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Recruitment Coordinator (Sourcer) - 6 month contract



Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024

About Us

We are TravelPerk: a scaling unicorn valued at $1.4 billion that has raised over $400m since our creation in 2015. Backed by world-class investors with portfolios including AirBnB, Stripe, Slack, Trello, Gusto, Twitter, Farfetch and Deliveroo, our team comprises A-players from the travel and technology industries.

We’ve been named the fastest-growing SaaS startup in the world by SaaS1000 and featured as one of the hottest startups to watch by both Forbes and Wired. We’re revolutionizing the B2B corporate travel market—worth over $1.3 trillion— to connect people in real life in an enjoyable and sustainable way.

TravelPerk is innovative. We have welcomed and acquired the likes of Click Travel, NexTravel and Albatross to the team. From TravelCare, to FlexiPerk and GreenPerk, we are shaping the industry's future. Our team continues to emerge stronger and stronger as we adjust to the new normal—and that’s where you come in!

If you’re ready to take off with us, keep reading!

About the role:

We are looking for a Recruiting Coordinator to join the People team! You will be focused on sourcing top talent for TravelPerk’s North American sales team and delivering a 7-star experience for candidates while ensuring a seamless experience for the interview teams. Although you won't conduct many interviews yourself, you will be a key player in ensuring our recruitment team's success. In addition to this you will carry out integral projects in the People Team, working on data dashboards, employment branding strategy and process improvements. Are you proactive, eager to learn and passionate about people? Let´s talk!

This is a 6-month contract position.

What you will do:

  • Collaborate with recruiters and hiring managers to understand position requirements and develop sourcing strategies tailored to each role.
  • Utilize various sourcing techniques, including online channels (e.g., LinkedIn, job boards, social media), networking events, referrals, and other creative methods to identify and attract passive candidates.
  • Proactively build and maintain talent pipelines for key positions, ensuring a steady flow of qualified candidates.
  • At times, you may conduct initial screenings to evaluate candidate qualifications, interests, and qualifications for TravelPerk.
  • Engage with candidates throughout the recruitment process, providing a positive candidate experience and serving as a brand ambassador for TravelPerk.
  • Track and analyse sourcing metrics to assess the effectiveness of sourcing strategies and make data-driven recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, market conditions, and talent sourcing and recruitment best practices.

What you need:

  • A passion for Talent Acquisition and a desire to grow your career within the field of recruitment. Experience with sourcing and engaging passive candidates is a huge plus!
  • A “one team” mentality means that we are a team, and you want to win as a part of it.
  • Familiarity with applicant tracking systems (ATS) and other recruitment tools.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with candidates and build relationships.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Creative thinker with a proactive approach to problem-solving and continuous improvement.
  • Passion for technology, travel, and innovation.

What do we offer?

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive benefit plans covering medical, dental, vision, life, and disability with coverage from your start date
  • Financial benefits like 401k with company matching and a HSA plan
  • Global presence and hybrid work availability
  • Unforgettable TravelPerk events including travel to one of our hubs
  • Learning and professional development opportunities
  • Mental health support tool for your wellbeing
  • Exponential growth opportunities

How we work

Our Vision is for a world where TravelPerk serves as the platform for human connection in-real-life (IRL). We take an IRL-first approach to work, where our team works together in-person 3 days a week. As such, this role requires you to be based within commuting distance of our Chicago hub. We fundamentally believe in the value of meeting in-real-life to improve connectivity, productivity, creativity and ultimately making us a great place to work.

TravelPerk doesn’t require academic studies for this position. We select based on experience and potential, not credentials.

At TravelPerk we believe that diversity adds incredible value to our teams, our products, and our culture. We don’t just accept differences—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone’s place regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.