Recruiting Associate, Talent Acquisition (DC)

Arabella Advisors is looking for a Recruiting Associate to be the backbone of the recruiting team, coordinating and managing recruiting, applicant tracking systems, events, social media, and orientation for the team. We need someone dedicated to our social mission, and who can serve as an exceptional ambassador to job candidates. This job is only for very organized individuals that are obsessive about details and service.

About Arabella Advisors
Arabella Advisors helps foundations, philanthropists and investors who are serious about impact achieve the greatest good with their resources.  We help our clients imagine what’s possible, design the best strategies, learn what works best, and do the work necessary to realize their visions.
Our staff is a team of passionate problem-solvers—mission-driven and action-oriented—with a unique combination of experience in philanthropy, business, nonprofits, government, finance, law, and other fields. We combine creative, strategic thinking with knowledge and networks developed through decades of hands-on experience.
The fastest-growing philanthropic advisory firm in the nation, Arabella is also a certified B Corporation. Our leadership team, advisors, colleagues, and staff are fundamentally concerned with social change. We share a desire to make a difference and apply an outcomes-focused approach. Our internal culture supports employee passions, enables continuous learning, and fosters innovation, risk taking, and fun—even as it emphasizes excellence.
Essential Responsibilities
  • Manage full-cycle recruiting processes for junior-level positions, including screening resumes and conducting phone screens
  • Provide exceptional customer service to applicants, responding to inquiries within 48 hours and ensuring positive feelings among candidates about Arabella and the hiring process
  • Serve as lead administrator of Newton, our applicant tracking system (ATS), including training users on the system
  • Coordinate multiple recruiting processes for all open positions across the firm, including posting positions on websites as assigned, tracking candidates in the ATS system, obtaining applications, scheduling interviews (to include coordinating travel), and administering assessments
  • Assist with the transition for staff from hire to new staff orientation, including, sending out welcome boxes and serving as a thought partner to help improve the process based on feedback.
  • Manage and leverage social media platforms (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.) to drive networking and candidate pool development
  • Manage logistics for the firm’s recruiting events, such as career fairs and virtual information sessions, including setting up events and coordinating marketing materials
  • Administer database of future candidates in Newton
  • Manage database of Arabella assessments for all jobs
  • Conduct initial screening interviews with referred candidates
  • Upload all candidate and application documents to our ATS
  • Support cultural and strategic initiatives as needed
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • A passion for the social sector
  • At least one year of experience in a recruiting role
  • Experience in a fast-paced customer-service role; service-oriented
  • Previous experience with an Applicant Tracking System or database management
  • Obsessive attention to detail and organization
  • Experience managing logistics, including travel and event planning
  • The ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Experience with social media, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, especially Word and Outlook
  • A great sense of humor
A Career with Arabella Advisors
We are committed to having a passion-driven, inclusive, fun, transparent, collaborative, and healthy culture.  We invite you to visit our careers website to learn more about our people, culture, and work. However, we thought you should know that Arabella is committed to providing excellent benefits to our employees.  For you and your eligible dependents, we provide a competitive package that includes health, vision, dental, and prescription insurance. We also provide you disability coverage; life insurance; personal and volunteer leave time; a 401K match that you are eligible to receive when you start; funds for professional development; and a fitness benefit.
We also are committed to building a firm that is diverse and inclusive. We invite our clients and employees to be fully themselves. By integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion into our work, we benefit from increased knowledge, creativity, flexibility, and organizational and individual growth. We expect all Arabella staff to share this commitment.
Candidates must submit a resume and one-page cover letter to be considered for the position. The cover letter must address why you want to work at Arabella and why this is your dream job. We will disregard candidates that do not submit the appropriate materials.
While Arabella is open to individuals from various locations applying to join our team, please note that we generally are unable to pay for relocation expenses.

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