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Talent Acquisition Manager
Ref No.: 17-00442
Location: Schenectady, New York
Start Date: 08/07/2017

Tailwind Associates, an EOE, has a full-time opportunity with our client in Schenectady, NY for a Talent Acquisition Manager
This position will help coordinate with the recruiters we work with, make calls and work leads finding candidates directly. They will be expected to be at many afterhours events and act as a Client brand ambassador. They will also work with the managers to ensure the onboarding process is smooth.
Responsibilities:
  • Work with internal teams and hiring managers to assist with recruitment efforts.
  • Assist with both external and internal hiring efforts (internal recruitment meaning assessment of employees for different or more senior roles.)
  • Develop recruitment strategy. This may include job posting optimization, recruiting marketing channel development, job board procurement, digital and non-digital employment marketing, comprehensive recruitment campaign planning, talent planning, etc...
  • Identify and source appropriate talent for current open roles within the organization
  • Identify future talent needs and proactively recruiting and sourcing; develop talent pool or social engagements.
  • Manage the recruitment process and life-cycle, including initial assessments, interviews, and offers.
  • Counsel the candidate on corporate benefits, salary, and corporate environment.
  • Provide recruitment counsel and guidance to hiring managers and HR professionals with hiring and employment data. May develop specialized or competitive intelligence and research in regards to talent development or retention.
  • Use social media, job boards, Internet sourcing, and other technical means to source candidates for open jobs.
  • Develop college recruiting programs
  • Manage and guide development of corporate employment resource
  • Participate in employment events, such as career fairs
  • Use sophisticated applicant tracking systems and other recruiting software and CRM system to track applicants through the selection phase through to on-boarding.
  • Develop relationships with third party recruitment agencies and staffing firms and manage the procurement and measurement process.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex or age.