Talent Acquisition Manager

Job Locations US-NJ-Paterson
Talent Acquisition Management
Position Type
Full-Time Employee (Salary)


Position Summary:

Reporting to the Sr. Director of Talent, the Talent Acquisition Manager is responsible for sourcing, recruiting, and hiring talent for all open doors in their Zone. This position will collaborate with the Regional Managers in a specific Zone to ensure 100% execution of all client projects.


Key Responsibilities:

• Ensure that all projects are flawlessly executed and deliver against Winston Standards

• Identify and recruit talent – Source resumes, interview, screen provide candidate write-up to Recruiting/Training Coordinator

• Collaborate with Zone Managers for a specific Zone to ensure open doors are accurate and filled with top talent

• Negotiate lowest possible hourly rate with each contractor and decrease hourly rates overall

• Adhere to pay scale and obtain approval with all exceptions

• Attend Account briefings to fully understand brand and training objectives to set expectations with all candidates

• Document in ATS (Applicant Tracking System) all actions involved with applicants and candidates

• Recruit for projects with talent that reflects our brand image – ensuring talent are truly brand ambassadors for one or multiple brands

• Collaborate with Regional Managers and Recruiting/Training Coordinator to ensure all talent is on-boarded successfully and in a timely manner

• Build a Field Team that represents the Winston Brand

• Complete projects in line with client expectations

• Focus on door priorities established by Sr. Director of Talent and Sr. Manager of Recruiting

• Lead weekly Zone calls to ensure entire Zone is aware of all new recruits, challenged territories and new strategies are collectively developed for difficult recruit doors

• Collaborate with leadership team to drive improvements and maximize profit on all projects

• Strategize with Recruiting team on various recruiting approaches in difficult remote markets and/or new product launches and new categories of business

• Provide insight on systemic and process opportunities in order to recruit more effectively

• Communicate cross-functionally regarding the progress and completion of projects by Zone


Required Skills and Experience:

• 2-year degree (4-year or advanced degree a plus)

• 1-3 years of experience in HR, Recruiting within a staffing agency, wholesale organization, retailer or store

• Retail, merchandising, or store management experience

• Must be nimble and agile with an ability to multi-task and problem solve

• Ability to work independently and be self-motivated

• Strong written and verbal communication skills including presenting new ideas in an organized and detailed manner

• Strong interpersonal skills across a wide range of experience

• Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Power Point

• Technologically strong with experience working in proprietary systems

• Demonstrated experience in: 

      o Effective negotiating and interviewing skills

      o Utilizing business metrics to deliver against financial goals

      o Working in a cross-functional department

      o Multi-tasking, problem solving and managing multiple candidate searches


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