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Executive Recruiter

United States - Washington - Seattle


Expedia Group is seeking an Executive Recruiter with exceptional talent sourcing and assessment skills to join Expedia Group's in-house executive recruiting team.

You will play a meaningful role in designing, implementing and executing executive search strategies to identify and engage talent for leadership positions, as well as pipelining talent for future opportunities. Your focus would be engaging passive talent and helping to deliver market-based insights to our hiring leaders, with a focus on our technology & product leadership. 

Expedia Group’s recruiting is fast-paced, the talent-bar is high, and our executives are deeply involved and committed to partnering with executive recruiting to hire the very best talent.

Our future success depends on recruiting the best talent to our team; as recruiting these leaders requires the best executive recruiting talent.

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with executive leadership on their most complex executive hiring needs and lead the development of the search strategy for technology & product roles

  • Provide deep insights on the external leadership talent market to develop a strong executive search strategy for key roles globally

  • Design and develop dedicated leadership pipelining that supports the future talent needs of the organization and our diversity and internal talent mobility initiatives

  • Lead and prioritize efforts of diversity and inclusion sourcing to ensure we hire a diverse and inclusive workforce. Shape how we as an organization can continue to take measures to improve diversity in technology and at our leadership levels

  • Promote exceptional candidate experience, with timely follow-up, accurate information, and details about the role including job description, process expectations, and other details as needed

  • Through the use of Boolean, LinkedIn, Social Media, and creative search techniques, craft target lists and contact passive executive-level prospects and knowledgeable industry sources to develop a long-list of candidates, driving conversion to strong short-list

  • Efficiently communicate the opportunity and accurately assess the prospect’s qualifications and ambitions

  • As an ambassador of Expedia Group, understanding our company, brands, and markets, including competitors/ecosystem, products, strategic direction, and role specifics is imperative

Who you are:

  • You have executive recruiting experience, either in an executive search firm or in-house executive search team

  • You have exceptional talent sourcing experience utilizing Boolean search strings across multiple channels and passionate about creative sourcing

  • You have experience recruiting leadership for technology & product functions (i.e. engineering, technology, AI, machine learning, data science, etc.) and able to differentiate talent levels

  • Knowledgeable about key industry segments including eCommerce, technology, digital media/internet, travel, retail, etc.

  • Able to quickly understand the functional breakdown and roles within the executive structure

  • Passionate about diversity & inclusion and dedicated to engaging and attracting diverse leaders

  • A direct and transparent communicator with the ability to maintain strict confidentiality

  • Effective at strategic thinking, problem solving, cross group collaboration, and has persuasive verbal and written communication

  • Have strong project management skills, comfortable dealing with ambiguity and can successfully navigate competing priorities


About Expedia Group 

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Job Category
Human Resources Group

Job Function

United States - Washington - Seattle
United States - Texas - Austin
United States - Illinois - Chicago

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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