Talent Acquisition Manager

Stripes39 - Seattle, WA

Stripes39 is a start-up studio in Seattle focused on launching and scaling digitally native brands. Since 2005 we’ve been starting, building, investing in, and selling companies that have collectively returned hundreds of millions of dollars to shareholders.

Our recent ventures include Cut.com (building the next generation of premium digital entertainment brands), Girlfriend.com (crafting socially and environmentally sustainable active wear), Soda.com (helping the modern consumer make better decisions - exited to Red Ventures in 2016), and more.

Every day we get to solve challenging problems and work on awesome things with awesome people. Currently, we're seeking a Talent Acquisition Manager to join our team on a full time-basis and help us find more of those awesome people.

As a Talent Acquisition Manager you will own full-cycle recruitment for both passive and active candidates for our studio and studio ventures. You'll own this either directly or through the development of a network of trusted third parties - targeting both domestic and international talent in positions ranging from data acquisition to digital marketing to technology development.

In addition to managing the pipeline for immediate needs, you'll be responsible for developing long term focused 'top of funnel' efforts, including content marketing and community building.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Own the full-cycle recruiting process: find, attract, recruit, and hire talented candidates

  • Develop and implement creative recruiting strategies based on our goals and needs

  • Identify future talent needs and proactively source and recruit to develop talent pipelines and pools

  • Use social media, job boards, Internet sourcing, and other technical means to source candidates

  • Act as a brand ambassador for Stripes39 to help create awareness around our hiring needs

  • Organize and manage events to boost brand awareness

  • Attend relevant events and meet-ups to network

  • Develop and drive the end-to-end strategy for our college recruiting programs

  • Build relationships with local university student business groups

  • Attend career and college fairs, and similar events


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 1-3 years of full life cycle recruiting experience

  • Proficient with Word, Excel, Google Apps, and SaaS products in general

  • Proven experience and ability to retain qualified passive candidates

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent time management and organization skills

  • Attention to detail, critical thinker and problem solver

  • Does not shy away from cold calling

  • Ability to craft a pitch and do PR


  • Competitive compensation

  • Flexible time off policy

  • Strong benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance

Posted On: Monday, May 6, 2019

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