Talent Development Manager (Temporary + REMOTE)



Planted helps people grow their careers.

About us:

Planted (Techstars Alum) is a smart career platform that connects business talent with opportunities at innovative and growing companies.

About the job:

We’re looking for an experienced agency recruiter or talent sourcer to join our team as a Talent Development Manager on a temporary contract basis with commission.

You’ll work with Customer Success Managers to understand our clients’ hiring goals and own/grow the pipeline of talent for assigned positions. The ideal candidate can think strategically and execute tactically to increase placement rates and create positive experiences for job seekers on Planted.


  • Collaborate with our Customer Success team to understand our client’s hiring needs and ensure we are delivering the best talent to grow their teams
  • Actively source candidates from our internal network as well as external platforms to fill hiring pipelines and increase placement rates for our clients
  • Build and manage candidate relationships throughout the application, interview, and post-hire lifecycle to ensure they have a great experience with Planted
  • Collaborate with our Marketing team to communicate talent pool needs so we can coordinate campaign efforts

About you:

  • You have at least 1-2 years of relevant agency recruitment and talent sourcing experience, prior startup experience a plus
  • You’re familiar with LinkedIn Recruiter and other recruitment platforms, and have plenty of successful sourcing tactics up your sleeves
  • You thrive in an commission-earning environment and will go the extra mile to source the best talent for our clients
  • You approach problems with tenacity and have creative, innovative ideas for improving processes and scaling results
  • You’re a natural people person who is passionate about building relationships and helping our candidates find career making opportunities. You can handle all kinds of different personalities and you are energized by turning unhappy candidates into happy ones!
  • Your organization, prioritization, and time management skills are second to none, and you excel when you have to juggle several things at once
  • You are a self-starter and have a great attitude. There’s no task too small and no challenge too big to overcome!

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