[Contract] Senior Technical Talent Partner

San Francisco
People Operations – Talent Acquisition /
Full-time, Remote /
Who are we?
Our mission is to scale intelligence to serve humanity. We’re training and deploying frontier models for developers and enterprises who are building AI systems to power magical experiences like content generation, semantic search, RAG, and agents. We believe that our work is instrumental to the widespread adoption of AI.

We obsess over what we build. Each one of us is responsible for contributing to increasing the capabilities of our models and the value they drive for our customers. We like to work hard and move fast to do what’s best for our customers.

Cohere is a team of researchers, engineers, designers, and more, who are passionate about their craft. Each person is one of the best in the world at what they do. We believe that a diverse range of perspectives is a requirement for building great products.

Join us on our mission and shape the future!

Why this role?

Cohere is in a unique and exciting position to grow our technical team globally! We are expanding our Talent Team and are looking for a creative, high-performing technical talent partner who is eager to take on a new challenge as we are in the early stages of building the Talent Acquisition function. In this role, you will master a new domain of recruiting, recruit world-class technical talent, and influence the scaling of a high-growth Canadian tech company. If you consider yourself resilient, collaborative, influential, and a lifelong learner, we’d love to hear from you!

Please Note: We are ideally looking for candidates based in San Francisco, CA for this role.

As a Senior Talent Partner for Cohere, you will:

    • Own the full lifecycle recruitment process, attracting and recruiting top talent for multiple roles and business areas across Cohere.
    • Make sure our candidates have a world-class recruiting experience with us.
    • Work with hiring managers and leaders to create effective recruiting strategies.
    • Keep us up-to-date with talent market and industry insights so we can make informed decisions.
    • Keep track of recruiting funnels in Lever, our ATS, and update the progress regularly.
    • Find creative ways to proactively source and recruit candidates to optimize the top of the funnel.
    • Build relationships with diverse tech and talent communities.
    • Bring in other exciting talent projects and take ownership of them!
    • Attend and represent our Talent Acquisition team at industry conferences as well as plan and execute curated networking events.

You may be a good fit if:

    • You have 5+ years of technical, full-cycle recruiting experience scaling high-growth teams (experience at startups is a plus).
    • You have experience sourcing and recruiting for roles across the stack, including machine learning engineers, researchers, and software engineers.
    • You are a creative problem solver and thrive under pressure. We are a fast-growing startup and with that comes ambiguity and change. 
    • You are a natural influencer and enjoy working cross-functionally.
    • You love data and take a data-driven approach to your recruiting.
    • You are passionate about diversity, community, and ensuring an equitable recruiting process.
    • You are naturally curious, with a keen interest in the AI industry, specifically around NLP, LLMs, and cutting-edge research in this space.
If some of the above doesn’t line up perfectly with your experience, we still encourage you to apply! If you consider yourself a thoughtful worker, a lifelong learner, and a kind and playful team member, Cohere is the place for you.

We value and celebrate diversity and strive to create an inclusive work environment for all. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and are committed to providing equal opportunities. Should you require any accommodations during the recruitment process, please submit an Accommodations Request Form, and we will work together to meet your needs.

Our Perks:
🤝 An open and inclusive culture and work environment 
🧑‍💻 Work closely with a team on the cutting edge of AI research 
🍽 Weekly lunch stipend, in-office lunches & snacks
🦷 Full health and dental benefits, including a separate budget to take care of your mental health 
🐣 100% Parental Leave top-up for 6 months for employees based in Canada, the US, and the UK
🎨 Personal enrichment benefits towards arts and culture, fitness and well-being, quality time, and workspace improvement
🏙 Remote-flexible, offices in Toronto, New York, San Francisco and London and co-working stipend
✈️ 6 weeks of vacation

Note: This post is co-authored by both Cohere humans and Cohere technology.