The New Stores Specialist is responsible for the new store mass hire process, including creating and managing the advertising budget, scheduling and facilitating recruitment media calls, collaborating with marketing on recruitment collateral and presenting at New Store Leadership Workshops. Partnering with our advertising company, currently Symphony Talent, is an important aspect of the new store process. Additional responsibilities include, participating in major training events (e.g. New Store Leadership Workshops), setting up training room and managing training technology; creating a variety of communications (email/written), compiling information and producing reports and partnering closely with DM's, SM's and other members of the HR department.
Create, manage and track new store mass hire recruitment budget. Work in conjunction with Symphony Talent and new store team to determine hard to hire markets and the impact to the timing and budget for each mass hire; react to interview response rate and approve the allocation/reallocation advertising dollars as needed for each store on an individual basis. Research new store markets to determine if there are local organizations/clubs, websites, social media sites, job centers, etc., where we can advertise. Utilize Taleo reporting tools to make informed decisions regarding mass hire advertising expenditures.
Schedule, participate in and facilitate new store mass hire recruitment media calls (one per new store, participants include the District Manager, Store Manager, Recruiter as well as Symphony Talent.
Present at New Store Leadership Workshops on topics such as : Mass Hire Process, DiSC Assessment, Behavioral Interviewing, Effective Facilitation, and On-Boarding (attendees are management teams for each new store; number of sessions vary during year); update presentation as necessary; print materials for each session.
Creates mass hire schedule and posts requisitions in Taleo for each new store. Invites candidates from talent pools to schedule for mass hires through Taleo. Compiles daily reports on status of each mass hire.
Update and maintain information for New Store Opening Guide.
Collaborate with Marketing on branding standards and design of store recruitment sign packages; order recruitment sign packages and manage inventory for all brands; this also includes existing stores.
Create and send a variety of communications (verbal and email) for new stores, including but not limited to media call schedules, key position recruiting, media updates, hiring updates, orientation recaps, hiring tracker changes, meeting invitations, training notifications, travel directions. Send invitations for New Store Leadership Workshops as well as coordinate travel.
Manage invoice and Purchase Order process for Field Recruiting team and New Store initiatives. Prepare documents/information required for each New Store Leadership Workshop.
Responsible for all candidates for the USOC Contenders Program; review all applications, notify Store Managers about candidate and the interview process; follow-up candidate status; run and update weekly reporting for Marketing; facilitate the review of candidate vendor agreement when necessary.
Reproduce and ship materials for mass hires, set up training room, set up appointments for 3rd party presenters, communicate with participants, greet and escort participants, manage training room technology. Will also be main point of contact for the stores for New Store Leadership Workshop.
Conduct regular touch bases via phone with new store management teams to discuss their mass hire process, hiring stats and potential hiring obstacles. Address these obstacles through coaching on active recruiting techniques, approving additional advertising, etc.
Provide support, by managing the Field Recruiting email box and phone line, to new and existing stores as a subject matter expert for Taleo and other systems as needed. Supports other Talent Acquisition initiatives as needed.
3-5 years of experience