Talent Manager

You are an ambitious, smart, and self-motivated Talent Manager who will support our fast-paced, fun-loving hiring environment. We want the best client and candidate experience in the market; helping craft this experience is your mission. This position will report to our Director of Professional Services.

Assist appropriate candidates as per skill set requirement and coordinate with sales and account management to design all strategies to achieve all hiring objectives and provide an efficient introduction of the candidate with clients

Take steps to ensure a positive candidate experience and participate in NPS studies with candidates and clients.

Track candidates through all phases of the recruiting process


Plan and conduct full-cycle recruitment and selection processes

Partner and collaborate with hiring managers and executives to determine role-specific hiring needs

Conduct role briefing with clients, develop job descriptions and set expectations for the recruitment process

Source and contact passive candidates online. Meet KPIs on candidate engagement activities.

Screen resumes and job applications

Interview and thoroughly vet candidates

Provide detailed submittals using Vangst approved templates to submit qualified candidates to clients

Update clients on hiring status (i.e. number of inbound candidates, sourced candidates, screened candidates). Provide weekly reports on recruitment efforts.

Thoroughly prepare candidates before interviews with clients

Manage job postings and pipeline of candidates through ATS and various job boards

Publish and manage job ads on careers pages, job boards and social media

Physical Requirements

No description provided.

Working Environment

Keep detailed records of past applicants’ information, including resumes, assignments and interview evaluations

Coordinate, prep, and debrief the candidate from client interviews and understand the motivations behind the candidate’s interest in a new role.

Attend networking, trade shows, seminars, and conferences as brand ambassador

Build and maintain a pipeline of potential candidates through proactive market research and on-going relationship management. Focus on developing a wide variety of vertically aligned candidates that satisfy the needs of our Customers.

Follow Vangst SOPs

Meet all KPIs for the role (time to fill, candidate screens, submittal to interview, interview to hire, pipeline mix to include volume placements, etc).


You are not afraid to roll up your sleeves, sweat the details, and get stuff done. You are adept at handling multiple competing priorities and duties in a fast-paced, results-driven, time-critical, rapidly changing environment with minimal daily oversight

You are able to balance the ability to be bold and think about innovative solutions

You effectively communicate position opportunity and client value proposition

You have the ability to identify top talent and understand what each candidate brings to the table to place them with the best opportunity or client available.

You learn proactively, seeking to always improve yourself and your knowledge base.

You demonstrate a strong drive for results and success; convey a sense of urgency to achieve outcomes and exceed expectations; persist despite obstacles, setbacks and competing influences

You possess a high degree of integrity – you will handle sensitive information such as compensation and personal information, and we expect you to maintain confidentiality

You thrive in uncertain, rapidly changing environments – no two days will be the same

Startup and/or experience in a hyper-growth organization a plus


No description provided.

About Vangst

Vangst is the premier talent resource for the cannabis industry. Headquartered in Denver, CO, our platform solutions combine smart technology and human know-how to match leading cannabis companies with the best talent on the market. From temporary to full-time positions, cultivation to the retailer counter and across teams of 10 to companies of 1000, we bring full-service expertise to every aspect of cannabis hiring. We give companies a competitive edge by placing the industry’s top talent in difficult-to-fill positions while also navigating a nuanced and ever-evolving regulatory landscape. We help start careers, advance careers and empower both companies and employees with not just job placement, but also industry education and training. Our mission is to help the entire industry succeed with smarter technology, unmatched knowledge and a network of talent that gets cannabis to work.

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