Practice Director - Direct Hire - Chicago

Chicago, IL 60602 | Full-time

Post Date: 02/01/2018 Job ID: 4583 Industry: Recruiter, Perm/Direct Hire
Practice Director,  Direct Hire, Staffing - Chicago, IL
7 Years Direct Hire Experience Required 

We' ve got an opportunity to work  for the leader in Digital Media, Creative and IT Staffing. The role  is to launch a formalized direct hire practice for this  privately held boutique staffing firm.  It' s a great opportunity to launch a practice within an established staffing firm across multiple markets.  This role is heavily focused on the candidate side, and we need someone willing to do direct recruitment of high level Digital Media and IT candidates and be able to interact at the C level on the client side. Five to seven years of experience in direct hire is required to qualify for this job. 

This is a full desk role focused on key, strategic clients and their senior priority hires.

The person will be responsible for hands-on, full life-cycle recruitment for open strategic positions across the country; the role will ideally be out of Chicago. 

Focus is IT, Digital Marketing and Creative. The individual will report into the Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships and work collaboratively with Market Directors, Sales Managers and Account Directors to meet clients’ needs and be part of a high-growth company that works hard and has fun in the process!

Responsibilities Include:
  • Determine client requirements and fully understand job qualifications by collaborating with Account Executive and key client sponsors.
  • Develop a growing pool of strong candidates through direct recruiting, Linkedin, company database, social media, etc.
  • Take a leadership role in arranging client interviews by coordinating schedules, preparing applicants for interviews and thoroughly debriefing candidates after their interview with clients.
  • Manage and maintain relationships with both clients and placed candidates
  • Be involved in aligning the national structure of the program

  • 3-7+ years of stellar professional recruiting experience including successful experience recruiting information technology talent in consulting, staffing and corporate environments.
  • Experience  utilizing current sourcing and recruiting methods and tools including but not limited to social media tools like LinkedIn, Twitter, Blogs, etc.
  • Experienced in and comfortable with hands-on, full life-cycle recruiting including interfacing with management to understand required role requirements, sourcing, interviewing, negotiating, and closing.
  • Experience developing strong relationships with internal client management and/or Sales teams.
  • Proven ability to multi-task across a large volume of requirements.
  • Experience researching and recommending new methods of identifying both active and passive candidates.
  • Stellar track record of highly ethical interpersonal relationships with clients, candidates and team members.
  • Bachelor’ s Degree  

Job Number 4583


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