dcmetro | Talent Sourcing Specialist in Washington, DC

Talent Sourcing Specialist

  • The Nature Conservancy
  • $115,560.00 - 161,890.00 / Year *
  • 3125 V St NE
  • Washington, DC 20022
  • Full-Time
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OFFICE LOCATION
Arlington, Virginia, USA
AA100
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A LITTLE ABOUT US
Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we strive for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, including all 50 United States, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.
The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
YOUR POSITION WITH TNC
The Talent Sourcing Specialist supports TNC Recruiters in their efforts to source diverse talent in mid to senior level positions throughout the Conservancy. Duties include posting advertisements, researching, and sourcing prospective applicants. The Talent Sourcing Specialist implements targeted sourcing initiatives, leverages social networking sites and uses other recruitment tools and techniques to find passive and diverse talent. This individual is an integral part of the Talent Acquisition team and is instrumental in helping to develop a pipeline of qualified individuals for the future and in providing diverse candidate pools to fill current vacancies.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Partners with TNC Recruiters in sourcing passive talent, screening and evaluating applicants, and in maintaining a pipeline of qualified, diverse candidates across the organization for select and difficult-to-fill mid-to senior-level positions. A strong candidate for this position will demonstrate the ability to do more than simple name generation, but rather will identify and target potential applicants for adequate experience and qualifications (finding the needle in the haystack). They will leverage their experience in building talent pools, identifying potential candidates, and using cost-effective sourcing techniques to attract qualified applicants. They employ sourcing and data mining methods, including Boolean searches, a variety of search engines, internal sourcing, and external job board searches. They engage in internal \"kick-off\" calls with hiring managers and Recruiters, screen resumes, may be requested to complete phone screen assessments, and assist in daily recruiting project management. The Talent Sourcing Specialist builds relationships with professional associations as well as using social networking sites such as LinkedIn. The Talent Sourcing Specialist reports to the Talent Knowledge Manager.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
Partner with Recruiters to understand hiring needs, priorities, and timing.
Post online ads. Join diversity LinkedIn and other recruiting job posting groups in order to share vacancy announcements.
Directly source key talent through LinkedIn, web searches, social media, job boards, associations, and other sources.
Track prospects via tracking tool designed by Recruiters and produce weekly reports for the Recruiters and hiring managers that track research results and the status of each recruitment.
Review and report hiring metrics on applicant demographics per hire, time to fill and cost to fill, and help to advise Recruiters on how to diversify applicant pools.
Screen online resumes in PeopleSoft, reject those who do not meet qualifications, and produce a list of those whom the Recruiters should personally phone screen. May occasionally be asked to provide first-level applicant screening and pre-qualification.
Populate applicant lists in PeopleSoft. Ensure that PeopleSoft fields are populated so as to capture cost and activity data, contact notes, and reference information. Reject applicants in PeopleSoft when final candidate is selected and accepts the position. Update applicant records in PeopleSoft as applicable.
Attend online networking events to learn new sourcing tools and techniques, especially those related to finding diversity of talent.
Help schedule candidate interviews and send reading prep materials in advance.
Train field staff in creative sourcing tools and techniques.
Conduct research and deliver results with little supervision and effectively manage multiple recruiting-related projects with competing priorities.
Respond to job posting inquiries and provide general administrative support.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree or three years HR related work experience or equivalent combination.
A minimum of two years' experience in mid-level sourcing, including market mapping, candidate identification, outreach, and candidate development.
Experience working with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
Experience constructing and producing reports.
Experience in social media channel sourcing, online presence (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter), and advanced Internet research skills.
A minimum of one year experience working with an applicant tracking system, including reporting and analytics.
Experience in writing job advertisements and posting jobs online.
Experience building relationships with applicants, colleagues and hiring managers.
Experience with written and verbal communication skills, and experience training others.
Experience in handling confidential and sensitive data.
Experience in responding to employee and customer inquiries.
Experience multi-tasking, being resourceful, and persistent.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated.
Basic understanding of fundamental HR concepts, processes, and services.
Two years of experience in full-cycle corporate sourcing/recruiting experience with a large nonprofit is preferred.
Experience with sourcing diverse talent communities.
LinkedIn Recruiter and/or AIRS certifications preferred.
Working knowledge of PeopleSoft applicant tracking system with a focus on data integrity.
Keen attention to detail, organized and able to maintain a courteous and professional approach and attitude in working with the public.
Solid knowledge of word processing, database management, and spreadsheet software, with ability to construct and produce reports, data input, manipulation, and analysis.
Broad understanding of fundamental HR concepts, processes, and services.
Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Team oriented, able to take direction and learn quickly.
Desire to grow as a recruiting professional.
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Anticipated start date: begining of May
SALARY INFORMATION
The salary range for this position is $60,000 - $70,000
HOW TO APPLY
To apply to position number #47446, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on March 31, 2019.
Click \"submit\" to apply for the position or \"save for later\" to create a draft application for future submission. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited. Failure to complete required fields may result in your application being disqualified from consideration.
If you experience technical issues, please refer to our applicant user guide or contact ...@tnc.org.
The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy's background screening process.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.