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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Company: Direct Agents
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDirect Agents is...AWARD WINNING4 x Winner of Crain's Best Places to Work (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018)Best Employer for Young Careers winner of Digiday's Work Life Awards 2021Most Dedicated to Employee Growth finalist in Digiday's Work Life Awards 2021NYC Top Workplaces winner 2021DIVERSEMinority Founded and Led48% BIPOC, 38% of senior leadership62% Female, 42% of senior leadershipGROWTH ORIENTED25% growth this past year across the company2x speed for individual learning and career developmentVISIONARYWe're creators and innovators. Problem solvers and analytical thinkers. Innovators in action. We're excited to take on the industry's biggest challenges. We continue to innovate & outpace the competition. We have a vision to excel, in all aspects of our marketing strategies. We are visionaries - dedicated to accelerating growth not only for our clients but for our employees as well.Ways You'll Make an Impact

  • Sourcing and screening active & passive candidates for current and future positions
  • Scheduling and organizing candidate interviews for positions in NY & LA
  • Maintaining an up to date applicant tracking system, and external job posting sites including Indeed and Glassdoor
  • Helping ideate and launch innovative and creative recruitment marketing initiatives
  • Ensuring a best-in-class candidate experience from applying to interview
  • Coordinating and participating in recruitment events, career fairs, and college recruiting efforts
  • Assisting in various ad-hoc HR projects, including new employee onboarding
  • Researching and implementing new tools and programs to enhance overall employee cultureFast Tracked Professional GrowthAs an independent and nimble agency, you have a direct hand in the speed of your growth. Some of the opportunities you'll have to thrive as a thought leader include:
    • Small group mentorship and real face time with executive leaders
    • Access to internal and external trainings and conferences across technical skills, professional growth, and leadership and management
    • Strategic roundtable discussions
    • Marketing certifications (Google, Facebook, Amazon, etc.)
    • Inclusion in marketing initiatives including our blog posts, podcasts, videos and more
    • Speaking opportunities (internal and external)
    • Award submissions opportunities (team and individual)What You're Bringing
      • 1+ years of Recruiting & Hiring experience and working knowledge of talent management and applicant tracking systems.
      • Excellent communication and analytical skills, and strong organizational skills.
      • Deadline oriented attitude and ability to identify and address obstacles quickly and efficiently.
      • Proactive approach with excellent follow-up and a sense of urgency.
      • A positive attitude and are able to easily build relationships across all functions.
      • Experience with high volume, fast paced recruiting, preferably in a digital marketing agency or tech setting.
      • Experience working in multiple roles in support of a team.What You'll Like Most About Working on the People & Culture Team
        • Talent acquisition is the first step in integrating the future members of our company! As a culture champion for Direct Agents, you'll always be someone's first introduction to our company.
        • There is lots of room for creative, out-of-the-box thinking as you'll be helping drive our company culture and what makes us a "best place to work"!Special Notes
          • This role will be located in our NYC office and our office is now open for hybrid work. You must reside, or be willing to relocate, within commuting distance of the office for this role.
          • Direct Agents requires that all potential employees show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 upon an offer of employment, subject to requests for accommodation.The Essentials & Our Perks
            • A competitive salary with reviews based on performance
              • Regular performance reviews occur at 1, 2, 3, 6 month marks during onboarding and biannually after that.
              • Health, dental, vision, and mental health benefits including access to providers like:
                • One Medical, Talkspace, KindBody, and Health Advocate
                • Paid Time Off, Birthdays, Volunteering Time and Self Care Days
                  • PTO ranges from 15 - 24 days/year with additional days allocated for sick time and self care
                  • A newly built and sun drenched penthouse office with incredible views over Flatiron
                    • Our ‘Acceleration Hub' is our new NYC HQ located on 5th Ave in the heart of the Flatiron District
                    • Help getting here including access to commuter benefits and annual memberships to Citibike
                    • Complimentary parking in a protected garage for those working in our LA office
                    • Complimentary assortment of healthy snacks and fresh fruits in office
                    • A new MacBook Pro laptop for ease of work in office or remotely
                    • Dog friendly office!
                    • An inspiring atmosphere with supportive colleagues and innovative projects
                    • Future career development opportunities with internal and external opportunities for professional growth and networking
                    • Epic regular team building and company parties
                    • An unwavering belief that we can build, create and grow together!Our People First CultureAt Direct Agents, hybrid is about:
                      • Human connection and establishing strong working relationships
                      • Fostering a tailored approach for team members' rapid growth
                      • Making space for camaraderie and just for fun moments
                      • Prioritizing mental health & overall wellnessOur ERG initiatives include:
                        • WoDA - Direct Agents' women powered employee resource group which works to pave the path to leadership for all women through monthly workshops
                        • State of the World - helps provide an open forum to discuss the social movements of our time and how we can have an impact on them
                        • Opportunities to get involved with the community through mentorship, community service, and pro bono marketing servicesIf you're looking for a new role with space to directly influence the business and company culture, apply today!Come As You AreWe think of our organization as a tight-knit team built on a foundation of respect. Your gender, your skin color, who you love, or who your big shot uncle is doesn't make a difference here. Direct Agents is a progressive and open-minded meritocracy. If you're smart and good at what you do, come as you are.We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Direct Agents makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.Powered by JazzHRj2FFXDx30I

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