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Recruiter at RapidSOS
New York City, NY, US

Join a rapidly growing advanced emergency technology start-up in solving one of the greatest challenges of our generation:

  • Company: RapidSOS is an advanced emergency technology company
  • Challenge: Most emergencies globally are managed via 1960s analogue tech (10,000+ fatalities in the US annually when 911 callers can’t be located in time) – See John Oliver on the challenge
  • Markets: $100B+ spent annually to have data verbally relayed to 911/first responders via private call centers
  • Customers/Partners: Apple, Google, Uber, Waze, Microsoft, etc.
  • Tech: Integrated into 10k+ public safety software systems – RapidSOS provides a mission critical voice & data platform for 250M Americans – managing ~150M emergencies annually
  • Media: 1,500 news stories in 2018 including most major outlets (Apple Press Release, TechCrunch WSJ, CBS, Today Show, NYT, WIRED, Time, Fortune, Forbes 30U30, etc.)
  • Team: 85 people today (primarily engineering) - MIT, Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, Google, Oracle, Microsoft, Argonne & Oak Ridge National Labs, Bell Labs, venture capital, over 40 tech start-ups
  • Investors: $70M of capital raised from preeminent global investors including several top VCs, Microsoft, and former leadership of Apple, AT&T, Verizon, Vodafone, Lucent, Raytheon, and three former FCC Chairmen
  • Video: RapidSOS 3-Min Summary Video


What This Role is About:

RapidSOS is looking for a Recruiter that will drive the Company’s talent acquisition strategy for our fast growing teams across Business Development, Marketing, and Finance. As our Business Recruiter, you’ll partner with hiring managers to understand and anticipate their team’s hiring needs and develop sourcing strategies to fill non-technical positions.


What You'll Do:

  • Manage full-cycle recruiting process including sourcing and building relationships with candidates, as well as creating a positive interview experience
  • Perform and facilitate all phases of the interviewing process up to and including the onsite interview
  • Develop creative recruiting sourcing strategies and proactively build a robust pipeline of diverse talent through research, social media, referral generation, events, and sourcing campaigns to accomplish hiring goals
  • Maintain data integrity practices and provide data-driven insights to business leaders in order to elevate and improve the recruiting process
  • Facilitate reference checks and conduct background checks for candidates before hiring

What We Offer:

  • The chance to work with a passionate team on solving one of the largest challenges globally
  • Competitive salary and benefits and equity participation
  • A dynamic, fun work environment with a highly talented team
  • Flexible startup work environment and a fun atmosphere
  • Rapid growth opportunities


What We'd Like to See in Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience working as an in-house recruiter with high-volumes in a dynamic environment. It will be a plus if you also have experience from the agency side working on high-level roles
  • Strong organizational skills to effectively manage a high volume of requests and candidates
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to partner with and advise hiring managers on recruiting best practices
  • Well-versed in recruiting practices and tools (Greenhouse, LinkedIn Recruiter, G Suite, etc.)
  • Strong pitching and negotiating skills
  • A growth mindset and truly flexible. You can shift tasks and priorities when circumstances change (At a fast-growing startup, they often do)
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent preferred

If you're curious to learn more about RapidSOS, you can check out our full press list!

RapidSOS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.