Hershey Entertainment & Resorts (HE&R) is hiring a Hospitality Recruiter to join our Talent Acquisition Team. In this Sr. level role, you will use your expertise, creativity and passion for the recruiting field to support our goal of building a talented workforce and influencing the HE&R company culture within the external market. This opportunity will lead various recruitment activities in support of generating application flow for various positions including, but not limited to, Management & Internship level positions specifically within our Hospitality operations as well as focus on Culinary positions within the company. We are seeking candidates who possess excellent communication skills, a thirst for continuous learning, a passion for recruiting, and the ability to draw in top talent.
Serves as a Talent Advisor to hiring managers: gains an understanding of the business unit and hiring needs to create an inclusive actionable recruiting strategy. Takes proactive steps to understand key issues and challenges during the recruiting process and offers insight and solutions to these challenges.
Conducts intake meetings with hiring managers to ensure alignment on position and expectations of the HE&R hiring process and develops recruitment strategies to fill current and future staffing needs.
Provides recommendations to the hiring manager on effective interviewing strategies.
Screens and refers quality candidates to hiring manager for consideration. Identifies and fosters relationships with candidate leads, conducts exploratory interviews.
Leads & attends recruitment events including job fairs, on-site presentations & networking activities in support of HE&R staffing needs.
Generates new recruitment leads for staffing opportunities that arise, aligning the recruitment strategy to each property’s hiring cycle and ensuring that the message and direction of the recruitment plan reaches the intended target audience(s).
Seeks out and proactively participates in industry related associations and networking events. Builds brand awareness within industry.
Utilizes talent acquisition technology to build a pipeline of candidates based on the future needs of the organization.
Generates new recruitment techniques and implements new strategies to generate application flow and to increase talent pipeline for hard to fill positions.
Additional Responsibilities (May include but are not limited to):
Supports the Talent Acquisition Team as needed with staffing related projects, seasonal hiring events and company-sponsored job fairs.
Supports hiring process, including screening and referring applicants for part-time, seasonal and full-time positions across HE&R.
Utilizes recruitment techniques to source passive candidates for all positions
Minimum of four (4) years recruiting/talent acquisition work experience, ideally within the Hospitality/Travel & Tourism field.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
College Degree (Associates/Bachelors) preferred.
The ideal candidate for this position should be able to work in a fast-paced work environment, have a collaborative approach to problem-solving and be a self-starter who takes ownership and pride in taking initiative to achieve desired outcomes.
Experience working with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) & Candidate Relationship Management (CRM) tools.
Proven track record connecting and building relationships with hiring managers and candidates.
Public speaking skills and the ability to deliver presentations to a variety of job seekers at all levels.
Strong process-orientation, organization and follow-up skills
Experience working with various social media tools to drive messaging and branding to candidates.
Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing business needs and processes.
Must embody personal values representative of HE&R Core Values (Devoted to the Legacy, Selfless Spirit of Service, Team Focused, Respectful of Others)
Work schedule for this position dependent upon recruitment event demand.
Typical work schedule will include Monday-Friday and will include evenings and weekends based on event schedule.
This position will be expected to be out of the office attending both local and out-of-state recruitment events as needed. A company vehicle will be available for recruitment purposes. Reimbursement for gas and mileage will be accessible if traveling in a personal vehicle.
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer