There’s a little bit of magic in the air at Gymboree Group. We’re focusing on our future, from evolving our brands to transforming the way we work together. We may be grown-ups, but we’re all about celebrating children and the people who care for them. We love to collaborate to find new ways to make our customers smile. Have great ideas? We want to hear them. Want to try a new approach? Let’s do it. Come join the fun at our home office!
What You’ll Do
In this role, you will help build Gymboree Group’s field recruiting strategy for our Gymboree, Janie and Jack, and Crazy8 brands in partnership with the Sr. Director, Human Resources, Field. Engaging with your District Managers, Regional Directors, and VP of Stores, you will source, identify, develop, and employ innovative and effective strategies to hire the best candidates for our store management teams. You will help create a pipeline of enthusiastic, optimistic, and successful candidates who are passionate about our product and care about our customers.
Strategically partner with Regional Directors, District Managers and HR Business Partners to understand, anticipate and prioritize talent needs for the Gymboree brand and deliver candidates
Build the Store Leadership pipeline with District Mangers and Regionals for key markets, leveraging personal networks, recruiting platforms, social media and the Applicant Tracking System
Manage the full cycle recruiting process including sourcing, assessing, selecting and presenting candidates to the Store Leadership team
Creatively source candidates using innovative approaches and technology to attract new candidates
Stay abreast of trends in staffing tools and technology, approaches, competitive perks and benefits and market competition for candidates
Analyze regional staffing trends and market data, create market staffing strategies and present to HR and Field leadership
Develop and implement innovative recruiting collateral and interview tools for the field management teams
Maintain a comprehensive, qualified candidate pipeline using Gymboree’s Applicant Tracking System
As the recruiting and networking expert, you will travel in key markets to identify opportunities, and conduct trainings on how to be more effective in all phases of the recruiting and hiring process
Create key metrics to measure success rates
Coordinate the interview process with candidates, including scheduling and travel arrangements
Why You’ll Love Working With Us
The Product—so good, you’ll be using your employee discount more than you probably should
The People—ask anyone that works here…we have incredible people on our team
The Experience—you’ll enjoy a rewarding career at a respected global children’s brand
The Benefits—health insurance, 401k match, and onsite wellness services for your convenience
Let’s Talk Perks!
Generous Health Savings Account (HSA) employer contributions for individuals and families
Flexible Spending Accounts and commuter benefits
Paid holidays and flexible time off
30% off merchandise employee discount (Gymboree & Outlet, Janie and Jack, Crazy 8 & Outlet)
Gymboree Play & Music class discounts
Educational Assistance Development Program
Life insurance (self, spouse/domestic partner, children)
Additional corporate discounts at participating companies
More About Us
Gymboree Group, Inc. is a specialty retailer, operating stores with high-quality clothes and accessories for children. Our family of brands includes Gymboree, Janie and Jack, and Crazy 8. Since our start in 1976, we have grown from offering mom-and-baby classes in the San Francisco Bay Area to currently operating over 900 retail stores in the United States and Canada, along with franchises around the world. We believe that respect for the customer, respect for the brand, and respect for each other are at the core of everything we do.
What You’ll Bring
5-7+ years of full life-cycle field recruiting experience
An incredible network of retail candidates with a track record of successful candidate placement
Expertise in creating and implementing a successful sourcing strategy
Demonstrated ability to generate a high volume and high quality candidate pipeline under tight timelines
Ability to build strong relationships, partner closely with business partners and provide outstanding customer service
Experience effectively utilizing technology to create a pipeline and leveraging an applicant tracking system
Strong problem solving skills; presents solutions and recommendations to challenges
Thrives in change and uncertainty; is quick to act when direction changes
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
Experience creating and delivering compelling presentations via phone and in person
A high sense of urgency and ability to manage multiple hiring needs simultaneously
A point of view and ability to contribute new ideas
Strong negotiation skills
Gymboree Group, Inc. is unable to provide relocation assistance for this position.
Principals Only. EOE. No phone calls please.