Recruiting Associate - Operations


Columbus, OH, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: HR
  • Post Date: 02/17/2021
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  • Company Address: , San Carlos, CA, 94070

About Upstart

Upstart is the leading AI lending platform partnering with banks to expand access to affordable credit. Forbes recently ranked Upstart #12 on its list of "most promising AI companies in America." Inc. Magazine also recognized Upstart as one of the Best Workplaces for 2020.

Job Description

Upstart is a leading AI lending platform partnering with banks to expand access to affordable credit. As we transitioned to being a public company, we’re now poised to leverage our domain expertise and revolutionize every aspect of lending and credit risk evaluation. We’ve recently expanded our offerings to include automobile refinancing and we plan to take on more verticals as the business grows.

By leveraging Upstart's AI platform, Upstart-powered banks can have higher approval rates and lower loss rates, while simultaneously delivering the exceptional digital-first lending experience their customers demand. Upstart's patent-pending platform is the first to receive a no-action letter from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau related to fair lending. Upstart is based in San Mateo, California and Columbus, Ohio.

Most Upstarters join us because they connect with our mission of enabling access to effortless credit based on true risk. If you are energized by the impact you can make at Upstart, we’d love to hear from you!

The Team

We’re looking for a highly-motivated and collaborative Recruiter Associate to help support our rapidly growing Operations teams across Upstart. As a Recruiter Associate at Upstart, you will partner with hiring managers and your fellow recruiting team members, to fill high-volume positions as we scale our teams in Columbus (OH) and San Mateo (CA). find top talent as we scale our Operations teams in San Mateo (CA) and Columbus (OH). You will be responsible for the full recruitment life cycle, from initial outreach to offer, negotiation, and closing stages. If you’re a team player who has an eye for top talent, connecting people with amazing opportunities, and is passionate about Upstart’s mission, keep reading

How you’ll make an impact:


  • Manage and prioritize multiple searches and projects across a wide range of roles within our Operations team.
  • Ensure a high touch candidate experience throughout while owning end-to-end recruiting including sourcing, candidate assessment & management, as well as and offer negotiation & acceptance.
  • Proactively share data-centric updates with internal stakeholders
  • Source and identify passive candidates from diverse backgrounds to help build out our teams
  • Work collaboratively across our Recruiting Team including other recruiters, sourcers + coordinators
  • Build relationships and collaborate with senior recruiters and hiring managers to understand hiring needs and team goals

What we’re looking for:

  • 1 - 3 years’ recruiting experience, preferably in a fast-paced agency setting.
  • Self-motivated and driven; an active learner excited to try new solutions, and quickly iterate to improve the way you do things. You see potential challenges as opportunities to learn and grow.
  • A growth mindset and truly flexible. You can shift tasks and priorities when circumstances change
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with proven ability to take initiative and build strong, productive relationships
  • Ability to be scrappy and resourceful with minimal to no guidance
  • Hardworking, organized, and have a stellar work ethic
  • A track record of personal accountability, strong work ethic, integrity, and proven organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Outstanding organizational and follow-up skills, strong time-management abilities
  • Ability to think on your feet but with enough humility to ask questions

What you’ll love: 

  • Competitive Compensation (base + bonus & equity)
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
    Personal Development and Technology & Ergonomic Budgets 
  • Life insurance and disability benefits 
  • Clubs and Activities  (Game Nights, Fitstarters, Superwomen, Book Club, Investing Club, Money Discussions, Photography Club and Basketball teams) 
  • Generous vacation policy
  • 401(k)
  • Catered lunches + snacks & drinks

Upstart is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to ensuring that underrepresented classes receive better access to affordable credit, and are just as committed to embracing diversity and inclusion in our hiring practices. We celebrate all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, and know that we can only become better together.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.