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Recruiting Coordinator

In a nutshell:

The Recruiting team at IDEO San Francisco, is in search of a Recruiting Coordinator to help us by providing a variety of administrative support and contribute to building an exceptional employee and candidate experience. You will help assist in day-to-day coordination activities, have strong attention to detail, the ability to multitask and problem solve, and collaboration is essential. Most importantly, having a genuine passion for working with people and providing a world class employee and candidate experience is key.  You thrive when making others successful.

Why is this role important for IDEO’s work?

The Recruiting Coordinator is critical to our business. As a member of the Recruiting Team, you are an ambassador of the IDEO brand and help craft the candidate experience through interactions across the entire recruiting process. In this role, a coordinator will make the biggest impact by being extremely organized and flexible, managing the candidate experience while balancing expectations of hiring managers (the internal team). We count on them to help the team stay on top of things and be two-steps ahead of everyone.

IDEO is a creative and dynamic community filled with individuals that love what they do and are committed to helping others be successful. Our Talent processes and approach are not one-size-fits-all. Finding the right people to add to our team, and helping them succeed in their careers is a creative challenge — a human-centered one.  

Once you are here you will:

  • Be the “front door” for all candidates, crafting their experience through the recruiting process with IDEO
  • Actively connect with other groups throughout IDEO San Francisco and IDEO Globally in a way that builds relationships, trust, and credibility
  • Work in collaboration to assist the Recruiting team, maintain organization systems and, proper usage of tools
  • Assist with new hire processing, collaborating with Learning and Development ensuring all paperwork is completed, signed, checked for accuracy and filed appropriately

What does IDEO offer you?

IDEO is a place unlike any other. It’s a place where you can solve diverse, complex challenges for our clients or the organization, alongside thoughtful, intelligent individuals who lead with curiosity, empathy, and optimism. Sure we work hard, but we also intentionally craft moments that allow our community to pause, create, and connect. We encourage our community to bring their whole selves to work, respect the need for work-life balance, and allow for autonomy in the design process and your career.

Relevant experience and mindset :

  • Ability to multi-task and keep track of multiple projects, clients, etc.
  • Works well with ambiguity and is able to make decisions even without all the information
  • Thinks strategically and is able to prioritize -- a good problem solver and even better question asker
  • Flexible and able to handle unforeseen events/requests with ease and cheerfulness
  • Ability to be creative and innovative in bringing solutions to problems
  • Experience working with confidential information requiring discretion and tact
  • Great time management skills, ability to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

Pop quiz, Hot Shot:

Tell us what superpower you would bring to the IDEO San Francisco Recruiting team... 

Application requirements and instructions:

Please apply with a resume and cover letter (yes, we read cover letters). Don’t forget to answer our Pop Quiz questions!

Equal Opportunity Employer

IDEO is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.