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Axios // news, media & analysis
Media, Full Time    Arlington, VA / Remote    Posted: Thursday, March 25, 2021
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Quick take: Axios is dedicated to both providing trustworthy, award-winning news in an audience-first format, & most recently, helping companies reimagine their internal communications. Our People Ops team is the core to that work: we drive the growth of our org & protect a company culture & employee experience to retain our industries best talent. 

Why it matters: Our people are our greatest asset, & the way an organization finds & recruits talent is reflective of who they are & the values theyll uphold. We are looking for an experienced Talent Acquisition professional who has experience with & is passionate about building teams that go on to accomplish incredible things. Specifically, youll be supporting our newsroom by finding the right talent for our innovative products & editorial teams. 

The Details:  Our award-winning People Operations team is now supporting more than 250 Axions, & our next phase of growth will require a new Recruiter who is passionate about communicating  the Axios mission, building a high-performing team of journalists, & delivering on our commitments to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion every step of the way. Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios mission & have the following skills:

  • Background in talent acquisition, ideally in the news/media industry
  • Solutions-oriented mindset & proactive attitude
  • Strong sense of time management & attention to detail
  • Growth mindset with an eagerness to give & receive thoughtful feedback
  • Comfort in a growth-stage, fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated commitment  for building diverse teams, recognizing the collective power of teams whose members bring different backgrounds, experiences, & perspectives to the table
  • Prior hiring experience at start-up or high-growth company is preferred
  • Passion about coaching & developing junior team members 

Dont forget: 

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter & cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, & diverse work culture
  • Annual learning & development stipend

Additional pandemic-related benefits:

  • One mental health day per quarter
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services 
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health & tele-mental health services 
  • Increased work flexibility for parents & caretakers 
  • Access to the Axios Family Fund, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies 
  • Classpass discount
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events
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