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SR. TECHNICAL RECRUITER

| Chicago

Job Summary

The Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for developing a strong pipeline of Enterprise Operations Technology candidates through networking, direct sourcing, internet mining and applicant tracking tools. He or she will interpret the organization’s recruiting strategy, identify sources, develop and execute recruiting plans to meet the organization’s staffing needs.

The Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist will report to the Director, Talent Acquisition. He or she will partner closely with Human Resource Business Partners, Engineering leadership, hiring managers and a peer group of recruiters.

 

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Consult with leadership to understand business needs and define candidate qualifications to determine staffing needs
  • Work with HR Business Partners to understand workforce planning and build appropriate recruitment strategy
  • Liaise with peer group of recruiters to define best practices and promote knowledge sharing
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and use the most current market data in strategy plan and execution
  • Proactively build relationships with potential candidates, creating a robust pipeline of highly qualified professionals for current and future staffing needs
  • Conduct candidate screenings and qualification interviews
  • Utilize and maintain applicant tracking system, understand the candidate flow process, and the importance of metrics
  • Lead interview team debrief process with hiring managers to calibrate candidates, and refine sourcing plan as necessary
  • Negotiate offers of employment to qualified candidates
  • Train hiring managers and interview teams on interview process and tools, and ensure teams are consistently following the process

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience sourcing passive candidates
  • Interpersonal and organizational savvy, relates well to others, builds relationships with all levels, quick study with people
  • Strong knowledge of the area’s networking groups and professional communities
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Understand company market positioning and branding to develop a compelling sales pitch to generate candidate interest
  • Ability to communicate all of Conversant’s compensation elements, including base salary, variable incentives, benefits, and equity to candidates, as well as position the comprehensive compensation and opportunity offered effectively against competing offers
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent time management, prioritization and judgment skills with a positive attitude, high energy and focused attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing to include business correspondence and internet communications

Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Years of Experience: Minimum of 5 or more years of recruitment experience required, and recruiting experience in the digital media industry is a strong plus

 

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PerlLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • MapRLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • Juptyer NotebookLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • CakePHPFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • LaravelFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • HbaseFrameworks
    • Kafka Frameworks
    • StormFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • HBaseDatabases
    • HiveDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • GreenplumDatabases
    • NoSQLDatabases

Location

101 N Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of Conversant

What's something quirky about your company?

We have a company band, made up of anywhere from 30 to 40 employees at a given time. The band has a large following and performs at charity events around Chicago. They also perform a full set at Conversant’s holiday party each year at the House of Blues. My jaw hit the floor when I saw my peers up on stage rocking out.

Paul

Associate Automation & Infrastructure Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

My days are a mix of execution, idea generation and collaboration. Our focus on executing revenue-generating strategies for clients requires attention to quality while looking to automate and innovate our processes. My creative mindset comes into play daily when discussing how we should approach a client campaign and other objectives.

Omair

Client Integration Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Conversant is deeply invested in helping you grow your career. I started as a Database Administrator and was promoted to Senior Database Administrator. After a brief stint away from the company, I was re-hired as a Senior Client Integration Engineer in Operations and am now a Senior Solutions Integration Engineer.

Susan

Senior Solutions Integration Engineer

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Conversant has a very good work-life balance, including unlimited PTO. As a young adult, traveling around the world is one my top priorities and working with a company that aligns with that is a huge plus. I have had the flexibility to visit 7 countries. That flexibility is one of many things that has kept me at Conversant for five years.

Alba

Team Lead, Engineering

What are Conversant Perks + Benefits

Conversant Benefits Overview

At Conversant, we offer benefits and perks that enable our associates to thrive and foster a culture of innovation.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Conversant participates in local community activities such as the Greater Chicago Food Depository, Off the Street Club, Chicago Cares Serve-A-Thon, Habitat for Humanity and Ronald McDonald House.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Conversant has a Social Committee that organizes social, charitable and sports activities.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Conversant's team fitness initiatives include intramural softball, volleyball and soccer.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Conversant provides back-up care benefits.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Conversant hosts an annual summer boat party on Lake Michigan and a holiday party at the House of Blues, where our employee-run band performs the live entertainment all night.
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Our game room includes Foosball, Shuffle Board.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted at team's discretion.
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Conversant offers employees professional development opportunities like on-site training courses and the ability to attend job-related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Conversant hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program and career mentoring.
Time allotted for learning
Conversant encourages employees to complete 48 hours of professional development training per year.
Online course subscriptions available
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