Recruiter (Talent Acquisition)

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Recruiter (Talent Acquisition)

At FTD, Inc., we continually evolve the business by promoting a culture where support from the Recruitment Team helps guide our company through teamwork, partnerships, and customer service to our internal and external customers.

We are searching for a Recruiter; you will be primarily sourcing, interviewing, and prioritizing high demand candidates. You will manage your requisition as it relates to the full-lifecycle recruitment. You will be a business partner with the recruitment team, hiring leaders, applicants, and FTD, Inc. employees at large. Creativity is essential along with personal organization, be bias towards action, and candidate obsessed.

You will Contribute to people attraction, creating compelling content, and on-boarding while focusing on the candidate life cycle. You will also help in these areas:

  • You will execute Full-cycle recruitment across a variety of verticals helping management build quality talent pools, qualify applicants, execute employment offers, and on-boarding of full-time and contractor positions.
  • You can tell a story: You can create copy converting a job description and using your new insight from the intake meeting into a job advertisement. Your focus is to facilitate a conversation and provide prospective candidates enough information to self-select in or out.

  • You seek to continuously build a greater understanding of businesses to provide the most effective recruitment partnership and experience.

  • You master the intake-meeting and work closely with managers to gain a comprehensive understanding of the company's hiring needs for each position, and meet ambitious hiring goals and expectations. You understand that retention starts with selection.
  • Source potential candidates on niche platforms, like Github, Stack Overflow, Redditt, etc
  • Parse technical skills and qualifications to screen IT candidate and non-IT roles.
  • Participate in tech conferences and meetups to network with IT professionals.
  • You promote the brand to applicants and external service providers.
  • You are a copious documenter of all candidate interactions.

What we seek is a Recruiter with the ability to work on a broad range of different projects and technologies who loves to provide an expert level of customer service, is excited about building towards the future, is passionate and has a strong moral compass. These are the qualities we are looking for:

  • Proven history of solving for problems, not just identifying them. Process-oriented (data collection and reporting), and a project ownership mentality.
  • Proven work experience as a Technical Recruiter a plus.
  • You will preferably have experience with ADP's Recruiting Management (ATS) or others, but will implicitly acknowledge the importance of documentation.
  • You are articulate and have a mastery of both verbal and written communication
  • We seek an experienced individual within a large matrixed corporate environment is preferred. Experience in the E-Commerce industry is a plus.
  • We need an individual who will be consultative, educate hiring managers and candidates on the applicant process, building on the "white glove" experience

What we offer is an opportunity to be a part of a team that effectively mitigates risk while ensuring customer satisfaction. We encourage and welcome out-of-the-box ideas in all areas of the business as we push for efficiency and collaboration. We enjoy all the benefits of working for a digital E-Commerce Company.

Join us and contribute to our digital transformation! While you are part of the Human Resource team, you will have a broader impact on the overall growth of the business. Consider joining one of the few high-traffic Floral E-Commerce companies that can offer you the possibility of adding your fingerprint on the development and resurgence of a 109-year-old company.

Reporting to: Duarte R Mendonca

Location: Downers Grove (occasionally Chicago)

Hours: 8:00-5:00 (M-F)

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

We also have an office in the heart of Downtown Chicago at 1. North Dearborn

An Insider's view of FTD

What does your typical day look like?

As Brand Manager, I am constantly working to ensure we are engaging with our consumers and living out our brand vision via all channels. My day is 100% collaborative, between meeting with channels managers, reviewing new campaign launches - building a brand takes teamwork. When you have an online business, your consumers are shopping with you 24/7,

Kristin Byrne

Brand Marketing Manager

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

I have had the opportunity to build a platform from the ground up. Opportunities like these are few and far between in this day and age. FTD has been like a master class in leadership for me, and it has produced a fundamental mind shift for me on what leadership means.

Dimple Rao

VP of Product Management and UX Design

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

On our FOL team, we are creating a feature complete platform migration for all of our florist sites. This is a rather large task in that most of our florist sites look like they were created in the .COM era of the internet. Our new platform will provide huge UX boons. In addition to self-improvement, it may also attract new florist partners

Michael Walsh

Software Engineer

What are FTD Perks + Benefits

FTD Benefits Overview

FTD is dedicated to you and your family. We work hard to provide a wide range of competitive and affordable health care benefits that reflect your changing needs. Our goal is to empower you with the resources and flexibility you need to live well, be well. The benefits you elect will start the first day of the month following the date of hire.
Our benefits offerings include medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage, a company contribution to a Health Savings Account (HSA), life, accident, and disability insurance, paid time off, and tuition reimbursement. We are committed to providing fair compensation to all of our employees, including performance-based compensation incentives for many of our positions. FTD, Inc. is a premier floral and gifting company. We offer very generous employee discounts on our FTD.com and Proflowers brands.

Culture
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
If you are eligible for benefits, you can enroll in an FSA regardless of whether or not you are enrolled in FTD’s medical plan.
Disability Insurance
FTD offers short and long term disability at no cost to you. The disability benefits will replace up to 67% of your weekly base income up to $2,500/week for STD and up to $10,000/month for LTD.
Dental Benefits
FTD offers two great dental plans through Aetna. A Dental HMO with co-pays where you choose your Primary Care Dentist and a Dental PPO which has benefits in and out of network.
Vision Benefits
FTD offers vision coverage through Eye Med which offers a broad network of nationwide providers to choose from to meet your vision needs. Retailers such as LensCrafters, Pearle Vision, , and JCP
Health Insurance Benefits
FTD offers three medical plans through Aetna to choose from including one EPO where you choose a Primary Care Physician and two PPO High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP)
Life Insurance
For employee coverage of 2x base salary up to $600,000. *Per IRS regulations, the cost FTD pays for coverage above a certain level is considered “imputed income,” and is included on your W-2.
Wellness Programs
We know how important wellness is to your overall success. The FTD Wellness program is here to help you identify and achieve your health and wellness goals.
Onsite Gym
Our One North Dearborn location offers an onsite state-of-the-art fitness center, cycle center and bike room.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Depending on the department and role, FTD offers some scheduling flexibility. We also offer summer hours so that our team members can enjoy extended weekends and fun in the sun with family and friends
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Care for yourself or a family member who is seriously ill, to care for a newborn or newly adopted child, or to attend to the affairs of a family member who is called to active duty in the military.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
FTD recognizes 9 paid holidays each calendar year and allows employees to take time off for vacation, personal responsibilities and sick time.
Paid Holidays
FTD recognizes 9 paid holidays each calendar year.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
FTD allows employees to wear casual workplace attire every day, not just Fridays!
Commuter Benefits
Take advantage of the pre-tax benefit, you may elect up to the IRS limit of $260/month for transit and $260/month for parking.
Free Daily Meals
During FTD’s peak season such as Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, and Christmas FTD often provides lunch to thank employees for their hard work (along with the occasional just because lunch).
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong.
Some Meals Provided
We provide food during Peak Season.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Up to $2,500 after one year of employment
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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