Facebook Executive Recruiter - Business in Menlo Park, California

Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over a billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

Recruiting is a core strategic driver of Facebook’s success. We are looking for an Executive Recruiter to redefine the way we recruit for leadership as we move into the next evolution of Facebook. This full time position is located in our Menlo Park office. He/she will be responsible for defining and executing the talent acquisition strategy for a variety of business leadership roles.

Required Skills:

  1. Define, design and implement leadership recruiting programs and search engagements for a variety of business leadership roles. This includes understanding and mapping the talent landscape, internal calibration and referrals, and matching those data points with the external talent supply.

  2. Partner with Facebook hiring managers to develop a detailed profile of target candidates with data-driven advice on the range of logical possibilities.

  3. Skillfully support weighing the anticipated and immediate challenges of the targeted role, company/group strategic objectives, and corresponding opportunities to productively explore more diverse perspectives and tradeoffs.

  4. Manage end-to-end executive search engagements from inception of candidate contact to onboarding including research, engagement strategies, candidate experience, negotiations and partnering with HR for successful onboarding and communicating status to all stakeholders along the way.

  5. Conduct thoughtful and sophisticated candidate interviews that methodically surface a candidate’s full range of leadership capabilities, explore their aspirations and gain penetrating insights into their readiness to perform in the targeted role, and assess how smoothly he/she would integrate into the organization.

  6. Foster trust-based relationships with candidates, gaining a close understanding of their requirements and concerns.

  7. Serve as a skilled problem solver and facilitator in final negotiations.

  8. Partner with Executive Search firms as appropriate.

  9. Occasionally roles may be outsourced to outside search firms - you will be responsible for contract negotiation, management, milestone tracking and managing the successful completion of the search.

    1. Capture and maintain accurate market, client and candidate information on our knowledge management systems so as to both facilitate the search process and our overarching Market Intelligence initiatives.

    2. Leverage search and problem-solving expertise on a variety of Facebook Global Recruiting initiatives.

    3. Become a contributing member of the Recruitment Leadership team that effectively embodies and promotes the culture and values of Facebook, and lead the team to do the same.

    4. Our core values consist of the following: Be Bold, Move Fast, Focus on Impact, Be Open and Transparent, and Build Social Value.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Minimum of 5 years’ experience within a firm or corporate environment managing Manager+ level searches, end to end.

  2. Minimum of 8 years recruiting experience within technology environment.

  3. Leadership search within the technology sectors.

  4. Experience in identifying, engaging and closing candidates.

  5. Partnering with team and clients

  6. Prior use of talent market insights and data to influence decisions within the leadership groups and cross-functional teams.

  7. Demonstrated track record of building relationships with leaders and cross-functional partners.

  8. Partnerships across functions to build on candidate experiences that align with Facebook’s values and mission.

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Facebook is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.