"The front page of the internet," Reddit brings over 330 million people together each month through their common interests, inviting them to share, vote, comment, and create across thousands of communities. Come for the cats, stay for the empathy.

Reddit is seeking a talented and passionate individual to join the People & Culture team as our Director of Recruiting. Leading our global talent acquisition strategy and execution, this role is responsible for building a diverse, talented, and productive recruiting organization. Based in San Francisco, CA, reporting into the VP of People & Culture, Katelin Holloway, the Director of Recruiting will drive the global recruiting strategy and execution. This person will work closely with the executive team, our hiring managers, and the People & Culture leadership team to catapult the Reddit platform and organizational culture to the next phase of its mission. 

The Director of Recruiting should be experienced in—and passionate about—creating a culture where people are the key value driver for the business. The right individual will be experienced in scaling large technology and revenue teams on a global scale. A strong manager of managers, this leader should be extremely adept in motivating, retaining, and developing a team of productive and passionate recruiters. From managing the day-to-day operations and performance of our recruiting team, to crafting long-term recruitment strategies with our leadership and executive teams, this role will be key to driving expansion and growth of our internal global Reddit community. 

We expect this hire to be self-starting, flexible, and able to work effectively in an ever-changing environment. Reddit’s culture emphasizes performance, diversity, and integrity to build not only a destination platform for people around the world, but a low-ego, high-performing company that is thoughtful, intentional, and cares for its employees. 


  • Lead a high-performing team of recruiters operating out of multiple offices from our headquarters in San Francisco
  • Work with our executive, senior leadership, and People & Culture leads in crafting short and long-term recruitment strategies
  • Proactively implement and manage an effective, flexible, and scalable recruiting process to source and hire top-tier candidates in hyper-competitive markets,
  • Balance qualitative and quantitative data to evaluate prioritization and business needs
  • Setting hiring targets that account for both company objectives and realistic hiring capacity
  • Help drive long-term productive recruiting partnerships with all different business units
  • Collaborate with Talent Development team to understand the performance of recruits and adjust recruiting processes accordingly
  • Manage all third party recruitment vendor relationships
  • Measure, track, and report on all aspects of the recruiting process
  • Responsible for all growth programs, including: building and developing a strong employment brand, employee referral program, diversity partnerships, talent acquisition tools, university programs, and innovative outreach programs
  • Lead the way in making Reddit a diverse, inclusive, performance-focused workplace 
  • Deliver appropriate coaching and development feedback to enable our recruiting team to grow and thrive

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Has grown from a top recruiter to a phenomenal recruiting leader 
  • Experience hiring across multiple departments and locations, with a strong background in both technical and sales recruiting
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with cross-functional partners
  • Has a track record of building top-talent companies
  • Experience in building both engineering and revenue teams
  • Has lead recruiting for both small and large companies (500 full time employees), evolving and maintaining strong cultures throughout
  • Understanding of competitive compensation and total packages
  • History of up-leveling and appropriately awarding teams
  • Experience calibrating interviews and interviewers
  • Proven ability to set diversity hiring programs and goals, as well as actionable steps to achieve 
  • Knowledge of EMEA recruiting 
  • Has managed contingent workforces and negotiation with vendors
  • Analytically wired and are fluent in data-driven analysis to provide strong recruiting metrics, along with and understanding of the levers to improve them (e.g. OAR, pass-through)
  • Natural people person that thrives on building a collaborative and supportive team environment 
  • Thrive in environments where you can diagnose challenges and problem-solve on a daily basis
  • Effectively established a recruiting presence in new markets, including international locations
  • Ability to articulately express yourself in writing and verbally
  • Exceptional project management skills, independent problem solving skills, attention to detail, flexibility, and ability to collaborate with others and to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Exceptional consulting, coaching and facilitation skills
  • Bias towards action
  • You can count on one hand the number of people in this world with whom you do not get along

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