VP, Talent Acquisition

  • Circle
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Feb 19, 2021

Job Description

Circle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of digital currency and public blockchains for payments, commerce and financial applications worldwide. Circle's platform has supported over 100 million transactions worth tens of billions of dollars, with nearly 10 million retail customers, over a thousand businesses, while storing and securing more than $5 billion in digital currency assets. Circle is also the creator of USD Coin (USDC), the fastest growing, regulated, dollar, which is quickly approaching 10 billion in circulation, growing over 1000% year over year. Today, Circle's transactional services, business accounts, and platform APIs are giving rise to a new generation of financial services and commerce applications that hold the promise of raising global economic prosperity for all through programmable internet commerce.

What you'll be part of:

With the mission To raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce, Circle was founded on the belief that blockchains and digital currency will rewire the global economic system, creating a fundamentally more open, inclusive, efficient and integrated world economy. We envision a global economy where people and businesses everywhere can more freely connect and transact with each other with new technologies for digital money. We believe such a system can raise prosperity for people and companies everywhere. Our mission is powered by the values we espouse and which we expect all Circlers to respect. We are Multistakeholder, serving the needs of our customers, our shareholders, our employees and families, our local communities and our world. Furthermore, we are also Mindful, Driven by Excellence, and High Integrity.

What you'll be responsible for:

As Vice President, Talent Acquisition, you will join a team focused on identifying, attracting and hiring world-class talent globally. You will partner with the SVP, Talent and will lead, manage, and scale our remote-first talent acquisition team and strategy. You will be a trusted partner to other leaders, hiring managers, interviewers and will strive for a five-star candidate experience. You will be responsible to help formulate and evolve the talent acquisition team's organizational design, helping set its ambitious goals, driving its productivity, and meeting its deliverables - all with the mindset of delighting our multistakeholders. As such, the company will rely on you to lead accomplishing our critical short and long-term hiring needs.

What you'll work on :
  • Lead, manage, and scale our talent acquisition organization to enable Circle to grow headcount internationally in new and existing countries by 250%+ in 2021 with high growth rates in subsequent years.
  • Develop TA philosophy and subsequent methodologies that create long-term sustainable, predictable and consistent hiring results that are aligned with hiring managers and leadership goals.
  • Find amazing candidates that believe in our mission, that are located all around the world and are from 'all walks of life' that build and foster a community of diversity and inclusion and will make our culture better!
  • Ensure talent acquisition's vision for success is aligned with the company's business goals by being a role model, leader, and collaborative execution partner with leadership across all departments.
  • Recruit exceptional new talent acquisition members and have a strong passion to nurture, mentor and grow their careers.
  • Provide insights and recommendations to continually improve our talent acquisition strategy by leveraging data to inform us where things are working and where there are areas of improvement.

You will aspire to our four core values:
  • Multistakeholder - you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and families and local communities.
  • Mindful - you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail.
  • Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals.
  • High Integrity - you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards. You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance.

What you'll bring to Circle :
  • A fundamental belief in our mission and core values.
  • Very high EQ, empathy and self-awareness. It is not about you ... it is about the team, the company, our employees, our candidates and customers that we aim to please and provide a five-star experience.
  • A tremendous track record of working long hours to get the job done.
  • The ability to adapt and excel when business plans change.
  • You have partnered with recruiting agencies to find executives, engineers and other hard to find and critical talent around the world.
  • 12+ years of demonstrated success in 'blitzscaling' recruiting environments that require significant influencing and partnership across the business to accomplish recruiting goals.
  • 8+ years of management experience instilling trust and credibility with your team while guiding, developing, coaching, and managing individual and team performance.
  • Experience implementing a wide range of creative and thoughtful talent acquisition strategies and programs in a fast-paced, high-growth technology company.
  • Excellent communication skills with an innate ability to motivate and inspire teammates.
  • Amazing attention to detail and organization ... you are one of the, if not the, most detailed and organized folks you know.
  • Fintech experience, Greenhouse and bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Building global talent acquisition teams in APAC, EMEA and Central and South America strongly preferred and partnering with international PEOs preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.