Recruiting Coordinator

| San Francisco, CA, USA
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About Us:

Short Story is an award winning, technology-powered retailer dedicated to petite women 5'4" and under. Our mission is to create a seamless shopping experience for millions of petite women so they can dress with effortless confidence. As a fast-growing startup, we're revolutionizing retail with a data-driven learning system that leverages customer feedback to create exceptional, tailored products. We've been recognized by top publications like Forbes, Fortune and are backed by top institutional investors who share our vision of building the world's next great consumer brand.

At Short Story, we celebrate petiteness, boldness, and modern womanhood. Our culture combines an insatiable hunger for data, an unwavering commitment to creating superior products, and a hustle startup mentality. We have a strong sense of urgency. Since 2019, we've cultivated a team of dedicated problem solvers and fashion enthusiasts. We're excited for you to join us on this exhilarating journey.

We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated Recruiting Coordinator to be the first key hire in our People Operations team. As a Recruiting Coordinator at Short Story, you will ignite our growth by helping us assemble a team of butt-kicking, passionate individuals who want to make a difference. We're looking for an optimist with grit and determination, who is excited to face the challenges of a growing startup.


  • Work closely with the founding team to help us scale from a 84 person team to several times this size
  • Help design an unforgettable candidate experience and become a candidate advocate
  • Coordinate and schedule interviews with top-notch efficiency
  • Successfully manage multiple candidates and calendars to seamlessly coordinate high-volume and fast-paced interview activity on the technical team
  • Track key recruiting metrics and ensure candidate records in our applicant tracking system (Greenhouse) are organized and up-to-date
  • Eagerly respond to candidate inquiries via phone and email
  • Work with the founding team to refine our recruiting process
  • Successfully deliver on all deadlines and flawlessly execute in a fast-paced, startup environment

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3 years in a recruiting coordinator role or in a role of similarly relevant work experience in a dynamic and fast-paced tech startup
  • Ability to work at our SF office in Mission Bay
  • A proactive and solutions-oriented mindset
  • Your interpersonal skills are next level, and you never drop the ball
  • You're self-motivated, able to work independently as well as in partnership with department heads and cross-functional teams
  • Ability to balance expertise with creativity and innovation when it comes to improving our process, practices, and recruiting brand
  • Ability to be scrappy and resourceful with minimal to no guidance

Other Qualifications

  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to think analytically while working in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Entrepreneurial mindset: You must be comfortable and confident where your ideas and efforts will have a direct impact on company processes
  • Expertise in verbal and written communication with internal and external stakeholders
  • Previous experience working in ecommerce or a tech startup is a plus
  • Must be able to wear many hats with a hands-on, ready to go attitude
  • Must be flexible and accept change readily with a driven and positive mindset
  • Eager to learn and excited to help build a company from the ground up
  • Able to translate client experience communications into recommendations and actionable items

Why You'll Love Working at Short Story:

  • We are a group of smart, passionate, hustlers with a wealth of diverse experiences
  • We are motivated by unique challenges and opportunities
  • We are our own customers; many of us on the team are petite women who love our products
  • We are a successful, fast-growing startup solving problems that have not been solved before and reinventing fashion for an underserved segment
  • We are driven by the mission of helping petite women find their perfect fit so they can dress with total confidence
  • You'll get the opportunity to try your hand at new things. We deeply believe in giving people opportunity to venture into new areas
  • You'll get to work at an early stage start-up, to build the culture, and to have an outsized impact on our company and society


  • Performance bonuses
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Company meals & events
  • Professional development resources
  • Opportunity to work with a dedicated and experienced founding team
  • Opportunity to progress rapidly through your career

We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

More Information on Short Story
Short Story operates in the eCommerce industry. The company is located in San Francisco, CA. Short Story was founded in 2019. It has 94 total employees. To see all 5 open jobs at Short Story, click here.
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