Talent Acquisition Specialist
DEFENDER Direct - Indianapolis, IN

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DEFENDER Direct is looking for a recruiter to join our fun and highly accomplished in-house talent acquisition team. You will be responsible for all steps associated with the sourcing and selection of external/internal candidates, and making hiring recommendations. The ideal candidate must have the ability to develop strong communication channels with external candidates, and a variety of internal managers and executives.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Aggressively sources candidates through internet database mining and postings; cold calling; search engines; referrals and networking
  • Generate high interest level among candidates and maintain that interest through consistent contact and follow up
  • Works daily with leadership teams to ensure candidates are contacted and interviewed in a timely manner
  • Manages applicant process flow (resume tracking, interviews and reporting) through Applicant Tracking System
  • Conducts interviews and schedules pre-employment assessments
  • Works with outside vendor to ensure background checks are completed for all potential candidates prior to hire
  • Prepares offer letters and sends to candidates along with new hire information
  • Assists with related special projects as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Director of Talent Acquisition
Required Skills
  • Strong character, commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organization, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage priorities in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Versatility, flexibility and willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet aggressive hiring deadlines
  • Ability to deal effectively with individuals at all levels within the organization
  • Professional appearance and friendly demeanor

Required Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field
  • 1-2 years corporate recruiting experience in a high volume environment preferred
  • Prior RPO, sales or marketing experience a plus
  • Advanced social media skills (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter) required

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Few companies acquire customers as well as DEFENDER. We are the #1 Authorized Dealer for ADT®, and also own home heating and cooling,...