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Recruiting Associate
Posted on 2/1/2022
Westport, CT, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Tend to thrive in dynamic environments, thanks to your agile mind, curiosity, and strong common sense
  • Are a jack/jill-of-all-trades who's willing to roll up your sleeves and do what it takes to get the job done
  • Are a natural “problem perceiver” - you can sense when something's missing or gone awry
  • Can keep track of many threads at once - you understand what must happen in a day, a week, a month while keeping the mission in mind
  • Are open-minded, appreciate direct feedback, and revel in intellectually rigorous environments
  • A bachelor's degree with a strong academic record (any field of study)
  • Partnering with your team to help create the best ways to find, attract, and assess talent
  • Being organized and reliable as you ensure candidates move through the recruiting process smoothly and efficiently
  • Being a time management wizard, balancing deadlines and demands while organizing multiple streams of information
  • Building cross-departmental relationships and learning the company's internal systems
  • Thinking about the big picture - frequently stepping back to determine how you can systemize processes and categorize people for the benefit of your team and the entire organization
  • Sharpening your ability to navigate and solve tough problems, becoming more effective as you learn about your own strengths and weaknesses
  • Taking on larger and more complex projects as you learn from your manager and master the day-to-day responsibilities of your job, having more impact through time
  • Working within a department responsible for one of Bridgewater's top strategic priorities while getting to know different groups across the company - giving you a unique view of other Support & Coordination or Management roles you could explore in the future
Desired Qualifications
  • Professional experience within recruiting or coordination-oriented role is a plus but not required
Bridgewater Associates

1,001-5,000 employees

World's largest hedge fund
Company Overview
Bridgewater Associates is an asset management firm, focused on delivering unique insight and partnership for global institutional investors.
  • Best-in-class medical insurance and prescription drug coverage, with all premiums fully covered by Bridgewater, for employees and their dependents.
  • Generous dental and vision insurance offerings.
  • Concierge patient services for anyone dealing with serious or chronic issues and the capability to find the highest quality doctors in their area.
  • Telemedicine service with 24/7 availability of medical professionals at no cost to employees.
  • Confidential and free counseling services with licensed therapists and clinicians provided through our Employee Assistance Program.
  • Healthcare Advocate advisors to help navigate the healthcare system.
  • Ability to take time off when employees need it: Our new flexible paid time off policy requires employees to take a minimum of 15 days per year, with no cap. In addition, there are 16 annual company holidays — the standard NYSE schedule plus six additional holidays, yielding several four-day weekends throughout the year.
  • Unlimited, fully paid sick days for all Bridgewater employees.
  • Paid and unpaid leave of absence options, including fully paid short-term disability, long-term disability benefits, and bereavement.
  • Eight weeks of fully paid parental bonding and care-giving time for all new parents with an additional eight weeks of paid medical recovery time for those who give birth.
  • Optional part-time ramp back program for returning parents as they transition back to work.
  • State-of-the-art mother’s rooms with equipment and accessories to support breastfeeding mothers.
  • Resources for parents, including a working parents group, support finding childcare, and support for parents of children with behavioral or developmental special needs.
  • Support for family planning that includes financial assistance for adoption, surrogacy, and egg/embryonic freezing costs.
  • 30 days of back-up dependent care, with access to a national network of childcare centers, in-home providers, and eldercare resources as well as discounted rates on academic support services.
  • Pet insurance plans that reimburse eligible veterinary expenses relating to wellness coverage, accidents, illnesses, and injuries.
  • For employees on Guard or Reserve assignments, Bridgewater ensures full pay for up to a year and continuous benefits coverage for up to two years.
  • Competitive 401(k) plan that matches up to $15k of employee contributions annually, with immediate eligibility and vesting.
  • Free and automatic enrollment into Basic Life insurance; supplemental life insurance is available at cost for employees who are looking for additional coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts for eligible health and dependent care expenses, which allow employees to set aside pre-tax dollars for eligible medical needs, childcare, or eldercare.
  • Competitive group rates for life and accident insurance, auto and home insurance, and group legal plans.
  • Commuter benefit program that allows employees to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for commuting costs via public transportation.
  • Remote work flexibility with most employees required to work onsite 2-3 days per week, with flexibility to work offsite on other days.
  • Free access to on-site gyms and meditation rooms.
  • Free daily prepared lunch and a variety of on-the-go meals, snack, and beverage options.
  • Engaged and active community that includes frequent company events (such as our Distinguished Speaker Series), several affinity networks, and nearly 100 employee-led extracurricular groups.