Manager of Recruitment

The Trevor Project

Posted: 11/17/2020

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: Human Resources/Recruiting

Primary domain: Human Services

City: NA

Postal code: 00000

State: Flexible

Country: United States

Organization Information:


$3M - $10M


Mission statement:

The mission of The Trevor Project is to end suicide among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning young people. The organization works to fulfill this mission through four strategies:

1. Provide crisis counseling to LGBTQ young people thinking of suicide.
2. Offer resources, supportive counseling and a sense of community to LGBTQ young people to reduce the risk that they become suicidal.
3. Educate young people and adults who interact with young people on LGBTQ-competent suicide prevention, risk detection and response.
4. Advocate for laws and policies that will reduce suicide among LGBTQ young people.

Position Details:

Job Description:

About Trevor:

The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people. We are a non-profit that provides 24/7 life-saving support via phone, text, and chat. We also operate the world’s largest safe space social networking site for LGBTQ youth and run innovative research, education, and advocacy programs. We’ve been saving lives every day for over 20 years.

Overview of the role:
Reporting to the Director of Recruitment, the Manager of Recruitment will support a high-performing recruitment function by managing a small team of recruiters responsible for recruiting the world’s top talent to join The Trevor Project’s diverse team of leaders. The Manager will play a key role in implementing and overseeing Trevor’s recruiting strategy and its day-to-day execution, while ensuring a highly inclusive candidate experience, both for the Manager’s small portfolio of mid/senior-level hires and for the portfolio of open roles their recruiters will oversee. The Manager of Recruitment will coach and problem-solve with their team to partner closely with hiring managers in support of their hiring goals and play a critical role in the expansion of this fast-growing, life-saving organization. 

Location: Remote

Who you are:

  • Experienced. You have recruited for a wide and diverse range of roles and leverage innovative best practices to identify, recruit, and ultimately hire amazing talent -- and know how to share your expertise with others 

  • People manager. You have direct experience with people management, ideally directly managing recruiters, and know how to problem solve and coach direct reports through a range of situations that emerge in a recruitment and hiring process 

  • Scrappy. You have the instinctive need to achieve objectives despite the hurdles that may come along the way. You are ready to join a fast-paced environment and are adaptable to constant change 

  • Agile. You are comfortable navigating ambiguity and working with competing priorities. You maintain composure and remain positive under pressure and know how to influence stakeholders even when the situation might be complex 

  • Team player. You love collaborating and sharing ideas. You’re ready to roll up your sleeves, trust your teammates, and support as needed 

  • Clear communicator. You communicate clearly and concisely. You’re great at getting and giving respectful and productive feedback to candidates and colleagues 

  • Highly organized. You know how to manage multiple projects and prioritize appropriately. You create clear and logical systems and processes to support your work and that of the organization 

  • Passionate. You care about LGBTQ youth and saving lives. You want to come to work and feel inspired every day. You want to change the world 

  • Fun. The work we do is serious but that doesn’t mean we don’t know how to have fun. We know how to have a good time and you should too 


What you’ll do:

  • Serve as a manager and coach to recruiters, with varying levels of experience, to ensure each of their searches move forward effectively, efficiently, and inclusively  

  • Partner with hiring managers to support them in hiring the right talent to fill their needs in the short and long term, and model these best-in-class practices for your recruitment team 

  • Manage full-cycle recruitment for a portfolio of roles within the organization, including sourcing top talent, coordinating and conducting resume screens, scheduling and conducting phone interviews, organizing and participating in in-person interviews 

  • Support in designing and delivering interview training to all Trevor team members participating in interviews 

  • Analyze and use data and metrics to monitor progress for your team’s recruitment searches and to inform decisions on how to move forward

  • Alongside the Director of Recruitment, manage the recruiting implications for our Diversity & Inclusion strategy 

  • Identify areas for innovation across recruitment and develop and implement plans to address them 



  • Generous vacation and holidays (like a full day off to celebrate Harvey Milk Day!), and Summer Fridays
  • Comprehensive health insurance (we pay 100% of your premiums for medical, dental, and life), including gender affirmation surgery
  • The Trevor Project is an equal opportunity employer
  • Meaningful work at an organization that is saving the lives of LGBTQ young people every day


Commensurate with Experience

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How to Apply:


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