Job Location:
US-VA Richmond

Recruiting Coordinator I


Job Description


CoStar delivers real-time, verified commercial real estate data that helps clients confidently spot great opportunities and make smart choices ahead of competitors. By combining the power of CoStar’s independent research organization – the industry’s largest – with global data delivery, software, and application solutions, clients can act on opportunities with confidence.

Joining the human resources team at CoStar Group, you will contribute to the creation of a highly successful and engaging environment. Supporting both current and future employees, human resources contributes to companywide staffing, formation of competitive compensation and benefit packages, and organizational training and development.

The Recruiting Coordinator is the central hub and a critical component of hiring and on-boarding process for CoStar.  In this role, you will work closely with the Recruiter teams to facilitate the full life cycle recruiting process – from offer to pre-employment. Core activities will include offer letter generation, background checks, drug screens to completion of new hire forms and the hand-off to Human Resources.  You will be the go-to person for all things related to new hires, efficiently tracking status of each step of the on-boarding process while continuing to provide a positive candidate and employee experience, while also creating reports and communicating status to interested parties. 

The Recruiting Coordinator role is a great entry point into the talent acquisition and talent management fields – we’re looking for someone with a strong passion for discovering great talent and helping to generate an outstanding candidate experience!


  • Coordinate and manage the hiring process from point of offer through to start date and onboarding, supporting a team of Recruiters across the entire organization and all business groups; additionally help to support internal recruiting efforts as appropriate

  • Responsible for creating, receiving, and tracking all offer letters, new hire agreements, and pre-employment paperwork

  • Initiate, track and troubleshoot background investigations (including Motor Vehicle Reports and Credit Checks when applicable) and drug screens

  • Appropriately escalate and help to resolve difficult and sensitive matters with candidates, keeping impacted parties informed and maintaining confidentiality

  • Accurately track all new hires through hiring stages in real time and ensure all interested parties are well-informed, allowing for a smooth transition and onboarding process

  • Become resident expert for information, processes, accuracy, and reporting in the Applicant Tracking System (ATS), Workday

  • In all activities, understand the importance of the CoStar brand and employer value proposition and demonstrate white-glove level service to enhance the candidate experience: treat candidates with respect, follow through on promises, and consistently strive for improvement

  • Schedule and coordinate interview days, send interview confirmations to candidates, and update and manage interview calendars

  • Schedule travel and lodging arrangements for candidates and new hires as needed.

  • Support Campus Recruiting efforts as needed seasonally: schedule on-campus visits for the campus recruiting team, help to coordinate campus call back days at the various offices, and track all candidate vitals for reporting needs at the end of the season


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, Communication or related field required.

  • A minimum 1+ years experience in HR/Recruiting via work, internships, or academic experience.

  • Understanding of value-add HR and talent acquisition concepts.

  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.


  • Must be able to demonstrate the following competencies: sense of urgency; motivation; detailed approach; intellectual curiosity; adaptability; problem solving; and communication skills.

  • Experience with Workday preferred. 


Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace; Apartments.com, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.


Working at CoStar Group means you’ll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you’ll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug

  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance

  • Commuter and parking benefits

  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions

  • Employee stock purchase plan

  • Paid time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent), with yoga studio, Pelotons, personal training, group exercise classes, as well as Segway’s and bikes available for use during the day

  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks

Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don’t just take our word for it — see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVbJRnJ2sX0

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply.  However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position


CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing