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Internal Application: Recruitment Coordinator

Human Resources | New York, NY | Contract

Job Description

Sesame Workshop is looking for a Recruitment Coordinator to join the Talent Acquisition team where you will be exposed to all areas of this dynamic, creative environment. The coordinator report to the Director of Recruitment. The Recruitment Coordinator will provide support for all recruitment, including the intern program and onboarding-related activities within the human resources department. She/he will manage calendars, conduct research, engage externally with candidates and internally with hiring managers, manage interview logistics, and support the Talent Acquisition team. Please note: This is a contract position for at least 3-6 months.


  • Perform a variety of administrative support tasks, which may include scheduling, coordinating, and setting up meetings and/or video conferences
  • Schedule interviews, and manage logistics for interviews across the company
  • Support Director with day-to-day management of Intern Program
  • Support new hire and onboarding processes, including 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
  • Greet and escort candidates to interviews


  • The ideal candidate holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Management, Communications or a related field (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • At least 1 year of experience supporting a Recruitment team required 
  • Detail-oriented, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Well-organized self-motivated, with a positive attitude
  • 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
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Proactive, solution-oriented team player 
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook) and a strong knowledge of the Internet (search tools, social networking tools, etc.)