Talent Acquisition Partner at Upgrade | Powderkeg

Location: Remote - US

Employment Type: Full-Time

Team: Talent Acquisition

Upgrade is a fintech unicorn founded in 2017. We are the fastest-growing company in the Americas (Financial Times). In the last five years, over 15 million people have applied for an Upgrade card or loan, and we have delivered over $10 billion in affordable and responsible credit. Our innovative Upgrade Card is the fastest growing credit card in America (Nilson Report). Combining the flexibility of a credit card with the low cost of an installment loan helps us redefine banking.

Upgrade has been named a “Best Place to Work in the Bay Area” three years in a row, one of the “Top Companies to work for in Arizona”, and we have received awards for being a best company for Diversity, Women, Culture, and Veterans.

We are looking for new team members who get excited about designing and delivering new and better products to join a team of 1300 talented and passionate professionals. Come join us if you like to tackle big problems and make a meaningful difference in people's lives.

We're looking for an experienced full-lifecycle recruiter who shares our philosophy that finding high-quality talent requires innovative, out-of-the- box thinking. As the first impression of our company, you'll be a natural storyteller and to be able to relay the purpose and vision of our company, our unique culture, and the responsibilities and possibilities for potential candidates.

You'll act as a true partner and consultant to our hiring teams across Ops/G&A, Marketing, Design and Product.


  • Be a trusted advisor to hiring managers, working closely with them to ensure a deep understanding of role requirements
  • Create and execute search strategy to source active/passive candidate pipelines through industry research, networking, cold calling, complex internet searches, and application
  • Deliver exceptional recruitment services ensuring hiring manager and candidate expectations are exceeded throughout the recruitment lifecycle
  • Stay up to date on industry and talent trends
  • Provide recommendations to improve our recruiting process and candidate experience


  • 5+ years of full-lifecycle recruiting experience
  • Proven track record of success in building strong partnerships with teams and stakeholders
  • Strong communication, organizational, and negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team
  • Experience working with competing priorities and a history of ramping quickly
  • Proven experience in building and managing a diverse pipeline


  • At scale tech, startup or agency experience

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Talent Acquisition Partner
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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