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Yext is the market-leading location software letting businesses update their location data everywhere.
New York City    Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
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Yext is the leading Digital Knowledge Management (DKM) platform. Our mission is to give companies control over their brand experiences across the digital universe of maps, apps, search engines, voice assistants, & other intelligent services that drive consumer discovery, decision, & action. Today, thousands of businesses including brands like Taco Bell, Rite Aid, & Steward Health Care use the Yext Knowledge Engine to manage their digital knowledge in order to boost brand engagement, drive foot traffic, & increase sales.

Yext is seeking a talentedSenior Recruiter. This individual will own the responsibility & accountability of supporting our hiring managers in identifying, selecting & hiring Best In Class talent. You will work within a small global team & be aligned to our Marketing department amongst one or two other BUs. You will also be responsible for ensuring all external & internal recruitment continues to deliver against corporate objectives.

You will work with key stakeholders (hiring managers) to plan & implement recruitment projects to ensure Yext hires the best internal & external talent in-line with corporate strategy. All positions will be resourced, as a priority, via low cost/direct channels including personal networking, database mining, employee referrals & via business networking sites (e.g. LinkedIn etc). Where applicable, engage internal sourcing capability, as well as external research & search firms.


  • Manage full-cycle recruiting process, ensuring a smooth & positive candidate experience
  • Develop strong relationships with hiring managers to understand hiring needs & develop/execute sourcing & recruiting plans
  • Source & assess qualified candidates through the use of Linkedin, Boolean searches, user groups, referrals, & networking
  • Drive offer process from approval through extending & closing
  • Be the face of Yext at job fairs & industry events
  • Work with recruiting coordinators to schedule candidates through the process
  • Facilitate interview & hiring discussion with interviewers & hiring managers
  • Follow selection framework & behavioral based interviewing methodologies to increase the quality of hire
  • Ensure high level of data integrity within existing ATS, CRM & other tools, as appropriate
  • Work closely with HR & administrative team to ensure a smooth transition into on-boarding process

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS degree or similar college level education; in lieu of degree, 4 years relevant work experience
  • 5+ years experience in full cycle recruiting
  • Experience recruiting for a startup or tech company (either in-house or at an agency)
  • Flexibility to work effectively on a variety of roles including but not limited to sales, marketing, business development, & administrative
  • Exceptional communication & interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to do search recruiting & networking
  • Comfortable in a small, intense & high-growth start-up environment

Preferred Requirements

  • Proven senior level relationship management & development skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced & complex organization
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in parallel
  • Proven capability to source from low cost/direct channels
  • The gravitas & ability to consult, influence, & advise at senior levels talent
  • A mature, positive, deliberate & focused attitude

Compensation, Benefits & Perks

Yext offers the following exceptional benefits: competitive compensation, 401k, unlimited snacks, daily meal allowance, flexible hours/paid time off, & excellent health/dental/vision insurance. We treat our employees well & offer tremendous growth opportunities. Challenging work pushes our people to be creative in a casual environment that is caring, fun, & 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 & Great Place to Work as well as a Best Workplace for Women. Yext is headquartered in New York City with offices in Berlin, Chicago, Dallas, Geneva, London, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, Tokyo & the Washington, D.C. Area. For more information, visit

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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