Sourcing Specialist

ApplyBoard

Kitchener City, Ontario, CA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: HR
  • Post Date: 06/06/2021
  • Website: applyboard.com
  • Company Address:

About ApplyBoard

At ApplyBoard, we believe that education is a right, not a privilege. We empower people around the world to access the best education available. Through our platform and team of experts, we streamline the application process, from submission to enrolment, assisting thousands of students to pursue their dreams of studying abroad.

Job Description

We’re building a movement - an education revolution.
 
We’re building a world where anyone, anywhere can have access to the best education regardless of where they were born. At our core, we believe education is a right, not a privilege. To that end, we’re building a company and a suite of products to lead the charge in transforming access to education. 
 
ApplyBoard is an online platform that empowers students around the world to access the best education by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions. We simplify the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process. Not only do we help students with their study abroad journey, but we also help academic institutions to find the best students globally. Our goal is to help enable better, more diverse, schools that are enriched with cultures from all over the world.
 
The Opportunity:
We are looking for a Talent Sourcing Specialist to support our recruiting team and help us place qualified candidates.
 
Sourcing Specialist responsibilities include searching social networks and portfolio sites to identify potential candidates, sending recruiting emails and organizing an effective employee referral system. To be successful in this role, you should combine knowledge of sourcing techniques with excellent verbal and written communication skills
 
Ultimately, you will be responsible for building a strong talent pipeline for our company’s current and future staffing needs.

What you’ll be doing every day:

    • Work together with the Talent team and hiring manager to define candidate personas and Sourcing strategy development. 
    • Sources suitable candidates through various sourcing channels
    • Drafts and sends out recruiting emails to potential candidates 
    • Has knowledge of how to use the various sourcing channels 
    • Knows how to use sourcing tools and technology 
    • Is able to reach out to different types of candidates and to engage with them 
    • Promotes AppyBoard Brand when they reach out to candidates on various platforms 
    • Is able to build and maintain a talent pool that can meet the company’s future hiring needs 
    • Keeps track of pre-defined sourcing metrics and reports on them 
    • Follows up on employee referrals 

What you bring to the table:

    • 1+ years proven work experience as a Sourcer or similar role
    • Hands-on experience with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs) and other Human Resources Management software
    • Familiarity with social networks, professional sites and resume databases
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (particularly business email writing knowledge)
    • Good time-management skills with the ability to handle various open positions simultaneously
    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent related work experience
    • Ability to effectively present both roles and our company to candidates
    • Ability to quickly make decisions
At ApplyBoard, we understand the value of having a diverse team. That’s why we believe in providing equal opportunity regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability, and conviction. If you require accommodation to submit an application and/or during the interview process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected] Requests will be addressed confidentially.
 
Life at ApplyBoard:
By joining our team, you have the opportunity to join the fastest-growing technology company in Canada, with many opportunities for growth and advancement. Work alongside a globally diverse team of over 800 team members based in 18 countries, who represent over 30 nationalities and speak more than 40 languages.
 
Make a difference in the lives of thousands of students as they explore educational opportunities. Want to learn more about Life at ApplyBoard, be sure to follow us on our Life at ApplyBoard Instagram. 
 
About ApplyBoard
ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions on one platform. To date, ApplyBoard has become the world’s largest online platform for international student recruitment, assisting more than 100,000 students with their educational journey.
 
 In 2019, ApplyBoard was named the fastest-growing technology company in Canada by Deloitte, ranking #1 on the Technology Fast 50™ list. In 2020, ApplyBoard announced a C$170M Series C funding on a C$2B valuation, reaching a ‘Unicorn’ status. This funding will allow us to further invest in our technology, grow our team, and serve more students on our mission to educate the world. 
Thank you for your interest in ApplyBoard. Please note that only qualified applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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