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Contract Recruiting Sourcer

In a nutshell:

IDEO Chicago is in search of a  Contract Talent Sourcer to join our Recruiting Team for 3 months. You will work alongside our Recruiting Team to help us bring the best talent to IDEO. You will help us leverage existing channels as well as find new channels in the market to identify, attract, and assess critical talent for our creative organization.

Why is this role important for IDEO’s work?

The Talent Sourcer will make the biggest impact by helping us to assure we are hiring world class talent. At IDEO our Talent processes and approach are not one-size-fits-all. We put a lot of effort into finding the right people to join IDEO and see recruiting as a creative “matching” challenge — a human-centered one.  

Once here you will:

  • Source and engage exceptional talent to join IDEO.
  • Partner with IDEO recruiters to understand the role requirements, candidate profile, and define the candidate identification strategy for each position.
  • Build our talent pipeline with qualified candidates for current and future hiring needs
  • Use various social media sites and tools to understand candidates’ motivations and career goals in order to engage with them in a meaningful way.
  • Build and manage a strong, qualified pipeline for multiple roles specifically in the design industry.
  • Drive location based outreach including LinkedIn, job boards, social media, meetups and other events to support our offices in Chicago, Palo Alto, New York,  Europe and Asia.
  • Deliver market data to team members, increasing understanding of the market in regions of interest at any point in time.

What does IDEO offer you?

IDEO is a place unlike any other. It’s a place where you can solve diverse, complex challenges for our clients or the organization, alongside thoughtful, intelligent individuals who lead with curiosity, empathy, and optimism. Sure we work hard, but we also intentionally craft moments that allow our community to pause, create, and connect. We encourage our community to bring their whole selves to work, respect the need for work-life balance, and allow for autonomy in the design process and your career.

Relevant experience and mindset:

  • Ideally, 2 or more years experience in technical and creative sourcing
  • Experience or exposure to effective diversity recruiting tactics
  • Deep understanding of creative sourcing strategies and tools to engage and excite passive candidates
  • Strong business acumen, interpersonal and consultative skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with different people.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage your time effectively
  • Experience with an ATS (we use Greenhouse), experience with a CRM (we use Beamery) and familiar with sites like Stack Overflow, Github, LinkedIn, Dribbble, Behance, etc.

Question for You:

When being introduced to a new job, context, or environment, how do you go about getting comfortable or learning the lay of the land?



Equal Opportunity Employer

IDEO is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.