Recruiter Job Description

Recruiter Job Description

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Recruiter provides full life cycle recruiting including direct sourcing of active and passive candidates through LinkedIn and other social networking and posting sites.

Recruiter Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Establishing and maintaining ongoing relationships with various community business and educational organizations to help promote the organization's public relations and networking resources
Responsible for Networking for all open positions and resourcing top candidates in the retail industry
Represent Company for recruiting purposes at identified networking and industry events, job fairs, conferences
Own and drive the staffing strategy and results for your client groups
Source, interview, offer, negotiate and close candidates for assigned requisitions
Engage key staffing and business partners in order to understand the needs of this unique client attain internal expertise of the profile and map to external marketplace
Network and maintain relationships with key candidate communities for short and/or long term opportunities
Educate/train hiring managers on how to interview and acquire talent
Provide follow up feedback to external candidates on results of interview
Be a self-directed, detail-oriented, problem solver with a burning desire to contribute to the organization's reputation and success

Recruiter Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Recruiter

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: AIRS, PHR, HR, SPHR, HRCI, SHRM, PRC, TAS, CHRP, OD

Education for Recruiter

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the recruiter job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Education, Human Resources, Business, Business/Administration, Management, Communications, Associates, Marketing, Guidance, Human Resources Management

Skills for Recruiter

Desired skills for recruiter include:

Role design and the competencies
Screen and present candidates to opportunities
Designing and implementing direct sourcing strategies
Relation to position requirements
Applicant tracking systems

Desired experience for recruiter includes:

Strong functional expertise that includes internet and direct sourcing
5 years experience in recruitment specializing in the VFX, animation and/or games industry
Driven to be creative and innovative with approaches and new never-been-done ideas / programs
Must have attention to detail, experience and proven ability to juggle multiple priorities of varying scales, and be able to handle confidential information with absolute discretion
Examples where you created innovative interview processes
The numbers to prove you have successfully recruited 100s of candidates

Recruiter Examples


Recruiter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of recruiter. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for recruiter
  • Partner with the West Coast Sr Talent Acquisition Specialist to develop search strategies, create position profiles, and build target lists for the West Coast
  • Source active candidates from online databases, contact lists, internal databases, and employee referrals, and into targeted companies
  • Managing the talent sourcing, recruiting, hiring and on-boarding of new hires
  • Building pipelines of families of positions where the company typically has a significant number of similar openings
  • Monitoring and reporting on candidate pipeline identification
  • Utilizing the applicant tracking system
  • Guiding the process flow from opening of job in system to the on-boarding of the candidate
  • Advising line managers on recruitment sourcing and recruiting strategies and practices to effectively yield hires
  • Sourcing and interviewing
  • Handling new hire processing and paperwork
Qualifications for recruiter
  • Analytical skills and ability to manage various metrics preferred
  • 3 years corporate or agency recruiting experience ideal
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience developing and executing recruiting strategies with high quality candidates
  • Demonstrable success in sourcing passive talent
  • Expertise with direct sourcing and effective interviewing techniques
  • Knowledge of the technical landscape in the greater Los Angeles area is a plus

Recruiter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of recruiter. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for recruiter
  • Develop relationships with hiring teams, learning more about their business and educating them on processes and market conditions
  • Forge strong partnerships with HR Business Partners and Compensation team
  • Source, interview and evaluate internal and external talent Lead in-take and debrief sessions
  • Provide feedback and probe for additional content when needed Become familiar with the applicant tracking system (ATS), including candidate dis-positioning and reporting
  • Understand all systems that fed or are fed by ATS Drive to hire
  • Follow up with hiring managers on hiring decisions
  • Manage relationships with hiring managers and business heads in a high tech recruiting environment
  • Build credibility with internal clients via seamless execution of searches, rigorous attention to detail, and expert advisement around hiring best hiring practices and candidate selection
  • Maximize candidate experience to ensure the company is competitive in the marketplace and able to attract high quality talent
  • Act as strategic advisor to internal business partners, providing market insights and data, in order to gain status as trusted partner and provide context to expedite search activity
Qualifications for recruiter
  • 3+ years of Pharmaceutical Recruiting experience
  • Clinical / Medical experience
  • Brass Ring experience
  • Familiar with clinical and scientific terminology
  • Prior Novartis experience
  • Manufacturing and medical/cell therapy staffing experience

