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Senior Business Recruiter



People & HR
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Our mission at Duolingo is to develop the best education in the world and make it universally available. But we’ve got more left to do — and that’s where you come in!

Duolingo is the world's most popular learning app. Beyond our core learning product, we also offer English proficiency testing with the Duolingo English Test, and are bringing new subjects into the Duolingo app, where people can develop their Math and Music skills.

We are passionate about educating our users, making fact-based decisions, and finding innovative solutions to complex problems. We offer meaningful work, limitless learning opportunities, and collaboration with world-class minds. Come brighten your life and over half a billion more!

We are a fast-paced team with strong elements of curiosity, quirk, and innovation. As such, we are looking for a Senior Business Recruiter who is motivated by this environment and excited to help grow the company. Our people are our most valuable asset -- help us shape and grow our crown jewel!

You Will...

  • Own full-cycle industry recruiting for your business function(s), including Learning & Curriculum, Accounting and Finance, Legal, etc.
  • Partner with hiring managers to understand current and upcoming needs and priorities
  • Lead and inspire the candidate experience; collaborate with internal interview teams to train, advise, and deliver a consistently distinct and positive experience that reflects Duolingo values
  • Identify and deliver effective and innovative employer branding strategies
  • Analyze requisition metrics and proactively drive recommendations to increase hiring efficiencies
  • Track and assess industry and talent market trends and find opportunities for Duolingo to compete for high-quality talent
  • Serve as an expert user of our internal recruiting tools and mentor other recruiters and coordinators

You Have...

  • Minimum of a baccalaureate degree
  • 5+ years of full-cycle business recruiting experience
  • Demonstrable track record for authentically sourcing and growing relationships with diverse talent
  • Ability to work in a fast-growing environment; passionate about getting into the details to problem solve and ensure success
  • A genuine teammate with a strong desire to help others and build memorable experiences
  • A high sense of accountability and dedication to delivering results with a high attention to detail and stellar time management
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and solve problems independently without sacrificing quality of work
  • A can-do, team mentality -- no task is too small and you’re willing to jump in when needed!
  • Flexibility and ability to travel to recruiting events, as necessary; a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work or relocate to Pittsburgh, PA

Exceptional Candidates Will Have...

  • Prior experience in high-growth startup environments
  • Data-driven mentality and expertise balancing efficiency and quality
  • Experience bringing organization to teams and streamlining processes
  • Experience using tools like Textio and Gem
  • Strong understanding of Talent Acquisition standards and processes, as well as basic Marketing principles
  • An impressive Duolingo streak!

We invest in and support our Duos! This role is eligible for a robust compensation package of base salary, equity, and Duolingo’s world-class benefits. The starting base salary range for this role is, $102,000 - $210,000. Actual salary may vary based on level, work experience, performance, and other factors evaluated during the hiring process.

We will do everything we can within reason to make sure that your interview takes place in an environment that fairly and accurately assesses your skills. If you need assistance or accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

Take a peek at how we care for our employees' holistic well-being with our benefits here.

Duolingo is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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