Contract Recruiter
Tencent America LLC - Palo Alto, CA

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Tencent America LLC currently has a contract Recruiter opening for approximately 90 days with possible extension. Ideal candidate has recent experience sourcing and qualifying candidates for an internet and/or gaming technology company. Must be able to quickly come up to speed and develop a pipeline of qualified candidates through direct recruiting via job postings, resume databases, LinkedIn etc.

Work with leadership to understand position requirements and target candidates for open positions

Identify and source top talent through multiple avenues: LinkedIn, cold calling, networking, job postings, university relations, recruiting events, etc.

Interviews and recommends placement of candidates for professional, technical, and management positions

Manages candidate process and act as a candidate advocate

Manages the offer process along with HR Director, including reference checks, salary recommendations, offer letter generation, and offer acceptance/declines

Negotiates candidate offers by partnering with management and HR

Initiates background checks for potential hires

Responsible for applicant tracking and candidate status utilizing Jobvite and running reports as needed

Assists in assuring that all candidates have a positive interaction with Tencent at all stages of the recruitment process.

Provides administrative support to the team in the form of candidate contact, scheduling, and correspondence when necessary

BA/BS degree preferred

Exceptional sourcing capabilities

Minimum of 3-5 years of technical and marketing recruiting experience in a high tech environment

Must have in house corporate recruiting experience

Maintain effective relationships with social and professional networks to source qualified candidates

Proven organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and work well in fast-paced, rapidly growing environment

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to grasp new technologies

Experience using Jobvite applicant tracking

Ability to establish, manage and leverage relationships with internal and external partners

Ability to take direction, work in a team environment and cross functional teams

Located in Palo Alto, California, Tencent America is dedicated to bringing high quality and engaging gaming and mobile experiences to our users.

We are small and nimble, but growing rapidly and looking for top talent to propel us forward. Combining the results-oriented nature of a startup with the resources of a profitable and leading internet company, Tencent America offers a unique opportunity for aspiring individuals to thrive. We embrace a culture of teamwork & creativity and are driven by our values - Integrity, Passion, Collaboration, and Innovation. We seek like-minded individuals who prosper and thrive in this culture, and also know how to have fun. We offer competitive compensation, fully paid health benefits, on-site gaming (of course), and truly value our team members and their professional growth.

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Please include a cover letter along with your resume when applying.
Local candidates only who are available to work in Palo Alto office.