Technical Recruiter

Job Description

Posted on: 
Jan 12, 2022

Technical Recruiter

$75k – $125k

Technical Recruiter Leaf Trade | Chicago

Leaf Trade is the leading B2B marketplace between licensed wholesalers of cannabis products and dispensaries in the highly regulated cannabis markets. Leaf Trade’s suite of software features streamline order management and fulfillment by providing a CRM, essential integrations, and other enterprise tools that save time and help grow cannabis businesses.

Our customers range from single-state businesses that are just getting started, to the majority of the largest, enterprise-level, often publicly traded multi-state operators (MSO) that trust Leaf Trade as the defining standard of cannabis supply chain technology. Check out this feature in Forbes to learn more.

The Role

As a Technical Recruiter, you will partner with Leaf Trade leadership to expand the rapidly growing team, specifically on the technical side (i.e. software engineering, product management, QA, design, data analytics). You will have the opportunity to collaborate with Marketing and other departments in order to contribute to the overall People strategy of the company.


  • Communicate effectively with leadership to have a full-scale understanding of hiring needs and highest impact tech-related positions within the company
  • Participate in meetings with hiring managers to determine the preferred attributes for potential hires
  • Source Candidates via: LinkedIn Outreach, Personal Network, Job Postings (Indeed, GitHub, StackOverflow, etc.), Networking Events (BuiltIn Chicago, Meetups, etc.)
  • Actively work toward building a diverse and highly qualified tech team to support the organization
  • Utilize process-driven screening to assess the skills, qualifications and experience of potential candidates
  • Conduct preliminary interviews with recruits to gauge interest, personality and salary requirements
  • Perform required criminal background checks and reach out to previous employers to determine the accuracy of applicant information
  • Provide feedback to management about details regarding applications
  • Ensure proper onboarding for new hires and the necessary paperwork is completed promptly and accurately
  • Coordinate with marketing leadership on employer branding


  • 3+ years experience in technical recruiting
  • Experience in the continual development of talent pipelines and sourcing potential candidates
  • Firm understanding and implementation of recruiting metrics to drive decision-making is strongly preferred
  • Skilled in an array of ATS to connect with potential candidates and maintain efficiencies in the recruiting process
  • Ability to speak knowledgeably about the company and answer any technical questions a potential hire may have
  • Experience working with a diverse team and striving for fairness in hiring people of all backgrounds
  • Previous experience developing and executing recruiting marketing and branding strategies
  • Confident and determined
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to rapidly develop and cultivate relationships with peers, partners, candidates, and key influencers
  • Ability to work independently and multitask with attention to detail and professionalism


  • Flexible PTO and sick day policy, holidays
  • Competitive salary and 401k
  • Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental, vision)
  • Meaningful stock option plan
  • Parental leave for primary and secondary caregivers
  • Vibrant company culture within a casual environment

Leaf Trade is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Leaf Trade focuses on E-Commerce, B2B, Startups, Technology, and Wholesale. Their company has offices in Chicago. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Leaf Trade has raised $10.5 million in funding; their latest round was closed in March 2021.


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