Senior Executive Recruiter

  • Coinbase
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Jun 30, 2019

Job Description

Location: San Francisco, CA
About us:

Coinbase has built the world's leading compliant cryptocurrency platform serving over 30 million accounts in more than 50 countries. With the success of our flagship product, Coinbase Consumer, and our vocal advocacy for blockchain technology, we have played a major part in mainstream awareness and adoption of cryptocurrency. We are now proud to offer an entire suite of products that make accessing cryptocurrencies easy and secure, in addition to new products that operate at the frontiers of crypto and blockchain.

Our world class recruiting team builds the foundation of our success by finding extraordinary people that share our vision. In this role you'll find yourself partnering directly with executives and organizational leaders to own key technical hires that move the needle for the business. You'll work closely with the existing team to help improve processes and identify new sourcing strategies. If you thrive on ownership and working creatively and collaboratively with teammates to make great hires, this is the role for you! 

What you'll be doing:
  • Partner directly with Coinbase's leadership team to build and scale their teams
  • Source and hire executives across various functions of the organization to continue to build our fast paced, high-growth environment
  • Manage and partner with external search firms
  • Develop and refine an executive hiring "playbook" that exemplifies Coinbase values of efficiency execution and clear communication
  • Evangelize digital currency and educate candidates about Coinbase's strategy and mission

What we look for in you: 
  • Curiosity - you're innovative, extremely creative and constantly looking for ways to improve how we do things
  • An obsession for the candidate experience - you are self aware, well-spoken on the phone and eloquent in emails
  • Ownership - you'll have excellent organizational skills, integrity and always follow through on tasks
  • You can manage frequently changing priorities without getting flustered
  • Positive energy - You approach each day and each challenge with optimism
  • Efficient - you move quickly, pay close attention to detail, and identify opportunities to streamline
  • A team player - you're willing to help out wherever needed
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in recruiting with a minimum of 3 years focusing on sourcing, recruiting and closing Director level and above candidates
  • Metrics oriented. You understand and value backing up recruiting goals and projections with existing data (while never compromising the quality of the candidate experience)


Coinbase is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Coinbase does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Coinbase will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with San Francisco's Fair Chance Ordinance and similar local laws.