Junior Talent Acquisition Partner

VICTRA - Raleigh, NC2.8

Full-time
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Do you naturally connect with people? Are you drawn to learn more from others? Would others say that you are a natural cheerleader that enjoys making a positive impact for others? Do you want to join a robust culture of performance, integrity, collaboration, innovation, and the hearty celebration of wild success? Victra is Verizon's trusted business partner and largest premium retailer in the United States. As a Corporate Talent Acquisition Partner, you will champion our fun culture by working to identify, source, and attract candidates for our expanding Store Support Center. We want intellectually-curious, entrepreneurial professionals who enjoy being outside their comfort zones, thrive amidst change, and obsessively conspire for one another's success.

YOUR FOCUS (Job Duties and Responsibilities):
Boolean search strings, cold calling passive candidates, and finding the right mix of talent are nothing new to you. In fact, you have had success in bringing in top-tier talent into an organization and have the metrics to prove it. You also have a broad understanding of the various roles in a corporate setting that are pertinent to the success of a growing retail brand. The Talent Acquisition Partner will also work collaboratively with a diverse workforce to:

Act as a brand ambassador
Seek qualified and talented candidates utilizing a variety of sourcing platforms including but not limited to social media, career fairs, cold calls, employee referrals, college & universities, and other creative methods to locate qualified individuals.
Thoroughly pre-screen resumes and vet job applicants to ensure they meet the candidate profile.
Have knowledge and practice consistent interview practices.
Maintain a database of potential candidates.
Conduct interviews (phone or in-person) and train managers on best interview practices
Continually learn and maintain a high level of understanding of social media platforms, employee referral programs, networking and unique opportunities and events.
Participate in the recruitment and selection process
Take steps to ensure a consistent and positive candidate experience.
Work collaboratively with hiring managers and leadership to improve employee retention and development.
Dedicate in helping to work through headcount challenges, including employee turnover.
Participate and travel to on-site hiring events and career fairs within assigned territory
Be a true strategic talent acquisition business partner by understanding what is happening in and outside of the organization and help hiring managers with this information to help them make better talent decisions
Raise the bar. Understand the difference between good and great candidates and step in to advise hiring managers on selecting best candidates with overarching goal to reduce turnover and improve employee satisfaction.
Meet regularly with hiring managers to discuss pipeline of candidates and work proactively to open/close job requisitions within a specific time frame
Understand how to improve various recruitment metrics and achieve benchmarks set for time to fill, source of hire, hiring manager satisfaction, and others.
Performing all other job-related duties as requested

YOUR BACKGROUND (REQUIREMENTS):
You have experience building successful, productive relationships with all levels of leadership, and are highly collaborative within a team environment. You are an independent thinker that understands active listening and problem-solving skills are must to be a successful Talent Acquisition Partner. We also look for you to bring:

Degree in Human Resources, Communications, Business Management, or similar field of study.
Minimum of 2-3 years of high volume, multi-state, full-cycle recruiting experience. Multi-retail experience is a positive.
Previous experience as a Corporate Recruiter responsible for a variety of positions including IT, Finance/Accounting, Marketing, Supply Chain, Legal, Human Resources, Operations, and others.
Background within a retail, restaurant or service industry as a Recruiter, Sourcer, or Talent Acquisition Partner.
Working knowledge of ADP Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is a plus, but any general knowledge of an ATS is a must.
Excellent email and oral communication skills with the ability to meet deadlines.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Boolean search strategies, and other recruitment sourcing platforms.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
(unless accommodations are required/requested for an employee under the ADA)

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Up to 15%

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.