Jul 29, 2019

Education Recruiter: Talent Acquisition, Headhunting and Matching

  • WorkMonger
  • Remote
Full-Time Remote/Virtual Data Evaluation and Analysis Human Resources Other Education Remote/Virtual Role

Job Description

WorkMonger is seeking an entrepreneurial, strategic, highly-organized, and collaborative human resources professional to support our work through sourcing and screening excellent candidates for our Employer clients. This position reports to WorkMonger’s Director of Talent Matching and joins a growing, close-knit team.


WorkMonger is an online job matching service that aims to transform the way organizations and jobseekers find each other for non-teaching roles in the US education sector. WorkMonger provides a more personalized and expedited hiring process by using a combination of our advanced matching algorithm, technology, and personal expertise. WorkMonger exclusively supports the broader US PreK-12 education sector, including school districts, charter schools, non-profits, technology companies, policy organizations, support organizations, and more.


Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in the education sector
  • Talent/recruitment experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • A high level of professionalism, customer service orientation and attention to detail

Additional Qualifications:

  • The ability to manage a diverse workload, competing priorities and deadline sensitive projects
  • A commitment to setting and meeting long-term & short-term goals
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, organizing and prioritizing using measurable outcomes
  • Ability to adapt, think critically, and work in a constantly-evolving environment
  • Passion for, and experience with, systems building and improvement and data-driven decision making
  • Technical expertise in Microsoft Office Suite, cloud-based systems and database management
  • Ability to contribute to the development and support of a positive team culture
  • Willingness to occasionally travel

Personal Characteristics:

  • Mission alignment: a belief that every individual is uniquely gifted and has something of value to contribute to society
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with ambiguity and shifting responsibilities
  • Excitement at the opportunity to build and scale WorkMonger
  • Hard working, enthusiastic team player with a “can do” attitude and strong work ethic
  • Independent, organized self-starter and problem-solver who takes the initiative to identify and assist in solving problems both within and beyond areas of responsibility
  • Ability to always maintain a professional demeanor and the highest ethical standards


Talent Sourcing, Matching and Screening:

  • Headhunt qualified candidates aligned to our Employer Partner profile, using a variety of methods and tools including LinkedIn Recruiter
  • Support WorkMonger’s talent matching process to match our JobSeekers and our Employers for a variety of roles in the US education sector
  • Execute interview process activities for ongoing WorkMonger searches, including resume reviews, phone screens, and reference checks

Communications and Customer Engagement:

  • Engage JobSeekers throughout the headhunting process to ensure JobSeeker retention while working towards an eventual hire
  • Manage tight communication deadlines to ensure JobSeekers receive timely outreach and follow up
  • Solicit feedback from JobSeekers and potential JobSeekers to ensure we are providing high-quality service
  • Support WorkMonger’s profile process to ensure it is streamlined, provides for the most enjoyable profile completion process, and maximizes JobSeeker sign-ups

Data and Systems Management:

  • Support a culture of productivity and accountability through tracking JobSeeker and Employer milestones
  • Build, adjust and maintain outreach communication system for headhunting and individual outreach
  • Work with team to evaluate JobSeeker and Employer data to improve the WorkMonger matching process and support the further development and refinement of the WorkMonger algorithm
  • Work with WorkMonger’s software designers and developers to improve our technology matching platform
  • Familiar with and able to independently use LinkedIn Recruiter, SeekOut, GMASS, Boolean Search Strings and Excel (Filtering and Sorting)

Organizational Strategy:

  • Serve as a thought partner in all parts of WorkMonger’s strategy

Additional Responsibilities:


  • Remote: May live anywhere in the United States
  • Candidate must have access to a laptop, high-speed internet and Microsoft Office Suite


  • Full-time position; must be able to work predictable hours, roughly 9am-6pm EST
  • As a young, small organization, WorkMonger does not yet offer benefits

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