The Dow Jones Talent Sourcer role will include research, talent identification and engagement and encompasses combining consultative, influencing and advocacy skills to find and attract top talent and deliver optimal results to recruiting partners and hiring managers. The Talent Sourcer participates in the development of sourcing strategies, researches and creates target lists of companies and individuals for active and future openings, identifies, engages with and converts passive talent to active and future prospects. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to proactively identify top talent through a variety of sourcing techniques.
Perform candidate sourcing and research activities through the development and execution of full lifecycle research and sourcing strategies and plans; ensuring an optimal experience for candidates, clients, and talent acquisition partners
Effectively articulate a compelling value proposition and business strategy to prospects and candidates
Cultivate relationships with talent to create pipelines/talent communities for current and future opportunities
Network closely within the industry and specialized functional areas to identify the right talent and companies to target
Identify and explain the qualifications, strengths, and opportunities of candidates to hiring managers and recruiters
Use a variety of sourcing methods, techniques and technologies, inclusive of social media, leveraging Boolean searches to scan through publicly-accessible sites, etc.
Implement key strategies and partnerships to include, but not limited to professional associations, diversity recruitment conferences, community outreach programs and events, industry networking events and associations, etc.
Create target lists of companies and individuals for active and future openings. Research target companies to develop lists of individuals (names / titles) as a match for active & future roles through using industry directories, networking, and/or conducting searches within online tools, resume databases, direct sourcing, industry research, networking events, blogs, associations and career events
Monitor continuous improvement through measures of success analytics
Conduct in-depth screens and assess potential candidates for level of interest, qualifications, compensation and convert hard to find passive talent through an understanding of the business and employee value proposition
Constantly collaborate with recruiting partner; proactively inform on progress of sourcing strategy and recommend shifts as necessary
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum 3 years of relevant technical sourcing or research experience required
Ability to use innovative sourcing tools, strategies, and techniques to uncover and attract niche technical talent
Experience developing sourcing/recruitment plans, specifically on niche searches
Ability to analyze job descriptions and candidate profiles to determine target profile needs and appropriate match
Knowledge of the recruitment lifecycle, inclusive of Boolean and/or Semantic searching, data mining, professional networking, passive candidate cold calling and innovative sourcing techniques
Proven experience contacting, attracting, qualifying and converting high-potential prospects through multiple channels
Demonstrated experience speaking with and assessing candidates’ skills and qualifications
Search firm and/or corporate recruiting experience
Proficiency using a variety of online search / sourcing tools, ideally including Workday
Required Education :
Dow Jones , Making Careers Newsworthy
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .
Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com. Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.
Business Area: PEOPLE
Job Category: Human Resources Group
Req ID: 31393