Director of Talent Acquisition, Operations
Company: ThredUp Inc.
Posted on: April 8, 2021
Director of Talent Acquisition, Operations *Please note that our
thredUP team is currently working remotely, however, this role will
be expected to report to our Scottsdale location once we are safely
able to return to the office. About thredUP In 2009, thredUP set
out to make used clothes the new normal and create a more
sustainable future for fashion. The company designed a modern
resale experience that took the work and risk out of thrift, and
converted a generation of secondhand skeptics to fans. Sellers send
clothes directly to thredUP by the bagful, and buyers shop
quality-checked items from over 35,000 brands at steep discounts.
To power this marketplace, thredUP built an infrastructure that has
recirculated 100 million unique garments via proprietary
technology, data and logistics. thredUP most recently expanded its
platform with Resale-as-a-Service (RaaS) to power resale for the
world's leading fashion brands. As a circular fashion pioneer,
thredUP is reducing fashion's impact on the planet and unlocking
economic value for consumers and brands alike. How You Will Make An
Impact thredUP is looking for a seasoned talent acquisition leader
excited to help us attract, engage and retain exceptional talent
for our operations team. We currently have 3 distribution centers
(DCs) nationwide, 1500+ team members, and ambitious hiring goals
for 2021, 2022, and beyond. If you are eager to apply the science
behind high-volume recruiting in an innovative, technology-driven
organization, keep reading. -- Our operations team is the lifeblood
of thredUP and recruiting is a core driver of their success. You
will thrive in this role if you pride yourself on being a business
leader first and talent acquisition leader second . --This role is
respected as a leader who partners with hiring managers to uncover,
understand and assist in hiring the right (best) talent for the
future of our business. -- The Director of Talent Acquisition will
also lead the next phase in talent attraction for our DCs as we
continue to evolve our unique and proactive recruitment strategy.
You will maintain a laser-focus on quality over quantity, knowing
the pitfalls associated with hiring "butts in seats." You will lead
talent acquisition projects, develop performance metrics, and build
an employer brand as part of your formula to consistently deliver
against headcount goals.-- -- You maintain a high sense of
curiosity, a sense of humor and the ability to celebrate both the
big and small wins with your team. In This Role You'll Get To:
- Provide leadership to the Operations Talent Acquisition team as
well as the wider People Team, including creating scalable
programs, leveraging business and technology expertise, and
displaying outstanding people management skills.
- Build effective and trusting business partner relationships
with DC General Managers, People Directors and the broader DC
- Develop and launch new recruiting strategies to support hiring
goals while quickly pivoting when priorities change.
- Maintain a sharp eye on local market and industry trends to
propose recommendations to business leaders and/or adjust
- Be the calm in the storm. You know how to exemplify a strong
sense of urgency to reach hiring targets while providing support
and leadership to your team during high pressure situations.
- Develop processes for assessing our company values in each
prospective new team member.
- Work with People Team colleagues to ensure consistent
- Design and ensure our talent acquisition and recruiting
processes are aligned with employer brand and diversity, equity &
inclusion initiatives. What We're Looking For:
- Demonstrated experience in sourcing, recruiting, candidate
experience, employer brand building and on-boarding initiatives,
specifically in high-volume, hourly workforce environments.
- 10+ years of relevant recruiting experience
- 5+ years of people leadership experience in a high-volume
- Deep understanding of the industry, our business, and the
ability to anticipate the impact of talent on the future success of
- Previous experience developing recruiting performance metrics
and leveraging data for storytelling.
- Proven track record in building and maintaining strong
relationships with leaders at all levels of an organization.
- Experience building and leading a distributed workforce.
- Experience with recruiting tools and systems such as Lever,
GoodHire, Paylocity, iCiMS, Indeed, etc.
- Prior work experience in a late-stage start-up or public
company preferred. What We Offer - Currently running a 4-day work
week experiment through Summer 2021, with Fridays off - Competitive
salary (we leverage market data) + stock - Flexible PTO (take the
time you need) + 12 company holidays - Paid Sabbatical after 3
years of full time employment-- - Generous paid parental leave for
new mothers and fathers-- - Innovative tools: Google Workspace &
your choice of a Mac or Windows based laptop - Medical, dental,
vision, 401k, life and disability insurance offered - We live by
our Core Values of Transparency, SpeakingUP, Thinking Big, Infinite
Learning, Influencing Outcomes & Seeking the Truth-- - Voted "50
Most Innovative Companies of 2020" We believe diversity,--inclusion
and belonging--is key for our team. At thredUP, our mission has
been built on extending the lives of millions of unique clothing
items.--Much like our inventory, we are proud to have fostered a
workplace that is one-of-a-kind. As a company focused on diversity,
inclusion and belonging,--we are committed to ensuring our
employees are comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work
every day. A unique perspective is critical to solving complex
problems and inspiring a new generation to think secondhand first.
Be you.-- *Please note that our thredUP team is currently working
remotely, however, this role will be expected to report to our
Scottsdale location once we are safely able to return to the
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