IZEA Worldwide, Inc. ("IZEA") is a marketing technology company providing software and professional services that enable brands to collaborate and transact with the full spectrum of today's top social influencers and content creators.
The company serves as a champion for the growing Creator Economy, enabling individuals to monetize their content, creativity, and influence. IZEA launched the industry's first-ever influencer marketing platform in 2006 and has since facilitated nearly 4 million transactions between online buyers and sellers.
Leading brands and agencies partner with IZEA to increase digital engagement, diversify brand voice, scale content production, and drive highly-measurable return on investment.
Candidate Location: IZEA’s workforce is currently 100% remote and the ideal candidate thrives with the freedom and flexibility this structure provides.
Due to this being a work-from-home opportunity, it is posted in multiple locations. However, there is currently only one opening.
Reports to: President & Chief Operating Officer
Direct-reports include: no direct reports
Day to day collaboration points: Chief Technology Officer; Creative Services Lead; Vice President, Client Services; EVP/Growth
Compensation Range: $60,000 to $70,000 base salary + participation in IZEA Restricted Stock Grant Program
Role Background and Purpose
In addition to IZEA’s award-winning, full-time employees, our company seeks to engage the talents of the broader Creator Economy through a variety of sourcing arrangements. Whether it’s extended contract work, shorter freelance engagements, or one-off ‘gig’ projects, our goal is to leverage the full spectrum of modern solutions available to develop the best outcome.
IZEA’s Sourcing Specialist, Contingent Workforce develops and implements talent sourcing plans and tactics to effectively provide IZEA department heads with reliable, scalable, and cost-effective labor options to achieve successful delivery of projects and strategic initiatives across the organization. These efforts will support various IZEA operating units, including Product Engineering, Design, Creative Services, Client Services, and Insight & Analytics.
The Specialist will be a maven on freelance platforms such as Upwork, Fiverr, Toptal, WorkGenius, Dribbble, and Hubstaff to identify ideal candidates and analyze the best path to solving staffing challenges presented by internal IZEA stakeholders. In addition, a successful candidate will also research and secure ongoing relationships with key talent communities such as Andela, Revelo, and other similar organizations who can provide consistency and cost-effective approaches to solving longer-term needs.
What are the core responsibilities?
Why would you want to work here?
The act of hiring is not simply to up the headcount or to fill a seat quickly. When we hire at IZEA, it’s to add to our strong existing roster of talent and choose the right individual to impact, collaborate, commit, inspire, and grow alongside our tenured teams.
IZEA has been ranked a ‘Top Place to Work’ by the Orlando Sentinel for the past 4 years and has been recognized as a Deloitte “Fast 500” honoree for the past 2 years. We take great pride in creating a positive work environment for all our employees - from our investment in team member ongoing education, to the ability to influence real change across our business - we are dedicated to your long-term growth and success.
At IZEA, you have an opportunity to make an impact on a global scale. IZEA connects leading brands with a network of over 850,000 opt-in creators ranging from YouTube stars to mommy bloggers and everyone in-between. We are the pioneers fueling the democratization of information, entertainment, marketing, and commerce. Our platforms fuel the burgeoning Creator Economy, filled with the next generation of artists, poets, filmmakers, photographers, thought leaders, comics, actors, and musicians. What you do here will impact hundreds of thousands of people directly and influence the actions of millions more.
We provide an open, flexible work environment that welcomes people from diverse backgrounds and viewpoints. IZEA places value on action and results. We seek individuals that thrive in a challenging and fast-evolving work environment. While the company is over 14 years old, our executives remain active player-coaches -- they roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty by working side-by-side with our team members across all levels of seniority to accomplish our common goals.
IZEA is focused on promoting an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate the different viewpoints and experiences our diverse group of team members bring to our company. If you are the very best at what you do and seeking an opportunity to attack the “never been done before” with a passionate team of dreamers and doers, we encourage you to apply.
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