FreshBooks is hiring a

Commercial Recruiter, Sales (6 month contract; Remote in San Antonio)

San Antonio, United States

About FreshBooks

FreshBooks is a leading cloud-based SaaS accounting software designed with one goal: to help small business owners grow. We reached unicorn status after raising our valuation to more than $1 billion and continue to scale our business to serve business owners, their clients, and accountants in more than 160 countries worldwide. FreshBookers are found all over the globe, and we know that different folks thrive in different working environments: Remote, onsite, and everything in between, you’ll find it with us.

The Opportunity - Commercial Recruiter, Sales (6 month contract)

Please note: this is a 6 month independent contractor position, initially ending on March 31 2023.

As a Commercial Recruiter, you will select incredible Sales talent for FreshBooks. You'll be part of our Commercial Recruiting Team, partnering with our Sales Recruiter based in San Antonio and our Commercial Sourcer. The three of you will partner with Americas-based Sales Hiring Managers to solve pivotal searches to move our company forward. Your work will have a direct impact on Business Owners and Accountants (what greater pleasure is there for Sales Talent than closing a deal on products and services that truly help!), along with the revenue and growth trajectory of FreshBooks, all because of the Sales Teams you will help build.

What You'll Do as a Commercial Recruiter partnered with the Sales Team

  • Identify & Close: Identify top talent across Sales and Customer Support disciplines. Skillfully match candidates with the right skills and motivations to roles at FreshBooks.
  • Advocate for Diversity: Identify diversity gaps, apply equitable hiring best practices, engage and attract talent from underrepresented groups.
  • Own Experiences: Ensure a high quality experience throughout the process for both candidates and hiring teams.
  • Analyze: Generate and use data for regular and special reports and dashboards. Monitor and track performance data to understand success and challenges. 
  • Partner & Advise: Collaborate closely with your recruiting partners and hiring managers. Employ your expertise to guide your partners, drive improvements, solve problems and make strong recommendations.

What You'll Bring to the Role

  • You have multiple years of experience working as a Commercial Recruiter and you understand that recruiting is both art and execution.
  • You are fluent using recruiting tools like applicant tracking systems, talent intelligence tools, hiring platforms, recruiting automation and data tools.
  • You manage multiple competing priorities with confidence, shift focus with business needs , and proactively manage expectations.
  • You understand recruiting metrics and have a track record of meeting (or exceeding) your goals.
  • You use data to inform and report on your searches.
  • You are focussed and thrive when working with a high level of independence.
  • You approach new challenges with a learner’s mindset, knowing that you might not know how to tackle every new search or situation, but are pretty sure that you can figure it out.

You'll Stand Out If You Bring Experience In

  • FreshBooks Recruiting Tech Stack: Greenhouse (ATS), Gem (Sourcing and Recruiting Analytics), LinkedIn Recruiter
  • Recruiting for Tech Sales Talent
  • Working for a SaaS technology company

Our Commitments to You

At FreshBooks each person knows their opinion is valued, and can see their impact on the lives of over 10 million small business owners around the world. Accelerate your career, work on projects you're passionate about, and work as a part of a collaborative team without ego! Here are some of the ways FreshBooks recognises and rewards our full time employees:

  • 🩺 Comprehensive Health and Wellness Benefits. Including retirement savings programs matched to your local office, stock options for every full time employee, generous time off, parental leave and new parent support, annual healthy living credit, comprehensive medical and dental benefits dependent on your region, and more.
  • 📚 Perks that Matter. Including a Peer Recognition Program, an Employee Assistance Program, headphone credit, meaningful in-person gatherings to bring onsite and remote employees together, and more perks matched to your locale.
  • 🌱Working Environments to Help You Thrive. Beautiful office spaces welcome you in Canada and Mexico, and remote FreshBookers receive a home office credit to set up your home office.
  • 🤗 Supportive Peer Group, Mentors, and Leaders. We care about each other across the organisation and have programs to support this so everyone feels a strong sense of belonging, and believes in collective impact.
  • 🚀 Accelerated growth. 3 week dedicated company onboarding, career development through continuous coaching, training, and learning on the job, and a bi-annual review process.


Even if your experience doesn't meet every bullet on the above lists, we'd love to learn more about you and why you think FreshBooks is the next step in your career.

💡 Please note: this posting will close on September 26, 2022 at 5pm Eastern Time.

FreshBooks is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on gender, religion, race, mental disability, sexual orientation, age, or any other status. All applicants are considered based on their qualifications and merits. At FreshBooks, we inspire an environment of mutual respect and we believe diversity and inclusion are crucial to our success.

FreshBooks provides employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please indicate this on your application and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact us at phone 416-780-2700 and/or

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