Recruiting Lead

Oxygen is a Seattle-based firm that helps companies grow by modernizing sales enablement and workplace education. We provide in-depth consultation to define the concrete business outcomes clients seek and create experiential learning programs for the key roles and people who will deliver those outcomes.

Job Type: Full Time

Oxygen's dynamic operating and staffing model favors those who can plugin quickly and sustain rapid collaboration. We value diversity and have found that certain values, behaviors, and mindsets fit best with how we work.

You’ll love working with us if you…  

  • Emphasize collaboration (both virtual and in-person) and iteration vs. prolonged solo work
  • Focus on outcomes while empathizing with the clients, audiences, and roles we help
  • Respond to client and/or project turbulence with humor, agility, and improvisation
  • Center clients in your thinking, while creating safety for all Oxygen teammates
  • Model a growth mindset and own mistakes, especially client-facing ones
  • Acknowledge and celebrate others for their work and contribution
  • Think long-term and big picture, while sweating the details
  • Are at ease with ambiguity when clarity is not yet achievable

Work Style and Values:

  • Represent Oxygen professionally while using appropriate self-disclosure to build effective relationships
  • Read the room or situation and determine when to contribute, when to inquire, and when to follow up afterwards and with whom
  • Set and ask for clear expectations, respond to timelines, and communicate proactively
  • Model our agile development process with clients (in meetings, designated workshops, or virtually), incorporating feedback and iterating towards outputs or agreements as needed
  • Attune to the client work environment, culture, and work styles to ensure the experience designs created will resonate with and be consumed by the target audience(s)
  • Collaborate effectively across diverse disciplines and organizational boundaries, both within Oxygen and in our client organizations
  • Enjoy the rapid pace and evolution of the agile process
  • Work within defined constraints and let go of what is outside of those constraints
  • Stay disciplined and scoped to the desired experience, keeping impact to both the audience and the business in mind
  • Offer ideas for continuous improvement based on the goals and objectives of the initiative
  • Use storytelling skills to communicate and present
  • Simplify complex ideas as a way of being
  • Flex between strategic and tactical thinking, speaking, analyzing, and generating
  • Bring sufficient outside business knowledge and expertise to help customers see new meaningful possibilities
  • Be a trusted team member, advocate, and ambassador for our employees
  • Escalate issues effectively and with discretion
  • Say, “No, ” and exit gracefully when warranted

Functional Capabilities:

  • Proven ability to source hard-to-find skills, capable to screen and assess for technical experience in instructional design, creative services + UI/UX, and management consulting
  • Coaching interactions with team members and clients
  • Excellent verbal and written communications and relationship management skills to sell Oxygen to prospective candidates
  • Empathy and excellent bedside manner
  • Strong commercial understanding and business acumen 
  • Ability to influence and build relationships at all levels of an organization
  • Demonstrates a consistent ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality
  • Exhibits critical thinking skills; makes independent decisions in accordance with company policy and procedures
  • Displays a strong and consistent customer focus, a demonstrated ability to work within a team of service-oriented individuals and a passionate commitment for extraordinary levels of service quality and customer satisfaction
  • Maintains a professional approach with others in job-demanding, multitasking and/or project support situations  

Key PerformanceIndicators:

  • Time to source, hire, and staff new talent
  • Qualified candidates per opening
  • Positive feedback on candidates
  • Employee and candidate satisfaction
  • Cost per hire
  • Diversity + Inclusion goals met

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 5+ years technical recruiting experience with at least 3 years of experience in a market-facing role and working in a consulting organization
  • Thorough understanding of roles, technology tools, and technical skills to be sourced (instructional design, creative services, management consulting).
  • Thorough understanding of recruiting methods, tools, and best practices, as well as applicable policies and federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations
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