Head of Talent, Cash App

  • San Francisco, California, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Alternate Location: San Francisco, United States

Company Description

It all started with an idea at Block in 2013. Initially built to take the pain out of peer-to-peer payments, Cash App has gone from a simple product with a single purpose to a dynamic app, bringing a better way to send, spend, invest, borrow and save to our millions of monthly active users. With a mission to redefine the world's relationship with money by making it more relatable, instantly available and universally accessible, at Cash App you'll have the opportunity to make a real-world impact with your career.

Today, Cash App has thousands of employees around the world with a culture geared toward creativity, collaboration and impact. We’ve been a distributed team since day one, and continue to value working across time zones and continents both remotely and in our Cash App offices.

Our offices are great, but many of our roles can be done remotely from the countries where Block operates. We tailor our experience to champion our employees’ creativity and productivity wherever they are.

Check out our locations, benefits and more at cash.app/careers.

Job Description

Talent Acquisition is a strategic function that enables Cash App’s growth, shapes the company culture, and identifies the talent we need to be successful. 

As the Head of Talent for our Cash App business unit, you will be responsible for setting the vision and strategy for the global recruiting team. You will partner closely with senior executives to design and execute recruiting strategies and programs that support the entire global business as it scales. You will also work closely with leaders throughout the People organization, influencing key partners and driving new and ongoing initiatives from ideation to completion.

You will:

  • Develop and lead a global talent acquisition organization that includes recruiting, sourcing, operations and talent enablement
  • Build a progressive talent strategy and roadmap, partnering closely across the Cash App executive staff and cross-functional partners
  • Design the operational infrastructure needed for efficient and effective talent programs and systems at scale
  • Partner with Cash App Executives, HR and Finance to effectively plan and monitor headcount, attrition and hiring goals
  • Create a thoughtful, clear metrics-driven approach that tracks, monitors, and evaluates the impact and effectiveness of all programs and hiring activity
  • Ensure that our talent acquisition strategy, resourcing models and approaches are poised to pivot and rapidly scale
  • Drive overall success of team including managing prioritization, delegation, and overall accountability of team
  • Think creatively and bring an innovation framework to talent acquisition


You have:

  • Experience leading and empowering large scale talent organizations (100+) with an emphasis on building high performing teams and inclusive cultures
  • A passion for people development and a track record of coaching and motivating high performing teams 
  • Demonstrated success partnering with senior leaders across multiple disciplines to meet aggressive hiring goals
  • A perspective on and deep belief of the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion across all facets of the hiring and recruitment process
  • Experience building a global recruiting infrastructure, including processes and tools
  • Experience with leading and implementation of large transformational initiatives
  • A value of metrics and storytelling and can marry the two to create compelling narratives
  • A data-driven approach to decision-making that leads to increased operational efficiency and effectiveness 
  • A growth mindset and proven ability to think of creative solutions

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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