Circle is hiring a

Lead Talent Acquisition Partner

Seattle, United States

Circle is a financial technology company at the epicenter of the emerging internet of money, where value can finally travel like other digital data — globally, nearly instantly and less expensively than legacy settlement systems. This ground-breaking new internet layer opens up previously unimaginable possibilities for payments, commerce and markets that can help raise global economic prosperity and enhance inclusion. Our infrastructure – including USDC, a blockchain-based dollar – helps businesses, institutions and developers harness these breakthroughs and capitalize on this major turning point in the evolution of money and technology.

What you’ll be part of:

Circle is committed to visibility and stability in everything we do. As we grow as an organization, we're expanding into some of the world's strongest jurisdictions. Speed and efficiency are motivators for our success and our employees live by our company values: Multistakeholder, Mindfulness, Driven by Excellence and High Integrity. Circlers are consistently evolving in a remote world where strength in numbers fuels team success. We have built a flexible and diverse work environment where new ideas are encouraged and everyone is a stakeholder.

What you’ll be responsible for:

As a Lead Talent Acquisition Partner, you will collaborate with a dedicated and hard-working Talent Acquisition team focused on recruiting professionals while providing a best-in-class experience for both our hiring managers and candidates.  You will own the entire recruiting life-cycle process for your searches and will serve as a consultative partner to hiring managers on all recruiting activities. You will help evaluate candidates for alignment with our company’s core values and mission.

What you'll work on:

  • You know how to recruit top technical talent in multiple markets because you have the pattern recognition, experiences and rolodex to do so. 
  • Learn then take on the challenge of our hiring process, from the top of the funnel to close; this includes sourcing, interviewing, evaluation and offer negotiation.
  • Deliver a world-class hiring experience to candidates, hiring managers and business leaders.
  • Partner with business leaders to establish and manage their talent acquisition needs and deliver top talent.
  • Utilize creative recruiting strategies that contribute to build an inclusive and diverse workforce.
  • Work on highly complex visa and immigration matters and become extremely well versed with hiring internationally and through an EOR.
  • Work with our Legal and Finance teams as it relates to NDA’s, FP&A, hiring employees in new countries and jurisdictions, etc. 
  • Participate in various Talent Acquisition projects and initiatives that support Circle’s long-term growth and success, such as university recruitment and internship programs.
  • Partner across the Talent team to own the entire employee lifecycle experience, i.e. it is just not about recruiting talent.

You will aspire to our four core values:

  • Multistakeholder - you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and families and local communities.
  • Mindful - you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail.  
  • Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals. 
  • High Integrity - you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards.  You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance. 

What you'll bring to Circle:

  • 7+ years of relevant experience and demonstrated success as an in-house recruiter managing the entire recruiting life-cycle process required (everything from developing a job description with a Hiring Manager to extending and negotiating offers to finalists).
  • Demonstrated ability to build credibility and develop partnerships with hiring managers, internal stakeholders and candidates.
  • Experience navigating negotiations involving competitive offers and equity.
  • High emotional intelligence, empathy and self-awareness. It is not about you, it is about the team, the company, and the candidates that we provide a best-in-class experience.
  • Passion for designing and implementing a wide range of creative and thoughtful Talent Acquisition strategies and programs.
  • You excel in a fast moving, innovative and evolving startup environment.
  • Excellent communication skills with an innate ability to persuade, motivate, and inspire.
  • Proficiency in Greenhouse, Gem, and LinkedIn Recruiter preferred.
  • Proficiency in Google Suite, Slack and Apple MacOS preferred. 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent level of experience with a strong desire to learn many new things, amazing work ethic and alignment to our Mission and Values.

Circle is on a mission to create an inclusive financial future, with transparency at our core. We consider a wide variety of elements when crafting our compensation ranges and total compensation packages.

Starting pay is determined by various factors, including but not limited to: relevant experience, skill set, qualifications, and other business and organizational needs. Please note that compensation ranges may differ for candidates in other locations.

Base Pay Range: $130,000 - $170,000.

Also Included: Benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)). Circle has a discretionary vacation policy. We also provide 10 days of paid sick leave per year and 11 paid holidays per year in the U.S.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Additionally, Circle participates in the E-Verify Program in certain locations, as required by law.


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