NextGen America: Talent Acquisition Specialist




$55,000 / Yearly


NextGen America



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**THE ROLE: **
NextGen America is seeking a highly organized, detail-oriented Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the People Operations team. You will be responsible for leading the recruitment process for assigned roles from start to finish, including sourcing candidates, evaluating resumes, arranging interviews, and ensuring a smooth hiring process. As a Talent Acquisition Specialist, you understand HR best practices and bring innovative ideas, which are essential for creating a dynamic and efficient hiring process. NextGen America’s work environment is collaborative and fast-paced, and we are looking for someone who is as passionate about the work as we are.

The ideal candidate has a passion for politics and a belief that young people will make the difference in America’s future. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. We value and are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as an organization--in theory and in practice--and our culture reflects that value and commitment. We are committed to furthering issues like climate change, health care, and economic and racial justice from a progressive perspective, we seek to engage the public in these areas as well as others. We also recognize the urgency of confronting institutional racism and inequity within our political system and strive to make positive changes within our system as a result.

This role will report to the Talent Acquisition Manager. 

This is a fully remote position with no location requirement. We encourage candidates from all locations within the United States to apply. 

FLSA Classification: Exempt
Remote Position: Yes
Union Position: No
Travel Requirements: Less than 10%
End Date: 11/15/2024

- Collaborating with hiring managers to understand the requirements of each role and how it fits into the organization.
- Assisting in sourcing candidates and responding to candidate inquiries.
- Maintaining and updating candidate databases and tracking systems.
- Providing timely updates to candidates on their application status.
- Performing pre-screening calls to analyze applicants’ abilities.
- Coordinating and scheduling interviews, ensuring a positive experience for all candidates.
- Conducting interviews and filtering candidates for open positions.
- Ensuring all recruitment activities are compliant with company policies and regulations.
- Identify/propose process improvement methods
- Other administrative duties related to day-to-day operations as needed

- You have 3+ years’ experience in full cycle recruiting - sourcing, screening, scheduling. Remote and/or nation-wide recruiting is a plus!
- Experience with Google Calendar/Google Meets for calendar management and interview arrangements.
- Extremely detail oriented with the ability to follow in-depth processes and procedures, maintaining a priority of cohesion across team members
- Proficiency in using recruitment software and platforms. BambooHR recruiting software is a plus!
- Interest in innovation with a solutions-oriented mindset; willingness to adapt to change.
- Very well organized; excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate and effectively share information cross departmentally; works well in a fast‐paced environment and is able to multi‐task without sacrificing quality of work.
- Comfortable working remotely in a highly collaborative distributed workforce setting

The base salary range for this position is $55,000 - $67,000. The final base salary will be determined by various factors, including individual qualifications and internal parity, which will be objectively assessed during the interview process. 

Our comprehensive benefits package plays an essential part in how we recognize you for your critical contribution toward our organization’s mission. 

_Taking Care of Your Future: _
- Medical, dental and vision insurance: 100% coverage for you and for your dependents
- Short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance
- 401(k) plan - we’ll match 100% up to 4% of your salary

_Setting You Up for Success:_
- Up to $150 per month to use toward your cell phone and internet costs 
- $100 per month to use toward your personal health and wellness goals
- Flexible spending account for dependent care
- Professional development opportunities to help you achieve your best self

NextGen America is the leading national organization for engaging young people through voter education, registration and mobilization. We invite 18-to-35 year olds — the largest and most diverse generation in American history — into our democracy to ensure our government works for them and to find new solutions to the dire challenges facing our society and the world. Since 2013, NextGen America has registered more than 1.5 million young voters and educated many millions more.