VP of Talent Acquisition


New York, NY Remote

Full time


Dec 30

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At Bitly, we believe in the power of the link - to start a conversation, build a relationship or grow a business. Our mission is to turn every link into a catalyst for connections. It’s what motivates us to help people share, promote and engage everywhere on the Internet. We do this by being relentlessly product-focused, fostering the free-flowing exchange of ideas, and inspiring people around the world to dream up new ways of using Bitly.

The Role

The Vice President of Talent Acquisition will lead, develop and execute Bitly’s Talent Acquisition strategy, as well as drive operational excellence and scalability in a people-centric company. This role will require a leader who can engage and develop strong relationships with business leaders, hiring managers and the central HR team. You will grow and develop a Talent Acquisition team that is focused on building talent pipelines with diverse perspectives and experiences and providing an exceptional hiring experience for all candidates. You will build out innovative and efficient processes as we scale, implement effective sourcing strategies, and establish metrics that drive excellent business and people outcomes.

Your work will directly enable Bitly to continue building a high-engagement culture and environment, and will contribute to the growth of the company as a whole.

What You'll Do

Develop and lead a talent acquisition organization that includes full-life cycle recruiting, sourcing, analytics, operations and talent brand

Build a progressive talent strategy and roadmap, partnering closely across senior leadership and cross-functional partners

Create a thoughtful, clear metrics-driven approach that tracks, monitors, and evaluates the impact and effectiveness of all programs and initiatives

Build, advocate for, and foster diversity, equity and inclusion best practices in all aspects of the recruitment process, ensuring the adoption of equitable and inclusive hiring practices across the company

Direct and evolve Bitly's talent acquisition strategy and infrastructure across recruiting, operations, and employer branding

Coach, mentor, and develop individuals on the Talent Acquisition team to provide a high level of support in their and our growth

Evaluate, implement and maintain processes, tools, and systems needed to scale and support the recruiting team

Develop programs and training initiatives to strengthen interviewing skills and align on recruiting best practices within the Talent Acquisition team and with hiring managers, interviewers and the company as a whole

In Partnership with the HR team, build and operationalize talent processes and programs such as mobility and referral programs, compliance, and compensation

Become an expert in the Bitly story and cultural values to accurately market and promote our talent brand globally

Who You Are

8+ years of experience leading and empowering talent organizations with an emphasis on building high performing teams and inclusive cultures

Experience building a global recruiting infrastructure, including processes and tools

Excellent communication and relationship building across all levels and functions

Proven success in delivering consistent results under time pressures while managing multiple priorities & stakeholders

Passion for innovation with a focus on providing an amazing experience to both hiring managers and candidates

Experience driving efficiency and delivering on measurable impact through data

Known for creating best in class global processes that allow teams to execute successfully

Our Values

Customer First. We are fiercely committed to our customers' success. Our Job is to ensure that our trusted platform, performance, and people help customers achieve their goals

Growth Focused. We are building a fast growing, healthy business powered by quick learning, constant optimization, and data driven decisions

R.E.S.P.E.C.T. We are a team that respects each other and values diversity and inclusion. We treat others as we’d want to be treated and uphold the highest levels of integrity in everything we do

>(!=) Greater than, not equal to. We are driven to win, bring our “A Game” to work each day and deliver exceptional results

Do or Do Not, There is No Try. We say what we are going to do and we do it

Employee Benefits

Competitive Salary + Stock Options

Comprehensive and competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance (all LGBT friendly)

401k with up to 4% employer match

One Medical membership: Doctors you can text, call or email 24/7 and receive access to expert insurance guidance where available

Wellness reimbursement program

Partial cell phone service reimbursement

Voluntary LegalShield for legal services and IDShield for identity theft protection

Unlimited vacation, personal time, and flexible work from home policies

Full support for remote work during COVID-19, including a home office and separate WiFi stipend

Generous parental leave policies; maternity and parental leave for growing families

Budget for professional development opportunities, including courses and conference attendance

Company sponsored volunteering opportunities (when it is safe to do so)

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

If you are based in California, we encourage you to read this important information for California residents linked here. ( https://bitly.is/CCPACandidates )

In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination/harassment based on “protected categories,” Bitly also strives to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (e.g., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at Bitly.

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