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Virtual Sourcing Specialist

Virtual Sourcing Specialist

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Job Description

The Sourcing Specialist is responsible for sourcing, qualifying and influencing talent for entry – mid level positions across multiple states.  Successfully executes sourcing strategies for hard to find niche candidates. The Sourcing Specialist will creatively and proactively mine social media, networking sites, user groups, passive candidates, outreach to community groups, use an Applicant Tracking System and various candidate database to identify, screen and create talent communities and candidate pipelines for current and future positions.  The Sourcing Specialist is responsible to proactively attract, recruit, source, interview and select candidates with the right talent based on defined skill sets for set staffing metrics.


Position Duties:

  • Implement aggressive targeted sourcing initiatives to generate a pipeline of passive candidates that will thrive in our fast-paced and dynamic work environment
  • Establish first point of contact for identified candidates
  • Identify niche candidates for positions through various sourcing and recruiting methods
  • Partner with internal teams and external sources to generate niche sourcing tactics, leverage resources, and innovate recruiting processes
  • Act as a search expert by truly understanding the business needs, position specifications, and company culture
  • Develop and execute strategic sourcing strategies aimed at generating consistent candidate flow to meet overall recruiting goals
  • Builds candidate pools for future requirements and consistently meets assigned metrics and goals
  • Builds applicant sources by researching and contacting associations, Universities, media, job board candidates, and Internet sites, social networking such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, current database as well as other methods
  • Provide a top notch candidate experience and professionally represents Pearl Interactive Network, Inc.
  • Interview applicants to obtain information on work history, training, education, and job skills
  • Determines applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants; analyzing responses; verifying references; comparing qualifications to job requirements
  • Prepare and maintain employment records and referral info in ATS as appropriate
  • Contact applicants to inform them of employment possibilities, consideration, and selection
  • Meet monthly quotas while tracking individual metrics in the sourcing and recruiting process

Location: Virtual, Anywhere in the U.S. (Home-based)


Hours: 40 hours per week


Salary: $16 - $18 per hour

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Business preferred. Associate Degree and High School Diploma may be considered in lieu of Bachelor Degree with 2 years applicable experience.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience of virtual work experience.
  • 2 or more years of experience in the professional services, technical services or field services industry.
  • Excellent attention to detail, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and work well in a dynamic, team environment with competing demands.
  • Able to manage multiple work streams and priorities simultaneously.
  • Must be technically savvy including a great deal of data mining, social networking expertise and computer knowledge including Internet, ATS, and MS Office Suite.
  • Exceptionally organized with a proven track record of maintaining an applicant tracking system and effectively moving candidates through phases of the initial pre-screening process.
  • Must be well versed in networking with external associations, organizations, etc. via telephone.
  • Must be metric driven and goal oriented.


Background Check and Skills Testing Required


Skills/Qualifications: Phone Skills, Recruiting, Interviewing Skills, People Skills, Supports Diversity, Employment Law, Results Driven, Professionalism, Organization, Project Management, Judgment, Team oriented, Self-Motivated, Sourcing, Networking, Social Media, Multi-task, Prioritize, Responsive, Applicant Tracking System, Action Oriented/Tenacity, Dealing with Ambiguity, Compassion, Customer Focus, Ethics and Values, Functional and Technical Skills, Informing, Integrity and Trust, Listening, Priority Setting, Problem Solving


Pearl Interactive Network, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability status, genetics, or sexual orientation and gender identity.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $16.00 - $18.00 /Hour
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Human Resources
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience 2 to greater than 15 years
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Employment - Recruiting - Staffing
Required Travel None
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Virtual Sourcing Specialist

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