Recruiting Manager

Mammoth Brisbane /
General & Admin – G & A /
Mammoth Biosciences is harnessing the diversity of nature to power the next generation of CRISPR products. Through the discovery and development of novel CRISPR systems, the company is enabling the full potential of its platform to read and write the code of life. Mammoth aims to democratize disease detection with an easy and affordable point-of-care test that allows real-time and simultaneous detection of multiple conditions. By leveraging its internal research and development and exclusive licensing to Cas12, Cas13 and Cas14, Mammoth can provide enhanced diagnostics and genome editing for life science research, healthcare, agriculture, biodefense and more. Based in Brisbane, CA, Mammoth Biosciences is co-founded by CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna and principal founders Trevor Martin, Janice Chen, and Lucas Harrington. The firm is backed by top institutional investors including Mayfield, NFX, and 8VC, Decheng, and leading individual investors including Brook Byers, Tim Cook, and Jeff Huber.

Mammoth is seeking an industrious, experienced full-lifecycle recruiter to manage and uplevel the talent acquisition function during a period of rapid growth. In close partnership with the Director of People, the Recruiting Manager will balance tactical, day-to-day recruiting work with strategic initiatives that will improve the candidate experience and establish Mammoth as a best-in-class employer. The ideal candidate will be comfortable managing the full candidate lifecycle for both technical and non-technical positions that are critical to the company’s advancement.


    • Manage a requisition load of 10-20 positions, from job description development to offer
    • Cultivate strong, trusting relationships with hiring managers by delivering on requests and driving the recruiting process forward
    • Create, implement and champion standardized recruiting processes throughout the company
    • Build and nurture a candidate pipeline that supports the company’s commitment to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI)
    • Determine impactful recruiting metrics and report on them on a regular basis
    • Establish and uplevel Mammoth’s employer brand strategy 
    • Manage relationships with external recruiting partners, including agencies and contract recruiters
    • Other duties as assigned


    • 5 years of full-lifecycle recruiting experience
    • 2 years of recruiting experience in a scientific industry (i.e. biotech, pharma, medical device)


    • Experience recruiting for a fast-growing startup
    • People management experience
    • High close rate
    • Experience developing an employer brand presence and managing platforms such as LinkedIn and Glassdoor
    • Experience filling requisitions in the diagnostics and/or gene editing space
    • Proficiency in digital productivity tools; namely, GSuite, Lever, Slack, Asana and Zoom
    • Customer service mentality and whatever-it-takes attitude
    • High sense of urgency and ability to work independently 
    • Ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced environment
    • Experience building candidate pipeline via online sourcing and/or networking


    • Company-paid health/vision/dental benefits
    • Unlimited vacation and generous sick time
    • Company-sponsored meals and snacks
    • Wellness, caregiver and ergonomics benefits
    • 401(k) with company matching