Talent Sourcer

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. From CIOs and senior IT leaders in corporations and government agencies, to business leaders in high-tech and telecom enterprises and professional services firms, to technology investors, we are the valuable partner to clients in approximately 10,000 distinct enterprises worldwide. Through the resources of Gartner Research, Gartner Executive Programs, Gartner Consulting and Gartner Events, we work with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, and has 6,800 associates, including more than 1,500 research analysts and consultants, and clients in 90 countries.

Job Description

This position focuses on proactively identifying and developing a pipeline of candidates aligned to specific business units. The ideal candidate will utilize multiple strategies including: cold calling into competitive companies, online databases, social media sites, Boolean keyword searching on Internet portals, contact lists, networking, and attending industry and diversity related

  • Partner with internal clients to problem solve, create ‘go-to-market’ strategies, and define the candidate identification strategy for each role
  • Source potential and passive candidates through direct channels, social media, internet sourcing, extensive name generation research and relationship building
  • Continually expand network through leveraging user groups, blogs and networking events
  • Clearly articulate and sell the Gartner value proposition to candidates via networking events, professional networks and face to face candidate interaction
  • Generate candidate interest through creative marketing and social media messaging
  • Prequalify potential candidates to determine their qualifications through profiling, trait assessments and behavioral based interviewing
  • Develop a pipeline for current role and future hiring needs
  • Foster relationships with passive talent and Recruiters


  • Bachelors' degree and 3-8 years Recruiting or Talent Acquisition experience required
  • Strong research and candidate generation skills
  • Business Development, Sales experience a plus
  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • Familiarity with current direct sourcing techniques
  • Ability to articulate and understand the specific role requirements
  • Polished interview skills and telephone manner
  • Familiarity with current sourcing techniques and ability to remain current with developing techniques and skills, as well as the ability to manage multiple searches with varying priorities
  • Strong Project Management and prioritization skills
  • AIRS Certifications preferred

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