Recruitment Manager

  • ActBlue
  • Somerville, MA, United States
  • Aug 24, 2017
Full time Human Resources/Staffing Non-profit-Social Services Human Resources

Job Description

At ActBlue, we build and power the premier online fundraising platform for Democratic campaigns, progressive organizations, and nonprofits working to create a better future. We put power in the hands of small-dollar donors and make giving online as easy as possible. And we work with thousands of groups — from presidential candidates to environmental organizations to local school board members.

The most rewarding part? Our work has led to a transformation of the power structures in this country. It takes all types to make ActBlue go, from political junkies to number whizzes to designers and writers. We pride ourselves on working hard as a small team to create big change, and we’re looking for more great people to join us.

Job title: Recruitment Manager

Reports to: Human Resources

ActBlue is embarking on its next stage of expansion, and we need your help to find the perfect people. Over the course of the next 18 months, we hope to double the size of our staff. The Recruitment Manager will be primarily responsible for guiding this expansion, ensuring we have a smooth and efficient hiring process, and that we are attracting a diverse pool of the best and the brightest. Responsibilities will include solidifying our hiring procedures, crafting clear and compelling job descriptions for open positions, and coordinating the hiring calendar.

Roles and Responsibilities

In this position, you will:

  • Begin immediately running the hiring process for dozens of new team members over the course of the next 12-18 months.
  • Review, systematize, and strengthen our hiring process, from job posting to final interviews and job offer.
  • Ensure that our applicant pools, interview process, and selection criteria are effectively increasing the diversity of our staff.
  • Find the best sources of active candidates for political, customer service, marketing, and administrative support positions, from entry-level to mid-level executive.
  • Assist in developing evaluation criteria and an interview strategy to identify the right candidates for specific roles.
  • Draft job postings, advertise job openings, conduct initial resume reviews and phone screens, schedule candidate interviews with internal teams, and provide support to interviewers.
  • Engage in recruitment of passive candidates for key positions, including networking activities and social media research.


Recruiting-Sourcing, HR Systems Administration

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Want to give it a shot? To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • At least 2 years’ experience with recruitment of active candidates and facilitating the hiring process. Experience in tech hiring a plus.
  • Experience with or a strong interest in recruiting passive candidates.
  • Familiarity with the various channels for attracting promising and diverse candidates.
  • Knowledge of hiring best practices and a strategic approach to evaluating and interviewing job applicants.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and planning skills.
  • The ability to collaborate with a variety of leaders and teams.
  • An enthusiastic, self-motivated, friendly attitude with a real passion for systems and efficiency.

Location & Compensation:

ActBlue’s office is located in Davis Square in Somerville, MA, just a few blocks from Boston’s MBTA Red Line train. This posting is for a full-time, salaried position centered in our office. We offer a competitive salary and a generous compensation package, which includes commuter benefits, fully paid health, dental, and vision insurance, an employer-sponsored 401k contribution plan, and a flexible time off policy.

To Apply:

Send a cover letter and resume (attached as a .pdf) in an email to Be sure to tell us where you found this job posting in your cover letter. Applicants will be contacted if selected for an interview.

ActBlue is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against candidates on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

ActBlue cannot at this time sponsor work visas.