Director, Head of Talent Brand

Company Description

Dropbox is a special place where we are all seeking to fulfill our mission to design a more enlightened way of working. We're looking for innovative talent to join us on our journey. The words shared by our founders at the start of Dropbox still ring true today. Wouldn't it be great if our working environment-and the tools we use-were designed with people's actual needs in mind? Imagine if every minute at work were well spent-if we could focus and spend our time on the things that matter. This is possible, and Dropbox is connecting the dots.The nearly 3,000 Dropboxers around the world have helped make Dropbox a living workspace - the place where people come together and their ideas come to life. Our 700+ million global users have been some of our best salespeople, and they have helped us acquire customers with incredible efficiency. As a result, we reached a billion dollar revenue run rate faster than any software-as-a-service company in history.Dropbox is making the dream of a fulfilling and seamless work life a reality. We hope you'll join us on the journey.

Team Description

The People team are ambassadors of enlightened work, delivering meaningful experiences that empower us all to do our best work.

Role Description

The Talent Brand team communicates who we are as an employer - what it's like to be a Dropboxer, why we love innovating on behalf of our users, and why people should join us. Our employer brand is guided by our values, and-most of all-our people, and our team brings that to life.

The Head of Talent Brand at Dropbox will lead the employer brand strategy, ensuring it authentically reflects Dropbox's culture. This role involves team management, overseeing external agencies and budget allocation. Collaboration with internal partners in Comms, Marketing, and Brand is crucial for maintaining brand consistency. You'll work closely with Dropbox leaders to understand business needs. As part of the Talent Acquisition Leadership Team, your influence will impact hiring outcomes. Passion for digital media and understanding candidate behaviors are essential. Using research and data, you'll drive informed decisions and validate expenditures.


  • Develop and execute a comprehensive talent brand strategy aligned with the company's values, culture, and objectives to attract and retain top talent
  • Create and implement innovative employer branding initiatives across multiple channels (social media, career sites, events, etc.) to enhance the organization's reputation as an employer of choice
  • Establish and standardize key metrics and analytics to measure the effectiveness of talent brand initiatives, utilizing data-driven insights to refine strategies and optimize outcomes
  • Become an expert in Dropbox culture, company narrative and social strategy to ensure our employer brand is an accurate and appropriate reflection of the Dropbox values that incorporates diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to align talent brand strategies with broader organizational goals and initiatives
  • Drive the Dropbox global Talent Brand messaging internally to provide more consistency and clarity of our brand externally
  • Continuously improve the candidate experience by evaluating and enhancing recruitment processes, communication methods, and onboarding experiences. Continuously improve the candidate experience by evaluating and enhancing recruitment processes, communication methods, and onboarding experiences
  • Manage annual brand perception research work
  • Build strong relationships with internal and external networks, inclusive of 3rd-party vendors and partnerships
  • Lead and mentor a team of talent acquisition professionals, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and high performance


  • 10+ years of experience working in a marketing or communications role
  • Experience in Talent Acquisition or implementing successful talent brand strategies
  • Strong strategic planning and execution skills with the ability to translate organizational objectives into effective talent brand initiatives
  • Proficiency in leveraging data and analytics to drive decision-making and measure the success of talent brand initiatives
  • Exceptional leadership and team management abilities with a track record of inspiring and developing high-performing teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate and promote the organization's values and culture effectively
  • Experience using social media and marketing analytics to inform content strategy
  • Experience working with a technical/design team on website content strategy
  • Experience managing external agencies and vendors
  • Experience owning and/or managing a budget
  • Bachelor's degree

Total Rewards

Salary/OTE is just one component of Dropbox's total rewards package. All regular employees are also eligible for the corporate bonus program or a sales incentive (target included in OTE) as well as stock in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Current Salary/OTE Ranges (Subject to change):
C$191,300 - C$225,000 - C$258,800

Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is our support for members and allies of internal groups like Asians at Dropbox, BlackDropboxers, Latinx, Pridebox (LGBTQ), Vets at Dropbox, Women at Dropbox, ATX Diversity (based in Austin, Texas) and the Dropbox Empowerment Network (based in Dublin, Ireland).

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