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Principal Talent Sourcer - Technology

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The customer journey starts with a question. And consumers expect answers. Yext puts businesses in control of their facts online with brand-verified answers in search. By serving accurate, consistent, brand-verified answers to consumer questions, Yext delivers authoritative information straight from the source — the business itself — no matter where or how customers are searching. Taco Bell, Marriott, Jaguar Land Rover, and businesses around the globe use the Yext platform to capture consumer intent and drive digital discovery, engagement, and revenue — all from a single source of truth. Yext’s mission is to provide perfect answers everywhere.
The Principal Talent Sourcer will be responsible for attracting technology talent within the marketplace through the creation and execution of identification and engagement strategies. The ideal candidate will utilize multiple strategies inclusive of talent/heat mapping, strategic research, leveraging online databases, social media, Boolean searching, heavy networking and attending relevant events.
This role requires an experienced executive level recruiting/sourcing background with excellent business acumen, strategic thinking skills, ability to help deliver world class sourcing activities, along with a documented track record of success in uncovering untapped high quality talent.

  • Partner with internal clients to problem solve, create ‘go-to-market’ strategies, and define the candidate identification process for each role
  • Source passive candidates through ATS/CRM, direct channels, social media, internet, strategic research and relationship management
  • Continually expand network through leveraging user groups, blogs and social networking channels
  • Generate candidate interest through creative marketing strategies and social messaging
  • Clearly articulate and sell the Yext value proposition to engage passive talent in a competitive landscape
  • Pre-qualify talent through profiling, formal evaluations and trait based assessments
  • Develop strategies to ensure talent pipelines are continuously strengthened, in order to support current needs, as well as the future business growth
  • Monitor candidate quality and sources across the team to ensure quick and efficient delivery of talent Accountable for key metrics; such as candidate experience, productivity and quality of pipeline, quality of
  • slate, and time to slate
  • Foster relationships with passive talent, recruiting partners and business leaders
  • Continuously innovate and develop a platform for internal best practice sharing in order to ensure globally consistent execution
  • Maintain acute awareness of industry trends across SaaS with a particular concentration within the marketing technology industry

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS degree or similar college level education in business, communications, human resources or related discipline
  • 10 + years of experience in Talent Acquisition specifically within a recruiting/sourcing capacity
  • Proven track record of sourcing talent in the technology marketplace
  • Experience recruiting and sourcing for roles of varying complexity to include executive level searches
  • Experience with Search Engine Marketing/Search Engine Optimization tools for market intelligence, and key social media tools for recruiting
  • Established social media presence and extensive network in software/technology
  • Experience heavily leveraging ATS’/CRM’s
  • AIRS certified (Certified Social Sourcing Recruiter) or other relevant talent sourcing certifications

Compensation, Benefits & Perks
Yext offers the following exceptional benefits: competitive compensation, 401k, unlimited snacks, daily meal allowance, flexible hours/paid time off, and excellent health/dental/vision insurance. We treat our employees well and offer tremendous growth opportunities. Challenging work pushes our people to be creative in a casual environment that is caring, fun, and collaborative. We believe that when you have smart, happy people working together you can produce something special.
Yext has been named a Best Place to Work by Fortune and Great Place to Work®, as well as a Best Workplace for Women. Yext is headquartered in New York City with offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, Chicago, Dallas, Geneva, London, Miami, Milan, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, Tokyo and the Washington, D.C. area.
Yext is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetics, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity or nonbinary or nonconformity and/or status as a trans individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, marital, parental and/or familial status, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • BalsamiqDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • FigmaDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • YextCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • SalesNavigatorCRM
    • GainsightCRM
    • PardotEmail
    • SalesforceEmail
    • PardotLead Gen


1 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010

What are Yext Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
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Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Mentorship program
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