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Recruiter (Contract)
San Francisco, CA, US
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About Strava:

Strava is composed of dedicated, fun-loving individuals, unified by our mission to build the most engaged community of athletes in the world. And it feels like we’re onto something big. Millions of athletes are already on Strava, with thousands more joining every day, and we’ve assembled an awesome team to keep us growing all around the world. Strava is the Swedish word for “strive,” which epitomizes our attitude and ambition: We’re a passionate community, committed to our athletes, each other, our business, and the deeply held belief that there’s always time for a run, ride, coffee or all three.

About this role:

We're looking for a passionate Recruiter (Contract) to help us identify, assess, and hire best and the brightest talent who want to make an impact in health and fitness technology. The right candidate is able to successfully manage, prioritize, and close searches against a timeline. In addition, you will conceive practical and creative ways to identify leading talent and invest a lot of time activating passive candidates through a highly engaged approach. You will be using data to set benchmarks and metrics to create targeted recruiting strategies, while partnering with engineering leadership to build high-performing teams that embody Strava’s values and culture. This role will report to the Head of Talent.


Meet weekly and monthly recruiting goals and hiring targets

Partner with recruiting team to manage candidates through the interview process

Build talent pipelines for multiple job requisitions

Run searches and engage with passive candidates via LinkedIn, Teamable, AngelList, GitHub, and other sourcing platforms

Understand the hiring market to run targeted searches

Source qualified candidates, review resumes, and pre-screen candidates while moving interview process forward in a timely manner

Ability to seek candidates for matching fit and motivation rather than focus on selling alone. We are building teams, not filling seats

Work with the Talent team to provide a positive and exceptional interview experiences for candidates and hiring team


4+ years recruiting experience with a search firm or in-house recruiting team

2+ years software engineering recruiting experience, preferably in Mobile, Web and Data

Experience in tech startups and demonstrated ability to achieve goals in a low structure, fast-paced environment in a flexible manner

A sincere understanding of the importance of building relationships with active and passive candidates of all levels

Experience with Greenhouse ATS is preferred

Proven experience in building and managing a diverse pipeline

Expert knowledge and experience running searches with Boolean, LinkedIn, and Entelo

Exceptional organizational skills, with attention to detail and great follow-through

A positive attitude and ability thrive working in a collaborative team environment

Proficient with Google Calendar, Apps and/or M Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Backed by Sequoia Capital, Madrone Partners and Sigma Partners, Strava is expanding in order to exceed the needs of our growing community of global athletes. By joining our team, you will help push Strava forward in fresh, innovative ways. You will engage in interesting and challenging work that will improve the lives of our athletes every day. And in the same way that Strava is deeply committed to unlocking the potential of our athletes, we are dedicated to providing a world-class workplace where our employees can grow and thrive. Join us!