Executive Recruiter

Category: 
Human Resources
Location: 
US - Cambridge, MA (Global HQ)

Meet Our Team:
Our Executive Recruiting team was formed in 2017 and has made great strides in taking the executive sourcing and recruiting initiatives to the next level, but there is still plenty of impactful work to do. As an Executive Recruiter, you will partner with our Engineering, Product, Marketing and G&A hiring teams taking an active role in defining, launching, analyzing, and iterating on innovative executive recruitment strategies.

Picture Yourself at Pega:
You will be the trusted partner for executives who truly seek our guidance and expertise in evaluating the talent landscape and providing insights that inform the search process. This is a unique opportunity to flex your expertise in identifying, engaging, and closing executive-level talent to help build and shape in-house leadership recruitment capabilities for a premier fast-growing tech company, where building a great culture matters as much as building great products and services.

What You’ll Do at Pega:

  • Design and execute the selection and recruiting processes for Director and VP-level roles across Business (Sales, Marketing, G&A) and Technical (Engineering, Product Management, and Design) organizations.
  • Analyze the effectiveness of recruitment efforts through data analysis and reporting, including search progress reports, status reports, and market trend/feedback reports for presentation to VP and C-level audiences.
  • Research, identify, and develop relationships with prospective candidates for active searches through targeted company research, passive outreach, industry networking, and internal sources.
  • Lead efforts to strategically build and maintain a network of active and passive potential future candidates through dedicated market research and ongoing relationship management.
  • Deliver qualified diverse pipelines for active roles, as well as actively network and establish strong relationships with diverse candidates and organizations.
  • Participate in ongoing efforts to create best-in-class executive recruiting strategies and processes that will elevate the team's effectiveness.

Who You Are:

  • An experienced recruiter with a history of identifying, engaging and closing passive Director+ and executive level candidates
  • You use talent and market insights and data to influence decisions with executive-level audiences
  • You have extraordinary teamwork and multitasking skills
  • You thrive and prioritize in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment

What You’ve Accomplished:

  • 5+ years of overall recruiting experience, with 2+ years experience leading Director+ level searches end-to-end within an executive search firm or corporate environment
  • You have a track record of building trusted relationships with Director and VP level hiring managers and cross-functional partners
  • You have successfully run and hired based off of Software Engineering Leadership searches

Pega Offers You:

  • Gartner Analyst acclaimed technology leadership across our categories of products
  • Continuous learning and development opportunities
  • An innovative, inclusive, agile, flexible, and fun work environment
  • Competitive global benefits program inclusive of pay + bonus incentive, employee equity in the company



As an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Pegasystems Inc. will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran or disability status, or any other category protected by law.

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