The Vita Coco Company, created in 2004 by Co-CEO Michael Kirban and Ira Liran, produces the leading brand of coconut water in the United States with a growing presence around the world. The Vita Coco Company’s brands include the leading coconut water, Vita Coco; clean energy drink Runa; premium canned water, Ever & Ever; and protein-infused water, PWR LIFT.

In 2021, The Vita Coco Company became a publicly traded, Public Benefit Corporation. With a growing portfolio of natural products, The Vita Coco Company has identified its public benefit purpose as creating ethical, sustainable products that uplift communities and do right by our planet by harnessing and protecting nature’s resources. 

In 2022, The Vita Coco Company was certified as a B Corporation™ furthering the Company’s commitment toward operating its business as a force for good, while delivering better-for-you products.

We are looking for a personable, responsible, enthusiastic Contract HR Coordinator to support our HQ office in NYC!

Vita Coco is headquartered in New York City with international offices in London and Singapore. The Company is Nasdaq-listed under ticker symbol COCO.

This Contract HR Coordinator will be responsible for facilitating end-to-end volume sales recruitment within the USA to ensure that successful candidates align with Vita Coco’s culture and role requirements. The HR Coordinator will work with department managers to understand resourcing needs and to develop recruitment strategies for each vacancy and new position. In addition to recruitment, the HR Coordinator will assist the HR Generalist with office management, company events and engagement initiatives. This role is hybrid, based out of our NYC HQ three days per week. Candidates must be available to work 40 hours/week and can commit to at least a three month assignment.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage full lifecycle volume recruitment (10+ requisitions at one time) for Summer All Star Program.
  • Drive recruitment process from end to end; inclusive of hiring manager intake meeting, posting requisitions, reviewing resumes, sourcing and attracting internal and external talent, conducting interviews, and make hiring recommendations to ensure company is achieving business goals by recruiting top talent.
  • Cultivate strong partnerships across the organization and collaborate with hiring managers and department leaders. Provide regular recruitment status updates to the People Team, Hiring Managers, and Stakeholders.
  • Represent the Vita Coco brand to all candidates and potential candidates and help create a stellar candidate experience.
  • Analyzes and leverages recruiting metrics to inform and modify our strategies. Regularly evaluate the recruiting process and identifies opportunities for improvements.
  • Maintain office area to ensure Vita Coco product is properly displayed and readily available for guests. Including but not limited to, maintaining office/facilities supplies, shipping material, and Vita Coco product.
  • Responsible for sorting and distributing all incoming mail and packages.
  • Partner closely with HR team on all office management and culture initiatives, including planning company events and team outings.


  • 1-4 years of experience managing full lifecycle recruiting, agency recruitment and Administrative Assistant and/or Office Manager experience is a plus.
  • Proactive problem-solving skills and ability to prioritize and multi-task within a fast-paced environment.
  • Extremely detail-oriented and Proficient in Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Applicant Tracking Systems.
  • Must exhibit a willingness to take initiative and perform duties with limited direction.
  • Must have experience confidently leading conversations with hiring managers around business needs, qualifications, and creative solutions with hard-to-fill positions.
  • Experience with direct sourcing methods, networking, and relationship-building skills.
  • Able to lift 20-30 pounds.

At The Vita Coco Company, compensation decisions are dependent upon a variety of factors, which may include, but are not limited to: skill set, experience, education, training, licensure and certifications, knowledge and abilities of the applicant, alignment with market data, and other business and organizational needs. A reasonable estimate of the current pay range for this position is $22-$30/hour. This range may vary for positions that will be performed outside of California, Colorado, Nevada, New York City, Westchester County, NY, Rhode Island, or Washington.

The Vita Coco Company is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, sexual orientation (including transgender status, gender identity or expression), physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, AIDS/HIV status, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Company is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.