Lead Recruiter at Drift

| Greater Boston Area
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About Drift

Drift is the Conversational Marketing platform that combines chat, email, video, and automation to remove the friction from business buying. With Drift, you can start conversations with future customers now, on their terms -- not days later. There are over 50,000 businesses that use Drift today to generate more revenue, shrink sales cycles, and make buying easy. Our mission is to use conversations to make business buying frictionless, more enjoyable, and more human.

All Drifters 
  • Have complete ownership and accountability over their role and functional area
  • Have complete transparency into the rest of the company (and are expected to show their work and do the same)
  • Have a sense of urgency. We are building a once in a lifetime company at Drift, so we move fast every single day

What you’ll be doing on the team

  • Manage the full-cycle recruiting process from initial kickoff meetings with stakeholders to sourcing, screening, pre and post interview meetings, closing, and facilitating offers for the Company Success (People, IT, Finance, Legal) and Marketing teams
  • Be passionate about candidate experience and find new ways to improve the process so that we are recognized as best in class for providing a great experience
  • Partner closely and build strong relationships with business stakeholders, interviewing teams, and the people team
  • Push for high standards in the Recruiting process; create, implement, and drive for best in class recruiting practices and constantly strive for frictionless processes 
  • Serve as a cultural ambassador of Drift by championing our Drift Leadership Principles
  • Manage a variety of different job searches and understand how to prioritize in a fast-paced environment with deadlines
  • Proactively source passive candidates through target outbound recruiting, referrals, networking, CRM Greenhouse searches, and innovative research tactics; identify new methods of recruiting a diverse pool of candidates 
  • Demonstrate ability to attract, influence, negotiate, and close hard to find passive talent through your expertise in Recruiting and passion for the business 
  • Develop a deep understanding of the Drift product and craft compelling messaging to potential candidates
  • Act as a recruitment subject matter expert to business stakeholders
  • Partner closely with the People team including Diversity & Inclusion, Compensation, People Analytics, People Operations, Learning & Development, HRBP, and Talent Employment Brand 
  • Partner with People Analytics and track individual quality and efficiency metrics such as number of hires, time to hire, pass through rates, diversity and female hires, acceptance rate, source of hires, quality of hire, top of the funnel and pipeline reporting
  • Assess candidates through Predictive Index Testing; work closely with stakeholders to identify and analyze which characteristics succeed in positions. Make recommendations to stakeholders for likelihood of success in a role based on characteristics of candidates.
  • Represent Drift for recruiting purposes at identified networking and industry events, career fairs, conferences, meetups, and leadership events. Assist with organizing Recruiting events that are held in the beautiful Drift offices. 

 About you and what type of skills you’ll need

  • 3+ years of recruiting experience with a strong preference for a combination of agency and corporate recruiting experience
  • Bachelors Degree required
  • You enjoy working in a growing, changing environment that is constantly driving for better results
  • You are curious and want to learn 
  • You are able to collaborate effectively with your team and stakeholders
  • Experience with Greenhouse preferred but not required 
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • JIRAManagement


Right in the heart of Back Bay 🙏

An Insider's view of Drift

What are some social events your company does?

Every summer we take a few days as a team and head to Western Massachusetts for Camp Drift! Camp is an amazing weekend where we take a moment to celebrate what we have accomplished, and set goals for the coming year.


Public Relations

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I feel really lucky because I get to work with the Sales, Customer Success, Product, and Ops team on a regular basis. We say "One team, one dream" un-ironically and are always willing to hop into anything that benefits the customer.


Conversational Marketing Specialist

What makes someone successful on your team?

Our leadership principles are the core of who we are and how we operate every day. Bringing these in to your actions, decisions, and how you deliver results is the surest way to be successful here. Walk the talk. Focus on the customer. Deliver results every single day.


Director of Learning and Development

What is your vision for the company?

Today, all of our lives run in real-time. As a result, our expectations for how we communicate with businesses have changed: we expect answers in real-time too. Customers have all of the power today, and that’s why we put a premium on how we’re treated. Businesses need to adapt to this shift in order to thrive today, and that’s what we focus on.


CEO, Co-Founder

What’s the vibe like in the office?

High-energy! From sales, to marketing, to customer success and beyond everyone rallies around one common goal which is putting the customer first. End of month is always exciting for this reason.


Customer Success Manager

What are Drift Perks + Benefits

Drift Benefits Overview

Our employees are our greatest asset. To take care of you and your family we offer an extensive employee benefit plan. On top of comprehensive health, dental, and vision plans, we also offer generous PTO, parental leave for primary and secondary caregivers, 401K matching, wellness perks and discounts, free lunch, snacks and coffee every day, the Drift book club (one free book of your choosing a month!), a mentor series, and more.

Volunteer in Local Community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Open Door Policy
Team-Owned Deliverables
Team-Based Strategic Planning
Pair Programming
Open Office Floor Plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly Diverse Management Team
Unconscious Bias Training
Someone's Primary Function is Managing the Company's Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Team Workouts
Every other week Inner City Weightlifting comes to the office to teach a fitness class to Drift employees.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
After working at Drift for three years, all Drift employees are eligible for a month-long sabbatical.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Promote from Within
Mentorship Program
We believe in the power of mentorship and regularly bring external guests into our office to teach us.
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