Airbnb is a mission-driven company dedicated to helping create a world where anyone can belong anywhere. It takes a unified team committed to our core values to achieve this goal. Airbnb's various functions embody the company's innovative spirit and our fast-moving team is committed to leading as a 21st century company.

Airbnb is seeking an experienced Project Manager to lead initiatives that make Recruiting at Airbnb more strategic and effective. This role sits within our Recruiting Strategy & Operations team (RSO), and will be a liaison between RSO, Recruiting leaders, Talent Partners (HRBPs), and product teams at Airbnb. As part of project/program ownership, you will focus on the larger business picture (i.e., customer experience or particular problem/process), understand relevant business requirements/goals and drive the right outcomes. 


  • Partner with cross-functional stakeholders to scope efforts, secure resources, set milestones, drive delivery, determine where to iterate to make improvements and set success metrics
  • Track progress of the initiatives, provide updates as needed, and drive accountability among stakeholders (e.g. hiring managers, functional leaders, Recruiting team, etc.)
  • Sample projects our team has worked on include:
    • Designing and implementing process improvement pilots and other experiments with our recruiting teams, such as new assessment techniques and updates to our Applicant Tracking System (ATS) 
    • Supporting recruiting leaders in their resource planning, headcount allocation and other team management needs
    • Refining our diversity recruiting best practices through implementation of playbooks/strategies
    • Investing in strengthening operational efficiency, integrity and quality
    • Benchmarking our interview practices against our key competitors for talent and make recommendations on how to incorporate best practices in the marketplace


  • 5+ years of project/program management experience
  • 9+ years of total work experience
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and project management skills; strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills also a must
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptable and solutions-oriented in the face of problems
  • Passion for trying, learning, improving, and sharing best practices
  • Proactive team member with excellent attention to detail and follow through
  • Ability to balance competing priorities in a fast-paced environment, and push back on leaders when necessary
  • Strong sense of urgency to drive projects to completion
  • Background in Recruiting or Human Resources is a plus
  • Familiarity with Greenhouse and Workday is a plus
  • MBA/MA is a plus