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San Francisco, CA

About Us
Mission Barns is where some of the world’s smartest, most passionate people are pioneering the future of food. We are scaling up and optimizing our process to provide sustainable, safe, and humane meat products to the world. 
We are a venture-backed startup with decades of experience in cell biology, tissue engineering, media development, food science, bioreactor design, and more. We’re united by our collective drive to solve difficult problems, ask tough questions, and apply cutting-edge science and engineering. At Mission Barns, you’ll have the freedom to dream big and do the best work of your life.
This role is 100% onsite. As Talent Acquisition Manager at Mission Barns, you will be responsible for providing direction and organizational support for all Recruiting and Hiring processes. You will work closely with the Head of People and various Hiring Managers to ensure all phases of the recruiting process are properly executed at the highest possible level.


  • Supports the Talent Acquisition Strategy by ensuring a pool of qualified candidates in compliance with all federal and state statutory requirements
  • Proactively communicate with all parties regarding recruiting process timelines, feedback, expectation setting and deliverables
  • Recruitment of top candidates to meet the demands of the staffing plan
  • May attend external recruiting events as needed
  • Seek out new online posting opportunities, post and optimize, and strategically resource job postings on job boards, social media, corporate career websites, and other possible channels
  • Create deep talent pipelines to support the staffing plan and business expansion efforts
  • Manage recruiting admin and workflow for People Operations and Hiring Managers
  • Work closely with Head of People on general HR strategy and execution
  • Use digital platforms to develop & execute sourcing strategies, build robust candidate pipelines, and develop lasting relationships
  • About You

  • Passionate about the mission to create cultured meat and impact the food system in a transformative way
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Contacts within; Biotech, Hard Tech, and/or Life Sciences
  • Extensive biotech industry knowledge with ability to identify target sources for top industry-related talent
  • Familiarity with applicant tracking systems (ATS), recruiting software and candidate databases – Lever Experience is a huge plus
  • Understanding of recruitment processes and ability to create and help fine tune new and current procedures and SOPs
  • Strong organizational skills, keen attention to detail, and ability to prioritize projects and meet rapid deadlines
  • Ability to creatively source qualified candidates using the latest recruiting tools and techniques
  • Willingness to learn and apply best practices in recruitment
  • Prior experience exercising discretion and maintaining confidential information
  • Knowledge of federal and state employment laws in relation to recruiting 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Full Time Exempt employees enjoy 99% coverage for medical, dental and vision benefits, commuter benefits, a 401K, flexible holiday and vacation time, stock options, a dog and pig friendly office, a brand new state of the art office close to 101, I-80, walking distance to public transit (BART, MUNI, SamTrans), an unlimited supply of snacks, flavored waters, coffee, tea and ample career advancement as the company grows.
    Mission Barns is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

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    • Active Jobs 22 Jobs
    • Company Address 2618 8th St Berkeley, CA 94710
    • City Berkeley
    • Location California
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