Recruiting & Culture Coordinator

Location: Alpharetta, GA

Department: HR

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Can you advertise this position better than we can?

Do you get excited about culture and Diversity & Inclusion?

Are you ready to make a difference with a team of incredibly supportive, collaborative people?

Good. We need you!

Who are we?

Mediacurrent is a full-service digital agency that implements world class open source software development, strategy and design to achieve defined goals for enterprise organizations seeking a better return on investment.

We have a proven track record of helping some of the most recognizable brands (The Weather Channel, Verifone), universities (Harvard, LSU, Georgia Tech) and organizations (Turner, Pega, MagMutual) in the world adopt and grow with an open-source software strategy.  We pursue open-source principles and contributing back. Mediacurrent keeps our remote team close focusing on our culture with weekly knowledge shares, 9/80 flexible schedule, lunch and learns and virtual/in-person meetups.

How can this role help us be better than we already are?

You’ll help us grow: The recruiting role is a new addition to the HR team, which currently consists of the HR Manager and an Administrative Assistant. As we grow, a great talent acquisition strategy becomes more crucial than ever! As you already know, a good onboarding experience starts here, with the job post.

You’ll promote our culture: Mediacurrent believes that culture is our only sustainable competitive advantage, so the Human Resources team takes the recruitment and selection process seriously! We look for those who will not only add value with their expertise, but also those who will share our mission and vision.

You’ll share our passion for Diversity & Inclusion (D&I): We are committed to finding the most diverse and talented humans in the market and to creating a welcoming, inclusive and positive environment for them to do their best work. We need a recruiter who does their research, makes decisions based on data, is aware of and acts to control unconscious biases, and will volunteer to speak at organizations/institutions that promote diversity,

What else would make you a good fit here?

  • You believe every applicant is an ambassador to the company.
  • You demonstrate initiative, humility and unquestionable integrity.
  • You are consistent and dependable.
  • You have a positive outlook and a cooperative, solution-focused attitude.
  • You value transparent and open communication.
  • You are self aware, embracing and incorporating feedback as needed.

See what it’s like to work at Mediacurrent by following us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. You can also learn more about us by checking out our blog.

What is a Recruiting & Culture Coordinator?

As the Recruiting & Culture Coordinator at Mediacurrent you will be responsible for full lifecycle recruiting for a variety of disciplines across Mediacurrent, such as IT, sales, creative, development, strategy, and design. You should be comfortable working autonomously as well as collaboratively, in all phases of sourcing, outreach, feedback, negotiation, offer and follow-up. This position is on site in Alpharetta, GA. The ideal candidate is an ace interviewer, phenomenal listener, ingenious writer and a diplomatic teammate. This opportunity requires experience with talent acquisition and a familiarity with modern sourcing techniques (i.e. networking, posting on social media & niche job boards, and using new recruiting tools--we use Jazz).

What does a Recruiting & Culture Coordinator do?

Communication, Screening & Interviewing

  • Serve as a liaison between managers, staff and applicants.
  • Candidate Screening: Review and evaluate applicant qualifications or eligibility by reviewing employment applications and job descriptions, and verify information by conducting reference and background checks.
  • Schedule or administer pre-employment assessments for prospective employees.
  • Contact and schedule candidates for phone screens and interviews, informing candidates of information regarding application status, logistics and position/company details.
  • Interview candidates to obtain information on work history, training, education, or job skills, in order to match their attributes to specific roles or to increase the pool of available talent.
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to ensure a best-in-class experience for internal and external candidates.

Reporting & Documentation

  • Provide reports around pipelines, candidate activity, prospecting activity & candidate quality.
  • Prepare, process, verify, and maintain data and personnel related documentation for staffing and recruitment.
  • Pipeline and document candidate process, outreach, feedback and interviews.

Compliance

  • Evaluate personnel practices to ensure adherence to regulations.
  • Maintain current knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action guidelines and laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • Evaluate recruitment or selection criteria to ensure conformance to professional, statistical, or testing standards, recommending revisions, as needed.

Selection & Negotiation

  • Select qualified candidates for positions or submit lists of suitable candidates to hiring managers for final selection, making hiring recommendations when appropriate.
  • Negotiate employment agreements.
  • Hire employees and process hiring-related paperwork.

Active Recruiting

  • Locate, source and engage with qualified talent by leveraging a variety of platforms and tools.
  • Engage the talent pool and know your demographics! Plan, coordinate, attend and be a visible community member at industry events, career fairs, hackathons, meetups and other personnel recruitment activities.

Development

  • Develop or implement recruiting strategies to meet current or anticipated staffing needs.
  • Interview employees, customers, or others to collect information in order to understand roles and further refine selection criteria.
  • Advise management on organizing, preparing, or implementing recruiting or retention programs.
  • Evaluate selection or testing techniques by conducting research or follow-up activities and conferring with management or supervisory personnel.
  • Keep current with design, emerging technology and industry trends, with excitement to promote and build Mediacurrent’s teams and values.

Qualifications

  • 2-5 years’ experience in an agency or consumer-focused company, partnering with hiring managers directly as a coordinator, sourcer or recruiter for creative, strategy or engineering positions.
  • Broad experience with various recruiting methods and utilizing a range of sourcing tools.
  • Enjoy collaborative work with cross-functional teams in a strategy-driven and creative environment.
  • Provide support to multiple hiring managers, while recruiting for concurrent roles.
  • Effective negotiator.
  • Flexible and proactive attitude, super organized and able to constantly prioritize in fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment and selection.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, and coordination of people and resources.

Not required, but bonus points if you...

  • Are familiar with Drupal.
  • Are familiar with Jazz HR software.
  • Have prior experience recruiting for tech firms.
  • Have prior experience with remote positions.
  • Display attributes such as: attention to detail, cooperation, dependability, integrity, concern for others, deductive reasoning, active listening, and critical thinking.
  • Are a fan of emojis like Party Parrot.
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Perks & Benefits

  • Flexible schedule! Opportunities to work remotely one day a week and have every other Friday off (9x80 schedule).
  • Opportunities to travel.
  • Yearly funding for conferences and continuing education.
  • Benefits package, including 100% health insurance coverage for individuals, a matching 401k savings plan, and paid vacation.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Apple laptop with the resources you need to do your job at the highest level.
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement.
  • Mentoring, lots of training and weekly knowledge shares.
  • Team building events.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

General office demands. We’re happy to elaborate if necessary.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Mediacurrent provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mediacurrent complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company operates or employees reside. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.

This position description is not a “contract” between the employee and Mediacurrent; the above duties may be changed at the discretion of the employer and the employer may request the employee perform duties not listed on the above description.

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