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Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition

About Rewiring America

Rewiring America is the leading electrification nonprofit, focused on electrifying our homes, businesses, and communities. We develop accessible, actionable data and tools, and build coalitions and partnerships to make going electric easier for households and communities. Rewiring America helps Americans save money, tackle nationwide emissions goals, improve health, and build the next generation of the clean energy workforce. We believe in an abundant, flourishing, climate-safe future, and know that, together, we can realize one.

Position Summary

We are seeking a Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition to join our growing People & Culture team. This position reports to the Director, People & Culture.

In this newly-created role, you will play a pivotal role in sourcing, attracting, and recruiting top talent for Rewiring America. This position involves collaborating closely with hiring managers and other People & Culture team members in order to staff our team with the highest caliber talent. This position also manages our contracted recruiters. As the Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition, you’ll drive recruitment strategies, enhance processes, and build a strong talent pipeline. 

This role is hands-on: you’ll be expected to personally lead multiple recruitment processes while also managing contracted recruiters and supporting hiring managers who will be leading on other roles.

What You’ll Do

  1. Recruitment and Sourcing

  • Utilize multiple channels to recruit candidates.

  • Proactively develop qualified and targeted talent pools (both active and passive candidates).

  • Assess candidates against specific job requirements and cultural fit.

  1. Cultivate Relationships

  • Maintain continuous engagement with candidates so that we maximize our chances of securing top talent, while also ensuring that all candidates, regardless of outcome, have a positive experience with our process.

  • Develop strong relationships with hiring managers to ensure productive, smooth, and successful hiring processes.

  • Be a thought leader to provide guidance as a subject matter expert ensuring best practices.

  • Collaborate with hiring teams  to create diversity and inclusion plans for recruitments as well as ongoing outreach programs. 

Manage

  • Communicate clearly with contract recruiters on expectations and needs.

  • Hold recruiters accountable on timelines, candidate quality, and the continuous engagement standard.

  • Manage an internal staffer providing coordinator/administrative support and develop them in all areas of talent acquisition.

Support Hiring Managers

  • Develop and execute the training curriculum to upskill hiring managers running their own processes.

  • Act as a coach to hiring managers, supporting them throughout the stages of hiring.

Process Excellence

  • Implement a standardized recruitment process across contract recruiters, hiring managers overseeing their own processes, and any recruitment procedures you directly manage

  • Ensure our ATS (Workable) is used consistently to provide stakeholders with a clear view of all candidates’ status.

  • Communicate regularly and clearly with all stakeholders about the status of each recruitment process, including any challenges that need to be overcome.

  • Enhance current or develop new processes and policies regarding hiring and recruiting.

  1. Metrics And Performance

  • Ensure the Talent function delivers against key recruitment metrics.

  • Work alongside the organization to implement effective assessment tools.

Employer Branding and attraction

  • Work with internal stakeholders to build our employer brand. 

  • Partner with diversity focused vendors to attract talent from all walks of life.

Requirements

Who You Are

You are a passionate talent acquisition leader that prioritizes both our candidate and hiring manager experience. You are not just filling roles, you are shaping the future of Rewiring America – supporting our values, vision and mission  – and making the electrification of our homes, businesses, and communities a reality. 

Your passion for talent is contagious and inspires our supporting contractors and hiring managers to follow great processes to get great results. You are a candidate experience champion who believes that every interaction with a candidate matters. From initial outreach to offer, you create a positive candidate journey. 

Your approach to full-cycle recruiting emphasizes providing white-glove service. You prioritize the hiring manager experience just as much as you do the experience of our candidates.

Finally, you are a strategic visionary who goes beyond the needs of the moment to anticipate future requirements and sets up the systems to grow.

Requirements

The successful candidate thrives in a fast growing organization where staffing needs grow and change regularly. They will be able to inspire top-quality candidates to apply for and accept positions at Rewiring America while also managing contractor recruiters and coaching hiring managers to do the same. Especially important is a clear track record of bringing excellent talent to prior organizations.

The selected candidate will also possess the following Core and Preferred qualifications and characteristics:

Core

  • Strong commitment to the mission, policies and goals of Rewiring America.

  • Dedicated to our diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging initiatives and practices and providing an inclusive and equitable experience for all of our candidates.

  • Track record of overseeing a high volume of simultaneous recruiting processes.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing strategic recruiting plans.

  • Strong management practice in key domains including delegation, accountability, coaching, and growing.

  • Excellent at building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Clear, persuasive communicator.

  • Proficiency with applicant tracking systems.

  • Exhibits a collaborative and low ego work style, with an optimistic outlook that resonates with the team dynamics.

  • Independently recognizes and creates opportunities for process/program improvement using experience, feedback, and data.

  • Maintain high levels of confidentiality as a member of the People & Culture team, especially in regards to candidacy, salary, job codes, and more. 

Preferred

  • Experience with Workable and LinkedIn Recruiting

  • Experience using Google-suite tools

Benefits

Compensation and Benefits

The salary range for this position is $110,000 - $150,000 USD, commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employees (and their families). Employees are able to enroll in 401k retirement plan and are eligible for a 3% automatic contribution and up to a 3% employer match on 401k contributions. Employees are also eligible for pre-tax transportation benefits. Employees will receive 160 hours of vacation time, 80 hours of health leave, up to 2 days of casual leave, and 20 hours of volunteer leave annually. Employees will also receive 13 paid holidays throughout the calendar year (15 days during Presidential and Congressional elections). We have an office closure between Christmas and New Year. Employees are eligible for 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave after 90 days of employment. Regular, full-time employees and part-time employees are eligible to take up to sixteen weeks of parental leave, in all cases related to birth, adoption, or foster care starting from the first day of employment. We offer access to professional development resources.

Commitment to Racial Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Rewiring America values diversity in all its forms and is committed to inclusive and transparent recruitment, hiring and promotion processes. Candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

Hiring Statement

Rewiring America is a project of Windward Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. Windward Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. Windward Fund ‘s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working. 

Application Procedure 

To apply or nominate a candidate, please submit an application and resume via the Rewiring America page at Workable.This position is open until filled, and we are moving quickly to fill this position -- apply as soon as possible. Candidate review and phone screens begin immediately and will be conducted throughout the search period.

E-Verify 

Windward participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with employees’ Form I-9 information to confirm authorization to work in the United States. Job candidates and employees authorized to work may not be discriminated against on the basis of national origin or citizenship status.

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