It’s a fact: Very few candidates who apply to become Loft9 Associates are accepted. But if you’re the type of person we’re looking for, you won’t let that stop you. People who succeed as Loft9 Associates combine energy, brainpower and effectiveness to give our clients greater bandwidth.
Energy: Loft9 Associates are excited about our culture and the opportunities we provide.
Brainpower: Can you apply specific skills across industries? Our Associates can.
Effectiveness: We want people who know how to adapt their knowledge, skills and experience to any situation.
Ideal Loft9 Associates also have the agility to work with a variety of clients, types of work and situations, along with the desire to keep learning, growing and pushing themselves. They’re the kind of people you can’t help but want to spend time with.
At Loft9, we focus on developing and retaining talent that cares about providing an elevated client experience with a culture of fun, innovation, and cross-group collaboration. Our outcomes include project-specific strategies that reduce churn, improve quality and lead to an overall improved experience.
For this post, Loft9 is looking for a full-time Technical Recruiterto join our onsite vendor team specializing in Talent Acquisition in Redmond, Washington. Key skills for this role include the ability to influence managers & stakeholders, evangelize process change, and gather and deliver feedback to help us improve results and grow with a continuous learning mindset. Within the vendor team, there is potential for career growth and increased responsibility.
*Note: This is a contract role with a local Loft9 client, not an internal recruiting role*
Key responsibilities for this position include:
Partner with key stakeholders (HR/Business) and draw upon consulting skills to understand and help determine short term talent acquisition needs to meet business objectives, leveling/compensation strategy, and market trends
Understand role profiles and technical job requirements across multiple disciplines, including machine learning, hardware and software engineering, cloud, user experience & design, supply chain, and more
Execute a candidate generation strategy which includes industry/competitive research and sourcing tactics to attract passive and active candidates
Conduct initial phone screen of candidates and contribute to the team pipeline
Understand candidate career goals, design compensation recommendations, and consult to clients on how to successfully hire candidates
Own candidate outreach and engagement for industry events, including pre-event invites and post-event outreach to deliver against event attendance goals
Maximize pre-event sourcing including sorting attendees lists to find VIPs, pulling together speakers, demos, and paper authors, and coordinating efforts between the recruiting teams and the business to inform and connect them with VIPs
For networking events, ensure VIP attendees have a differentiated experience by working with their recruitment partners to connect them with the business leaders
Learn, implement and share creative sourcing/productivity tips and skills among the broader staffing team
1-3 years of staffing/recruiting experience
Excellent research/sourcing skills. Including use of Boolean, X-ray and creative search techniques
Proven ability to build and maintain candidate pipelines for both short and long term hiring needs
Superb customer focus, attention to detail, and organization skills
Ability to interact and influence business leaders at varying levels
Prior industry experience and technical acumen (knowledge & application), business acumen, and industry knowledge/competitive landscape is preferred
Experience in developing and running high volume candidate outreach programs
Self-motivated to deliver results with little supervision, and to effectively manage large scale projects
A successful candidate for this position will demonstrate the following attributes and skills:
Must be a proactive self-starter, collaborative and dedicated to meeting deadlines and producing results
Must demonstrate agility and innovation as key personal attributes
Thrive working in a culturally diverse and fast-paced environment
Ability to thrive under pressure and function effectively in a fast-paced environment, providing strong leadership skills and managing multiple projects simultaneously
Confident, self-aware team player open to receiving and providing, effective feedback
Competent in group facilitation
Action oriented and ability to learn quickly
Interest in partnering with others to achieve results
Strong interpersonal skills
Desire to lead, promote growth, and develop others