Head of Recruiting

| Greater NYC Area

ABOUT THE TEAM AND ROLE 

As theSkimm’s Head of Recruiting, you will drive and execute on staffing strategies across all functions and will also be responsible for developing a small team of emerging leaders. You will work closely with the VP of People in order to strategize and develop best in class practices to attract and retain talent.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING 

  • Lead and develop a small team of talented recruiters through coaching, mentorship and thoughtful day-to-day management
  • Build out and execute a comprehensive hiring strategy and be the point of contact for the senior leadership team
  • Enhance recruiting processes to decrease time to hire while ensuring a positive candidate experience
  • Responsible for full cycle recruiting in addition to managing a recruiting function
  • Facilitate and lead meetings and key initiatives with the recruiting team and all departments cross functionally
  • Partner closely with functional leaders to ensure recruiting strategy, prioritization and headcount alignment are being met
  • Leverage recruiting data to establish success metrics and provide recommendations to the leadership team
  • Be the agency contact and liason between hiring managers and other stakeholders
  • Partner closely with the People team to create a seamless experience for hiring managers and candidates

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR 

  • You have at least 6-8 years of experience in a recruiting function (including 2+ years management and 2+ years in-house)
  • Track record scaling recruiting functions and managing teams
  • You’re proactive and self-directed anticipating needs and requests from the business
  • Ability to build effective recruiting metrics and influence stakeholders 
  • Ability to identify trends and leverage knowledge, data and competitive intelligence to develop creative, customized sourcing strategies
  • Ability to uncover efficiencies and diagnose issues within the recruiting process and offer solutions
  • Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and excellent organization skills
  • You are passionate about theSkimm and its products
  • Experience with Google Suite of products and Greenhouse or other ATS

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
  • Catered Friday lunches and monthly gatherings
  • A vibrant office environment full of books, couches and a roof deck 
  • 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 seven 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!

This is a full-time role based in New York, NY.

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50 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010

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