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Yext // providing brand-verified answers to consumer questions
New York City    Posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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The ultimate source for official answers about a business online should be the business itself. However, when consumers ask questions on company websites, too often they are left in the dark with wrong answers. Yext (NYSE: YEXT), the Search Experience Cloud, solves this problem by organizing a business's facts so it can provide official answers to consumer questions wherever people search. Starting with the company website, then extending across search engines & voice assistants, businesses around the world, like Taco Bell, Marriott, & Jaguar Land Roveras well as organizations like the U.S. State Departmenttrust Yext to radically improve the search experience on their websites & across the entire search ecosystem

The Talent Sourcer will be responsible for attracting the top 10% of talent within the marketplace through the creation & execution of identification & engagement strategies. The ideal candidate will utilize multiple strategies inclusive of talent/heat mapping, strategic research, cold calling into driven companies, using online databases, social media, Boolean searching, networking, & attending relevant events.  

This role requires an experienced executive-level recruiting/sourcing background with business insight, critical thinking skills, the ability to help deliver extraordinary sourcing activities, along with a documented track record of success in uncovering high-quality talent.  

What You'll Do 

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

What You Have 

  • BA/BS degree in business, communications, human resources, a related field, or a similar college level education  
  • 5+ years of experience in Talent Acquisition specifically within a recruiting/sourcing capacity  
  • Demonstrable track record of sourcing talent that has repeatedly exceeded revenue targets & achieved the highest level of sales recognition across multiple geographies  
  • Experience recruiting & sourcing for roles of varying complexity to include executive level searches  
  • Experience with Search Engine Marketing/Search Engine Optimization tools for market intelligence, & key social media tools for recruiting  
  • Established social media presence & extensive revenue network in software/technology sales  
  • Experience heavily using ATS/CRMs  
  • AIRS certified (Certified Social Sourcing Recruiter) or other relevant talent sourcing certifications A-PLUS but is not required 

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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