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Principal Recruiter - APAC



People & HR
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

At Klaviyo, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives each Klaviyo (we call ourselves Klaviyos) brings to our workplace each and every day. We believe everyone deserves a fair shot at success and appreciate the experiences each person brings beyond the traditional job requirements. If you’re a close but not exact match with the description, we hope you’ll still consider applying. Want to learn more about life at Klaviyo? Visit to see how we empower creators to own their own destiny.

We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Professional to join our recruiting team as a Principal Recruiter in APAC. As part of the Talent Acquisition team, you will have the chance to build relationships with leaders across the organization. You will have a direct impact in contributing to our growth of Klaviyo, affecting the culture and business tremendously with the hyper-intelligent, driven and empathetic people you bring into the company. You’ll take ownership of the process and your results, drawing insights from analytics to make our hiring process more efficient whilst maintaining an outstanding candidate experience. You’ll gain skills, achieve in ways you hadn’t thought possible all while having fun!

How You Will Make a Difference:

Ownership and Efficiency;

  • Lead Klaviyo’s overall hiring initiatives in APAC and develop strategies for success in identifying the right talent across functional areas in partnership with our local leadership team and the wider business.
  • Establish guidelines, implement structure and create standards for recruiting in APAC aligned to our global practices. Your work will ensure consistency, efficiency and excellence across all searches for the region.
  • Develop direct search strategies but also lead brand initiatives for APAC working with our Talent Brand team.
  • End-to-end ownership of the full candidate experience lifecycle.
  • Draw insights from analytics to make data-driven improvements to our hiring process and contribute to ongoing process enhancements.

Building Lasting Relationships;

  • Forge lasting relationships with both candidates, our APAC leadership team and the wider People Team at Klaviyo through your empathetic and people-centric approach.
  • Be an ambassador for Klaviyo, representing the company through various channels, ensuring candidates have a positive first impression.
  • Serve as a liaison for external vendors, fostering collaborative partnerships that enhance our talent network and brand.

Continuous Learning and Growth;

  • Embrace a culture of learning and growth, consistently leveling up your skills and contributing to the advancement of your career.
  • Bring fresh perspectives grounded in data and analytics to continually improve and optimize our recruiting processes.

Who You Are;

  • 10+ years of full-cycle recruiting experience.
  • This experience will include work in-house at a high-growth tech / SaaS company.
  • This experience will also include work across the wider APAC region, i.e. not just in ANZ.
  • Innate drive to build process, implement measurable goals and create accountable standards for hiring.
  • Influence key stakeholders and decision makers, building rapport with both internal and external hiring partners.
  • Thrive in managing complex situations while navigating multiple, potentially conflicting priorities with ease, demonstrating adaptability in a dynamic environment.
  • Ambitious and motivated by a desire for professional and personal growth, rising to recruiting challenges with confidence.
  • Genuine enjoyment of the recruiting process and the relationships you build.
  • Eligibility to work in Australia (specifically New South Wales) without restriction.

As our Principal Recruiter, you will work across all Klaviyo go-to-market teams in the region, including, Sales, Customer Success, Support and G&A. At times where volumes are high you will partner with the wider Talent Acquisition team within EMEA and / or the US. Klaviyo has adopted a hybrid work policy where-by you will be required to come to our Sydney office x2 days a week.

Klaviyo benefits:

As part of the Klaviyo team you will be looked after with some great benefits, including private health cover for you and discounted for your household, financial and professional coaching, a generous annual learning allowance ($4.2k AUSD), 22 weeks maternity leave full pay primary caregiver leave (16 week secondary), unlimited holiday and free books (yes, any books!) to name a few.

The pay range for this role is listed below. Sales roles are also eligible for variable compensation. This role is also eligible for competitive benefits and perquisites, subject to company policy and applicable law

Base Pay Range in Local Currency:
$140,000$210,000 AUD

Get to Know Klaviyo

We’re Klaviyo (pronounced clay-vee-oh). We empower creators to own their destiny by making first-party data accessible and actionable like never before. We see limitless potential for the technology we’re developing to nurture personalized experiences in ecommerce and beyond. To reach our goals, we need our own crew of remarkable creators—ambitious and collaborative teammates who stay focused on our north star: delighting our customers. If you’re ready to do the best work of your career, where you’ll be welcomed as your whole self from day one and supported with generous benefits, we hope you’ll join us.

Klaviyo is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin, color, religion or religious creed, age, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran or active military status, marital status, criminal record, genetics, retaliation, sexual harassment or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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