Guild is hiring an Executive Search Lead to help set the strategy and service delivery of our executive talent acquisition function.
Our ideal candidate is a natural relationship builder who is passionate about sourcing, attracting, and placing extraordinary leadership talent;
and germinating a strong network of leaders outside of Guild. We’re looking for a talent leader to help us continue to scale at pace one of the fastest growing startups in the nation.
As head of executive talent, you will :
Design executive recruiting strategies to attract, evaluate and hire highly respected leadership talent.
Work closely with executive-level hiring managers to understand and help shape their talent needs.
Develop a deep understanding of the candidate’s leadership style, personal background, professional history, and specific fit to the Company and to particular role(s).
Manage the end-to-end executive recruiting process, including partnering with hiring managers on role specifications, establishing and executing sourcing strategies, managing the interview process, assessing candidates' skills, experiences and competencies, and completing offer discussions.
Promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace and drive programs (e.g. sourcing and selection) that ensure executive recruiting strategies attract candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.
Oversee and ensure prospects have an excellent candidate experience regardless of the outcome of the process.
Maintain an executive talent pipeline with potential candidates and past applicants for future Guild needs, including hiring, advisory board membership, and partnerships.
Manage a mix of internal resources and external firms aligned to different executive searches.
You are a strong fit for this role if you have :
5+ years of proven experience recruiting executive-level talent.
Exceptional relationship management skills and a desire to develop and nurture leaders in the market.
Excellent judgment and presence and the ability to interface effectively with senior executives both within and outside of Guild.
Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment, making both strategic and tactical decisions to navigate sensitive or confidential issues.
The ability to balance and deliver on multiple, competing priorities and projects at the same time.
Strong organization, interpersonal, and communication skills. Proven ability to support innovation and change.
Direct recruiting experience in a software or SaaS company, preferably a consumer product organization and experience working within a professional services environment.
Strong track record solving complex problems, designing creative strategies, and delivering significant hiring impact for a business.
Comprehensive behavioral based interviewing and candidate assessment skills is desirable.