take pride in our craft and are relentless in our pursuit of excellence. But we also know real artists ship.
  • We’re In this Together - We measure personal success by the success of our customers and teammates. Relationships matter, and the strongest ones are built on the foundations of trust, enablement, and transparency.

Our benefits:

Our investment in caring for our employees and their families is a key part of our values and culture at Common Room:

  • Competitive base compensation with meaningful equity ownership
  • Health insurance including medical, dental, and vision
  • We pay 100% of your employee premium and 50% of your premium for any dependents
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • 10 Paid Company Holidays
  • Work from home policy including a laptop and support for your home office needs
  • 401(k) self contribution (coming soon)
  • Opportunity to join a diverse, passionate, and fun team at a pivotal time in the company’s lifecycle
  • Remote friendly (west coast only)

Common Room provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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