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Applicant Success Associate

The Cru
The Cru
Job Functions:
Customer Service
Employment Types:
50,000 – 65,000 USD per year
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About us

Founded in 2018, The Cru is the first community-led digital company that helps women to meet their life goals. We begin by matching women in accountability circles with like-minded peers. We offer meeting structure, a digital platform, exclusive content and a virtual member success associate to support their journey. We prioritize diversity in our network - our members live across the U.S. and 60% identify as women of color. The Cru is an early stage venture backed company that offers flexibility and ownership. This is a unique opportunity to join a fast growing startup that is creating a new social category and building the largest data set of women’s goals.

About The Founder

Tiffany Dufu is Founder & CEO of The Cru and author of the bestselling book, Drop the Ball : Achieving More by Doing Less. Named to Fast Company’s League of Extraordinary Women and Entrepreneur's 100 Powerful Women, she was a launch team member to Lean In and served as Chief Leadership Officer to Levo, the fastest growing millennial professional network. Former President of The White House Project, she’s been featured in The New York Times, ESSENCE, O, The Oprah Magazine, and on NPR.

Job Description

This is a remote position.

The Role

The Cru is in need of a driven individual who is equipped and excited to help grow the membership of The Cru. This role will support interviewing, vetting, and converting a potential member into a confirmed member of The Cru. The Applicant Success Associate will have a big hand in optimizing and delivering a thoughtful applicant experience. They will ensure every individual who completes an application to The Cru feels heard, seen and eager to join our Constellation of women committed to ensuring one another thrive. The Applicant Success Associate will report to the Applicant Success Manager and work collaboratively with our Marketing and Member Success team and will be customer facing.

What You’ll Do:

  • Assist in inviting, interviewing and vetting all applicants
  • Proactively follow up with applicants
  • Personally engage and conduct interviews with applicants to determine whether The Cru is the right fit for them at this point in their journey and ultimately support the conversion into paying members.
  • Support and manage our primary communications inbox ensuring that applicant questions are answered in a timely manner
  • Provide daily and weekly reports on conversion performance and results to the team and leadership
  • Organize and optimize every day process such as email communication, tools utilization, data management
  • Support VP, Member Success with Inception Gatherings as needed (up to 3 evenings/month).


What We’re Looking For:

  • Strong tactical execution skills to optimize processes.
  • Knowledgeable in membership/customer service/account management and/or recruitment, and the ability to deliver at the highest level of operational excellence.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills that prioritizes and conveys empathy for the consumer experience.
  • Well versed in G-Suite, focusing on Google Sheets/Excel optimizations.
  • Demonstrated experience successfully working with a small but mighty team in a fast paced environment where being a self-starter and a resourceful problem solver are paramount.
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule and sometimes later hours for events; may include some weekends.
  • Thrives in a workplace where you need to quickly adapt and pivot due to unexpected changes.
  • Experience working with CRM and project management software including Hubspot, Zendesk and Asana preferred.
  • Approaches hurdles with creativity and an open mind.
  • Operates with humility and a hunger for growth.
  • Takes their work seriously, but not themselves too seriously.
  • Excited to help build and scale a company dedicated to empowering women.


We believe in acceptance. It’s impossible to judge others once you stop judging yourself. We want your full-self to show up to work every day. We value diversity and are excited to learn about what you do beyond your title or after 5 pm. We honestly enjoy each other's company!

We believe in abundance. There is infinite beauty, talent, and resources. We provide a strong benefits package for our size and are excited to grow this area as our team grows. We love to celebrate each other’s successes and on special occasions.

We believe in reciprocity. What you give is what you’ll receive. We want you to achieve all your intentions -- we provide access to our exclusive content library and also invite all employees to our annual Cru Summit.

We believe in joy. There is no guilt with pleasure. While we take our work seriously, we don’t take ourselves too seriously, and encourage you to take time off with our flexible paid time off policy to get the rest and rejuvenation you (and all of us) need.

We have a "come as you are" dress code so you can continue to wear those yoga pants, but ask that you wear smart casual wear when attending member-facing events and interactions.

We are a fully remote team with members across the country. Our headquarters is in NY, NY.

The Cru is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re committed to diversity and maintaining a work environment that is free from harassment and discrimination. Applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any protected status under federal, state, or local law.

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