Recruiting Coordinator



Administration, People & HR
Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023

Who we are
At CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG), our mission is to give people the power to reach their destination. We started as a small team of developers determined to bring trust and transparency to car shopping. Since then, our history of innovation and go-to-market acceleration has driven industry-leading growth. In fact, we’re the largest and fastest-growing automotive marketplace, and we’ve been profitable for over 15 years.

What we do
The market is evolving, and we are too, moving the entire automotive journey online and guiding our customers through every step. That includes everything from the sale of an old car to the financing, purchase, and delivery of a new one. Today, tens of millions of consumers visit each month, and ~30,000 dealerships use our products. But they're not the only ones who love CarGurus—our employees do, too. We have a people-first culture that fosters kindness, collaboration, and innovation, and empowers our Gurus with tools to fuel their career growth. Disrupting a trillion-dollar industry requires fresh and diverse perspectives. Come join us for the ride!

Role Overview: Are you ready to become a pivotal part of a vibrant People Operations team? We're on the hunt for an organized, enthusiastic Recruiting Coordinator with a passion for excellence in talent acquisition. Your role will be crucial in magnetizing top-tier talent and delivering an outstanding candidate journey. Collaborate with our Talent Acquisition experts to refine our hiring processes, ensuring a seamless and efficient recruitment life cycle.

What You'll Do:

  • Elevate Our Recruitment Strategy: Play a key role in organizing interviews, managing travel plans for candidates, and crafting impeccable interview materials.
  • Master Our ATS: Keep our Applicant Tracking System (ATS) accurate, up-to-date, and compliant, ensuring a smooth candidate tracking experience.
  • Champion Confidential Communication: Engage with candidates and team members professionally, upholding the highest standards of caution and confidentiality.
  • Boost Our Brand Presence: Participate actively in career fairs, university engagements, and networking events to amplify our company's visibility and attractiveness as an employer.
  • Smooth Onboarding Experience: Coordinate effectively with new hires and internal teams, ensuring a welcoming and efficient integration into our dynamic environment.
  • Support Talent Acquisition Excellence: Provide essential administrative backing to the Talent Acquisition team, including report preparation, recruitment metrics analysis, and correspondence management.
  • Stay Ahead of Trends: Keep informed about leading recruitment techniques to position us at the forefront of creative talent acquisition.

What You'll Bring:

  • Educational Foundation: A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Passion for Talent Acquisition or Human Resources: A zealous interest in developing your career within talent acquisition and human resources.
  • Organizational Prowess: Exceptional skills in managing time and prioritizing tasks, ensuring efficiency and effectiveness in all you do.
  • Communication Expertise: Outstanding verbal and written skills, with a flair for tact and diplomacy.
  • Technical Savvy: Proficiency in Google Suite and familiarity with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) will be a plus.
  • Confidentiality & Sensitivity: A natural ability to handle confidential information with the utmost discretion.
  • Team Player Attitude: Bring a positive mindset, a collaborative spirit, and a strong work ethic to our team.

Working at CarGurus
We reward our Gurus’ curiosity and passion with best-in-class benefits and compensation, including equity for all employees, both when they start and as they continue to grow with us. Our career development and corporate giving programs, as well as our employee resource groups (ERGs) and communities, help people build connections while making an impact in personally meaningful ways. A flexible hybrid model and robust time off policies encourage work-life balance and individual well-being. Thoughtful perks like daily free lunch, a new car discount, meditation and fitness apps, commuting cost coverage, and more help our people create space for what matters most in their personal and professional lives.

We welcome all
CarGurus strives to be a place to which people can bring the ultimate expression of themselves and their potential—starting with our hiring process. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We foster an inclusive environment that values people for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. That’s why we hope you’ll apply even if you don’t check every box listed in the job description. We want to know what only you can bring to CarGurus.