OVERVIEW

Houston Girl Friday is seeking a Human Resources Coordinator to join our expanding team.  The company has three main operations:

  • Directly [“in-house”] providing support solutions to small businesses and individuals  (BPO)
  • Project management for small businesses and individuals, often temporary or task-driven  (Subcontracting)
  • Recruitment, training and staffing on behalf of small businesses and individuals  (RPO)

Our target market is the estimated 30% of the 27 million small businesses in the United States that outsource administrative, creative and technical tasks to a contingent workforce.

This is a long-term, internal support role reporting to the Operations Manager.  The position is hybrid: 75% working remotely from your own home or mobile office (“virtual”), and 25% in the field (conducting interviews). The ideal candidate must be located in one of our primary markets: Houston, Dallas, Austin or San Antonio.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for the ongoing maintenance, communication, monitoring and progression of the organization’s entire database of team members.

  • Job listings, online recruitment marketing and ad postings (Company websites, Monster, CareerBuilder, Craigslist, etcetera)
  • Collection, filtering, inputting and organizing of all incoming résumés and applications
  • Applicant correspondence – interviewing, evaluation forms, verifications, background checks, offers, denials, inquiries, etcetera
  • Administer Applicant tests
  • Creation of new hire welcome manuals
  • Host new hire orientations (Skype, Google Hangout)
  • Data entry and database building (Excel, Zoho Recruiter)
  • Interactive Forms/PDF creation, editing and distribution (Adobe Acrobat, Adobe FormsCentral)
  • Email Marketing – contact lists, job announcements (iContact, Constant Contact)
  • Text Marketing – contact lists, job announcements
  • Document digitizing & e-filing (Scanning, Dropbox)
  • Proofreading, editing and quality assurance of HR documents and correspondence
  • Other virtual and non-virtual assignments, as necessary
  • Documentation of human resources activities
  • Act as a team player and provide support to fellow team members during busy periods, as needed

SKILLS

  • Strong recruiter/human assessment skills to effectively screen a number of applications and résumés each week.
  • Strong familiarity with the practice of #Crowdsourcing.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat/FormsCentral.
  • Proficiency in WordPress.
  • Exemplary communication [verbal, written, observation] skills.
  • A sense of confidence, passion and perfectionism. An inescapable need to succeed.
  • Capable of performing and effectively collaborating in a virtual workplace environment.
  • Outside-of-the-Box, forward-thinking capacity.
  • Innately proactive, resourceful and the ability to work independently with no supervision.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3+ years minimum in a human resources role.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred, preferably in Human Resources, or a proven track record in HR for another SMB.  
  • Given the virtual aspect of the position, you must have your own PC and/or MAC laptop and adequately equipped office. #BYOD
  • Must reside within the Texas Triangle.
  • Clear background check.
  • Polished, professional and personable appearance at all times.

HOURS, PAY & INCENTIVES                                                            

Our organization operates 7 days a week; preference is always given to candidates willing to working evenings, weekends and even holidays, if needed.

  • The Human Resources Coordinator is a contingent, part-time position.
  • Schedule is semi-flexible, with most assignments having a 4 to 24 hour turnaround time.
  • Compensation to be determined based upon experience, skill set and availability. 
  • Bonus incentives for employee retention goals.
  • Bonus incentives for Client referrals and subsequent acquisition.
  • Access to the company’s Lynda.com subscription [~3000 web training courses].

ABOUT

Established in 2010, Virtual Executive Personal Assistants of America, Inc. (VEPAA®) doing business as the Girl Friday brand of companies offer a vast array of both virtual and onsite support services to small business owners, solopreneurs and busy executives throughout the United States.  Learn more at www.vepaa.com.

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