Careers at Bob’s Discount Furniture

Talent Acquisition Consultant (temp contract) in Aberdeen, MD at Bob's Discount Furniture

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This is a Temporary Contract Role:

The Talent Acquisition Partner will be responsible for engagement with online social networking tools and technology, while managing content and representing/promoting our employer brand. He/she will also be responsible for assisting with the implementation of college recruitment initiatives while partnering with our Director of Training on rotational development program(s). He/she will play an integral role sourcing candidates using different tools and methods for a variety of openings, full-life cycle recruiting for a number of openings, while also assisting with some Talent Acquisition support functions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Social Media:
    • Use social media and job influencer sites (LinkedIn career page, Glassdoor, Indeed company page, CareerArc) to promote new jobs and/or hard to fill jobs, while communicating information about BDF to influence notice as an “employer of choice”
    • Use social media channels to answer follower questions about working for, or applying to jobs and address any potential concerns expressed
    • Manage content on and engagement with social media tools and channels used within Talent Acquisition and HR (LinkedIn career page, Facebook career page, @MyBobsJobs Twitter page, CareerArc, etc.) through the use of postings, links, videos, pictures, etc
    • Write content for company recruiting blog on topics such as job search advice, interviewing tips, best practices for applying, what it’s like to work at BDF, etc
  • Recruiting:
    • Partner with teammates to implement strategy around entry-level/college recruiting initiatives, and attend career fairs/networking events as appropriate
    • Partner with hiring managers at all levels to determine job requirements and specifications, and from there post openings to various channels (social media, job boards, ATS, etc) and conduct full life-cycle recruitment processes
    • Collect, maintain and update recruitment data and metrics through appropriate systems and dashboards/reports on a regular basis
    • Assist with vendor management as necessary
    • Manage candidate offer and onboarding processes
    • Process candidate interview expenses and search firm invoices
    • Follow-up with candidates to address any issues with application process, while routing candidates to the appropriate contact for further consideration
    • Source candidates through online tools such as Taleo, Monster, CareerBuilder, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Yelp, Google, etc
    • Manage email campaigns through multiple channels (Taleo,Talent Network, CareerBuilder, LinkedIn, Monster, college job boards, DOL career sites, Facebook, Twitter, etc)
    • Update and manage all recruiting event digital communications
    • Maintain interview schedule for hiring events

Required Qualifications

  • 1+ years of experience in a recruiting and/or sourcing role
  • Experience with full life-cycle recruiting and partnering with various levels of management/hiring managers
  • Experience with LinkedIn Recruiter
  • Familiarity with social media platforms as they relate to/are used for Talent Acquisition practices
  • Familiarity and experience with the utilization of more common job boards (CareerBuilder, Monster, Indeed, etc)
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize and work well in a high volume environment with competing demands
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
  • High attention to detail
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite; to include Excel, Word and PowerPoint in particular
  • Experience using Microsoft Outlook to send/receive email and schedule meetings/appointments
  • Openness to travel in our out of state as necessary to partner with other members of the Talent Acquisition team on various initiatives and recruitment activities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with “outside of the box” sourcing methods

Bob’s Discount Furniture is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to reasonably accommodating qualified persons with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential duties of their position.