Full Job Description
With Discover, you’ll have the chance to make a difference at one of the world’s leading digital banking and payments companies. From Day 1, you’ll do meaningful work you’re passionate about, with the support and resources you need for success. We value what makes each employee unique and provide a collaborative, team-based culture that gives everyone an opportunity to shine. Be the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future, while building the future you want, here at Discover.
Discover Financial Services is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company issues the Discover card, America's cash rewards pioneer, and offers private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts and certificates of deposit through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover Global Network comprised of Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation's leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in 190 countries and territories.
Discover’s vision is to be the leading direct bank and payments partner and its mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better and save more so they achieve a brighter financial future.
At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. We’re all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.
The Lead Talent Sourcer, Executive Search will serve as a critical component to the Executive Recruitment Function by build relationships to attract top talent to fill Director and above level roles across the enterprise. This highly visible role will have the ability to rotate into full life-cycle recruiting and serve as an advisor to executive leadership on how to support talent initiatives. Partnering closely with the Managers and Director of Executive Recruitment, this Lead will utilize internal and external networks, referral sources, internet based platforms, and traditional sourcing techniques to attract highly sought after candidates to Discover.
What You’ll Do
Deliver high quality, pre-screened, active and passive candidates for open and future openings.
Work with Recruitment Managers to develop and execute strategies that meet overall recruiting goals and build talent pipelines based on Business Unit workforce planning.
Represent Talent Acquisition to internal and external stakeholders and deliver solutions to fulfill recruitment and other talent acquisition projects.
Evaluate candidates and make recommendations to hiring managers and other stakeholders.
Proactively identify and source passive candidates using multiple techniques including name generation research, relationship building and existing talent pools in the Applicant Tracking System (ATS).
Maintain excellent understanding of a variety of sourcing tools and is adept at evaluating and managing timing and appropriate use of each resource.
Obtain talent-market intelligence and provide on-going feedback based on market realities, accompanied by supporting data and metrics.
Manage multiple projects simultaneously while prioritizing work based on Business needs and deadlines
Research and adopt innovative approaches, including diverse resources, to enhance existing sourcing efforts.
Develop social networking contacts via groups, Social Media, association contacts, etc.
Help to create and deliver content to increase visibility of the Discover Employment Brand
Collect, manage and report on project and talent market data/metrics
Map target organizations and build organizational charts based on research and discussions
Qualifications You’ll Need
Bachelor's degree in human resources or a business-related field
4+ years of experience in sourcing, human resources consulting, operations management
In lieu of a degree, 6+ years of experience in recruiting, HR consulting, operations management
Bonus Points If You Have
6+ years of experience as executive recruiter, sourcer, full-cycle corporate recruiter in a corporate talent acquisition environment or agency setting
Demonstrated experience in core recruiting skills (job requirements gathering, planning, sourcing, selecting, cold calling, phone screening)
Demonstrated ability to effectively develop plans and execute sourcing strategy
Prior executive sourcing or recruitment experience highly preferred
Excellent communication (oral and written) skills and must also have high sense of urgency, strong work ethic and can manage ambiguity
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
Experience with Workday, CRM or other ATS systems preferred
What are you waiting for? Apply today!
The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.
24-Hour Nurse Hotline & Telehealth Services
7 Paid Holidays
Annual Flu Shots
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Work Environment
Group Auto, Home and Pet Insurance
Healthy Eating Program
Legal Assistance Plan
Onsite Emotional Health Counselors
Onsite Fitness Centers
Onsite Weight Watchers at Work
Paid Parental Leave
Professional and Leadership Development Programs
Service Anniversary Awards
Annual health Evaluation and Health Coaching
Critical Illness Insurance
Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account and Flexible Spending Accounts
Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
Life and Accident Insurance
Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
Onsite Health Services Center with Nurse Practitioner
401(k) Savings Plan with Fixed and Matching Contributions
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
“Financial Wellness for You” Learning Programs