Talent Director, Northeast Ohio

About Our Company

Tech Elevator is a demand­-driven, in­-person educational platform designed to support the rapid acquisition of technology skills that can lead to meaningful career change or advancement in tech-­related fields.

In 2015, Tech Elevator launched as a 14 week coding bootcamp in Cleveland, with the mission of providing world class training to technology professionals. In 2016, we opened our doors in Columbus. Our students have a variety of experiences and backgrounds, all hungry to learn and upskill to change or elevate their careers. 

Join our team as our Talent Director to help build our network and connect our promising graduates to opportunities as they begin their new career. 

Talent Director Responsibilities

  • Expand our network of hiring partners by adding new employers who are interested in hiring Tech Elevator grads. Primarily focussed on NEO but offering support as needed with new locations

  • Develop and grow existing hiring relationships by deeply understanding how Tech Elevator can partner best with clients on an ongoing basis

  • Participate in recruiting efforts for Tech Elevator expansion locations

  • Responsibility for the discovery, validation, and ongoing assessment of products and services for hiring partners

  • Prepare and deliver compelling sales presentations for corporate training, coordinate and drive the development of sales proposals

  • Networking: Identify key events (meetups, hiring, etc.) in the community, at times attending on behalf of Tech Elevator

  • Work with Marketing to secure sponsorship dollars to support large scale Tech Elevator  events

  • Coordinate with Marketing on go-to-market strategies; collateral; launch dates, etc.

  • Develop in-depth knowledge of competitive offerings of other bootcamps and corporate training providers

  • Provide career coaching (Pathway Program) for students while forming sound process to identify criteria for ideal matching with hiring companies

  • Work with recent grads to ensure that we achieve highest possible job placement rate

  • Evaluate current practices for effectiveness and support the development of high impact strategies for scaling our placement efforts

  • Occasional career coaching and placement support for Alumni


What Our Students Want

  • Someone who is genuinely interested in their career and progress

  • Someone who can understand their unique background and interests, and help them think through ideal career strategy 

  • Someone who can give decisive and candid feedback, confidence to move forward, stretch themselves, and leave their comfort zone


What Our Hiring Partners Want

  • Someone with a strong command of the IT ecosystem and familiarity with tools and technology

  • A partner who demonstrates a genuine interest to support their talent attraction and development needs

  • A partner who is the region’s “go-to” junior developer talent provider, somebody who is responsive, provides value, and is easy to work with

  • A consultative and thoughtful partner who can identify education-based solutions to business problems

  • Someone who doesn’t visibly “sell”, but instead guides them as a trusted advisor


Ideal Experience

  • Multiple years in IT Recruiting, in-house or agency

  • Proven track record in winning and growing new accounts

  • Genuine interest in helping develop IT careers and fostering a more vibrant IT ecosystem


Apply Now

Interested parties should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@techelevator.com.