Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job description

Title: Talent Acquisition Specialist

Department: Human Resources

Language: English

Location: Toronto, ON - Hybrid work model


Background


Agility PR Solutions provides powerful yet intuitive media outreach, monitoring, and measurement solutions for today’s PR professionals and communicators. Since 2003, global clients have trusted our platform and services to help them discover journalists and influencers relevant to their business, connect with these contacts through impactful emails and press releases, monitor media coverage, and report on the results of their public relations efforts. Our innovative technology backed by deep expertise helps organizations achieve the business outcomes they need to flourish.


Agility has a rapid growth plan in place for 2021 and is recognized by software review site G2 Crowd as a top-tier PR services provider. Reviews on Glassdoor.com speak to the excellent experience candidates and employees have with Agility, and we take pride in the positive feedback that reflects our corporate culture.


We have colleagues around the globe including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, India and the Philippines.



Major Purpose


Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the Talent Acquisition Specialist will be a key part of the HR team and manage the full-cycle recruitment efforts while meeting relevant recruitment metrics and establishing a deep, qualified and diverse pool of applicants. Ensuring all applicants have a positive candidate experience is an important piece of our employer brand which the Talent Acquisition Specialist will oversee.


This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about recruitment and looking to join a company that is growing quickly in the SaaS industry. We have an amazing Human Resources team comprised of hard-working professionals who excel in a fast-paced environment, and we are looking for someone who incorporates the candidate and employee experience in everything they do.



Key Responsibilities


  • Lead the full-cycle recruitment efforts of the company, from sourcing candidates all the way through to negotiating salary and onboarding with candidates in North America as well as the UK.
  • Constantly source talent for high growth roles by developing and maintain talent pools by networking, attending events and utilizing tools such as social media.
  • Work with relevant stakeholders to create/update and post open roles, and pre-screen, assess and present qualified candidates to the hiring manager.
  • Work with hiring managers and interview panelists to schedule, interview and gather timely feedback on candidates.
  • Provide guidance to hiring managers on recruitment best practices and our policies.
  • Lead the development of ongoing improvements of the recruitment process by utilizing data gathered by tracking and analyzing recruitment metrics.
  • Provide timely reporting on recruitment efforts and analytics to the Director, including open positions status, quality of hires, time to fill, etc.
  • Complete and follow-up on reference checks.
  • Maintain regular contact with hiring managers throughout the recruitment process.
  • Assist with compensation analysis on various roles in an effort to ensure competitive pay practices.
  • Develop and lead various employer branding initiatives to help promote the company as an employer of choice in North America as well as the UK.
  • Identify, organize and participate in employment events such as career fairs and trade shows.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders, recruitment agencies and other vendors to allow for better communication and satisfaction on both ends.
  • Manage the Applicant Tracking System while ensuring data integrity as well as recommend and oversee modifications or changes in vendors.
  • Assist the Human Resources Generalist and Corporate Trainer with various Human Resources led initiatives as required.
  • Other duties as required.


Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, or a related field.
  • CHRP/CHRL designation completion or working towards is an asset.
  • 2+ years of full life-cycle recruitment experience with an emphasis on high volume and tech sales recruitment preferred.
  • Strong interest in the entire recruitment function and continuously looking for opportunities to improve, innovate and leverage best practices.
  • Experience with candidate sourcing, cold calling, social media networking and proactive relationship building skills.
  • Demonstrated interviewing skillset using structured interview processes and situational/behavioural interviewing techniques.
  • Good knowledge of applicable labour laws such as the ESA, OHRC, AODA, PIPEDA, etc.
  • Experience working with an Applicant Tracking Software such as Recruitee.
  • Excellent networking skills with the ability to quickly develop credibility and respect of internal teams and senior leaders.
  • Strong organizational skills with proven ability to establish priorities and achieve results.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new and emerging technologies/tools.


Application Deadline: Tuesday, November 30th 2021


Agility PR Solutions welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.