Recruiter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of recruiter. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for recruiter
  • Work with rest of the recruiting team to institutionalize consistent recruiting hygiene and service levels across all searches
  • Partner with Human Capital Representatives for each business to optimize interaction with the client, provide transparency and maximize success
  • Manage high volume search workload via direct sourcing, employee referrals, and search agency relationships, ongoing pipelining in and mining of talent from Taleo
  • Create project plans for each search to ensure alignment with stakeholders, confirm interview roles for each search, assist in crafting job descriptions and ensure key milestones are met, proactively escalating to Head of Recruitment and ultimately the business
  • Interview candidates to assess skills and competency, gauge fit within the culture, and sell the opportunity
  • Maintain up to date record keeping in Taleo to provide transparency to the rest of the recruiting team managers, while also ensuring integrity of reporting data
  • Back up recruiting team partners on searches so there are multiple points of default on any given search vacation coverage to ensure consistent delivery for internal clients
  • Assess current vendors on an ongoing basis to ensure they have proper messaging and information to best represent us in the market, track their success to ensure we optimize our time investment with the right agency partners
  • Benchmark compensation data vs the market while aligning with internal standards
  • Analyzing information provided on a prospective employee's resume/application form, conducts a personal interview
Qualifications for recruiter
  • Able to develop and implement creative sourcing strategies to identify talent, utilizing current trends in sourcing technology
  • Bachelor's in Psychology or Business, ideally with Accounting, Finance, or Human Resources concentration
  • Previous client facing experience, ideally in a competitive recruiting environment
  • A combination of search and agency recruiting corporate recruiting
  • Determining the suitability of the applicant for employment
  • Taking into consideration previous experience, education

Recruiter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a recruiter. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for recruiter
  • Attend hiring and networking events as necessary
  • Determining salary based on salary structure and union contracts
  • Following up with the related clerical aspects of employment, such as notifying the department of employee's starting date and the requisition the employee is filling
  • Acting as a liaison with area employment agencies, preparation and liaison with advertising agencies, processing and checking advertising agency billings, liaison with temporary agencies, recording status of authorized positions within the agency, employment verifications, employee referral program
  • Maintaining continuous communication with management to determine current and future recruitment needs
  • Processing all authorization to fill requests for proper approval and track on monthly report
  • Completion of weekly report on applicant tracking and employment activity
  • Distributing job descriptions to supervisors for all new employees upon hire
  • Processing all volunteer requests and coordinating placement with appropriate Program
  • Attending job and college fairs and explores new avenues for recruiting
Qualifications for recruiter
  • Enthusiasm and energy to evolve a best-in-class global talent acquisition function
  • Change agent, comfortable with ambiguity, in a fast paced business environment
  • Create and execute strategies to identify and attract impressive candidates for diverse positions throughout the firm
  • BA, MA, PhD
  • Critical thinker with exceptional communication, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Bachelor’s degree from a top university with a strong academic record

Recruiter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of recruiter. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for recruiter
  • Develops pipeline of key talent in stores
  • Leverages the Taleo Applicant Tracking System to develop efficiencies in the talent acquisition process
  • Conduct and lead the execution of behavioral-based (DDI) interview assessments for assigned requisitions, ranging from entry- to senior-level opportunities
  • Following OFCCP guidelines, use the applicant tracking system (Kenexa) in conjunction with a variety of sourcing methods to engage both active and passive candidates
  • Learn and maintain knowledge of the competitive landscape and market insights/trends to provide superior consultation and subject matter expertise on specific recruiting vertical
  • Ensure compliance with EEO/Diversity policies and Federal Contractor (OFCCP) guidelines
  • Develop a broad professional network of diverse talent in the sports content arena
  • Work with managers to fill vacancies as they occur and maintain vacancy tracking logs
  • Meet all established recruitment goals
  • Screen applicants and manage pre-employment processing for candidates, administering assessment tests as needed
Qualifications for recruiter
  • Adept with using a variety of recruiting technologies to source talent
  • 3 - 6 years of hands-on technical and/or quantitative recruiting experience in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Upbeat, polished and proactive
  • Proven track record of success working in a fast paced, high energy, retail store environment
  • Advanced experience in internet recruitment/sourcing
  • Minimum of 2 years’ high-volume recruiting experience (both corporate and agency considered), with a track record of success

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