Recruitment & Talent Development Manager

Job Type

Full Time




New York
United States


Everytown for Gun Safety seeks a Recruitment & Talent Development Manager to coordinate and support the execution of a robust talent development strategy. This person will support the HR team in executing activities that foster pride, innovation, high performance, teamwork and positive employee engagement. This position represents an extraordinary opportunity to impact the way the entire organization thinks about and develops talent, and subsequently impacts the experience of every Everytown team member. You will work closely with leaders and key staff in the organization across Leadership and Operations to drive change, employee engagement and a positive company culture.

Recruit, Identify, Hire Talent

  • Cultivate and assess candidates for functional expertise and culture fit
  • Lead development of interview guidelines, evaluation tools, workflows, and assessment procedures with an eye towards diversity, equity and inclusion to ensure that all managers are equipped with the necessary resources to hire staff
  • Evaluate and utilize various recruiting channels, as appropriate, to ensure a broad and diverse candidate pool and that Everytown hires candidates efficiently and timely
  • Coach Everytown hiring managers to ensure we recruit exceptional and diverse talent
  • Strengthen employer branding in all mediums with a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion

Staff Management, Development, and Training

  • Build and execute org-wide and individual or department-specific training for staff based on needs: implicit bias, interviewing, management skills,
  • Create and promote pathways for high-performing employees to grow (promotions and developmental opportunities) and succeed at Everytown 

Organizational Development and Change Management

  • Lead and execute strategies that make Everytown a diverse, equitable and inclusive place including facilitating the DEI committee
  • Lead development of regular employee survey strategy
  • Provide guidance and challenge managers on how to effectively manage change within the organization, such as department reorganizations, leadership changes and role restructuring
  • Establish metrics and evaluate the effectiveness of its talent strategy on an ongoing basis
  • Develop and execute strategies to build a positive and effective organizational culture and employee experience including providing better quality forums and opportunities for staff and management to interact with, learn from and about one another
  • Develop a holistic internal communications strategy utilizing multiple channels to disseminate information to staff in a way that is received and understood
  • Strategically and accurately articulate new processes or initiatives to the organization, ensuring the alignment of expectations, goals, and roles

Retention and Engagement

  • Maintain a comprehensive onboarding process that fully introduces and integrates new staff members into the Everytown culture
  • Identify and lead opportunities to improve employee engagement
  • Create and implement internal systems to recognize employee accomplishments and efforts
  • Institutionalize organizational norms to boost morale, build positive cultural experiences for staff and integrate with mission and values.


You are:

  • A skilled communicator
  • Friendly and customer service-focused
  • Creative
  • Passionate about making the workplace the best it can be
  • Resilient and flexible to change
  • Proactive and thoughtful problem solver
  • Determined; able to work hard and keep a positive attitude in the face of challenges

You have:

  • Minimum 5 years of professional HR experience, including hands-on recruitment experience, and a track record of working effectively in an entrepreneurial setting (for- or non-profit)
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent judgement and thoughtful decision making capability
  • Stellar interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Discretion; commitment to confidentiality
  • Ability to rapidly shift between multiple projects and priorities – keeping a clear focus on what really matters
  • Comfortable working in a vibrant open-plan office
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
  • Experience with a PEO a plus
  • Experience with Greenhouse a plus

Equal Employment Opportunities:

Candidates who identify as members of historically underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. A diverse workforce and open culture are at the heart of our organization and vital to our success.

Everytown for Gun Safety provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please visit our job site and provide a cover letter and resume. The job us under "Operations." Thank you.