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Talent Acquisition Manager - HRG

thesis, NW Portland

Job - Corporate/Business

Close Date: 02/10/2020

Hi, I'm Michelle Patton, and I own and operate Aria HR. Aria HR is partnering as usual with Kent Employment, who has been retained exclusively, in this recruitment process. We are personally sourcing, screening, and vetting any potential candidates for our client. Our client should not be contacted directly. We appreciate you respecting the process by reaching out to us directly at -, 503-799-7110, or by applying to this posting via http://LinkedIn

Aria HR is supporting Kent Employment Solutions in the retained search for a Talent Acquisition Manager – HR Generalist.  Our client, Thesis, has retained Kent Employment to recruit for this newly created position.  If you are an out of the box solution-oriented recruiter looking to work with a collaborative and supportive Director of Human Resources, this is an opportunity to create an exceptional TA function for this growing digital agency. If you are motivated to build recruitment and retention programs and sit in the driver's seat to implement them successfully, reach out today for more information –

Who is Thesis?
eROI is now Thesis, a digital agency in NW Portland, OR. They are hell-bent on humanizing the relationship between people and brands, which starts with our teams: real people doing real work.

Come as you are. Bring what you bring.

The name is new, but they have been around for 17 years. In contrast to their former identity that reflected what they do, they chose the name Thesis as it better represents how they do it: a full-service agency believing their strength is in their approach—believing how the work they make is only as strong as the thought—and data—they put behind it.

The Job
The Talent Acquisition Manager-HR Generalist will be a key member of the HR team and is responsible for sourcing, screening, interviewing, and hiring candidates. This individual will drive and manage the full cycle recruiting process and onboarding of employees. The position involves close collaboration with managers and senior leadership.  Additionally, this position will provide support to the Director of Human Resource and the human resources function.

As a person, you are
An energetic, experienced Talent Acquisition Professional who also enjoys and is capable of performing HR duties. You are passionate about recruiting with a commitment to creating and providing an excellent candidate experience to any potential applicant. An out of the box thinker who can develop and build HR programs aimed at attracting a diverse pool of talented candidates.  A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, encouraging women, vets, minorities and those with disabilities to apply.  

As a worker, you will
You are not afraid of conflict, actively working with colleagues and/or partners to resolve issues. You are trusted by your coworkers, collaborative with partners, and the management team. You keep a level head under pressure. You take initiative and leap at leadership opportunities. You effectively communicate with all parties involved in the recruitments. You can understand the big picture while zeroing in on the details. You are comfortable making judgment calls as necessary, knowing when to consult colleagues and management. You communicate and present work effectively, collaborating closely with team members and candidates from the initial contact through hire and onboarding them for long term success. 

Partner with hiring managers to determine staffing needs; sources, screens, and interviews candidates; assists management in the selection, makes employment offers, conducts negotiation, and onboarding; manages employment and compliance to regulatory concerns regarding employees.
Manage the candidate selection processes, which includes phone screens, interviews, references, etc. to ensure quality hires are selected.
Build strong relationships with managers, employees, and candidates by delivering high-level recruitment services.
Deploy the latest recruitment technologies, skills, and methodologies to provide the company with a competitive advantage in placing outstanding talent in open positions.
Advocate and prioritize diversity, equity and inclusion intention, goals, and programs in all aspects of this job.
Build relationships with a variety of diversity programs, schools, trade associations, other networking groups, and communities to build Thesis’s brand awareness.
Function as a consultant, advisor, and recruitment specialist to directors, managers and staff.
Participate and represent the company in outreach events, trade shows, job fairs, and programs.
Partner with leadership to analyze compensation and generate compelling competitive offers for selected candidates while maintaining compensation equity.
Adept at using social media as a tool for finding qualified high-caliber employees.
Stay current with industry thought leaders and recruiting trends.
Assist managers in developing job descriptions that are thorough, accurate, and legally compliant.
Develop internships and college recruiting strategies and programs to expand employer branding and support Thesis’s commitment to the Emerging Leadership Intern program.
Create a pipeline of candidates for both current and future openings based upon agency strategy and anticipated short- and long-range positions.
Provide both strategic and tactical support to the Director of Human Resources on all personnel matters and assists-shares responsibilities of benefits administration, compliance, and file maintenance.

As for experience, knowledge, and skills you need
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Minimum of 5 years significant corporate recruitment experience working on a wide variety of positions and at most levels
Digital agency experience strongly preferred   
Demonstrated experience developing recruiting strategies for hard to fill roles
Experience with competency-behavioral based interviewing
Experience leading & owning the end to end recruitment process
Experience in database & ATS management
Knowledge of current personnel practices and labor & employment law
Ability to work in a fast-paced agile environment where priorities are constantly shifting
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to deal with   sensitive, confidential, and urgent issues
Able to exhibit a high level of confidentiality
Excellent organizational, research and problem-solving skills
Ability to work with a variety of individuals and circumstances in assessing concerns and resolving escalated issues
Highly proficient computer skills
Strong customer service orientation
Ability to assess issues and escalate appropriately
Effective at building collaborative relationships and working effectively with internal departments, vendors, management, and peers

Workplace equity is not a single checkbox

It’s a new way of thinking, of working, and of moving through the world. At Thesis, they prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion. You’ll see this in their hiring practices, growth plans, and workplace programs—because the agency, their work, and our society are better when diverse perspectives come together.

EEO/AA Employer/Vets/Disabled/Race/Ethnicity/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Age

Benefits beyond medical, dental, and 401k include a competitive salary, 9 vacation days, ample PTO, flex work arrangements, commuting subsidies, and a comfortable, casual work environment.

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