Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition

Girls Who Code, New York

Closing the gender gap in tech, one girl at a time.

Duration: Full-Time

Girls Who Code is an international non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology. Our organization does more than teach girls to code; we’re building a global movement to change culture and challenge systems that have kept girls out of technology. Nearly ten years in, Girls Who Code is a major voice in the fight for gender equality and a thought leader in creating a more fair and equitable society and economy.

Girls Who Code has been named one of the Best Non Profits to Work For and is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace environment that allows employees to be engaged, productive and successful.

We are looking for a Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition to help find, attract and hire the best and brightest talent for our organization. Working as part of the People & Culture team, the successful candidate will be responsible for utilizing traditional and creative sourcing techniques to identify and hire exceptional team members. 

They will own a portfolio of positions and conduct full life-cycle recruiting. The goal for this role is to ensure the timely selection of high-quality talent, who believe in our mission and will support GWC’s culture. The Sr. Manager will report to the Senior Director, People & Culture - Talent. 

This is a full-time position that is based in New York City. A regular, hybrid work schedule, requiring 2 days in the office, is currently in place. Subject to change. We are not considering remote applicants.

To apply, please submit a resume for the position to [email protected]. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so it is in candidates’ best interest to apply as soon as possible.
Please note: Only applicants who submit their resumes through our search partner Leveled Talent will be considered.


  • Proactively source, recruit, engage, and maintain a strong candidate pipeline for all assigned staff roles
  • Partner with hiring manager throughout the entire search process including kick-off, strategy, and execution of search engagement
  • Build a robust pipeline and diverse pool of potential candidates that could meet current or future hiring needs from relevant networks, online and internal databases, employee referrals and passive candidates through networking and research
  • Contribute to the development of strategies and measurable outcomes for accountability in attracting candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives
  • Convey a sense of GWC culture through positive interactions with potential hires and ensure all candidates – whether successfully placed or not – have the best possible experience with GWC
  • Keep candidates continually informed with quality communications throughout the hiring process
  • Step in to support other People & Culture initiatives when needed


  • Minimum 5 years of recruitment experience
  • Deep sourcing and research experience utilizing a wide toolbox
  • Experience thinking like a brand ambassador to execute and support a competitive recruitment campaign that includes email campaigns, information sessions/panels, networking events
  • Exceptional project management skills, including setting, communicating, and maintaining timelines and priorities on mission-critical, deadline-driven project
  • Strong client service orientation and relationship-building skills
  • Resourceful, and action-oriented; always looking for ways of improving the quality of the work
  • Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative, organization, and attention to detail
  • Skilled with recruiting technology and metrics, including applicant tracking systems and reporting
  • A wizard in all things GSuite
  • Excellent communication and follow-up skills
  • Previous experience working for a nonprofit or education space preferred
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
Girls Who Code is committed to building a truly diverse and inclusive organization with a focus on valuing, serving, and understanding our target constituents, while challenging all stakeholders to think inclusively for the betterment of our programs.

Girls Who Code is an equal opportunity employer committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, national origin, ethnicity, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis. Racial and ethnic minorities and men are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.  GWC is not able to sponsor employment visas.

About Girls Who Code

We are a national nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sectors. With support from public and private partners, Girls Who Code works to educate, inspire, and equip high school girls with the skills and resources to pursue opportunities in computing fields.

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