Join Our Team

At Poppy we build technology that makes families lives easier. We believe in the power of the village - in having a safety net of caring, trusted people to help out when help is needed. If you’re passionate about technology and community and want to join a talented and quickly growing team, we want to talk to you. Poppy is always looking for motivated, curious and resourceful problem solvers with a passion for solving some of the trickiest challenges out there.

Please send all applications with a resume and cover email to Due to the volume of applications we receive, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Are you a caregiver looking to work with Poppy? Start your application now on our caregiver page.

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Current Openings

Poppy, named one of Geekwire’s Seattle 10, is a fast-growing tech startup whose mission is to build the modern village. Poppy finds and vets the best caregivers in every community. Parents join Poppy and are matched with a team of caregivers that they can book when they need care. We are using data and technology to build the village that every family deserves.

Building a network of qualified, awesome caregivers is our highest priority and our Recruitment Manager is critical to making that magic happen. You will be directly responsible for adding to the incredible caregiver team and making sure our high standards are always met. You’ll be the first point of contact for any potential Poppy caregiver and possess the talent and skills for assessing and evaluating qualifications and fit.

Key Responsibilities

  • Core metrics will be # new Poppies activated each month and quality of new Poppies
  • Interview and assess caregiver candidates: Conduct 20+ interviews a week and assess qualification and fit
  • Orient and onboard successful applicants: orient incoming Poppies and helping new Poppies off to a great start
  • Report on progress: support and compile data about the number of applications, how long it takes candidates to get through the application process, and where %li we’re finding our most successful applicants
  • Collaborate with Operations: understand key supply needs and coordinate recruitment pushes accordingly, provide feedback and ideas for streamlining recruitment operations

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Love of people: The ideal candidate will love working with, getting to know, and talking to people. You will have a curiosity and a passion for people - what their interests and motivations are and how being a Poppy can work for them.
  • Childcare experience. You should know and be able to articulate what an awesome nanny or sitter looks like. No one knows caregivers better than those with childcare experience. We’ve found understanding the passion for childcare is a key part of successful recruiting at Poppy.
  • Interview/assessment and hiring experience. You should be comfortable building rapport with candidates while effectively and objectively evaluating for qualifications. Bonus points if you have experience hiring or selecting childcare providers!
  • Data-driven. Ability to implement and improve an objective evaluation system, collect data and improve based on learnings.
  • Strong communication skills. You will be talking to, texting, and emailing people all day long.
  • Demonstrated ability to exceed goals. We have ambitious goals and we want someone who is excited by a challenge. Ideally, you can share examples of how you’ve done this in the past.
  • Hyper-organized and detail-oriented. You’re the type of person that keeps and regularly updates a to-do list and a calendar. There are a lot of important little details to stay on top of.
  • Comfort with ambiguity and experimentation. We move fast, seek to learn in everything we do, and things change constantly.
  • Connection to Poppy’s mission. We’re on a mission and we’re looking for the people that are motivated to change the world for families.

Think you could be a fit? Shoot us a note about why you’re excited about this role and working at Poppy (please include your resume):

Poppy provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Poppy complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Poppy expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Poppy’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.