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Skimm HQ - New York City    Posted: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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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, & 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!


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 & may also own full-cycle recruiting for a handful of opportunities on the team.


  • Working closely with recruiters & hiring teams to understand current hiring needs & priorities
  • Identifying & targeting passive candidates for current & future hiring needs across the organization
  • Evangelize theSkimm to prospective candidates through email & initial interviews or introductory phone calls
  • Support team-wide recruiting efforts, such as posting & sharing jobs & representing theSkimm to prospective employees or partners
  • Communicating with candidates & internal stakeholders, ensuring all candidates have a positive experience regardless of hiring decision


  • 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
  • Excellent organization & prioritization skills
  • Strong communication 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 energy, motivation & drive with a willingness to succeed in a fast-paced, start-up environment
  • Experience with sourcing candidates beyond LinkedIn
  • Experience with Greenhouse or similar applicant tracking systems
  • Experience with Google Suite of products
  • Strong pitching & negotiating skills


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability insurances, starting on your first day!
  • Competitive salary & equity packages alongside annual performance reviews aimed at rewarding & recognizing our diverse talents
  • Flexible vacation policy & generous holiday observances
  • MassMutual 401(k) program
  • One Medical membership
  • Subsidized family planning & fertility benefits through Carrot Fertility
  • Up to $400 in annual gym-membership reimbursement
  • Collaborative office space with a mix of snacks, seltzer, caffeine & a pretty sweet roof deck
  • Catered meals & drinks during our weekly "Sipn Skimm" all-hands meeting & monthly "Skimm'e A Drink!" happy hour
  • The opportunity to be part of a friendly, hardworking & diverse group of people building a membership company that makes it easier to live smarter

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

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