Vice President, Talent Acquisition & Employee Brand in Camden, NJ at Catapult Learning

Date Posted: 7/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Overview

The Vice President, Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding provides recruiting leadership and support to the organization and develops the employment brand and marketing strategies to meet aggressive recruiting goals. The person in this role will need to be strategic in planning for our recruiting marketing needs as well as provide expertise in employer branding and market insights. This Leader will also construct Catapult Learning’s first centralized talent acquisition team.


Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead overall accountability for the Company’s talent acquisition strategy including external recruitment marketing, onboarding, and talent planning to leverage, educate, and support field hiring managers.
  • Build an effective and scalable talent acquisition function that can hire nationally based on budgeted and unscheduled hiring needs.
  • Serve as the company’s subject matter expert on recruitment / employer marketing, advertising and external EVP management.
  • Develop and execute recruitment advertising strategy, to include enhanced job descriptions, promoting jobs on boards and Google, programmatic banners, etc., leveraging input from creative agency and internal Marketing team.
  • Develop and implement social media plan to target, attract and recruit candidates.
  • Build employee advocacy programs and devise strategy for online review sites frequently visited by candidates.
  • Manage administration and promotion of hiring events (campus, job fairs, diversity), partnering with field recruiting teams who are responsible for the on-the-ground presence at the events.
  • Develop a strong partnership with and communicate regularly with our hiring managers to understand and be responsive to their short term and strategic hiring, advertising, and EVP branding needs.
  • Identify, improve, and create programs to engage external partners as well as current and alumni employees as sources for EVP advocacy and high-quality referrals.
  • Review and evaluate effectiveness and make course corrections on job boards, social media and other campaigns in driving job consideration and candidate conversion.
  • Build strong workforce analytics utilizing current tools and identifying future tools that will effectively track current and future talent activity.
  • Refine and manage consistent recruiting, interviewing, and hiring processes that support a highly positive candidate experience and recruiter/hiring manager efficiencies.
  • Oversee external advertising, the applicant tracking system, employee referral programs, and management training on effective hiring.
  • Build and maintain relationships with external partners including job boards, university staff, professional associations and other relevant groups.
  • Manage vendor relationships with branding and other talent acquisition vendors to ensure delivery of quality services.
  • Redevelop and implement ATS program
  • Provide guidance and leadership to a team of Talent Acquisition professionals and the function overall.

Job Requirements



  • Bachelor's degree in a Marketing, Communications, Business, or equivalent degree. Masters preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in building marketing / branding strategies across multiple channels, with a strong focus on digital and social media. Recruitment marketing experience preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience as a Talent Acquisition Manager in a national organization is required
  • Previous experience building a corporate talent acquisition function is strongly preferred
  • Solid project management skills and experience leading teams.
  • A doer, highly productive team member, who owns and actively manages projects to completion.
  • Strong collaborator, advocate and partner who can influence up and down in the organization.
  • Must be a creative and curious thinker with an analytical mindset who loves what they do.