Marketplace Recruiter

last updated June 8, 2024 3:46 UTC
The Contra team is looking to bring on an expert Marketplace Recruiter that understands how to fill startup, enterprise and creative agency hiring needs with freelance and contract talent. As companies and agencies turn to skill based talent rather than increasing full time headcount, they are coming to Contra to source and build their network of contractors and freelancers.

If you are motivated by connecting companies and agencies to the world’s best creative freelancers, and connecting the world’s best freelancers to great projects, then this opportunity is for you!

Who We Are And What We Do:
Contra is revolutionizing the world of work. Contra provides companies with an industry-leading, all-in-one platform to manage and scale their flexible workforce.

In a world where work is becoming more flexible and project based, Contra is leading the way in making the world’s platform for project based and flexible work. Our platform offers all the necessary tools for hiring, onboarding, managing, and paying flexible talent. Contra has raised over $44M from top VC’s including NEA, Unusual Ventures and Cowboy Ventures.

Why Join Contra’s Journey?
Contra isn’t just another HR tool. Contra is building a new type of platform for the future of work. As both people and companies look to adopt more flexible working styles and talent strategies, we are leading the way, with a network of over 700k freelancers and 20k clients who depend on Contra to work together and collaborate, 100% commission free.

About you:
  • You are an energetic Recruiting professional skilled in engaging with various company types including startups, scale-ups and creative agencies.
  • You have a deep understanding on how to fill hiring needs across design, engineering, video, marketing and other creative fields.
  • You can confidently identify client needs and demonstrate how Contra’s platform is and can become an integral part of a companies talent strategy.
You will own:
  • Reviewing jobs posted on Contra and matching the job to the best freelancers on the platform.
  • Reviewing inquiries sent on Contra to identify company and agencies hiring needs.
  • Following up with clients for feedback on applicants, to share updates on their job posts, shortlist of applicants and anything else to increase the number of paid projects on the platform.
  • Following up with freelancers for feedback on matches, to nudge them to respond to client messages and anything else to increase the number of paid projects on platform.
  • Driving companies and agencies to complete paid projects on the platform. This will take continuous multi channel outreach, relationship building and other creative tactics.
  • Identifying upsell opportunities to Contra for Companies.
Total Comp:
  • $120k-160k OTE – 60% salary base + 40% commission bonus based on projects successfully matched, paid monthly.
** This is a remote 3 month contract to hire position. Once hired full-time you will receive:
  • 100% health coverage + 99% dental coverage for US full-time employees, and health reimbursements for Canadian employees and international contractors
  • $4,000 laptop reimbursement upon starting full-time
  • 401k matching for US full-time employees
  • Opportunities for stock grants
  • Flexibility in work location – Contra is fully remote, with hubs in SF + NY
Interview Process
  • Intro Call with Recruiting Team
  • Culture Interview with Zoë, Head of Operations
  • Interview with Allison Nulty, Head of Product and David Roeske, VP of Finance
  • Paid Case Study
  • Interview with Ben, CEO & Co-Founder
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