Associate Recruiter

| Greater NYC Area
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ABOUT THE TEAM AND ROLE

The People Team at theSkimm works together to attract, engage, hire and retain top talent to help us grow and scale the organization. As an Associate Recruiter at theSkimm, you'll contribute to theSkimm's hiring needs and evangelize theSkimm's mission and core values internally and externally. You’ll provide best-in-class support to candidates and hiring teams alike and will also own full-cycle recruiting for opportunities on the team.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Work closely with hiring teams to understand current hiring needs and priorities
  • Partner with business leads to build interview plans and set shared expectations for hiring processes
  • Identify and target passive candidates for current and future hiring needs across the organization in a proactive manner
  • Review and evaluate applicant profiles, pushing forward qualified, strong candidates based on the unique needs of each hiring team
  • Evangelize theSkimm to prospective candidates through email and initial interviews or introductory phone calls
  • Support team-wide recruiting efforts, such as scheduling interviews, posting and sharing jobs and representing theSkimm to prospective employees or partners
  • Help in the development of a recruiting dashboard to track and report on key metrics for hiring processes
  • Prepare offer documents and share offer details with potential new hires, answering any questions they may have about the company and the culture
  • Communicate with candidates and internal stakeholders, ensuring all candidates have a positive experience regardless of the hiring decision
  • Work on recruiting related projects like building and delivering trainings and workshops for the company, as well as supporting other ad hoc projects in partnership with the People team

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • 1-2+ years of experience in a lead-generating talent acquisition role, ideally within a start-up or fast-paced environment
  • Resourceful and creative sourcing techniques to find diverse top talent for positions across the business
  • Experience with hiring for a wide range of roles across multiple departments and levels
  • Excellent organization, time management, and prioritization skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to engage professionally on the phone, in person and in writing with people of all levels
  • Enthusiasm for theSkimm and its products

WHAT WILL SET YOU APART

  • High level of motivation and drive with a willingness to succeed in a fast-paced, start-up environment
  • Experience with sourcing candidates on LinkedIn and other platforms
  • Experience with Greenhouse or similar applicant tracking systems
  • Experience with Google Suite of products
  • Strong pitching and negotiating skills

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Comprehensive insurance plans, commuter benefits and 401(k) starting on your first day
  • Competitive salary & equity packages
  • Flexible vacation policy and generous holiday observances
  • One Medical Membership
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Complimentary access to theSkimm’s growing suite of membership products 
  • The opportunity to be part of a values-driven, hardworking and diverse group of people building a membership company that makes it easier to live smarter

ABOUT THESKIMM

theSkimm is a membership company dedicated to helping female millennials live smarter lives. By seamlessly integrating into our members existing routines, we've become a trusted brand to more than 12 million people. We're fundamentally changing the way our members consume news, consider products or services, and take action on important things happening in their lives. Our flagship product, the Daily Skimm, is still the fastest growing email newsletter on the market, and we've grown our product suite to fit into other routines at home, work, and on-the-go. theSkimm App debuted at #1 in News in iTunes, our podcast "Skimm'd from The Couch" reached #1 in Apple Podcasts within hours of launching, and more than 200,000 people voted with us in the 2018 midterm elections.

As theSkimm grows, we're committed to helping our members tackle big decision-making moments in life by giving them the information they need to make informed and empowered choices whether that be in civic engagement, finance, career, health, and more. Founded in 2012 by two friends on a couch, we've since grown to over 100 employees based in NYC. We are passionate. We are a TEAM. We work hard, but we know when to take a break to enjoy each other's company. Our products help people live smarter lives and we're building a brand trusted by millions of female millennials across the country. Join us!

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Location

50 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010

What are theSkimm Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
theSkimm provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Summer hours, Flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
theSkimm offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses.
Lunch and learns
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
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