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Talent Acquisition Coordinator (Contract)

Prodigy Game, Oakville, Ontario

The most engaging math platform in the world.

Duration: Contract


Prodigy Education connects students, parents, teachers and school districts with resources that promote a lifelong love of learning. Anyone with an internet connection is welcome to create a free account and try the most effective and engaging K-8 math platform in the world. Our business model helps us connect with youth around the world, with over 100 million students now voluntarily practicing math every single day — and enjoying it!

At Prodigy Education, we have an incredible team that works tirelessly to turn our goal of making education a human right into a reality. We are immensely grateful for our amazing team and all they do every day. We welcome people who share our passion to join our team, where you will have the opportunity to help an entire generation of students to LOVE learning.

Our passion is our mission - to help every student in the world love learning!

Please note: During the Covid-19 pandemic, in order to keep all our candidates safe, Prodigy is hiring and on-boarding 100% remotely for the time being.

Overview:

  • Here at Prodigy, we are working hard to achieve our mission of helping every child in the world to LOVE learning. Our People Ops team is growing rapidly as we continue to hit our product and growth milestones, and it’s an exciting time for the company! To continue our exponential growth, we are adding a Talent Acquisition Coordinator to our team to support with day-to-day coordination of candidates and various projects. As a Coordinator you’ll aid in providing smooth and precise communication between candidates, the talent team and hiring managers to ensure we provide an excellent candidate experience!
  • This role is a 1-year contract.

Your Impact:

  • Help support the growth of the company by streamlining the coordination of candidate interviews between recruiters and hiring managers
  • Introduce potential candidates to the Prodigy culture with office tours
  • Support the talent team with any administrative work such as candidate surveys, weekly reports
  • Play a vital supportive role in the recruitment of junior talent
  • Participate in any recruitment events
  • Work within the People Ops department, supporting on-going talent and HR initiatives
  • Support and attend all recruitment events, on- and off-site
  • Play a vital role in establishing Prodigy as one of the top tech companies to work for by supporting in the administrative application of company awards 
  • Help build meaningful relationships between team members by planning all quarterly events (birthday celebrations, team building activities)

Who You Are:

  • Recent graduate of an HR program with 1+ years work or co-op experience within the HR / Talent sector
  • Outgoing, friendly, approachable
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Always looking for new innovative ways to make process improvements
  • An interest in learning all things Talent Acquisition
  • Ability to quickly learn new computer systems and tools
  • Meticulous calendar management, organization and follow through
  • Ability to change direction quickly
  • Exhibits grace while under pressure and amidst frequent disruptions
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Looking to grow and develop a career in a talent or HR function

What We Offer:

  • The opportunity to build a career of value and witness first hand the impact Prodigy has as the most engaging math platform in the world!
  • A culture of transparency, where team members are involved in important conversations
  • No micromanaging here! We believe in our employees skills and abilities, we encourage you to bring new innovative ideas to your team
  • Full health benefits from day one (1)  for you and your family, fully covered! Nothing is ever taken off your pay cheque 
  • We are a profitable company, with eligibility to participate in stock options for all employees
  • Late or early riser? We understand! We offer flexible working hours that allow you to schedule your 8 hour day with a bit more flexibility. We do have core office hours, to ensure team members can be present for important meetings and department needs. Our core office hours are 10:30am - 3:00pm

  • While we operate 100% remotely for the time being, our company culture and values remain at the core of everything we do. We are offering a number of remote-friendly activities such as:
  • Virtual trivia 
  • Zoom meditation, stretching, and fitness sessions
  • Daily remote challenges via Slack 
  • Virtual “Prodigy Prepares” cooking series featuring our very own employees!
  • Remote work employee budget for things like home office equipment etc. 

  • When this pandemic comes to an end and it is safe to be back in the office here's a glimpse into what you can expect:
  • Feel like a different work environment? Work from home 1x a week!
  • Team building events that not only include you as a Prodigy employee, but your significant other and children as well
  • Company pizza lunch every second week for ‘All Hands’, where we discuss important Prodigy milestones
  • Do you need some fun to help break up your day? We have that covered! Join in some Ping Pong games, Smash Bros competitions or board games!
Come as you are

We believe the power of our collective potential will transform education. We are building towards a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace to empower and create access and opportunity for all. We welcome applications from people from all underrepresented groups, including (but not limited to) people of any gender, age, or religion, members of the LGBTQIA2+ community, BIPOC and other underrepresented races and nationalities, people with disabilities, veterans, and anyone who may contribute to the further diversification of Prodigy Education. 
If you feel like you don’t have all the qualifications for this position, and are willing to use your initiative to learn the rest, we’d still love for you to apply!

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Prodigy Game will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. 

About Prodigy Game

Imagine an entire generation of kids around the world rushing home to do their math homework because it was seamlessly integrated into their favourite video game. That's Prodigy, and we are revolutionizing the way the world learns math. In the last 5 years, Prodigy has gone from 3,000 local users to over 30,000,000 worldwide, and is currently the fastest growing educational startup in North America! We welcome people who share our passion to join our team, where you will have the opportunity to help an entire generation of students to LOVE learning math while working alongside some of the brightest and most passionate people in education and gaming.

Prodigy Game

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