Senior Commercial Recruiter - APAC

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What Messagebird is looking for in applicants

Transform the communications world! 

We’re proud (and excited!) to be transforming the global communications landscape through our Omnichannel Platform-as-a-Service (OPaaS). 

What’s my job title? Commercial Recruiter - APAC
Where in the world? You need to be a resident and able to permanently work remotely in either Singapore or India or Indonesia.
What language(s) will I speak? Fluency in English

About the Talent Team

Together we’re building a world-class company and we aim to consistently improve the level of skill and talent throughout it. Our strategic activity impacts the development of our product, the financial success of the business and is getting MessageBird ready to face the future.

As our Global Talent Team continues to grow, we’re looking for a Commercial Recruiter to continue to scale our nest of Birds across commercial functions. This is an opportunity for an experienced Commercial Recruiter to have a fast impact as part of a high-performing and remote first recruitment team. 

You will be a trusted talent partner to a variety of teams including Sales Development, Enterprise Sales, Solutions Engineering, Partnerships, Customer Experience & Marketing.  You will be the part of our Global Talent Team of 12 (currently expanding to 20!). You will have the opportunity to collaborate with a wider team of Talent Marketing, Coordinators, and fellow Recruiters day-to-day.

What you’ll do

  • Be trusted business partners to our commercial stakeholders. You will understand and foresee their business needs, be an extension of their teams and continuously challenge them to raise the bar.
  • Recruit top-tier Sales Development, Mid-Market & Enterprise Sales, Solutions Engineering, Alliances & Partnerships & Marketing talent to achieve your quarterly hiring goals.
  • Source, screen, interview and close candidates for roles within our business teams — owning the full end-to-end recruitment process across APAC
  • Build relevant sourcing strategies tailored to the market and hiring needs.
  • Educate hiring managers and interview teams to ensure they are prepared and engaged for every interview process.
  • Actively contribute to promoting our employer brand via social media, events, etc.
  • Ensure a great candidate experience for every candidate no matter the outcome!

What you’ll bring

  • 4+ years of end-to-end recruiting experience within high-growth and fast-scaling SaaS organizations.
  • In-house recruiting experience, partnering with multiple internal stakeholders to ensure the best possible interview experience and results
  • Successful track record of negotiating with and closing SaaS sales talent.
  • An understanding of commercial role compensation within SaaS sales
  • Experience hiring Commercial, Customer Experience, and/or Marketing talent across the APAC Region
  • Expertise managing volume in-bound applications, optimising advertising strategies and utilising the ATS (ideally Greenhouse!) to manage application quality.
  • A focused approach to attracting and engaging passive candidates, building a diverse pipeline through effective sourcing strategies. 
  • The ability to think critically, adapt easily to changing priorities, collaborate with fellow recruiters, and optimize your own time to move at pace!
  • A Data-driven approach; you’re all about the numbers and using these to optimize and influence.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Passion, drive, and enthusiasm to ensure we secure the best talent out there!

If you share our approach and values, we’d love to hear from you!

  • We’re People Geeks: Human & candidate experience is at the heart of all we do.
  • Speed is important, direction is critical: 200mph is not our limit. Collectively moving in the right direction, at speed, is our focus.
  • We dig deep to find a better way: We’re not afraid to get to the root cause, and always assume there’s a better way. We fix what’s broken and make what works even better.
  • We succeed & fail together: We care. We’re inclusive. We’re empathetic. We’re respectful. We're in this together!
  • Our future success depends on our people: We care intensely about MessageBird's success, strive to raise the bar with every new Bird, and respect the part we play in building for the future.
  • Change is inevitable, composure is key We keep calm, carry on and remember that with challenge comes opportunity!


What You’ll Gain

  • Work from anywhere 
  • Generous stock options for all Birds
  • WFH set-up budget
  • State-of-the-art work gear
  • Learn from hundreds of the best minds in the business
  • Collaborate with diverse colleagues from over 55 countries (and counting)


Life at MessageBird:

We call ourselves Birds!

We work fast, grow fast, build fast and focus on impact. We’re go-getters, industry leaders and roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen kind of people. 

Ready To Fly?

Our cloud communications solutions make it possible for over 25,000 businesses to instantly connect with billions of devices worldwide, allowing them to speak with their customers in the same ways they talk to their friends.

Headquartered in Amsterdam, we’re proud to be a “Work Anywhere” company. Our unique and united culture is rooted in our team: a diverse flock of over 750 Birds who represent 55 nationalities and counting. We’re smart, fast, and hungry. Our potential for growth is limitless. 

We understand that “life happens” and give you the freedom to choose the best environment for you to “get sh*t done”. Our Birds choose where they work from in the region or country we’re hiring in, so long as it’s within the job’s complementary timezone as indicated in the Job descriptions — this could be from one of our MessageBird hubs (Amsterdam, Singapore or Bogota) or remotely.... Want to work from a rural retreat? Sure, no problem! How about a bustling city getaway for a few weeks? Go ahead!

MessageBird is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. 

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