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Talent Attraction Manager
San Francisco, CA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

GitHub is growing the top Talent Acquisition team in the world, and we’re looking for a Talent Attraction Manager to lead, inspire, and develop our Talent Attraction team. The Talent Attraction Manager will help lead GitHub in its continued efforts to build a more diverse and inclusive company representative of all facets of the communities in which we live and work.

As Talent Attraction Manager, you will be based in our San Francisco HQ, working closely with onsite and remote employees alike. You will report to the Head of Global Talent Acquisition and will manage a key strategic team within the talent organization.


Lead, manage, and mentor GitHub’s growing Talent Attraction team, tasked with developing diverse candidate pipelines for hard-to-fill roles

Develop team procedures that are transparent, scalable, and effective

Mentor fellow recruiting professionals to develop their sourcing skills through trainings and personalized consultative efforts

Meet regularly with leadership and executives to collaborate and share updates regarding candidate pipeline diversity

Function as an individual contributor with a strategic approach to sourcing passive, high-quality prospects for mid-level to executive-level roles

Identify trends and leverage data to develop creative and effective sourcing strategies

Define a strategy for recruiting marketing, including building GitHub’s presence on Glassdoor, LinkedIn, Comparably, targeted career/community sites, and more

In partnership with our corporate branding team, execute initiatives to grow GitHub’s employer brand

Work cross-functionally with GitHub’s newly formed employee resource groups (ERGs) to develop effective community recruiting strategies

Develop and immerse yourself in community events and strategic partnerships to ensure that GitHub is building healthy, innovative, and effective partnerships with small and large community organizations

Minimum Qualifications:

Considerable experience working as a leader in a diversity sourcing function within a fast-paced, distributed, high-growth organization

Deep expertise with sourcing talent from underrepresented communities in the tech space

Direct experience building and managing a sourcing team, including hiring and training new team members

Experience directly scaling hiring at a company from small foundations to large impact

Familiarity and experience with employment law and compliance (AAP, EEO, OFCCP, immigration, etc.)

Proven, progressive approaches to sourcing and hiring top talent

Experience developing an employer brand and executing recruitment marketing initiatives

Experience leading trainings designed to improve recruiters’ sourcing skills

A high level of confidentiality and professionalism

Willingness to collaborate when faced with challenges or conflict

International hiring experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in a startup environment

Familiarity with GitHub and sourcing talent on our platform

Experience working with remote and distributed global teams

Who We Are:

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over 24 million people use GitHub to build amazing things together across 67 million repositories. With the collaborative features of and GitHub Business, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write faster, better code.

What We Value:

Collaboration: We believe the best work is done together.

Empathy: We believe in putting people first.

Quality: We believe in setting the standard for excellence.

Positive Impact: We believe in making the world a better place through our work.

Shipping: We believe in creating things for the people using them.

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where over half of our Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The other half of our Hubbers work remotely in 18 countries across the globe. Here is a complete list of where we can hire!

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Where We Can Hire

Please note that benefits vary by country, if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.