Parallel Finance

Sr. Recruiter (US/Americas-based)

almost 2 years ago

Job Description


You will be joining a growing team of 5 members, reporting directly to our Sr. Talent Acquisition Manager & working closely with various key stakeholders across the organization. The Talent team is a critical piece in strategically scaling the organization while establishing and maintaining the highest possible standard and a spectacular culture. To be successful in this role, you have "been there, done that" when it comes to building teams in an ambiguous environment at blitzscaling startup. You are an outside of the box thinker with a high level of emotional intelligence, knowing when to have boundaries and when to flex with competing demands. As a culture add, you approach personal and professional relationships from a place of care, curiosity and open-mindedness. You genuinely care about the wellbeing of others and are actively keeping inclusion & diversity top of mind.

WHY YOU WANT TO JOIN Parallel as a Sr. Recruiter:

  1. Get in very early at one of the most promising organizations in the entire crypto space.
  2. Have a massive impact on the team, the lives of the people that will join us, and the world
  3. No glass ceiling โ€” near endless room for professional growth and massive earning potential.
  4. Join a team who are leaders in the Polkadot space, making DeFi available for individuals across the world. We are very passionate and entrepreneurial at Parallel and are looking for individuals to help challenge, push and motivate one another. If you have creative, efficient ideas, come join us and help set the trend.
  5. We have amazing benefits and perks - including but not limited to: employer-paid health insurance; 401k employer match; opportunities to earn bonuses 2x per year; unlimited vacation policy; competitive salaries; referral bonus program; and 100% remote work arrangement.
  6. Work in crypto! Crypto is here to stay and welcomes all individuals. We at Parallel are diverse, inclusive and forward-thinking with a huge global presence and community.ย Join a team that is changing the world by bringing financial freedom, inclusion, & efficiency to 1 Billion People through web3. ### ### WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE

At 90 days

  • Established strong relationships with key stakeholders and a solid foundational understanding of our systems, process, and general ecosystem
  • Making a big impact by independently managing 5-7 searches on average and by curating a best-in-class candidate experience

At 6-months

  • Closed many searches at all levels from entry to senior
  • Contributed to the ongoing optimization of our systems and processes
  • Received glowing reviews and opportunity to receive a discretionary bonus

At 1-year

  • Successfully lead all searches for an full department (or more)
  • Raised the bar for the entire talent team
  • Received glowing reviews again and opportunity to receive a discretionary bonus ### ### RESPONSIBILITIES & SUCCESS FACTORS
  • Partner with Hiring Managers to strategically develop growth plans, scope role & responsibilities, build intentional interview plans in Greenhouse, lead kickoff call, and debrief meetings
  • Learn how to identify & vet top talent for each search, and consistently move candidates through the pipeline at a rapid pace
  • Become a master sourcer using LinkedIn & Gem to engage in passive A players and getting them excited to explore the opportunity to join Parallel
  • Pre-close throughout the process and close top talent consistently by proactively managing pipelines and mastering our scheduling tool, GoodTime
  • Establish and maintain a best-in-class candidate experience
  • Master our systems, processes, and tech stack while leading the ongoing evolution of them as well
  • Collaborate with the other global talent team members to share best practices and learn together
  • Alignment with our values and passion for our mission ### ### MUST-HAVES
  • Minimum 1+ year startup experience as a Recruiter
  • 3+ years total Talent Acquisition experience in any talent team role(s)
  • Experience managing 5-7 different types of searches on average with 4-5 Hiring Managers on average
  • Some knowledge of and passion for the crypto world
  • Humble but confident professional with a growth mindset who is always trying to improve their game. If you arenโ€™t trying to join a winning team and raise the bar with your own performance then youโ€™re not going to enjoy this role. Otherwise, itโ€™s a dream opportunity
  • Independent, resourceful, solution oriented self-starter whoโ€™s not afraid to say โ€œI donโ€™t knowโ€ and ask for help when other options are exhausted or time is of the essence
  • Collaborative team player with exceptional emotion intelligence and communication skills who gladly goes above and beyond knowing their teammates will do the same without question.
  • Keen listening skills, strong closer โ€” honest and transparent ### ### NICE-TO-HAVES
  • HUGE plus if you have previous experience
    • in theย crypto industry
    • as lead recruiter to aย Product team
    • or if you speakย Mandarin
    • Familiar withย Greenhouseย ATS
    • Familiar withย GoodTimeย Scheduling tool
    • Familiar withย LinkedIn Recruiter
    • Familiar withย GEMย recruiting software
  • Familiar with Notion
  • Familiar with Google Suite

    BENEFITS & PERKS (US-based)


    • All of our team members enjoy the advantages of a flexible working arrangement. We are 100% remote allowing you to work from home โ€” or anywhere in the world!

    • Parallel covers 99% of the cost for medical insurance and 100% of the cost for dental and vision insurance for you, as well as your spouse/domestic partner and your child(ren).

    • Parallel offers an employer match of up to 6% into your 401k plan. All participants can enroll after their first pay cycle and are vested immediately.

    • Parallel Finance recognizes top performance, hard work and dedication which allows for you to earn additional semi-annual bonuses in cash and stock options.

    • Employees are able to enjoy time off as needed throughout the year with Parallelโ€™s unlimited vacation/PTO policy.

    • We work hard, but know how to have fun together too! Parallel hosts company retreats throughout the country 2-3x a year for an opportunity to team build and bond across the company.

    • We are hiring! Parallel offers a generous bonus for any referrals that are successfully hired.

    • We are a global and vastly diverse organization with a focused commitment to further diversifying the Parallel Finance team with every new opportunity.

    • Our courageous leader,ย Yubo Ruan,ย is an exceptionally talented human being who models compassion and inspires excellence โ€” we hire and promote talent alike. There are near unlimited opportunities to grow and add value to Parallel.

    • Blockchain adoption is being adopted faster than any technology in all of human history and we are leading the way. Thatโ€™s why weโ€™re backed by some of the best venture capital investors in Silicon Valley.Join us as we pioneer the most exciting new industry to bring DeFi to 1 Billion People. Be part of this standout community!

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