Recruiter

The Recruiter is responsible for developing and executing recruiting plans for all retail positions; network though industry contacts, associations memberships, trade groups and employees; coordinate and implement recruiting initiatives set forth by the Sr HR Generalist.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Maintain working knowledge of company’s Applicant Tracking System.
  • Approving and opening job requisitions put forth by Hiring Managers
  • Meeting weekly with Hiring Managers about open positions
  • Follow Internal/External Recruiting Processes & Policies
  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies for active and passive candidates in a variety of retail positions.
  • Screen Resumes in the Applicant Tracking System
  • Become an expert on the qualities sought in candidates.
  • Phone screen candidates for open positions.
  • Oversee social media efforts for open positions; including Boolean searches, as well as know how to use LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and other resources to find talent.
  • Some travel will be required for this position for college recruiting events, training, and interviewing events at store locations throughout the region.
  • Occasionally conducting and scheduling interviews for Retail Management.
  • Maintain up to date interview notes, pre-employment files, and process documentation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Two or more years of full life cycle recruiting experience required, preferably in a non-profit or retail environment.
  • Proficient in competency and/or behavioral based interviewing techniques.
  • Experience in retail recruiting.
  • Strong customer service experience handling difficult situations.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills – ability to manage shifting priorities on a daily or weekly basis.
  • Understand EEOC and OFCCP employment guidelines.
  • Willingness to do high volume interviewing, primarily by phone.
  • Demonstrated business savvy.
  • Requires acceptable results of CORI check according to Goodwill policy and requirements.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and occasionally stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to talk and hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision. The use of computer programs for long periods of time is required for this specific job.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • May on occasion be required to travel to local stores in Massachusetts.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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