Position: Culture & Talent Coordinator

Location: Washington, DC

Status: Exempt; Full time

Reports to: Chief of Staff

About Accountable.US

Accountable.US is a nonpartisan watchdog organization that shines a light on the corrupting influence of powerful corporations and special interests on public policymaking. Our work helps pave the way for policies that advance the interests of all Americans, not just the rich and powerful. If you're looking for a growing, fast-paced organization that invests in its people and strives to create more equitable and inclusive communities, then Accountable.US could be the place for you. We offer competitive salaries, exceptional benefits, and we encourage a healthy work/life balance for our staff.

Position Summary

Are you a natural “connector” with exceptional interpersonal skills? Do you enjoy making people feel welcome in new situations? Are you good at “managing up” and juggling many priorities at once? Are you passionate about ensuring employees have a fulfilling experience from day 1?

Accountable.US seeks a Culture & Talent Coordinator to help us build and retain a best-in-class team with a focus on diversity, equity, inclusion and justice (DEIJ) principles. The right candidate for this position will have excellent communication skills, a strong knowledge of progressive nonprofit and advocacy circles and strong networking skills, and the ability to work collaboratively across teams with senior staff. The position can be based in the Washington, D.C. or New York City areas though travel on occasion is possible.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Manage the hiring process including creation of position descriptions, posting positions, reporting, and tracking candidates through our Applicant Tracking System (BreezyHR);
  • Manage “passive” recruitment tactics like job boards and job fairs;
  • Manage “active” recruitment tactics such as developing partnerships with schools and institutions, reaching out to networks on LinkedIn and other social media platforms to proactively find potential applicants, etc.;
  • Maintain salary placement tools;
  • Ensure DEIJ principles are infused in every aspect of the hiring process;
  • Ensure new hires have a smooth and positive onboarding experience, including managing all appropriate orientation trainings and liaising with other members of the staff;
  • Ensure all staff have Job Descriptions consistent with their responsibilities;
  • Oversee the Fellowship program;
  • Manage organizational training programs with a focus on DEIJ principles;
  • Help to identify and curate list of external partners to address identified training needs;
  • Track and document all employment changes;
  • Process employee separations and conduct exit interviews.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred;
  • 3-5 years of experience in people operations or data, preferably in the progressive nonprofit or campaign space;
  • Demonstrated commitment to bringing an equity lens to the recruitment process;
  • Knowledge of current employment/retention trends;
  • Ability to provide excellent service, including the ability to efficiently and independently address routine matters, to suggest effective solutions when elevating challenges or concerns;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively with outside stakeholders;
  • Ability to work cooperatively and inclusively with staff at all levels of the organization, including those at senior level;
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work activities, use time efficiently, complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and follow-up on assignments with a minimum of direction.
  • Ability to take ownership and be creative and solutions-oriented when encountering challenges that don’t have obvious answers;
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment;
  • Sense of humor and a flexible, positive attitude.

Compensation & Benefits

Minimum salary for this position is $70,000. Exact compensation package is commensurate with experience. Our excellent benefits package includes health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, a 401(k) match, generous paid time off, professional development opportunities, and more. During the pandemic, all Accountable.US employees are working remotely. Some weekend work may be required.

Accountable.US Careers

Accountable.US is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. Our work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.

A Note to BIPOC Candidates: Studies have shown that women, nonbinary folks, and People of Color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every single one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. That candidate may be one who comes from a background less traditional to our field of work, and that’s okay. We would strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of the qualifications described.