Junior Recruiter – Elizabeth, NJ

Junior Recruiter
Elizabeth, NJ
Posted 1 week ago


The Junior Recruiter will oversee the full life cycle recruitment for entry to mid-level roles the New England Region. This individual will partner with hiring managers and HR to gain a full understanding of business requirements.


  • Develop recruiting and staffing strategies with managers by defining job descriptions, sourcing candidates and coordinating interviews with the hiring managers.
  • Track and identify prospective (short, medium and long term) candidates using a variety of channels.
  • Partner with hiring managers and HR representatives to identify solutions to recruiting challenges throughout the recruiting cycle.
  • Seek innovative ways to source for candidates via non-traditional avenues.
  • Manage Applicant Tracking System (ATS): job postings, open position information, candidate details, workflow, etc.
  • Map role criteria, define position description and document specifications with HR and hiring managers.
  • Liaise with departments regarding new hires. (HR, I.T., Payroll etc.).
  • Assist with special HR projects as needed.
  • Develop and execute sourcing strategies to attract and recruit both active and passive candidates for all areas of the business.
  • Strong focus on sourcing through networking, cold calling, complex internet searches, networking, referrals and employer brand marketing.
  • Pre-screen suitable candidates and create concisely composed summaries of each candidate to present to interviewers.
  • Schedule phone, in person interviews.
  • Build relationships with the hiring team ensuring an optimal collaborative environment.
  • Keep an updated pipeline report and document workflow.
  • Must be able to travel at least 30%-40% of the time.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and minimum 1 years of full cycle recruiting experience.
  • Ability to creativity resource across all stages of the hiring cycle.
  • Ability to partner with leadership on hiring initiatives.
  • Proven record of meeting staffing goals.
  • Successful track record of attracting top talent.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize projects and adhere to deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail, customer service oriented and work ethic.
  • Professional and positive demeanor.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion.
  • Knowledge of HR related laws and regulations pertaining to recruiting.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Proficiency in using applicant tracking systems (ATS), recruiting software and candidate databases.
  • Excellent knowledge of candidate selection methods and sourcing tools.
  • Excellent knowledge in area of expertise (market status, trends, best practices).
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