Technical Recruiter

Human Resources Chicago, Illinois


Kin Insurance is on a mission to change home insurance from what it could be to what it should be. We’re proud to offer affordable insurance coverage in areas most impacted by climate change, like Florida, California and Louisiana, that pay more for insurance than anywhere else in America.

We are also proud to be recognized as Built In’s 2021 Best Midsize Companies to Work For in Chicago and Forbes 2021 Best Startup Employers in America. We are growing super fast, and we need forward-thinking, inspired game-changers like you to help lead the way.

So, what’s the role?

Kin is growing!  In order to meet our growth goals, we need to hire talented individuals all across the company, with a large focus on growing our technical teams.  That’s where you come in. We're looking for the best technical recruiters in the city to help us create a best in class technology organization.

A day in the life could include: 

  • Meeting with hiring managers to determine requirements for open roles
  • Building a sourcing strategy as well as an interview process, complete with interview questions, for each position
  • Sourcing candidates from a variety of methods and systems
  • Interviewing candidates, both on the phone and video
  • Running strategy and post-interview meetings
  • Extending offers to candidates and discussing offer details and benefit packages
  • Assisting with employee engagement spotlights and employment branding efforts

I’ve got the skills… but do I have the necessary ones?

  • 3+ years experience in a technical recruiting function. Proven experience hiring mid to senior level Product Managers, Front End / Full Stack Engineers, SDET and Q&A Talent
  • Knowledge of tech industry of Chicago, its unique language, Ruby on Rails, and where the best speakers are hiding
  • Comfortable talking ‘tech’ with candidates - you can speak about methodology, programming languages, and team projects well enough to impress them
  • Strong business partner skills. You understand how to work with hiring managers throughout the recruiting process, ensuring excellent quality of service
  • Data / Metrics orientated. You know what you to report and when to report it. And, you're constantly using this data to better our technical recruiting function

Oh, and don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (including 100% employer-paid plans)
  • Remote Work (due to Covid-19) and flexible work hours 
  • Flexible PTO policy 
  • Very generous equity options and 401K
  • Parental Leave
  • Continuing education and professional development 
  • Disability and Life Insurance 
  • Onsite gym membership - when we return to the office (Chicago office only) 
  • The excitement of joining a high-growth Insurtech company and seeing your work make an impact


About Kin:

In an industry that hasn't budged in more than 100 years, our technology transforms the user experience, cuts inefficiencies that waste billions of consumer dollars, and customizes coverage homeowners want. We believe insurance was always meant to be a digital product – we’re making that a reality. 

Our approach to the industry makes us unique, and the people at Kin help us excel. We’re a team of problem solvers, collaborators, builders, and dreamers who are passionate about creating positive change in the lives of our customers and in our industry. Kin is more than just our name – it’s how we treat each other. That’s one of the many reasons we’ve been recognized as a great place to work by Built In, Forbes, and Fast Company.

EEOC Statement

Kin is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We don't just accept difference – we honor it, nurture it, and celebrate it. We don’t discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.