Principal Technical Executive Sourcer

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Coinbase has built the world's leading compliant cryptocurrency platform serving over 30 million accounts in more than 100 countries. With multiple successful products, and our vocal advocacy for blockchain technology, we have played a major part in mainstream awareness and adoption of cryptocurrency. We are proud to offer an entire suite of products that are helping build the cryptoeconomy and increase economic freedom around the world.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, disrupt ourselves, and expect sustained high performance because we play as a championship team. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people with the desire and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain, in whatever way is most relevant to their role.

Our world class Executive Recruiting Team is responsible for sourcing and hiring Coinbase's leadership team globally!  In this role you will specifically be responsible for the top-of-funnel strategy for our Technical (PED) executive hires.  You will partner closely with technical recruiters, the Executive Vice President of Engineering, Chief Product Officer and their leadership team to define sourcing strategy and actively build our executive pipeline.

What you’ll be doing (ie. job duties):

  • Supporting the Tech Exec Recruiting Team by building a pipeline of top executive level candidates through researching and sourcing for candidates
  • Collaborate with the team and Coinbase Execs on sourcing, outreach, and nurture strategy
  • Monitor team metrics to identify areas for improvement
  • Contact and engage candidates (most candidates are very, very passive)
  • Qualifying candidates for leadership scope, technical, and cultural fit
  • Staying abreast of news in the tech startup and crypto space
  • Partner and engage with Search/Agency partners where necessary 
  • Represent the company with integrity and professionalism

What we look for in you (ie. job requirements):

  • 6+ years of talent acquisition experience 
  • Prior tech sourcing experience 
  • Prior experience defining and executing on sourcing strategies
  • Track record for successfully identifying and engaging exceptional tech talent
  • Experience in sourcing for candidates through multiple channels (web, social/professional networks, etc.)
  • Experience with nurturing candidates over time

Nice to haves:

  • Executive Recruiting sourcing
  • Familiarity with Coinbase products 
  • Previous experience with Greenhouse, GEM, Linked-in, Looker

ID: R23577

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