Senior Recruiter, NYC

Division: Human Resources                             Required Education:  Bachelor’s degree

Hourly Rate: $60                                                 Term of Contract: 12 months

Candidates MUST have experience recruiting in the Digital, Media, or Publishing industries. Candidates with corporate recruiting experience a plus. This is an in-house position that is located in NYC and all candidates must be either US Citizens or Green Card Holders.


  • Collaborate with clients and HR partners to develop a strong understanding of department culture, business strategy and talent profiles to deliver on the  hiring needs of the business
  • Conduct in-depth screens and assess potential candidates for level of interest, qualifications, compensation requirements and convert hard-to-find passive  talent through your understanding of the business and employee value proposition
  • Fully leverage technology for superb candidate relationship management through campaign management, lead tracking, and process flow development to  discover and sustain cold/warm leads, hot leads, referrals, and other potential prospects
  • Use innovative sourcing and marketing/branding techniques to engage both active and passive candidates. Sourcing tools include but are not limited to:  LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and diversity-oriented sites & blogs
  • Utilize recruitment tools such as applicant tracking system, CRM etc. for technology optimization, process efficiencies and management of active and passive  candidates
  • Ensure compliance with EEO/Diversity policies, including FedCon requirements
  • Meet established hiring targets and recruiting organization goals
  • Participate in special projects/task forces as assigned
  • Build and execute talent strategies that strengthen our recruiting culture and candidate experience.
  • Represent company for recruiting purposes at identified networking and industry events, job fairs, conferences, etc.
  • Develop a broad professional network of top talent
  • Train, coach and mentor recruiting team members on advanced search features, modern best practices, and enterprise sourcing integration

Basic Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years of recruiting experience; previous experience developing and executing fully comprehensive sourcing/recruitment plans
  • Experience using social media tools for sourcing and branding efforts; tools include but not limited to: LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Diversity oriented sites & Blogs
  • Proven ability to support/interact with senior-level management
  • A strong business acumen with the ability to understand & interpret complex business needs and business structure
  • Ability to analyze job descriptions and candidate profiles to determine target profile needs and appropriate match
  • Experience in a role where multiple projects and competing demands are the norm
  • Excellent consultative skills and proven success developing strong, collaborative relationships across multiple departments and levels
  • Proven experience engaging high-potential prospects through targeted sourcing and cold calling
  • Knowledge of enterprise-wide Applicant Tracking systems and proven experience working in a results-measured environment
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and communicate effectively across multiple departments and levels, and with little direction or supervision.
  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills and outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidential information

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