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Junior Recruiter/ Coordinator

Human Resources | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Sesame Workshop is looking for a Junior Recruiter/ Coordinator to join the Talent Acquisition team where the person will be exposed to a variety of areas in this dynamic, creative environment. The coordinator will be reporting on a day-to-day basis into the Director of Recruitment. Junior Recruiter/ Coordinator will provide support to the recruitment team with duties that include sourcing, intern program administration, calendar management and onboarding-related activities within the human resources department.  She/he will be, conducting research, engagement (externally with candidates and internally with hiring managers), managing interview logistics and supporting the TA team.



  • Perform a variety of administrative support tasks, which may include sourcing, scheduling, coordinating and setting up meetings and/or videoconferences.
  • Source candidates and conduct phone and in-person interviews
  • Support Director with day-to-day management of Intern Program
  • Schedule interviews and manage logistics for interviews across the company
  • Support new hire and onboarding processes, including conducting references, scheduling and communication with departments.
  • Assist with various HR-related special projects and reports on an ongoing or ad hoc basis.
  • Perform a variety of other tasks as necessary to support the HR team and carry out day-to-day responsibilities.



  • 2-4 years of experience supporting a large Recruitment team required 
  • The ideal candidate holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Management, or a related field (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • Detail-oriented, well organized and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Great interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills in order to engage with people at all levels
  • Able to take independent action to follow through on open items
  • Able to demonstrate exceptional judgment, discretion and professional courtesy
  • Proactive, and flexible team player who will pitch in on broader HR projects
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook) and a strong knowledge of the Internet (search tools, social networking tools, etc.)