Recruiting Coordinator

| Chicago

About us:

At Farmer’s Fridge, we’re committed to making wholesome, delicious food simply accessible, so people can live a little happier. We aim to remove the roadblocks to eating well on the go. That means sourcing top-notch ingredients, handcrafting meals in our kitchen, packing & delivering fresh to our network of Fridges and ensuring the best possible customer experience. Unpurchased items are regularly donated to local food depositories, providing responsibly sourced nutrition to community members in need. If you’re passionate about our mission to change the food system for the better, our team just may be the right fit for you.

We value an open mind, dedication to work, and a collaborative spirit. We hire based on those characteristics, our business’ needs, and your qualifications. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind — in the hiring process or in the workplace.

Check out our BuiltIn Chicago page to see what it’s like to work here: https://www.builtinchicago.org/company/farmers-fridge

About the Recruiting Coordinator role:

Our facility team is the heart and soul of Farmer’s Fridge -- from receiving and inspecting our responsibly-sourced ingredients, to cooking and hand-chopping products, to assembling our jars; they deliver a deliciously healthy, safe and reliable experience to our thousands of customers daily.

With the increasing demand for our products and our expansion into new areas of the country, the facility team has more than doubled in the past year. So, we are looking for a highly motivated and efficient Recruiting Coordinator to be an integral part of filling these seats, growing the amazing hourly team, and providing a world class candidate experience on behalf of Farmer’s Fridge.

This job will never be boring and the successful applicant will be someone who isn’t afraid to dive in quickly, learn on the job, and continue to focus on efficiency in hitting the hiring benchmarks and finding ways to improve on an ongoing basis. We are looking for a Recruiting Coordinator who is hungry to get started, excited to learn about Farmer’s Fridge, and who can manage shifting priorities in an organized & focused way.

Responsibilities:

  • Source candidates through platforms/job boards, relationship building, and other outreach.
  • Manage entire workflow on hourly, non-exempt positions through our Applicant Tracking System (JazzHR), to ensure weekly hiring numbers are met.
  • Complete recruiting administrative tasks such as communications, scheduling, etc.
  • Conduct resume and phone interviews for all hourly positions.
  • Scheduling interviews, manage logistics, and communicate with candidates and internal team.
  • Host candidates and participate in on-site group interviews.
  • Gather and log feedback from interviews.
  • Lead post interview steps, including making offers, sending offer letters, and other pre-employment steps.
  • Communicate with new hires around expectations and answer questions prior to their first day.
  • Support the facility management team with other administrative recruiting duties.

Necessary Experience:

  • Bilingual mandatory - Spanish and English
  • Some experience in recruiting, particularly with non-exempt roles, is preferred. However, candidates without experience who are looking to learn quickly and gain valuable experience in a manufacturing environment should also apply.
  • Working knowledge of applicant tracking and CRM platforms and screening methods is a plus.

Necessary Skills:

  • Attention to detail, reliable and well-organized- able to handle multiple tasks and set priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with both external candidates and internally when working across Farmer’s Fridge teams.
  • Friendly, approachable demeanor and helps to build and foster relationships both internally and externally.
  • Detail oriented and resourceful, pay attention to the small things, prioritize to get the job done even when challenges arise.
  • Energetic and a team player who gets excited by the challenge of finding the best people for the Farmer’s Fridge production, inventory and distribution teams.

Benefits:

  • Traditional Benefits. Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability
  • 10 paid floating holidays
  • Generous paid time off policy
  • Daily Fridge Credits. You can enjoy these flat rate credits at any Fridge
  • Monthly cell phone credit
  • Professional development opportunities

Farmer’s Fridge is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

View our disclosures related to External Agencies and Applicants: www.farmersfridge.com/careerdisclosure


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Location

Located in the Kinzie Industrial Corridor, we’re at the epicenter of the startup community. Find coffee shops, breweries, and inspiration all around.

An Insider's view of Farmer's Fridge

What are some social events your company does?

Working at a start-up can be a roller coaster, so we do our best to balance work & play. We have regular get-togethers including happy hours, mixers, and impromptu outings to celebrate the wins at the many restaurants & breweries in the area. We also throw a mean party, are 2018 kickball league champions and have yoga classes in the office monthly.

Eden

Revenue & Sustainability Manager

What does your typical day look like?

Given the fast-paced environment at the Fridge, things change so quickly around here. Each day comes with new projects and priorities - and no two days look the same. From meetings and calls to strategizing with the team, and travel, in the two years I've been here, it's safe to say that each day is different.

Syed Shah

Head of Expansion

What makes someone successful on your team?

In a space dominated by big food players, we are building something truly innovative, and the response from the community reaffirms that we're on our way to helping people live healthier, happier lives. Challenges are met with optimism and passion instead of deep sighs and frustration, and the team really bands together to achieve shared goals.

Caroline

Director of Operations Systems

What is your vision for the company?

Farmer's Fridge aims to make fresh, healthy food as accessible as a candy bar. We are on a mission to improve public health through better access to delicious, nutritious food.

Luke

Founder & CEO

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I love coming to a place where my coworkers are supportive of my trials as a working Mom. Where time is made for quiet, uninterrupted work with weekly clarity breaks. Where we are fully supported in our projects. I get to bring all of myself to work, the Mom, the food lover, and the runner—and feel like each part is appreciated and celebrated!

Sarah

Customer Development Manager

What are Farmer's Fridge Perks + Benefits

Farmer's Fridge Benefits Overview

Let’s talk perks. Because keeping you healthy and happy is what we’re all about.

We offer:
Traditional Benefits -- Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short Term Disability, LTD

10 paid holidays

Generous PTO policy (Did somebody say vacay?!)

Daily Fridge Credits (Yep—Lunch is on us! Free snacks, too!)

Monthly cell phone credit

Spontaneous company events and community service activities (kickball, yoga, and yes—even the occasional bonsai tree taming tutorial can be expected!)

Opportunity to work with a phenomenal team of individuals that are constantly pushing the market boundaries to offer delicious, nutritious food at the utmost convenience.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We love to engage with our community and participate in events that are aligned with our mission
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Regular team celebrations for company milestones and other special events.
Free Daily Meals
Daily Fridge credits!
Stocked Kitchen
We have snacks and drinks available.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Our sports leagues fuel teamwork and collaboration with a healthy dose of fun competition.

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