project44 is revolutionizing the freight and logistics industry by applying cutting edge technologies to automate the entire lifecycle of freight shipments including quoting, scheduling, and real-time visibility. project44’s network of APIs is capable of optimizing the shipment lifecycle, empowering companies to deliver the best customer experience possible, and provide up to date data while cutting costs along the way.

We’re looking for an experienced Technical Recruiter to bring the passion, work ethic and expertise needed to bring the best engineering and product talent to project44. The right candidate will be a self-starter and bring a variety of strategies to finding top talent. This role will report to the Director, Talent Acquisition. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure project44 hires the best talent in the industry, quickly and efficiently
  • Source Candidates via:
    • LinkedIn Outreach
    • Networking Events (BuiltIn Chicago, Meetups, etc.)
    • Job Postings (Indeed, GitHub, StackOverflow, etc.)
    • Personal Network
  • Screen candidates and lead them through interview process
  • Manage relationship with 3rd Party Recruiters (should comprise fewer than 15% of hires)
  • Coordinating with project44 leadership on event attendance and employer branding
  • Work in Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to improve visibility and automation in recruiting process
  • Partner with hiring managers and project44 leadership to ensure recruiting needs are met

Qualifications and Skills

  • 3+ years of tech recruiting experience with a hybrid of agency and corporate, preferred 
  • Established network and expertise in Chicago startup tech recruiting
  • Ability to "talk the talk" to recruit top-tier engineering talent
  • Ability and willingness to organize, host, and attend networking events
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to rapidly develop and cultivate relationships with peers, partners, and key influencers
  • Confident, aggressive, and metrics driven in your approach to recruitment
  • Ability to work independently and perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism
  • Ability to see all tasks through to completion with a high attention to detail
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