Newsela is an Instructional Content Platform that combines engaging, leveled content with integrated formative assessments and insights to supercharge engagement and learning in every subject. Students and teachers use Newsela to find digital content from hundreds of the best sources—from National Geographic to NASA, Biography.com to Encyclopedia Britannica, the Washington Post to the Wichita Eagle. Content is instructionalized to meet students where they are, with interactive tools and analytics to take them where they want to go. Newsela has become an essential solution for schools and districts, with a presence in over 90% of U.S. K-12 schools. Newsela is the content platform for the connected classroom.
We are looking for a motivated, innovative Technical Recruiter to help transform us from an exciting start-up to an industry leader. You will be critical to our success. By sourcing, screening and hiring a world-class team, you will have a transformative impact on student literacy across the country and around the globe.
You will also be an integral part of building out a recruiting organization. This is a rare opportunity to play a key role in implementing efficient and effective processes, developing innovative sourcing strategies, and designing our recruitment programs and branding.
- Full life-cycle recruitment for job openings across our various departments, largely focused on Technology, Product and Data, but may also include various other departments.
- Create powerful sourcing strategies to recruit top talent and work with hiring managers to set and meet hiring objectives.
- Ensure our recruiting practices are consistent, compliant, and conform with the industry’s best practices, with a strong focus on building a high-quality and diverse talent pool.
- Provide a high-quality experience for all candidates and hiring managers.
- Recruit smart, passionate and innovative candidates who believe in our mission and want to excel alongside their team.
- Adapt to changing hiring priorities and formulate plans to fill new roles quickly.
- Play a critical role in making Newsela one of the top hiring organizations.
The Ideal Candidate
- Bachelor’s degree.
- Full lifecycle technical recruitment
- Proven track record of proactively sourcing cold candidates and developing innovative sourcing strategies.
- Demonstrated work history of professionalism and confidentiality.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively screen candidates for both skill set and cultural fit.
A Few Plusses Include:
- Energized by the prospect of building and being a part of a world-class team.
- Demonstrated passion for education and literacy.
- Self-starter, proactive and creative.
- Quick learner and team player.
- Excellent written, presentation and public speaking skills.
- Experience recruiting for multiple locations.
- Experience presenting and planning recruiting and industry events.
- Technical or creative recruitment.
- K-12 industry or recruitment experience.