Corporate Recruiter - Talent Acquisition

Los Angeles, California, United States Full-time

Corporate Recruiter (Talent Acquisition) – Los Angeles

We are currently looking for an experienced Corporate Recruiter to join our team. As a member of our team, the Corporate Recruiter will own and drive the recruiting process from end-to-end. We work consultatively with our hiring managers to partner and develop strategies to find candidates in a creative manner. We’re passionate about delivering a candidate experience that lends genuine insight into our culture and what it’s really like to work here at Ranker. We are seeking a dynamic Recruiter who brings a balance of creativity, focus, and determination to our team.

The Ranker Story:

Ranker is a data-driven media company whose unique hook is, “Editors Create, Users Participate.” Ranker consistently gets over 70 million US visits - and more minutes spent on site than Complex, Bustle, Refinery 29, Mic, and Mashable combined -  with 50 million worldwide unique visitors. Visitor engagement is the center of Ranker. We collect over 12 million monthly votes across thousands of pop culture lists including extremely competitive search terms like “best movies of all time” (which has over 2.2 million votes alone). This has built a treasure trove of psychographic "people who like X also like Y" first party data that can be leveraged for the benefit of advertisers.  The company is based in Los Angeles, has 70 employees, is venture-backed, and profitable.

Why work for Ranker?

First, what’s in it for you:

  • Fun work environment with meaningful and challenging work.
  • Competitive compensation package, including stock options and fully paid medical.
  • Ability to partner with senior management to help us acquire and retain great people.
  • Not deeply familiar with Ranker? Despite it huge audience Ranker has flown a bit under the radar compared to its peers - we’ve built a real business without just burning through venture capital. You can be a part of helping us change perceptions and become a more recognized media brand.
  • Fun .com perks (weekly lunches, free snacks and drinks, free massages every month etc) without being so over the top we are a parody of ourselves.

What is expected of you?

  • Build talent pools via strategic sourcing plans using an array of tools and resources such as LinkedIn Recruiter, Connectifier, Boolean Searches and Social Media.
  • Manage full cycle recruiting for multiple complex searches, creating innovative sourcing strategies and engagement to bring the best talent to each role.
  • Engage passive talent and position Ranker as an employer of choice in functions such as Engineering, Product Management, Marketing, Sales, Editorial, Social and Operations.
  • Expertly screen, assess, and recommend talent for open positions.
  • Enhance the Employer Brand of Ranker by leveraging social media channels, attending professional networking events, creating unique referral programs and ensuring an amazing candidate experience.
  • Drive the recruitment process for senior business leaders -- coaching and guiding managers throughout the process. This includes creating interview guides, feedback forms, owning interview planning/debrief sessions and coaching interview teams on behavior-based interviewing techniques.
  • Leverage data and reporting from our applicant tracking system to update senior leaders and hiring managers on progress in relation to hiring.
  • Develop effective working relationships with the hiring managers while seeking to understand their complex and unique talent needs.
  • Conduct weekly one on one's with active hiring leaders and attend business staff meetings to position Talent Acquisition as a true business partner.
  • Strong knowledge of EEOC laws and non-discriminatory hiring practices

Who will do great in this role?

  • 3 + years of recruiting experience with at least one year working within a start-up, internet or media company.
  • 2 + years of full cycle recruiting experience.
  • Experience recruiting software engineers, product managers and data scientists preferred.
  • Knowledge of compensation and general HR requirements as related to hiring.
  • Experience developing and executing sourcing/recruitment plans for searches.
  • Ability to influence and drive results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Problem solving skills and creative outside the box creativity in regards to recruiting.
  • Demonstrated ability to be detail-oriented and high organized.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, HR, Communications or related field.

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