Sourcing Recruiter

USA TODAY NETWORK is a next-generation media company that empowers communities to connect, act, and thrive. With an unparalleled local-to-national reach, we successfully connect consumers, communities and businesses. With the iconic USA TODAY, 100+ strong local media organizations in 34 states and Guam, and with more than 160 local news brands online in the U.K., we provide rich content through hundreds of outstanding affiliated digital, mobile and print products. Our goal is to re-imagine our traditional media roots by creating innovative products and services that leverage our role as an information provider and reach our customers whenever and wherever. Explore the possibilities as a Sourcing Recruiter and help us tell our story.

Reporting to the Director, Talent Acquisition, this role focuses on building sales candidate pipelines; this position may be based in any major market or you can sit virtually.

In this role you will:

  • Be a true “hunter” and find world class sales talent
  • Develop and implement strategies and initiatives that will drive the overall talent acquisition process, quality of hiring, and time-to-fill goals
  • Source, technically assess, and recruit to hire full-time positions with world-class talent
  • Partner with the Regional Recruiter, hiring managers and HRBPs to ensure a healthy pipeline is built against future recruitment needs in order to identify external and internal talent, and align compensation; ensuring a seamless approach to talent management
  • Use a solid understanding of the company’s tools, processes, protocols and knowledge to recruit experienced-hire to entry-level candidates
  • Embrace the company’s branding strategy in the recruitment lifecycle

Here’s what you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of recruitment experience with at least 2+ years of specialized recruiting in sales and/or corporate preferably from a corporate or digital environment
  • High volume recruiting experience. Must be able to manage a workload of 20+ requisitions at a time
  • Digital recruiting experience a plus
  • Media industry experience a plus
  • Strong knowledge base and prior experience in full life-cycle experienced hire recruitment
  • General knowledge of recruitment/hiring laws and practices
  • Ability to quickly adapt to and embrace new technology
  • Excellent social media knowledge and skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Strong customer focus and effective use of consultative approach with clients
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve complex recruitment and hiring issues with minimum guidance

About Us:

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a next-generation media company committed to strengthening communities across our network. Through trusted, compelling content and unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 100 million people monthly. With more than 110 markets internationally, it is known for Pulitzer Prize-winning newsrooms, powerhouse brands such as USA TODAY and specialized media properties. To connect with us, visit

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status.

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