• Talent Acquisition Specialist

    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Human Resources
  • Position Summary

    This position is responsible for developing and implementing talent acquisition activities dedicated to providing a highly qualified, engaged global workforce to support the evolving organization in its mission to achieve PRI’s long-term strategic plan and annual results.  This includes recruiting, onboarding and employment branding.

    Primary Duties

    PRIMARY DUTIES:

    • Serve as the recruiting and staffing lead for hiring and retaining qualified candidates as needed; consulting with business leaders to assess needs; sourcing and recruiting top talent in an engaging, forward-thinking manner; interviewing; negotiating; presenting offers; on-boarding; attend career fairs and industry events as necessary and develop and maintain appropriate metrics. 
    • Develop with marketing, human resources and other needed groups the PRI employment brand to positively engage candidates.  Ensure that the external public sees PRI as an employer-of-choice.  Key responsibilities:  Identifying what, exactly, about the company makes it attractive to candidates; highlighting key differentiators that set the organization apart from competitors; leveraging candidate-facing communications, social media, and video to convey the corporate culture and employee experience. 
    • Responsible for handling additional projects assigned.  
    • Partner with the HR team and hiring managers to drive an effective on-boarding process.  Ensure that from candidate experience to integration with the organization and specifically into the role, we have made all of the necessary connections for new hire success. 
    • Proactively conduct research and investigate innovative ways to drive the employment brand and recruiting efforts to support business objectives.  This includes in the areas of identifying new candidates; internal mobility; communication of our employment brand; social media strategies; and on-boarding. 
    • Ensure that all recruiting practices are in compliance with applicable employment laws (federal, state, local and international as relevant) and company policy.  Responsible for maintaining and promoting fair employment practices. 

    Qualifications & Skills

    EDUCATION/SPECIAL SKILLS/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Management or related field.
    • Five years’ experience in recruiting or related field.
    • Proficient understanding of the recruiting industry including positive candidate experience.
    • Demonstrated experience with marketing and/or employment brand development.
    • Demonstrated experience using social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.).
    • Demonstrated experience in other HR functions (compensation, talent development, benefits, etc.) desired.
    • Prior experience in managing external recruiting agencies in an effective way.
    • Excellent relationship building with customer-focused skills.
    • Highly organized and self-motivated individual with attention to detail able to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and a detail-oriented nature
    • Persuasive, positive and passionate about recruiting, HR and employment brand.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong computer skills, including HRIS, Applicant Tracking Systems, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Strong negotiation skills.
    • Ability to manage sensitive, confidential information in a professional manner.
    • Working knowledge of HR-related laws and regulations.
    • Strong project management experience.

    PHYSICAL/MENTAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POSITION AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS OF THE WORKPLACE:

    • Ability to travel 10% of the time.
    • Ability to work for long periods at a computer/desk.
    • Standard office environment.
    • May be required to lift approximately 10 lbs.

     

    EOE/AA employer M/F/Vet/Disability. We offer competitive pay and benefits.

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