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New York City    Posted: Tuesday, March 02, 2021
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The People Team at theSkimm works together to attract, engage, hire & retain top talent to help us grow & scale the organization. As an Associate Recruiter at theSkimm, you'll contribute to theSkimm's hiring needs & evangelize theSkimm's mission & core values internally & externally. Youll provide best-in-class support to candidates & hiring teams alike & will also own full-cycle recruiting for opportunities on the team.


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


  • 1-2+ years of experience in a lead-generating talent acquisition role, ideally within a start-up or fast-paced environment
  • Resourceful & 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 & levels
  • Excellent organization, time management, & prioritization skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills & an ability to engage professionally on the phone, in person & in writing with people of all levels
  • Enthusiasm for theSkimm & its products


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


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


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, & 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, & we've grown our product suite to fit into other routines at home, work, & 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, & 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 & empowered choices whether that be in civic engagement, finance, career, health, & 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 & 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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