Talent Sourcing Specialist in Garner, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 9/8/2020

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Position Summary: 

You are a fearless, relentless, and creative hunter of top talent.

You create interest in and drive talent to the Butterball organization. No matter how specialized and hard to find the role is, you'll amaze the talent acquisition and hiring teams by uncovering the perfect candidate match from the depths of the Internet or your professional networks.

You have a hands-on approach and bring along outstanding communication skills, good talent evaluation skills (quickly separate the contenders from pretenders) and detailed knowledge of modern sourcing techniques. Boolean is your second language.

You will be an integral part of the new high touch, high performance, and innovation-based talent strategy that will leverage new channels in the market to identify, attract and assess top talent. Is this you? If so, welcome to the Butterball Talent Acquisition and Advisory Group.

Essential Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the Director of Talent Acquisition, build and execute the research strategy for talent pipeline building, market mapping, market research and competitor analysis.
  • Conduct candidate sourcing activities (identify, engage, screen, evaluate) for both passive and active candidates, ensuring that candidate pools and pipelines are filled with diverse candidates who hold the necessary experience, skills and competencies.
  • Support the talent acquisition process by managing job posts across internal and external Butterball career sites as well as social media and relevant job boards. Always leverage diverse sourcing strategies, research alternative sourcing methods and make recommendations.
  • Engage and communicate with potential candidates for a diverse range of roles, gauge their interest and suitability for specific current or future positions. Do so via professional networks, via email, phone and video conference.
  • Match, review and evaluate candidate applications and/or proactively sourced resumes against current recruitment needs.
  • Contribute to development of an industry-best candidate database. Ensure that candidate (current or future) data is updated timely within a CRM database to be able to identify potential applicants for positions.
  • Drive operational excellence in talent sourcing by ensuring delivery against key metrics (KPIs).
  • Participate in initiatives together with Director of Talent Acquisition to position Butterball as an employer of choice and implement meaningful programs to ensure successful recruitment and development of right fit talent.
  • Represent Butterball in the marketplace both as part of providing a world-class candidate experience and in support talent acquisition goals. Supports alignment with Talent Management to ensure these relationships align with future leadership hiring needs and possible development opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Marketing, Psychology or related discipline.
  • 2+ years’ experience as a Sourcing Specialist or Talent Researcher, preferably in a high volume recruiting agency or corporate talent acquisition environment. Preferred industry experience includes agribusiness, food, and/or consumer packaged goods.
  • Demonstrated success in identifying and engaging exceptional candidates, building robust candidate pipelines, and diversity sourcing.
  • Experience working with recruiting and candidate related tools and systems, including applicant tracking systems (Taleo preferred), CRMs, resume databases, and internet sourcing tools (e.g., LinkedIn, Boolean search strings, Handshake, job boards, social media, etc.).
  • Comprehensive expertise in creating sourcing strategies and methods for finding candidates in support of both volume and niche roles.
  • Expert Boolean search and data mining skills.
  • Strong focus on a high touch candidate experience with a passion for driving for results.
  • Exemplary communication skills and presence with an ability to develop and cultivate authentic and long lasting relationships.
  • Independent problem solver capable of succeeding without need of constant oversight.
  • Attention to detail combined with strong project management skills are key to successfully managing multiple sourcing/research projects.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, work in a fast-paced environment and willingness to roll up your sleeves to get things done and help where it is needed.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or other protected status under applicable law.

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