Ever wondered what it’s like to be a recruiter? It’s a career path that few choose to pursue, but if they get a chance to try it out, many fall in love with it.

That’s what we’re offering right now at Shopify. A chance to have an immersive experience in sourcing, interviewing and hiring candidates. A chance to try it out, and to do so with more flexible hours, from the comfort of your own home.

Why? Well, it’s simple. As the world’s fastest growing commerce platform, we need to find more people to help us build impactful teams. And we believe that the best way to hire great teams, is to hire diverse recruiters, that bring a wide range of experience.

In this contract, part-time role you’ll make high-impact decisions on whether Shopify is the right place for someone to make their next career move, and if it is, you’ll facilitate the process that makes that happen. You’ll learn first hand what it’s like to be a recruiter!

We think this opportunity is best suited to:

  • Anyone looking to sample a career opportunity in HR, in a way that works with their family’s schedule

Here’s what we’re offering:

  • A 10 week paid contract experience
  • 25 hours per week focused on evenings and weekends (5-10pm Mon-Thurs, Sat. 9am-2pm)
  • Work from home in BC or Alberta
  • A computer, training and support

This is the right role for you if:

  • You are genuinely curious about the people around you and their lives. You like listening more than talking.
  • You are comfortable being yourself and as a result, you make others feel comfortable being themselves when they’re around you.
  • You are a lifelong learner. You are constantly teaching yourself new things and you love learning from others.
  • You’re highly organized and pay attention to the details.

If you’re interested in helping to shape the future of commerce through this exciting recruiter returnship role, click the “Apply now” button to submit your application. Be sure to answer the questions we’ve included in the application process.

Experience comes in many forms, many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. If your experience is thisclose to what we’re looking for, consider applying. We know that diversity of thought makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking, which is why we’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply.

About Shopify

Shopify is a leading cloud-based, multichannel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Merchants can use the software to design, set up and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media such as Pinterest and Facebook, brick-and-mortar locations, and pop-up shops. The platform also provides a merchant with a powerful back-office and a single view of their business.

The Shopify platform was engineered for reliability and scale, using enterprise-level technology made available to businesses of all sizes. Shopify currently powers over 200,000 businesses in approximately 150 countries, including: Tesla Motors, Budweiser, Wikipedia, LA Lakers, the New York Stock Exchange, GoldieBlox, and many more.

Your personal growth is important to us, and we’ll give you everything you need to make it happen: learning budgets, mentorship opportunities, one-on-one coaching, skill development workshops, you name it. We encourage you to experiment, take risks, and pursue the things you care about. And if you make a mistake? That’s ok – learn from it, and share your experience with the team.

We hope you’ll love it here, but we also know that it’s not all about work. We’ll help you maintain a healthy balance with a gym allowance, parental leave, childcare benefits, flexible work hours, and catered meals to give you more time for the things you care about most.

We’re growing quickly, so there are plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. You’ll have the creative freedom to make a real difference in the world of commerce, and the chance to work with some of the best in the business.