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Talent Acquisition Specialist

| Chicago

About Showpad

At Showpad, personalities and cultures connect across oceans to create something extraordinary. As a top 10 software company in the Inc. 5,000 Europe list, Showpad is changing the game when it comes to sales enablement. Our employees create the engagement and impact that drives our success as we expand globally.
In the morning, we’re drinking San Francisco cold brew coffee with a side of Portland doughnuts – English scones for afternoon tea, and in the evening we’re toasting success with Belgian tripel Westmalle to a Chicago house tune.

About the position

The Talent Acquisition specialist will be responsible for assisting in the recruiting process for all open positions, primarily with growing our sales force, but also supporting growth with other departments throughout the company.

You will assist the team by using multiple ways to source new applicants to keep a consistent flow of candidates in the pipeline and promoting Showpad and the position to potential candidates while working directly with the other members of the recruiting team.

Are you looking for a Recruiting opportunity with an exciting, fast growing company? Our People team operates as a well-oiled machine to meet our company’s growth goals. This role will make a significant impact to keep meeting our strong growth objectives.

Key responsibilities as a Talent Acquisition Specialist at Showpad

  • Owning sourcing of qualifying candidates through various channels (Linkedin, job boards, recruiting databases, social media, employee referrals
  • Making phone calls to qualify candidates, conducting phone screens and building a consistent candidate funnel for our ongoing hyper-growth
  • Promoting Showpad and our positions to potential candidates
  • Coordinating and tracking the interview process including documenting candidate activity in our Applicant Tracking System Greenhouse
  • Posting jobs on various job boards and keeping them updated in a timely manner as needed
  • Developing recruiting strategies to promote Showpad and drive applicants to apply

Skills and Qualifications we are looking for

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in related field such as Business, Human Resources, Communications, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a recruiter (ideally within Sales & Marketing and Tech area)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and ability to work independently
  • Experience managing multiple diverse and critical requisitions at one time
  • Strong communication skills, especially phone and presentation skills
  • Ability to screen and qualify candidates
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Thrives on challenges with a results-oriented, positive attitude, outstanding work ethic and competitive drive to be the best
  • Greenhouse experience a plus

What you can expect from Showpad

Focus on Impact and Growth

We are building the future in sales and marketing where every sales person is successful. As an international scale-up, we aim for yearly double digit growth that opens many opportunities. We want people who thrive in a fast-paced, performance-driven company, who are not afraid to stretch themselves in a fun environment, and focus on impact and growth.

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Technology we use

  • Sales & Marketing
    • WordpressCMS
    • SageCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen


Centrally located in the Loop and easily accessible for all commuters with tons of options for lunch.
1 N State St, Chicago, IL 60602

An Insider's view of Showpad

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe in our Chicago office is unlike any other startup I've ever been a part of. Everyone is smart, humble and effective. Even though we are all busy, everyone is always willing to offer help or guidance - even if it outside of their wheelhouse. We all genuinely enjoy each other's company and want to see our teammates succeed.


Office Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration is absolutely key for my team, since we’re tasked with bringing many different groups together. And as an international organization, we’re building relationships not only across departments, but across the world too. The key for us is to show how we provide value and prove how our collaboration impacts both revenue and culture.


Head of Global Business Development and Alliances

What makes someone successful on your team?

On my team, we grit, we grind. We’re resilient and ambitious. We do what it takes to succeed, while ensuring we maintain a thoughtful and genuine approach. We know the buyer experience starts with us and the people that succeed are equal parts authentic and motivated.


Senior Manager of Sales Development

What is your vision for the company?

We’re building the future of sales & marketing success, by empowering sales & marketing teams to sell the way buyers want to buy. We’re delivering a better buyer experience, intelligent sales content and an analytics-powered platform that’s smarter than traditional sales enablement.


President & COO

What are Showpad Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
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