• Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist

    ID
    2018-2775
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Arlington
    Category
    Human Resources
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    You are a talent market expert and relationship builder--not just a name generator. Your search for the purple squirrel candidate always starts with strategy. Your ability to not only find the right talent but also understand their motivations has allowed you to help elevate an organization’s talent position. You are known for fostering and cultivating relationships with prospective candidates and internal team members.

     

    Does this sound like you? Then join us as a Sourcing Specialist and strategic partner on our Talent Acquisition team. We are building out our sourcing capability and we’re looking for your expertise in this Sourcing Specialist job to help close our hardest-to-fill roles! You’ll partner with Talent Acquisition Business Partners (TABP) and hiring managers to understand position requirements and develop effective sourcing strategies. This is where you’ll put your knowledge of the candidate market to work! 

     

    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Responsible for executing search techniques to generate a pool of candidates necessary to staff open positions and create candidate pipelines for future needs
    • Conduct basic market analysis and industry research to create sourcing strategies and candidate pipelines
    • Partner with Talent Acquisition Business Partners to understand the talent needs of the organization and create an effective search strategy to fill open positions and build candidate pipelines.
    • Build relationships with potential candidates on a continual basis through calls (including phone screening candidates), email, and networking
    • Generate leads through direct sourcing methods (cold calling, job boards, etc.)
    • Source passive candidates through referrals, networking, internet searches, etc.
    • Maintain accurate and well-ordered documentation on all candidates, searches, and other recruiting activities
    • Create reports on sourcing activity and communicate any relevant market information to Talent Acquisition Business Partners, HR partners, hiring managers and management

     

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • 5+ years of overall professional , with at least 3 years of experience in a recruiting or sourcing role
    • Experience with and knowledge of sourcing effectiveness, screening, behavioral interviewing, selection and candidate assessment
    • Demonstrated successful experience directly soliciting passive candidates
    • Demonstrated ability to "think creatively" and create new strategic approaches to recruiting talent 
    • Demonstrated ability to creatively source and outreach to candidates—a love of the hunt
    • Strong attention to detail, organized and excellent problem-solving skills
    • Excellent time management and ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
    • The willingness and desire to work independently, as well as collaboratively, and to take on additional responsibilities
    • Integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial spirit 
    • A positive attitude and an earnest interest in providing customer focused support to our partners 
    • Proficiency in candidate tracking software (ideally iCIMS)
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel 

     

    Standout Candidates May Also Bring

    • Experience with using social networking, internet research, candidate mining, and professional organizations to source candidates and build talent pipelines
    • Strong understanding of and excitement for the principles of a free society and classical liberalism

     

    About Us

     

    We work with: Nonprofit leaders at over 100 community-based groups. Over 700 of the country’s most effective business leaders and philanthropists. Over 1,000 professors at 350 universities. Tens of thousands of K-12 teachers. And millions of grassroots activists in 35 states. We’ve united to move toward a society where people succeed by helping others, so that everyone has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential. 

     

    Our Values

     

    Working at The Seminar Network is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.  

     

    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class. 

     

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