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Senior Coordinator, Global TA Programs

| Chicago

 

Are you a problem solver? Do you shine when you’re in a supportive role, helping teammates do their best work?

 

Groupon’s mission is to become the daily habit in local commerce and fulfill our purpose of building strong communities through thriving small businesses by connecting people to a vibrant, global marketplace for local services, experiences and goods. In the process, we’re positively impacting the lives of millions of customers and merchants globally. Even with thousands of employees spread across multiple continents, we still maintain a culture that inspires innovation, rewards risk-taking and celebrates success. If you want to take more ownership of your career, then you're ready to be part of Groupon.

 

As the Talent Acquisition Programs team, we play a key role in the success of Groupon’s Global Talent Acquisition organization. We are the ‘Center of Excellence’ for recruiting and are comprised of teammates from University Relations (UR), Operations (Ops), and Employer Brand (EB). Together, we champion everything from candidate attraction, our award-winning campus recruiting program, and operational efficiency across all geographies.

 

As a Senior Coordinator on the TA Programs team, you will work with our team to support projects and initiatives across the globe. You will be responsible for balancing the teams’ workloads while handling more routine administrative duties. A typical week might include scheduling interviews for our UR team, liaising with procurement on the status of contracts, building stories in our People Blog, or setting up demos with potential future vendors. Whether you’re working on tasks big or small, your work will have a positive impact across our candidates, hiring managers, and teammates.

 

We're a "best of both worlds" kind of company. We're big enough to have resources and scale, but small enough that a single person has a surprising amount of autonomy and can make a meaningful impact. We're curious, fun, a little intense, and kind of obsessed with helping local businesses thrive. Does that sound like a compelling place to work?

 

You’ll spend time on the following:

  • Ensure that our fast-paced Talent Acquisition Programs teams run smoothly

  • Handle coordination and communications on behalf of the UR team, ensuring an amazing experience for all candidates and hiring teams

  • Respond quickly and efficiently to urgent tasks in an environment with constantly changing priorities (such as scheduling changes, urgent or confidential administrative needs, etc.)

  • Serve as the point of contact for various UR or EB activities, such as events, social media campaigns, or order tracking

  • Conduct thorough research and make sound recommendations on future recruiting tools, systems, and processes

  • Schedule demos with vendors and all internal stakeholders for prospective tools

  • Work with procurement and legal teams on the negotiation and management of vendor agreements, MSAs, contracts for recruiting tools and job posting sites

  • Maintain a vendor calendar to ensure preparation for all potential contract renewals

  • Track projects from initiation to completion; lead smaller projects independently

  • Track progress and deliver against various people rollouts (interview training, development tools) and partner with project teams to support

  • Input content into Wordpress for Groupon People Blog

 

We’re excited about you if you have:

  • 2+ years of administrative, recruiting, or HR experience

  • You have experience with recruiting processes, systems, tools, and programs with a deep understanding of a recruiting life cycle

  • You have experience building rapport with internal clients and have strong interpersonal skills

  • You're adaptable and can think on your feet; when faced with new challenges or tough conversations, you face them head-on

  • You take an entrepreneurial approach to task management and have the ability to take control and meet tight deadlines

  • You have strong calendar management skills, including the coordination of complex meetings and scheduling across numerous internal and external contacts

  • You're a creative problem solver who finds problems and recommends effective plans of action

  • Whether it's via email or presentation, you're able to communicate complex information simply and clearly

  • You have excellent skills in Google Suite (Docs, Calendar, Sheets, Mail) and PowerPoint; experience with an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) or Wordpress a plus

 

Groupon’s purpose is to build strong communities through thriving small businesses. To learn more about the world’s largest local ecommerce marketplace, click here for the latest Groupon news. Plus, be sure to check out the values that shape our culture, guide our strategy and make our company a great place to work. And just don’t take our word for it. Hear from real Groupon team members and learn more about our employee resource groups. If all of this sounds like something that’s a great fit for you, then click apply and let’s see where this takes us.

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Location

Our headquarters is nestled alongside the Chicago River in the bustling River North neighborhood, close to both blue and brown line CTA trains.

An Insider's view of Groupon

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

Groupon provides an environment where I can strive for maximum work-life effectiveness, room for growth, and there is always something new to do. I enjoy spending lots of time at work because I love what I do; the hours are not burdensome, Groupon fits me. I define success in my own terms & Groupon provides us with the flexibility to be successful.

Milan

Senior Manager of Operations

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

We are working on arriving at the optimal attribution models across different areas of our business. For example, the attribution of a purchase to a specific experience — a home page feature, an email, a push notification — likely has a different window of time where we can reasonably say a specific purchase is a result of a specific experience.

Kristi

Data Scientist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Here at Groupon, what you do matters. I got my start at Groupon as an intern and have had the opportunity in the past (almost) 5 years to build out a global volunteer program that has engaged over 5,000 employees in over 63,000 hours of service supporting the work of close to 650 nonprofit organizations.

Alicia

Program Manager, Employee & Community Engagement

What projects are you most excited about?

Recently, we committed to having 100% of our job descriptions reviewed for gender balance by the end of 2018. Also for 2018, work will continue with our Employee Resource Groups, who play a pivotal part in the attraction and selection of diverse top talent, and themselves can be developed and promoted into company leaders.

Carlos

Head of Diversity Recruitment

What are Groupon Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Recreational Clubs

Additional Perks + Benefits

Fitness benefits. Free office shuttles. Paid parental and family leave. Comprehensive sales training program. Sense of joy. Onsite cafes. Unlimited Routine Time Off (RTO). Flexible spending accounts. Life & AD&D insurance. 401(k). Disability coverage.

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