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Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

1stdibs is the world’s largest online luxury marketplace for one-of-a-kind products. It has become the go-to source for the world's leading interior designers and consumers to find antiques, vintage furniture, jewelry, vintage fashion and fine art.

Backed by Benchmark Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Spark Capital and Alibaba, 1stdibs is a unique blend of expert curators and seasoned Internet executives from companies including Ebay, Gilt, Google, FreshDirect,, Shutterfly, and Twitter.


We’re looking to add to our People team by bringing on a Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist to join on the recruiting front. Our People team is an integral function within 1stdibs and we want to hire a Sr. Recruiter to help us scale across multiple departments.

You’ll be responsible for the full life-cycle recruiting of top tier talent in NYC. While always providing an incredible experience, you will source passive candidates, interview & screen active candidates, and partner with hiring managers to ensure the efficient placement of top talent across several functions.

What you’ll do

  • Manage full cycle recruiting process; from sourcing candidates to offer delivery
  • Establish relationships with 1stdibs managers and develop a deep understanding of their objectives, challenges, and team styles; use this information to attract top candidates
  • Partner with hiring managers to define and implement recruiting strategies
  • Conceive and apply a variety of innovative techniques including social media, networking, activating referrals, and direct sourcing
  • Manage a high volume of hiring needs while maintaining strong attention to detail & excellence, timely communication with candidates, peers and hiring managers
  • Track all search metrics and provide weekly updates to hiring managers and the broader recruiting team
  • Participate in recruiting events and cross-functional projects as needed

What you’ll bring

  • 4-6 years of recruitment experience in a fast-paced sales organization at an ad tech, digital, or e-commerce company.  We are in hyper-growth mode, and things change quickly.  Flexibility and comfort with ambiguity are essential.
  • Track record of success in recruiting. We’re looking for someone who is goal-driven and has proven the ability to fill roles from various business units.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.  Conveys information in a clear and concise manner; ask appropriate probing questions; diplomatic in the face of resistance and objections
  • Innovative and a self-starter.  Constantly seeking ways to build relationships and improve processes, and then taking action to make it happen
  • Familiarity with LinkedIn Recruiter and Applicant Tracking Systems; preferably Greenhouse
  • Highest recruitment standards, including an incredible candidate experience and a strong partnership with hiring managers
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about design a plus