Web3 Head of Talent

Job at Solana Foundation


San Francisco, NYC, Chicago, Remote

Full time

Solana Foundation is looking to hire a Head of Talent with the responsibility for establishing best practices for sourcing & recruiting top talent, strategically partnering with Hiring leaders and Executives, and developing infrastructure to drive company growth. 

To be successful in this role...

You will:

  • Be a strategic advisor to hiring leaders and Executives on effective hiring practices, establish best processes and lead all hiring efforts
  • Collaborate with teams to deeply understand their hiring needs and proactively translate that into a positive candidate experience throughout the hiring process
  • Ability to pivot and problem solve in a fast-paced environment; implementing solutions and iterating/reiterating on processes for continuous improvement
  • Work with hiring leaders to help write job descriptions and interview questions that reflect each position’s requirements
  • Build a diverse pipeline of candidates using creative sourcing channels
  • Plan screening calls, interviews, and assessments
  • Manage vendor/agencies relationships
  • Further develop scalable solutions for hiring and sourcing

You have:

  • Ability to lead and who isn’t afraid to be hands-on when it comes to hiring talent
  • Experience sourcing & closing senior level candidates and negotiating complex compensation packages
  • Experience with sourcing and closing candidates from both technical and non-technical backgrounds.
  • Drives recruiting KPIs and metrics to improve the quality of hiring and with the candidate experience
  • A proactive approach to identifying and recommending new or changing existing processes to better align with company goals
  • Meticulous attention to detail and professionalism in working with candidates, hiring managers, leaders, and stakeholders
  • Impeccable judgment and ability to handle confidential information
  • Experience coaching hiring managers and helping them develop strategic recruiting plans.
  • A can do attitude, who can work in an unstructured environment
  • Superior analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills

You are:

  • Passionate about diversity and inclusion in the workplace and go above and beyond to ensure that it’s top of mind at all times
  • A creative thinker who thrives in fast-paced environments and are comfortable with ambiguity 
  • Biased towards process improvement - you love finding ways to make processes more efficient and streamlined

Required experience

  • 8+ years of full-cycle recruiting experience, ideally in a high-growth tech environment.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience with an interest and passion in continued learning and development
  • Experience scaling teams in fast-paced environments with an emphasis on diversity and inclusion. 
  • Experience managing a team of senior talent and supporting their growth and professional development
  • Proven success with hiring talent of all levels, from IC roles to leadership for both technical and non-technical roles
  • Experience with high-growth technology startups is a huge plus.
  • Professional experience in the blockchain / cryptocurrency industry is a huge plus

Perks & Benefits

  • DOE - Competitive Salary + Benefits
  • 100% Employer-paid health insurance (health, dental, and vision) Premium PPO plan for you and your dependents 
  • Life Insurance, 401k and Health/Wellness benefits
  • Monthly cell phone & internet stipend
  • Work from home office stipend
  • Flexible vacation policy

Company: Solana Foundation

Website: https://solana.org/

Skills: recruitersolananon tech

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