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Axios // news, media & analysis
DC or New York City    Posted: Wednesday, October 09, 2019
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Director, Talent Acquisition

Quick Take: Axios is a (almost) 3-year old media & tech start-up thats changing the way people read & consume news & information - getting you Smarter, Faster on the news & information that matters. Were looking for an enthusiastic leader to help us scale our company by leading all of our employer branding & talent acquisition efforts. In short, youll be the person responsible for, & credited with, building the next generation at Axios.

Why it Matters: Our Talent Acquisition leader impacts every corner of our company. By partnering with each of our executives, & senior-level leadership, youll be one of the most impactful people at our company. Youll know everyone by name, the ins-and-outs of what makes us who we are & what we stand for. Youll work to lead our exceptional talent acquisition team by steering all hiring at Axios - from strategic planning to oversight of the day-to-day operations of this department.

The Details: In this role, youll be the face of our company & your spirit, values, ideas & energy will impact & shape how people view & experience Axios as an employer. As such, ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios mission & have the following skills & experiences:

  • Prior experience building & scaling companies
  • Experience at high-growth, dynamic organizations
  • Experience at tech companies preferred
  • Solutions-oriented mindset & proactive attitude
  • Passion for & experience in people management: desire to motivate, support & lead a team of exceptional people
  • Passion for building diverse teams, recognizing the collective power of teams whose members bring different backgrounds, experiences, & perspectives to the table
  • Strong sense of client management/ client-services approach
  • Passion for effective collaboration & strong team-first attitude

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
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