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Niche.com Recruiter in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

About NicheNiche is the leader in school search. Our mission is to make researching and enrolling in schools easy, transparent, and free. With in-depth profiles on every school and college in America, 140 million reviews and ratings, and powerful search tools, we help millions of people find the right school for them. We also help thousands of schools recruit more best-fit students, by highlighting what makes them great and making it easier to visit and apply.

Niche is all about finding where you belong, and that mission inspires how we operate every day. We want Niche to be a place where people truly enjoy working and can thrive professionally.

About The RoleWe are looking for a Recruiter that has a passion for identifying and attracting top talent. As we look to grow across the company, our talent acquisition team will play a critical role in scaling and shaping the culture of our team. You will pay a major role in recruitment at Niche and own full-cycle recruiting - from building the spec, sourcing and screening candidates, recruiting, candidate experience, and recruiting process management. We?re looking for a positive and thoughtful self-starter that can take initiative and adapt to evolving circumstances. This role will report directly to our Director of People Development.

What You Will Do

During the First Month:

  • Learn about Niche by meeting with various team members to learn more about our company

  • Partner with other members of the People team to better understand recruiting at Niche

  • Kick off 1:1s with hiring managers and other team members to identify key requirements for each role, learn working and communication styles and progress towards hiring goals

  • Dive into sourcing to seek out, engage and nurture relationships with top talent; you?ll builda pipeline toward making your first sourced hired

  • Own your first wave of candidates from the first touch point to rounding out the final steps of the interview process

  • Be able to successfully navigate our Applicant Tracking System, schedule interviews, create candidate profiles and much more

Within 3 Months:

  • Perfect the Niche pitch - you?ll be able to talk to anyone about our opportunities

  • Help deliver interviewer training and upskill people involved in the hiring process.

  • Revisit the descriptions for your roles. Partner with hiring managers to make needed revisions to influence your pipeline

  • Hire your first candidate(s)

  • Use data and your own instincts to identify inefficiencies and innovate/improve; you'll have the ability to influence and drive change and process improvement

  • Leveraging your pipeline data, create a plan of action around your learnings and share your plan with your stakeholders

Within 6 Months:

  • Execute on a flawless, positive, and empowering candidate experience: ensure that candidates always know where they're at in the process, giving timely updates, and communicating expectations and results to all candidates

  • Have a deep understanding of the team?s talent needs and staying one step ahead of the growth

  • Provide feedback to leadership and interviewers as to what's working, what's not, and propose ideas for what to change

  • Consistently achieve your monthly and quarterly hiring goals

Within 12 Months:

  • Help scale out our org and be ready to step up into greater responsibilities

  • Partner on outlining resourcing for the next six months--leverage metrics, historical data, and make recommendations to the Director of People Development

What We Are Looking For

  • 3-5 years of progressive recruiting experience including sourcing and full cycle recruiting

  • Bachelor's degree required and related certifications a plus

  • Proven track record for assessing talent beyond matching keywords on a resume. A passion to find candidates that align with Niche?s mission and values

  • Experience sourcing passive candidates - you know the best candidates are happy where they are at and despite this fact, you know how to engage with them

  • Technologically Savvy - we don?t expect you to code, but we do need you to have a firm grasp of different coding languages and technical stacks

  • Possess an upbeat, and outgoing personality. You are the face of Niche - you?ll need to embody the culture of our company to potential candidates

  • Ability to build strong, productive relationships with hiring managers

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on tact and diplomacy

  • Superior public speaking skills/ability to pitch our company mission & employment opportunities to organizations and potential candidates

  • Experience working with applicant tracking systems

  • Experience handling confidential information

  • Self-motivated, tenacious, works with a sense of urgency, and thrives in a self-directed entrepreneurial environment; enjoys challenges

Why Niche?

  • Full time, salaried position with competitive compensation

  • Comprehensive health plan, including vision and dental, provided at no cost to the employee

  • 20 PTO days, 10 Paid Holidays and 3 Volunteer Days Off per year

  • Parental leave

  • Stock options and 401(k) with employer match

  • Your ideas and work will make an immediate impact on our company and millions of users

Niche will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future for this opening.

Candidates only. No recruiters or agencies, please. All of our open positions are located in our Pittsburgh, PA office and we are also open to remote candidates. Sorry, we do not offer relocation assistance.

Niche is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

As interviews are being held remotely, if there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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