Talent Acquisition Associate

| Metropolis, IL, USA | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 65,000-75,000 Annually
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With a vision to build a data-driven ecosystem that drives resources to impact, UpMetrics empowers organizations with the knowledge and the tools to accelerate the impact of their mission. Through platform and team, the mission-driven company empowers organizations to collect, analyze, and learn from data to gain insights, drive impact, and inspire change. UpMetrics combines a cutting-edge impact analytics and reporting platform with top-tier professional services to help partners define their narrative and create positive change.

We are seeking a Talent Acquisition Associate to join our People Operations team and build a pipeline of diverse and qualified talent to execute the company’s hiring plan for current and future needs—from helping define the positions to filling them with the best employees. As the Talent Acquisition Associate, you will report to the Senior People Operations Manager, and your work will require you to develop relationships with hiring managers, candidates, and recruiting firms. Your ability to efficiently manage resume screens, interview scheduling, offers, and background checks, while also understanding the company’s operational needs, will help you find the best talent to support the company’s growth. 

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about making a significant impact in attracting diverse, vision-aligned talent, eager to learn and grow, and excited to take on a key role on our small but growing People Operations team. If you have a keen eye for detail and strong organizational and interpersonal skills, we would love to meet you!

Note: While this is a fully-remote role, candidates located on the East Coast are preferred. We will accept applications until May 6th, 2024. First-round interviews will be held starting the week of May 20th, 2024.


  • Manage the full-cycle recruitment process using our applicant tracking system (Lever) to ensure an exceptional candidate experience, serve as the main point of contact for candidates and hiring managers, and support new hire onboarding
  • Diversify talent pipeline by sourcing candidates through online channels (LinkedIn, WellFound, and other professional networks or job boards) and recruiting agency partners
  • In partnership with the People Operations team and hiring managers, set and adhere to hiring goals (e.g., candidates per stage, time to hire, positions filled) while ensuring we are effectively attracting qualified, vision-aligned talent
  • Monitor and prepare monthly recruitment metrics and candidate experience insights, make data-driven decisions to continually improve diversity hiring efforts, and stay up to date with industry trends and best practices
  • Support the development of annual hiring training for all internal team interviewers
  • Manage our employee referral process (i.e., ask for referrals and process bonuses)
  • Build and nurture a talent pool of past applicants and potential candidates

  • Lead employer brand strategy development and implementation to improve the visibility and attractiveness of the company in attracting the best talent
  • Flexibility for ad-hoc tasks and project work to support the People Operations team

About You

  • You have 3+ years of proven work experience as a Talent Acquisition Coordinator/Associate or similar roles (SaaS experience preferred)
  • You are proficient in Google Suite, Applicant Tracking Systems, such as Lever and familiar with resume databases, job boards, and professional networks
  • You are professional, collaborative, and emotionally intelligent; able to work and effectively communicate with various stakeholders and foster teamwork across departments
  • You are a strong project manager who loves processes and is skilled in database management, process documentation, and record-keeping
  • You are a self-starter who enjoys working independently and possesses excellent attention to detail, time management, multitasking, and organizational skills
  • You go with the flow, with an openness to be agile and the ability to proactively identify and solve problems in a timely manner
  • You have a general knowledge of and curiosity to stay up to date on hiring trends and recruitment best practices
  • You maintain and value the confidential nature of human resources work

Our company values influence everything we do, from our work inside the office to how we choose our partners:

  • Team First — ​​Collaboration is key. We support each other and respect each other’s strengths, varying backgrounds, and views. We value everyone’s input.
  • Client Focused — ​Our work is personal. Many of us have direct experience working in the field and are deeply passionate about what we do. We take a partner approach with all our clients.
  • Show Integrity — We are open, honest, ethical, and fair. We expect integrity from the team internally and the people we choose to partner with. ​​
  • Reflect and Improve — We are a data company always looking to get better. We test often, iterate, and look closely at metrics to build capacity and inform decisions.
  • Let's Go! — To create positive change, we never settle. In uncharted territory, we embrace challenges as opportunities, take ownership, and strive for excellence.

Compensation & Benefits

  • $65,000 - $75,000 annual salary based on experience
  • Equity incentive plan
  • 70% employer-paid health insurance for employees and family 
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Fully paid Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance 
  • Fully paid Short- and Long-term Disability insurance
  • Unlimited time off policy, plus paid holidays and monthly Wellness Fridays
  • Parental leave policy
  • FSA plan, lifestyle spending account (LSA) for eligible professional development, wellness, and mental health expenses, and Employee Assistance Program via The Hartford
  • 401K plan
  • Remote work equipment
  • ​Annual company retreat and quarterly virtual company events
  • Outstanding team and meaningful work

Only applications submitted on our website or job boards where this has been posted will be reviewed.

Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women/other underrepresented individuals only apply when they meet 100% of them. We believe that people of color, people from working-class backgrounds, women, and LGBTQ+ people must be centered in the work we do. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities, or who are members of other marginalized communities. If you think you have what it takes, possess transferable skills, and are quick to learn, but don’t necessarily satisfy every requirement or meet every qualification, we would love to hear from you!

UpMetrics is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and accessible workplace where everyone, regardless of background or ability, can do their best work. If you require reasonable accommodations at any stage of the application or interview process, please contact the People Operations Team at [email protected].

More Information on UpMetrics
UpMetrics operates in the Social Impact industry. The company is located in San Francisco, CA. UpMetrics was founded in 2013. It has 33 total employees. To see all 1 open jobs at UpMetrics, click here.
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