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Talent Acquisition Partner

  • McLean, Virginia
  • Corporate
  • Added


Here at Appian, our core values of Respect, Work to Impact, Ambition, and Constructive Dissent & Resolution define who we are. In short, this means we constantly seek to understand the best for our customers, we go beyond completion in our work, we strive for excellence with intensity, and we embrace candid communication. These values guide our actions and shape our culture every day.  When you join Appian, you'll be part of a passionate team that's dedicated to accomplishing hard things.

Here at Appian, we’re passionate about technology. We love making it, and we love using it. Joining Appian's Talent Acquisition team will provide you with the opportunity to learn and grow in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment. Appian Recruiters all have a little something in common: we are self-motivated & driven to be successful, strategic in approaching each role uniquely, invested in partnering with hiring teams and leadership, and always keep big picture growth goals in mind.

We’re looking for a sharp, gritty recruiter to help scale our business by leading the hiring efforts for our Sales and Marketing departments. We care deeply about quality hires, candidate experience, and stakeholder partnerships, and are obsessed with scaling our brand the right way, meaning: getting the right people, in the right seats, and allowing them to thrive and enjoy a long, happy career with us. 


*Targeting candidates in the DMV area (or candidates willing to relocate to the DMV area) who are comfortable coming into the office 4 days per week.

To be successful in this role, you need:

  • To identify and source top talent at all levels in Sales and Marketing

  • The ability to build effective partnerships with Sales and Marketing hiring teams

  • A strategic mindset and a passion for finding "the needle in the haystack”

  • The ability to think outside of the box and utilize creative marketing, sourcing strategies, and techniques to promote Appian as an employer of choice

  • Experience screening and assessing candidates for role fit, ensuring a “white glove” level of service throughout their journey; willingness to partner with our Talent Acquisition Coordination team on supporting candidates coming onsite for interviews

  • The ability to analyze data and market trends to advise on and shape outcomes of hiring decisions

Some of the tools and resources we will equip you with include:

  • Access to LinkedIn Recruiter, Seekout, SourceWhale, and Greenhouse

  • An environment to try new things; take the risk and be creative

  • In-house training, as well as support to attend conferences

  • A wide variety of growth and development opportunities such as: our in-house Appian MBA program for new managers, Appian University which is a full library of over 3,000 LinkedIn Learning and Udemy courses, Presentation Skills training, and tuition reimbursement for those seeking to further their education.

  • We’ll immerse you into our community rooted in respect starting on day one. Our community is strong and growing! Our affinity groups are a great place to start connecting with peers from all across the globe.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 5+ years of experience in a full lifecycle recruiting role (in-house experience preferred)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Greenhouse ATS

  • Experience recruiting for a software company, specializing in sales hiring

  • Strong LinkedIn sourcing skills

  • Strong organizational and time management skills, and solid attention to detail

Tools and Resource 

  • Training and Development: During onboarding, we focus on equipping new hires with the skills and knowledge for success through department-specific training. Continuous learning is a central focus at Appian, with dedicated mentorship and the First-Friend program being widely utilized resources for new hires. 
  • Growth Opportunities: Appian provides a diverse array of growth and development opportunities, including our leadership program tailored for new and aspiring managers, a comprehensive library of specialized department training through Appian University, skills based training, and tuition reimbursement for those aiming to advance their education. This commitment ensures that employees have access to a holistic range of development opportunities.
  • Community: We’ll immerse you into our community rooted in respect starting on day one. Appian fosters inclusivity through our 8 employee-led affinity groups . These groups help employees build stronger internal and external networks by planning social, educational, and outreach activities to connect with Appianites and larger initiatives throughout the company.

About Appian

Appian is a software company that automates business processes. The Appian AI-Powered Process Platform includes everything you need to design, automate, and optimize even the most complex processes, from start to finish. The world's most innovative organizations trust Appian to improve their workflows, unify data, and optimize operations—resulting in better growth and superior customer experiences. For more information, visit . [Nasdaq: APPN]

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