Federal Talent Acquisition Partner at Planet | Powderkeg

Welcome to Planet. We believe in using space to help life on Earth.

Planet designs, builds, and operates the largest constellation of imaging satellites in history. This constellation delivers an unprecedented dataset of empirical information via a revolutionary cloud-based platform to authoritative figures in commercial, environmental, and humanitarian sectors. We are both a space company and data company all rolled into one.

Customers and users across the globe use Planet's data to develop new technologies, drive revenue, power research, and solve our world’s toughest obstacles.

As we control every component of hardware design, manufacturing, data processing, and software engineering, our office is a truly inspiring mix of experts from a variety of domains.

We have a people-centric approach toward culture and community and we strive to iterate in a way that puts our team members first and prepares our company for growth. Join Planet and be a part of our mission to change the way people see the world.

Planet is a global company with employees working remotely world wide and joining us from offices in San Francisco, Washington DC, Germany, and The Netherlands.

About the Role:

The Talent Team at Planet is charting a new course and we’re seeking an experienced Federal Recruiter to help us take hiring to astronomical heights! Your mission will be to find the next wave of talent that will impact the future of Planet in the federal market. Maintaining a human-centered approach, you will own working with department heads and hiring managers to create a streamlined and positive process. As the first impression for Planet you will be a key ambassador in telling our story. And, lucky for you, it’s quite a compelling one!

Impact you’ll own:

  • Source, screen, cultivate, and close...rinse and repeat, never losing sight of the humanity needed to develop genuine relationships with diverse pools of the top specialized talent within the Federal space.
  • Command deep understanding with the inner workings of each team you partner with, enabling their vision through a balanced focus on speed, quality and experience
  • Develop helpful and effective relationship with hiring leaders and their interview panels
  • Facilitate pre-interview briefings and post-interview feedback debriefs to ensure we are aligning from the start and checking our bias.
  • Utilize the full functionality of our recruiting tech stack, ensuring the integrity of all data (particularly within our ATS, Greenhouse).
  • Host and participate in inclusion recruiting events both onsite and in partnership with community orgs to impact the awareness of the Planet Talent Brand and all of our job opportunities with and for the most underrepresented communities.

What you bring:

  • A passion for people, space tech, diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Experience recruiting Sales roles within the Federal Space
  • Authentic ability to connect with people from all backgrounds and experience levels
  • Advanced full-cycle, Federal recruiting experience hiring commercial and G&A talent.
  • Experience working with and recruiting for candidates who possess a security clearance (TS-SCI)
  • Maturity, resolve and professionalism working with your partners (hiring managers, interviewers, and colleagues)
  • Experience with outbound sourcing strategies that yield high conversion
  • Discreet and able to handle highly-sensitive, confidential company information

What makes you stand out:

  • Solid Network within the Federal/Government Space
  • Experience with Greenhouse
  • Familiarity of the terminology within the Federal Space
  • Deep understanding of the specialized Federal and Commercial talent market
  • Background in social justice advocacy or community organizing
  • Interest in supporting needs beyond just Federal and Commercial as our lean team flexes to org priorities

Benefits While Working at Planet:

  • Comprehensive Health Plan
  • Wellness program and onsite massages in specific offices
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Recognition Programs
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Learning and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental Leave
  • Offsites and Happy Hours
  • Volunteering Benefits

**Some Press About Us: **

Our CEO, Will Marshall featured on TED and featured in a [Planet Blog](https://www.planet.com/pulse/2019-dispatch- planets-year-in-review/)

“Planet: Bringing Space Back Down to Earth”

[Tiny, privately owned satellites are changing how we view the Earth](https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/tiny-privately-owned-satellites-are- changing-how-we-view-earth-n1042386) features in NBC News

[“Planet And Rocket Lab Create Mission Patch To Honor Women In Aerospace”](https://www.planet.com/pulse/planet-rocket-lab-mission-patch- women-in-aerospace/) —Planet Blog

**Why we care so much about Belonging. **

We’re dedicated to helping the whole Planet, and to do that we must strive to represent all of it within each of our offices and on all of our teams. That’s why Planet is guided by an ultimate north star of Belonging, dreaming big as we approach our ongoing work with diversity, equity and inclusion. If this job intrigues you, but you’re thinking you might not have all the qualifications, please... do apply! At Planet, we are looking for well- rounded people from [around the world](https://www.planet.com/pulse/making- space-for-everyone-how-planet-is-building-a-global-workforce/) who can contribute to more ways than just what is listed in this job description. We don’t just fill positions, we aspire to fulfill people’s careers, most excited about folks who are motivated by our underlying humanitarian efforts. We are a few orbits around the sun before we get to where we want to be, so we hope you’re excited to come along for the ride.

EEO statement:

Planet is committed to building a community where everyone belongs and we invite people from all backgrounds to apply. Planet is an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Accommodations :

Planet is an inclusive community and we know that everyone has their own needs. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation during the interview process, please call Planet's front office at 669-214-9404 or contact your recruiter with your request. Your message will be confidential and we will be happy to assist you.

Privacy Policy: By clicking "Apply Now" at the top of this job posting, I acknowledge that I have read the Planet Data Privacy Notice for California Staff Members and Applicants, and hereby consent to the collection, processing, use, and storage of my personal information as described therein.

Compensation (only applicable for Colorado applicants):

The base pay range targeted for this position in Colorado is: $60,300 - $122,000. This role is eligible for bonus, commission and equity.

The actual offer, including the compensation package, is determined based on multiple factors, including experience, location, and other business considerations.

Planet is registered as an employer in many, but not all, states. If you are not able to work from a state where Planet is registered, you will not be eligible for employment.

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