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Senior Recruiter

Dovetail is the world’s leading customer insights hub, helping thousands of teams build better products. From user feedback and customer interviews to support tickets and sales calls, Dovetail helps you uncover insights fast—no matter the method. Driven by ambition and innovation, the Dovetail team is customer-obsessed and on a mission to help the world improve the quality of every thing. Join the ranks of Atlassian, The New York Times, Spotify, Universal, Porsche, Starbucks, and thousands more as they put their customer first with Dovetail and improve the quality of their thing.

Founded in 2017 by Benjamin Humphrey and Bradley Ayers, Dovetail has 100+ employees across offices in Sydney and San Francisco. Recruiting is a core strategic driver of Dovetail's success as we continue to build the best team. We're looking for our first Recruiter in San Francisco who will be responsible for proactively sourcing and pipelining great talent to join Dovetail across sales, customer success, and marketing. Your passion lies in providing an amazing candidate experience while taking ownership of the end-to-end recruitment process. You’ll work closely with our Sydney team to constantly improve our experience and hiring process.

Who you’ll work closely with

Beth Ferguson
Head of People Partnering
Liam Nardo
Claire Fletcher
People Partner

What you’ll do

  • Be an ambassador for Dovetail. You'll share the Dovetail story, culture and vision with prospective candidates and support with building our employer brand.

  • Deliver an awesome candidate experience We move fast here at Dovetail and you'll be delivering the end-to-end experience for our candidates, from application, video screening, in-person interviews, and offers. We have a high bar for candidate experience and we're constantly looking for ways to improve.

  • You'll find the best talent. You'll proactively source for active and passive candidates and will constantly be looking for creative ways of discovering new talent with a focus on our go-to-market roles.

  • Screening and filtering applications. We get a high volume of applications and we want to make sure we get back to every candidate.

  • Work collaboratively with other teams. You'll work closely with the marketing team to understand their hiring plans, execute on recruitment and define the process for each role.

  • Wear many hats. We’re a small team so everyone jumps into support. You’ll work closely with our People Partner across office management and employee experience. You don’t mind stocking up the fridges or helping to plan our next team event.

Your background

  • Experience recruiting go-to-market roles.

    You'll have some experience in recruiting roles across either sales, customer success, or marketing.

  • High-quality bar and great attention to detail.

    You’re able to get into the details and deliver quality results on time. You’re a wearer of many hats and can juggle multiple priorities at the same time.

  • You’re creative.

    You know that job adverts and LinkedIn are not the only channels of headhunting candidates. You love research and understand that the art of sourcing is always evolving.

  • Transparent communicator.

    Honest, thoughtful, and transparent communication is critical to our success as a business. You'll need to build strong relationships with people across the team and be a trusted business partner as well as providing great communication to candidates and give detailed feedback.

At Dovetail, we’re passionate about building and fostering an environment where every team member feels supported and valued. We celebrate individualism, welcoming everyone to show up as their authentic selves every day. It’s no secret that diversity builds the best teams, large or small, so we highly encourage applications from people who identify as part of an under-represented group. Please take a peek at Dovetail’s commitment to Program 50/50 and hear why we’re officially a Great Place to Work on our careers page for more info!

Compensation Range: $130,000-$155,000 base salary. Compensation offered will be determined by factors such as location, level, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Certain roles may be eligible for incentive compensation, equity, benefits.

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San Francisco, California
Full time
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Equity for everyone

Everyone’s an owner at Dovetail—receive equity options along with a competitive base salary.


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Equal parental leave

We offer an inclusive framework of 20 weeks equal paid leave to support new parents.

Modern and pet friendly offices

Bring your pooch to our modern, ergonomic offices, plus enjoy organized monthly events.

Flexible work life balance

Whether you're a parent, student, or juggling a million things, we get it. While we're an office-first culture, we work together to make your schedule work for you.

Develop and grow

Take a course, attend a lunch and learn, or head to a conference! We love to support you any way we can.

Extra paid days off

Enjoy ad-hoc ‘KitKat days’ to take a step back and spend it however you like.

Health is wealth

We cover 100% of the premium plans for medical, dental and vision. Plus, have access to Uprise (Employee Assistance Program) for you and your family.

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