Recruiter, APAC

  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our mission is simple: we want to help people everywhere start, run and grow a business. We’re a fast-moving global fintech company building the tools entrepreneurs need to simplify and streamline their business. Square’s powerful ecosystem of tools includes everything from accepting card payments and invoicing to e-commerce, data reporting, loyalty programs and managing inventory, locations or customers. 

Now supporting millions of businesses worldwide, Square is recognised as a leader in innovation, rated in the top 10 of Fast Company’s 2019 World’s Most Innovative Companies list. As we continue to expand globally, we are looking to drive that innovation further by scaling our smart, dedicated and passionate workforce in new markets. Square was founded in 2009 by Jack Dorsey and Jim McKelvey and is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices now operating across the United States, Canada, Japan, the UK, Ireland and Australia.

Job Description

People are the driving force behind company success. Talent acquisition is a strategic function that enables Squares growth, shapes our culture, and identifies top talent. As an APAC Recruiter in the Australian team, you will report to the Head of Square Business Recruiting in the US, and work alongside the existing Business Recruiter to partner with global and local Square leaders on APAC GTM (Go-To-Market) recruiting strategies.  We are looking for someone who is passionate about providing an exceptional candidate experience while serving as a strategic advisor to our teams.

We pride ourselves on creating processes and programs that align with individual teams' needs, so creativity and flexibility are requirements for success. With that also comes autonomy and the freedom to experiment, which when measured effectively, drives decisions that allow Square recruiting to improve.

You will:

  • Manage the full cycle GTM (Go-To-Market) recruitment process, ensuring a smooth and positive candidate experience

  • Source active and passive candidates from a variety of sources and communities: online and internal databases, employee referrals, events, networking and research

  • Build relationships and collaborate with global recruiters, hiring managers, and local stakeholders to drive comprehensive recruiting strategies for the APAC market across technical positions

  • Think creatively and bring an innovative framework to talent acquisition

  • Partner with the broader recruiting team to build efficient and scalable recruiting processes

  • Be a consultative advisor to the business, leading strategic discussions to build teams holistically


You have:

  • At least 3 years of full cycle recruiting experience

  • Experience building sourcing strategies that go beyond LinkedIn Recruiter

  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and solve complex problems while collaborating with business partners to achieve a common goal

  • The ability to work autonomously across multiple timezones, driving recruiting projects to successful conclusion

  • A solution oriented mindset. You see potential challenges as opportunities to learn and grow

  • A positive, team-oriented approach to your work

Even better:

  • Experience working with a globally distributed team

  • Experience recruiting for Go-To-Market teams in an in house environment

  • Additional languages a plus (Bilingual fluency - English and Mandarin and/or Japanese, etc)

Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at) We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible.


At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:
  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources