Talent Acquisition Specialist/Recruiter

Gentle Dental of New England - Waltham, MA (30+ days ago)3.1

The successful candidate will have responsibility for overseeing the execution of all aspects of the full cycle recruitment process for various roles within our dental offices. The position will primarily be responsible for attracting and bringing to employment talented and high performing individuals in various clinical roles. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in recruitment, preferably in the dental industry. Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal relationship skills are essential.


  • Build successful relationships with business partners, dental directors and managers to understand needs
  • Proactively reach out to candidates via web based methods, social media, professional meetings, trade shows and other sources
  • Assist in development of materials to be used in the recruiting process
  • Manage candidates through recruitment cycle ensuring a positive experience
  • Conduct telephone and in-person interviews with potential candidates
  • Proactively coordinate with dental directors, office managers and senior management team for interview and hiring process
  • Maintain consistent presence in local dental trade schools and deepen relationships with key leaders at the schools
  • Ongoing development of relationships with potential candidates via a variety of methods, including career events at dental trade schools, hosting events in the dental community, targeted mailings, emails, etc.
  • Manage candidates via applicant tracking system (ATS)
  • Develop strong pipelines of potential candidates for Hygienists and Dental Assistants in new markets throughout New England
  • Manage image of Gentle Dental and affiliates within the profession through events and continuing education opportunities
  • Develop and disseminate reporting & metrics to enhance the recruitment experience and process
  • Serve as the point of contact for all extern/internship programs
  • Support the onboarding process, ensuring new employees have a position employment experience


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in professional recruitment role
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products
  • Experience working effectively with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)
  • Strong working knowledge of labor laws and requirements
  • Willingness to travel as required
  • Ability to establish strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Willingness to work outside of normal business hours
  • Self-starter with the ability to work well with other team members
  • Ability to deliver results
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills


BS or BA


Commensurate with experience. Compensation package including base salary and benefits.

Job Type: Full-time