Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist – Technical

| Chicago

Who We Are 

For over 20 years, SPINS' mission has been to increase the presence and accessibility of natural and organic products to encourage healthier and more vibrant living. By leveraging SPINS’ industry-leading proprietary data and analytics, our technology enables deeper, more engaged relationships between Retailers, Brands and Consumers through our platform, web, and mobile products.

The Opportunity

Due to multi-year double-digit growth, we are expanding our Talent Acquisition team. In this role you will help us further shape our Talent Acquisition strategy and tools, be entrusted with an ongoing quest to discover talent, build a strong employment brand, and ensure great relationships with both candidates and hiring managers. We are a collaborative organization and do not believe a recruiter should work in a silo. The opportunity for you to actively partner with everyone from your People Operations teammates to company leaders will allow you to excel in your full-cycle recruiting.

This role reports directly to our Director of Talent Acquisition and is part of our broader People Operations team. As a member of this team, you play a significant role shaping the company’s culture and impacting our continuous healthy growth by connecting high quality talent to the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a business partner with hiring leaders to develop effective sourcing and recruiting strategies that result in internal client satisfaction
  • Conduct thorough sourcing campaigns to identify qualified active and passive candidates through job boards, social media and networking
  • Develop talent acquisition strategies that result in effective ongoing talent pipelines aimed at filling open roles quickly
  • Ownership for planning and conducting recruitment and selection processes (interviews, screening calls, etc.)
  • Always look for ways to ensure a positive candidate experience
  • Share your insights on market trends and internal talent needs to ensure the company’s staffing plans and forecasts are accurate
  • Actively work in alignment with the company’s commitment to foster an environment that champions eclectic and diverse viewpoints and backgrounds.
  • Organize and/or attend networking events, hack-a-thons, and meetups
  • Use metrics as a guide to capture what is working well and to identify areas of improvement

What you bring:

  • 5 + years of full-cycle recruiting experience in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Technical recruiting experience preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of trends, industry news and Chicago market
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to interact and manage relationships at all levels of an organization
  • Organizational skills, detail-oriented
  • Comfort with ambiguity; ability to prioritize, multitask and flex as needs and priorities change
  • Experience with Greenhouse Applicant Tracking System is a plus

How We Work

At the core of our work lies a passion to create a culture of sustainable health & wellness within the marketplace. That also means working within an environment that promotes these same principals. Just as important as what we work on is the way we work and SPINS' Values provide a clear framework for all our team members:

  • Direct– We communicate with clarity, honesty and respect in all situations and embrace opportunities to provide solution-oriented feedback.
  • Determined– We are committed to overcoming all obstacles to achieve results. We adapt to change, seek opportunities to learn and rapidly translate that learning into action.
  • Passionate– We go above and beyond to help our partners achieve their goals. We challenge assumptions and are comfortable forging new paths.
  • Collaborative– We leave our egos at the door, believing that working together we will produce an outcome that’s greater than each individual contribution.

If we haven’t convinced you to join us yet, this just might! Sure, we have a great core benefit program but SPINS also offers its team members:

  • Company subsidized commuter transit program
  • Gym, bike storage and showers onsite
  • Fresh and healthy snacks daily
  • Vibrancy 360 Wellness Program: Free yoga and fitness classes, onsite massage, volunteer opportunities, client product demos, outings, and more.


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

We are just steps from the Merchandise Mart, located in the bustling River North neighborhood of Chicago.

An Insider's view of SPINS LLC

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The beauty of our mission lies in the fact that we're impacting all consumers to live healthier and more vibrant lives, and this transcends to our own team members within the office. With our mission in mind, we cultivate an office environment and culture where we support team members to live their best lives.

Rosemary

Chief People Officer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

If you work on the engineering team, you get to understand the end to end process. You are not siloed to one team, you can move into areas you’re interested in. It helps you understand the business

Subha

Engineering Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I’ve worked with corporate companies for many years and I really love the organic feel of SPINS. I have opportunities and encouragement to do what I need to do to get my work done. If you’re willing to put in time and work hard and passionate, you can do so much more than your job, I get to touch so many things.

Janice

Senior Software Engineer

What makes someone successful on your team?

We bring creativity to obstacles, living principles that drive innovation. We work smart; always striving and learning. We want you to chime in. We want you to be you. We're diverse, confident, collaborative, and unafraid. We don't punish progress which sometimes takes two steps back. We refactor. We're quality, at velocity.

Troy

Chief Technology Officer

What are SPINS LLC Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave: SPINS provides six weeks of paid maternity leave (or more broadly speaking, primary caregiver leave), and two weeks of paid paternity leave (or secondary caregiver leave).

Flexible Schedule: Our teams offer flexible options to serve business goals and accommodate personal needs.

Full access to SPINS’ comprehensive wellness program "Vibrancy 360" which includes: chef led cooking demonstrations, yoga, natural/organic fare in kitchens, office gym with personal training sessions, running club, volunteer opportunities, massages, meditation, in-office happy hours

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