Talent Associate at Newsela
The Talent Associate will be a key point person ensuring an engaging candidate experience from start to finish. You’ll manage everything from coordinating complex interview schedules across our departments. You’ll also take the lead in updating and maintaining data in our applicant tracking system, and ensure a timely, effective communication and feedback between recruiters, candidates, and hiring managers. You’ll be a reliable support resource for our recruiting team, and will proactively help research, identify, and source candidates for top priority roles. As part of the People team, you’ll also work closely with your colleagues to support internal initiatives, including enhancing recruiting team operational efficiency.
Why You’ll Love This Role:
Newsela has been on a hyper-growth trajectory, and is continuing to grow in the coming year. You’ll be at the forefront of bringing on new talent who are as excited and committed to our mission as we are. You’ll get to build your coordination skills as you manage process and build relationships with leaders across our organization. As you do all this, you’ll be directly contributing to our team’s ability to build and deliver the most engaging, accessible, inclusive education products that are reshaping K-12 education.
Why We’ll Love You:
You’re excited to build on your previous experience in talent or recruiting coordination, and want to contribute to a growing, fast-paced team. You’re a fanatic for details, and know how to build, manage, and streamline processes to ensure goals are met. You’re a clear, concise communicator who can seamlessly juggle multiple projects and stakeholders while ensuring everyone is appropriately communicated with. You are committed to building a diverse team, and proactively research new ways to engage candidates and attract top talent. You are driven by process and understand the importance of data quality and integrity. You may have experience with program or event management, and are excited to lead recruiting and people related events at Newsela.
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 100+ 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.