Cogito: Executive Talent Partner

Working in People at Cogito means being part of an exciting team that helps our business thrive by influencing our people and culture in truly special ways. The Executive Recruiter will be responsible for owning all aspects of the recruiting process for our executive team.

This person will be a cultural influencer who will be recognized for enhancing our leadership team. Our ideal candidate will be interested in sourcing and recruiting high caliber candidates, delivering results and outcomes to the businesses they support, and creating superior candidate experiences which set us apart from our peers in the industry. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to elevate their established career and grow in new ways.


  • Partner with the Chief People Officer to create a best-in-class executive talent experience, from first contact through onboarding
  • Manage the end-to-end recruiting process for leadership and executive (VP+) talent at Cogito
  • Collaborate with the senior leadership team to draft job descriptions and role requirements
  • Build trust and strong connections with employees while maintaining confidentiality and discretion on roles and candidate pipeline
  • Create innovative sourcing strategies to ensure a high touch and engaging candidate experience
  • Partner with the Talent Manager to define and exceed talent milestones
  • Deliver metrics-based reporting to track success on specific goals
  • Build and maintain network of potential candidates through research, sourcing and relationship management
  • Be an advocate for Cogitos employment brand
  • Be a subject matter expert in our space
  • Create an excellent candidate experience by aligning their skills and talents with our areas of need
  • Offer guidance and facilitate the negotiation process through to its completion


  • 10+ years of experience in recruiting
  • 4+ years recruiting executive talent; experience within a high growth software company or agency setting preferred
  • Success sourcing talent through traditional and non-traditional methods
  • Experience documenting recruiting progress within an applicant tracking system; experience with Lever is preferred
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment while providing world-class service to internal stakeholders and candidates


  • A strong sense of urgency
  • A track record of consistently exceeding goals
  • An ability to negotiate and close candidates
  • Service oriented and collaborative
  • Strong executive presence and ability to work at different levels within the organization
  • A team player who knows how to win
  • Effective negotiation, influencing and communication skills


Your choice of comprehensive benefits for you and your familys health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance

Monthly catered lunch and live product demos

401(k) retirement plan options

Ongoing professional development and cross-training

20 days vacation time and 11 company holidays (yes, Patriots Day is a holiday)

Company paid parental leave upon hire

Competitive pay, stock options, and annual bonus eligibility

Casual dress and fun office atmosphere

Pre-tax commuter benefits

Stocked groceries in the kitchen

Office location in the heart of Boston with convenience to the MBTA lines

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Cogito is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fair hiring practices and to creating a welcoming environment for all team members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, familial status or veteran status.

Authorization to Work:

Applicants for employment in the US must be authorized to work in the US.


Employee Testimonials

Joel Makhluf
Joel Makhluf
Director of Demand Generation

Cogito is a game changer, blending artificial intelligence, machine learning and behavioral science to elevate the human ability to recognize non-verbal social cues and be more emotionally intelligent. I am impressed with all facets of Cogito and knew I was making the right decision to join their team.

Martha Sager
Martha Sager
Business Development Manager

I work for Cogito because serving behemoth companies whose goals are to be customer-centered by empowering agents with tools that provide for more positive outcomes, benefiting all involved, is work that I am privileged to do.  

Derek Popek
Derek Popek
Talent Manager

I know Cogito is the place for me because it hits everything I look for in a company and in an opportunity. I want to be around brilliant, driven and nice people tackling big challenges and that is exactly what we’re doing at Cogito.