Junior Technical Recruiter / HR Admin

Location: New York, NY

Department: Corporate

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Zola is seeking a  Junior Recruiter / Human Resources Administrator to join our team. Named by the Wall Street Journal as one of New York City’s fastest growing tech startups of 2017, we are growing rapidly and need someone with passion for recruiting who is also willing to help with administrative projects. This person will work with our Talent Manager to align the hiring process to bring in top talent. In addition to recruitment, this person will be responsible for helping to manage the human resources daily operations including compensation and benefits, health and safety compliance, and employee relations.

Who We Are Looking For:

  • A go-getter who can self-manage, define and execute new processes and strategies
  • A scrappy & creative thinker; an optimist
  • A detail-oriented and perceptive communicator who enjoys problem solving
  • A team player with an insightful and compassionate personality
  • Someone with experience recruiting in a tech start-up environment and/or recruiting engineers
  • Someone who will manage sensitive information with integrity
  • Someone who will uphold Zola's values and represent the company

Your Responsibilities:

  • Talent acquisition; identify candidates who represent Zola's values, meet and exceed requirements, and who will benefit the company; uphold a strong accordance with Equal Employment Opportunity to cultivate a diverse and inclusive team of professionals
  • Develop strategies to streamline the hiring process; manage the job board and conduct interviews; recruit, retain, and onboard new hires
  • Build, support, and embody Zola's company culture
  • Conduct performance reviews and assist team members with career development
  • Manage human resources daily operations including employee compensation and benefits, orientation and training of new hires, and maintaining health and safety accountability with labor laws
  • Establish and implement productive solutions to employee conflicts
  • Collaborate with all teams to encourage and strengthen Zola's future


  • Minimum two years in Human Resources with extensive recruitment experience
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Demonstrated ability to hire and work collaboratively across many departments
  • A substantial understanding of laws and regulations related to Human Resources
  • A passion for people!

In your cover letter, please include two to three sentences on why you would like this job at Zola specifically. If you do not include this you will not be considered.


At Zola, we are a wedding company, building a smarter wedding suite of wedding products – including a registry, website, guest list manager, and checklist. We are an early-stage, VC-funded consumer technology startup based in New York City. Launched in October 2013, we have quickly become the fastest-growing wedding registry in the United States, with more than 300,000 couples registered. Founded by many of the early team members from Gilt Groupe, we are focused on creating a new kind of e-commerce experience that addresses a huge market — wedding gifts — by reimagining the wedding registry for modern engaged couples and their guests.

Our team brings deep experience from working on award-winning e-commerce sites and mobile apps in past roles at Gilt Groupe, Amazon, J.Crew, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and Yahoo.


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