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Gusto (formerly ZenPayroll)
Marketing & Design Recruiter

At Gusto, people are the foundation, and we strongly believe that attracting and hiring world-class talent is core to our success. As a key member of the Invite Team, you will heavily impact Gusto’s hiring strategy, coach hiring managers and interview teams all while hiring amazing Gusties along the way!

The ideal candidate has a proven track record recruiting in an agency or high growth startup environment and is eager to take on the challenge of rapidly growing our company. From generating pipeline to maintaining a successful offer acceptance rate, you make the candidate experience delightful and manage it from end to end. You will be a trusted thought partner to our Marketing and Design hiring managers as we scale to 1,000+ employees.

Here’s what you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Build meaningful relationships with hiring managers and key stakeholders across Marketing and Design
  • Effectively communicate Gusto’s mission and help candidates understand the impact and value of our product-- Gusto’s mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life
  • Manage and drive the full cycle recruitment process including sourcing, screening, interviewing, extending offers and closing candidates
  • Create innovative strategies to identify, attract, and engage with the best talent from branding and events to sourcing and referrals
  • Proactively contribute to improving Recruiting at Gusto by challenging the status quo and providing useful suggestions to evolve our hiring strategy, interview training programs, and candidate experience

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • Talent magnet with 2+ years of experience as a full­-cycle recruiter in a fast growing company
  • Systems thinker with experience implementing and scaling recruiting processes
  • Natural closer who can independently extend offers to senior level candidates
  • Strong ability to assess a candidate’s experience and connect that candidate with the right opportunity at Gusto
  • Self-aware and polished communicator who can collaborate effectively with peers, candidates, and leadership
  • Independent problem-solver who can adapt to changing priorities and hiring targets
  • Experience recruiting on specialized roles- prior exposure to Design or Marketing recruiting is a plus
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree required

About Gusto

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for small businesses, you will find a home at Gusto. 

Gusto’s mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life. By making complicated, impersonal business tasks simple and personal, Gusto is reimagining HR, payroll, and benefits for over 60,000 companies nationwide. Gusto has offices in San Francisco and Denver and the company’s investors include Google Capital, General Catalyst, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, as well as the founders of Instagram, Stripe, Nest, PayPal, Yelp, Dropbox, and Eventbrite, among others

Job Location(s):
San Francisco, CA, US
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