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Dow Jones Recruiter in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Position Description: The Dow Jones People Team is looking to fill a key role in its recruitment function. We are looking for a Recruiter who will identify, engage, and attract top level talent. Strategically collaborate with hiring managers and People Business Partners, you will help identify recruitment requirements and ensure the organization has a continuous pipeline of high performing talent flowing into and across the organization. Additionally, you will drive the development of the Dow Jones brand, internal/external recruiting relationships, and influence the end-to-end strategy. This role is an ultimate opportunity for someone with ambition and know-how to be integral in the design and deployment of a recruitment strategy, process, and metrics, at a dynamic company in a rapidly changing industry.

Location: New York City or Princeton, NJ (open to remote work)

Job Description:

  • Partner with senior management, people business partners and department heads on strategic recruiting initiatives that support the needs of the business unit.

  • Participate in the creation and upholding of best practice recruiting policies, practices and systems which help attract high quality employees, support business priorities and promote competitive advantage.

  • Partner with Head of Recruitment in ensuring and maintaining the integrity and quality of the recruitment efforts including candidate selection and interview process

  • Support and train Recruiters, and Interns.

  • Work with outside vendors (software and agency relationships) as appropriate

  • Develop recruiting strategies, understand talent movement and demand in the market.


  • Act as a consultative, recruitment subject matter expert by applying best practices for full recruitment lifecycle and strategic talent acquisition

  • Lead full life cycle of recruiting, from planning, sourcing, interview selection and on boarding of new hires

  • Source candidates via applicant tracking system, job boards, search engines, social networks

  • Fulfill open requisitions with timely and cost effective methods in securing high quality talent.

  • Know Dow Jones’ business and our competitors. Establish yourself as the subject matter expert on the industry and talent.

  • Participate in workforce planning for current and future talent needs. Anticipate future trends.

  • Oversee the development and ongoing engagement of active and passive quality candidate talent pipeline, both internally and externally, to support immediate and long-term needs. Externally, this may include networking, engaging via social media, or organizing events. Internally, active participation in talent planning, and cultivation of employee referrals.

  • Continuous improvement against core metrics, e.g. quality of hire, cost-per hires, employee referrals.

  • Maintain records and files, ensuring recruiting practices are in compliance with Country/State guidelines and internal processes.

  • Maintains solid industry awareness and market intelligence in terms of hiring trends, competitive intelligence as well as compensation trends and challenges

  • Manage special projects related to recruiting by leveraging data and analytics to build strategy and measure success and continuous improvement


  • Minimum 4 years of Talent Acquisition experience in a best-in-class organization.

  • Experience designing and executing social media, and employment branding strategies.

  • Experience with recruitment in sales and marketing

  • Ability to articulate employment value proposition.

  • Adept with using a variety of recruiting technologies to source talent.

  • Innovative, demonstrated experience applying leading recruiting practices, keeping up with trends.

  • Enthusiasm and energy to evolve a best-in-class global talent acquisition function.

  • Change agent, comfortable with ambiguity, in a fast paced business environment.

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and consulting skills. Ability to interact with all levels.

  • Analytical skills and ability to manage various metrics preferred.

  • Understanding of social media to source and attract candidates

  • Proactive communications and problem solving

  • Proven organizational skills with ability to prioritize effectively and manage multiple tasks in an environment with competing demands

  • Able to thrive in fast-paced environments, adapt quickly, and be highly flexible

  • Experience with recruitment in media and or news

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Business Area: PEOPLE

Job Category: Human Resources Group

Union Status:

Non-Union / No clear and likely Internal Candidate (Employee Only) has been identified

Req ID: 31557