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Director of Talent Acquisition

Human Resources | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Join the Mobile Future with Tapjoy

Tapjoy is a creative workplace, comprised of people with different backgrounds, cultures, skill sets, and global perspectives. With offices all over the globe, Tapjoy provides mobile engagement and monetization services for leading advertisers and app developers. Advertisers rely on Tapjoy's diverse suite of rewarded Interplay™ ads including video and rich media to impact performance. Developers utilize our technology and mobile expertise to acquire and monetize users. The Tapjoy SDK is currently embedded in over 20,000 mobile apps, reaching 620 million monthly active users. Additionally, Tapjoy works with Fortune 500 brands and the Top 200 grossing app developers.

Here at Tapjoy, we promote a Joyful, Engaged, Trustworthy, and Innovative workplace with our company core values, and regularly celebrate and recognize the people who embody our values. Tapjoy believes its people are its greatest investments and we take extra care to support your time inside and outside of work with a multitude of benefits. In order to maintain what makes us so special here, we are committed to continued education and involvement in our community to protect and expand our one-of-a-kind workplace.

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**This person can report to our San Francisco or Boston office**

You just GET people - Relationships are extremely important to you- You view Recruiting as a lifestyle not a 9-5.  If this statement fits you continue reading… 

Tapjoy is seeking a natural connector, someone who is strong, resilient, and motivated by a fast paced environment.  The right person would come in and lead the recruiting efforts globally across our US, EMEA and APAC offices.   This person should possess strong levels of empathy and understanding while at the same time possess a will to overcome any obstacle and charge head first into action.  You will help us build and execute an effective recruiting strategy to support high growth, while at the same time analyzing our structures in place and offering suggestions to improve and streamline processes.  You would be the voice of Recruiting and Retention and a strong business partner.  You would do this all while supporting a high performing team with a smile on your face.

Your Mission: 

  • Work closely with the VP of HR, the existing recruiting team and the leadership team to articulate strategic priorities, deliverables, and timelines for Recruiting 
  • Work closely to ensure that the candidate experience is the biggest priority 
  • we attract great people because we CARE 
  • Serve as an owner of all the processes related to the streamlining and automation of recruitment 
  • Ensure that communication between hiring managers, candidates, and the recruiting team flows 
  • Lead the recruiting team by developing new and enhancing existing recruiting processes and strategies 
  • Define and implement consistent hiring goals while managing resources internally and externally 
  • Stay hands-on as a senior technical recruiter and take responsibility for filling the most challenging roles 
  • Provide the executive team with weekly updated pipeline/status reports 
  • Ensure that time to hire is reduced - be ready to kick down road blocks with confidence and swagger 
  • Build and deliver interview training courses for all employees

Core Competencies include: 

  • Comfortable and excited being the brand ambassador for Tapjoy 
  • Experience in supporting high performing recruiting teams 
  • Consistent background of finding awesome people - Experience in developing plans and strategies to drive recruiting forward 
  • Flexible, able to partner with a wide variety of individuals across the company including our senior business leaders and seasoned professional candidates of the engineering organization.  You are comfortable with change 
  • Passionate about candidate's experience and guiding them through the process 
  • You've scaled teams before, so you know what it takes to do that 
  • Data-driven, with an exemplary command of using data to drive organizational change 
  • Committed to developing the team and peers 
  • Realize that work can be FUN and enjoys having balance between grinding and relaxing


  • 10+ years of recruiting experience in a dynamically growing tech company

Tapjoy is a one-of-a-kind workplace, comprised of people with different backgrounds, cultures, skill sets and global perspectives. In order to maintain what makes us so special here, we support work-life balance both inside and outside the office in many ways.

If you want to learn about building an amazing team with industry-leading technology, you want to surround yourself with brilliant, passionate entrepreneurial teammates at Tapjoy.

Tapjoy is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion lead to stronger, more innovative teams and better business results; we want to draw from the broadest talent pool possible and encourage qualified applicants. Tapjoy does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, color, age, sexual orientation, gender (including identity and expression), disability (mental or physical), religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification protected by applicable law; we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, and pursuant to applicable fair chance ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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