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Recruiting Manager

People Operations | Mountain View, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us

KiwiCo is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids’ creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration. We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore, create, and learn; and arm them with the creative confidence and tools to change the world. Our core offering is a subscription service that delivers hands-on projects to kids of all ages. We also have an online store and a content hub for families. We take great pride and ownership in the products and experiences we design and in the community of parents and kids we serve. Our office is located in Mountain View, within walking distance to the Caltrain station. Currently, we are working remotely. As guidelines permit, we will move to our plan of hybrid, remote/in-office work. 

Role and Responsibilities:

As the Recruiter at KiwiCo, you will work closely with the People Operations team and hiring managers to ensure a positive interview experience for all candidates. You are skilled at prioritizing and executing equitable recruiting strategies including sourcing for diverse talent, promoting KiwiCo’s brand, managing the candidate experience, and management of internal processes/practices. You will be responsible for driving recruiting practices and strategies to hire awesome folks to the team!

  • Manage full cycle recruiting for various roles; source, screen and close candidates for roles at all levels

  • Develop recruiting expertise for functional domains to increase your ability to be an effective recruiting partner for hiring managers

  • Create a candidate experience that embodies the KiwiCo brand, values and mission statement.  

  • Develop and utilize creative sourcing strategies to find quality candidates and strong results.

  • Partner and cultivate strong relationships with hiring managers and cross-functional partners to build candidate profiles and consistently assess the hiring process to make sure it's efficient and impactful.

  • Drive diversity and inclusion initiatives in hiring and across the organization 

  • Identify passive leads from a variety of creative sourcing methods; tap into industry and diversity-driven events and conferences; utilize job boards where appropriate; solicit employee referrals

  • Ability to manage and build out a recruiting dashboard that tracks metrics at various stages of the interview process

  • Take initiative and coach hiring managers on the hiring process

  • Effectively utilize our Applicant Tracking System

  • Gather feedback from candidates and hiring teams to improve the candidate process.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of relevant recruiting experience.

  • 2-3 years of experience in agency recruiting or in-house; fast-paced start-up experience preferred. 

  • Experience working with recruiting tools and systems(such as LinkedIn Recruiter), including resume databases, internet sourcing tools, and spreadsheets.

  • A passion for recruiting and an understanding of how to attract and hire talent in a competitive market through a variety of strategies and creative programs, including those focused on engaging and retaining diverse talent pools.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills and experience at managing hiring manager expectations.

  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and strong problem-solving skills.

  • Experience working with various recruiting tools and systems (i.e. ATS, job boards, job fairs, social media and the internet).

If you’re passionate about delivering innovative, delightful, and enriching products and experiences for kids, we’d love to hear from you. 


KiwiCo is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Individuals seeking employment at KiwiCo are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected category.