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Technical Recruiter

| Chicago

The Opportunity

Vivid Seats is the largest independent online ticket marketplace, sending tens of millions of fans to live events. Experiences Matter. The importance of them is expanding rapidly as the industry continues to grow year over year. Working at Vivid Seats provides an opportunity to scale our best in class platform, allowing our fans to sit closer and see more.

At Vivid Seats, you will have the opportunity to work with the flexibility and the speed of a startup while operating at massive, profitable scale. We keep our teams lean, giving every single employee direct accountability to creating a positive ticket buying experience. We are relentless and move quickly to release new features and content to our applications daily. Your ideas are heard and implemented, your hard work rewarded. Being a part of our team means that you have the ability to drive impact and own the innovation that allows us to connect our tens of millions of unique monthly users to the memorable experiences that live events create.

At Vivid Seats, recruiting is our top competitive advantage. As a Technical Recruiter you have the opportunity to directly impact the most valuable part of our company's success; finding the best people with the skills and passion to succeed in our fast-paced, digital environment.

As the owner of end-to-end search engagements, we will look to you to lead everything from inception of candidate contact to on-boarding with finesse and speed that ensures that we secure the best and brightest. You will be empowered by our executive team to use your creativity and strategic influence to deliver on great hiring decisions. Partnering closely with stakeholders across the organization to create meaningful interview processes and fantastic candidate experiences, you will redefine how we approach solving for our most compelling organizational objective.

You will wake up every day seeking to understand what motivates candidates, and applying your expertise in to foster trust-based relationships with talented engineers, designers and product managers. We need you to know who matters in the tech community and for you to matter to those who you know. As you build talent pipelines and drive a portfolio of active searches, we will ensure that your ideas are heard, supported and funded. Together with the help of a committed internal recruiting team, you will differentiate Vivid Seats as the employer of choice by embodying our values and proudly representing our brand.

To be successful, you'll need

  • A proven career in Technical Recruiting, preferably in a fast-paced digital product focused organization
  • Solid understanding of the Chicago's technical landscape, including where to source and attract a wide range of technical skill sets
  • Strong sourcing and attraction techniques, including the ability to attract and convert passive candidates
  • The internal motivation to take on new responsibilities; proactively partnering with teams and individuals to remove blockers and fulfill immediate hiring needs while contributing the overall talent acquisition strategy
  • An understanding of basic employment law and interviewing best practices (behavioral and functional)
  • Innately agility, responding quickly and autonomously to change
  • Strong influential and negotiation skills; communication, organization, and attention to detail
  • Experience with both inhouse and agency technical recruiting is a plus
  • Creativity, fearlessness and an unwavering commitment to putting the customer first
  • What We Offer

    We are passionate about creating memorable experiences for our fans… and the best in class experience for our employees. Vivid Seats offers competitive compensation levels, individual and team-based bonus opportunities, generous benefits package and Flex PTO policy plus a variety of workplace perks. The most exciting one: We offer our employees $100 worth of credits each month to spend on Vivid Seats tickets along with promotional discounts. At the heart of it, we are all fans of great live events. We want to help you get there more often.
    Location

    111 N Canal Suite #800
    Chicago, IL 60606
    PM18

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    Technology we use

    • Engineering
    • Product
    • Sales & Marketing
      • JavaLanguages
      • JavascriptLanguages
      • KotlinLanguages
      • PythonLanguages
      • SqlLanguages
      • SwiftLanguages
      • ReactLibraries
      • ReduxLibraries
      • SpringFrameworks
      • JSPFrameworks
      • DockerFrameworks
      • KubernetesFrameworks
      • AWSFrameworks
      • AuroraFrameworks
      • SpringbootFrameworks
      • MySQLDatabases
      • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
      • IllustratorDesign
      • PhotoshopDesign
      • ConfluenceManagement
      • JIRAManagement
      • Constant ContactEmail
      • MailChimpEmail

    Location

    Located in the Loop near major transportation lines including Ogilvie and Union stations, as well as the Brown, Purple, Green, and Blue CTA lines
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    What are Vivid Seats Perks + Benefits

    Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
    Dental Benefits
    Vision Benefits
    Health Insurance Benefits
    Onsite Gym
    Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
    401(K)
    401(K) Matching
    Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
    Generous Parental Leave
    Vacation & Time Off Benefits
    Unlimited Vacation Policy
    Perks & Discounts
    Beer on Tap
    Casual Dress
    Commuter Benefits
    Company Outings
    Game Room
    Stocked Kitchen
    Some Meals Provided
    Happy Hours
    Recreational Clubs
    Fitness Subsidies
    Professional Development Benefits
    Job Training & Conferences

    Additional Perks + Benefits

    We offer discounts on tickets to attend your favorite events along with great health insurance plans with healthy employer subsidies, and pre-tax commuter benefits. . We host catered lunches and regular happy hours to recognize birthdays and celebrate successes. Our corporate office provides a fully paid in-building gym membership for your morning yoga or lunchtime run. For those with strong balance skills, we also have treadmill and bike desks!

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