Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition

| Greater NYC Area
Transfix, named one of Forbes' "Next Billion-Dollar Startups" in 2018, is the leading freight marketplace that's transforming the $800 billion trucking industry, connecting shippers to a national network of reliable carriers. Fortune 500 companies such as Anheuser-Busch, Unilever, and Target rely on Transfix to handle their most important FTL freight needs. With instant pricing tools, guaranteed capacity, data-driven insights, and reliable service, Transfix is changing the world of transportation one load at a time. Join us, and leave a positive impact on the environment as we help reduce the carbon footprint caused by the 65 billion wasted miles on the road.
Based in New York City, Transfix is backed by top VC firms including New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Canvas Ventures, and Lerer Hippeau.
The problems we solve everyday are real and require creativity, grit, and determination. We are building a culture that challenges norms while fostering experimentation and personal growth. We're hiring team members who are passionate and are energized by the vision to simplify and transform one of the largest and most complex industries through technology, data and a strong commitment to customers.
As our Head of Talent Acquisition, you will lead a team of talented recruiters, and implement innovative strategies to attract and onboard the talent needed to support our fast growth. You will partner with the People Ops team and with executives across the company to understand the hiring needs, and carefully manage a pipeline to ensure we hit our staffing goals. You will use your expertise to leverage new or existing tools to provide high-quality analytics measuring the effectiveness of all our recruiting efforts, and develop strategies to fill any gaps.
If you’re excited about transforming an industry, being part of an innovative culture, and making a real impact, send us your resume.

What you'll do:

  • Lead experienced recruiters and implement best practices to ensure a high performance and high ROI for Transfix
  • You will be a player/coach tackling some of our most difficult or specialized technical roles and leadership roles
  • Set strategy and roadmaps for Talent Acquisition, ensuring there is a long-term pipeline of talent coming from inbound, sourcing, agency partnerships, university recruiting, and relationship management
  • Implement and maximize the investment on in-house tools (e.g. Lever, LinkedIn, etc.)
  • Create and monitor KPIs for the recruiting team
  • Serve as a business partner while working proactively with hiring managers to support organizational growth
  • Provide regular reporting to hiring managers and executive team on the effectiveness of the recruiting funnel and recommend strategies to improve.
  • Be a brand ambassador for the company, presenting at recruiting events, involvement in social media, and other external opportunities.
  • Collaborate with marketing teams to enhance and promote Transfix’s employment brand.
  • Implement strategies and methods to ensure an incredible candidate experience anytime someone interviews at Transfix
  • Develop relationships with external vendors, agencies, and organizations to prioritize a diverse pipeline of candidates and to supplement internal capabilities.

About you:

  • Minimum 3+ years experience leading and managing high performance talent acquisition teams and developing recruiting strategies for a company in growth mode and over 200 employees.
  • 7+ years experience in recruiting, with at least 3+ years technical recruiting; Exposure or direct experience in enterprise sales roles is strongly preferred
  • Experience in working at a fast growth start-up or scaling organization is highly preferred.
  • Highly analytical and obsessed with using data to inform decision making
  • Excellent communicator who can collaborate and persuade at all levels of the organization
  • Actively seeks and creates great relationships throughout the organization to help inform needs and business context.
  • Strong background in visa/immigration matters
  • Proficiency in google docs and Lever (or equivalent)
  • Passionate about enhancing and maintaining our employment brand 

To all recruitment agencies: Transfix does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not be held responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Transfix borders the famous Times Square neighborhood and is close to all the main subway lines – there is nothing you won't find here!

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What are some social events your company does?

Transfix has a culture committee dedicated towards creating events that cater to our team’s unique interests. From Game Night to Transfixgiving Dinner, our events are a healthy mix of both in-house team bonding to outdoor team building experiences.


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What are Transfix Perks + Benefits

Transfix Benefits Overview

Transfix covers 100% medical benefits for all full-time employees, as well as provides flexible paid vacation.

We have amazing catered lunches every Friday, and a kitchen that is stocked with snacks / drinks throughout the week. Depending on the season, we have avocados for days. Not to mention, there's enough cold brew on tap to win the Kentucky Derby!

Lastly, we have a cultural committee called "Guardians of the Galaxy" that meets bi-monthly to make sure each month has it's fair share of fun office events. Maintaining a fun and inclusive office culture that keeps employees engaged it very important to us.

Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Open Door Policy
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Open Office Floor Plan
Highly-Diverse Management Team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Team Workouts
Transfix's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga and fitness classes weekly.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Company-Sponsored Family Events
Transfix sponsors family oriented events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Transfixers enjoy free lunch on Fridays from restaurants around NYC.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Our relocation assistance plan offers a maximum reimbursement of $5000.
Professional Development Benefits
Cross Functional Training Encouraged
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Additional Perks + Benefits

Our Medical, Vision, and Dental plans are 100% paid—we got you covered!

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