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Junior Recruiter/ Coordinator 7/26/2018

Sesame Workshop New York, NY

New York, NY
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Sesame Workshop is looking for a Junior Recruiter/ Coordinator to join the Talent Acquisition team where the person will be exposed to a variety of areas in this dynamic, creative environment. The coordinator will be reporting on a day-to-day basis into the Director of Recruitment. Junior Recruiter/ Coordinator will provide support to the recruitment team with duties that include sourcing, intern program administration, calendar management and onboarding-related activities within the human resources department. She/he will be, conducting research, engagement (externally with candidates and internally with hiring managers), managing interview logistics and supporting the TA team.


* Perform a variety of administrative support tasks, which may include sourcing, scheduling, coordinating and setting up meetings and/or videoconferences.

* Source candidates and conduct phone and in-person interviews

* Support Director with day-to-day management of Intern Program

* Schedule interviews and manage logistics for interviews across the company

* Support new hire and onboarding processes, including conducting references, scheduling and communication with departments.

* Assist with various HR-related special projects and reports on an ongoing or ad hoc basis.

* Perform a variety of other tasks as necessary to support the HR team and carry out day-to-day responsibilities.


* The ideal candidate holds a Bachelor s Degree in Human Resources, Business Management, or a related field (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

* 1-2 years of experience supporting a large Recruitment team required

* Detail-oriented, well organized and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

* Great interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills in order to engage with people at all levels

* Able to take independent action to follow through on open items

* Able to demonstrate exceptional judgment, discretion and professional courtesy

* Proactive, and flexible team player who will pitch in on broader HR projects

* Strong computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook) and a strong knowledge of the Internet (search tools, social networking tools, etc.)

Sesame Workshop offers a competitive base salary and generous benefits package. Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

Sesame Workshop is Drug Free Workplace in an effort to safeguard workplace health, safety, and productivity.

At the Employer s discretion, employment is contingent upon passing a post offer background check. Fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing, and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.