Talent Sourcer

| Chicago
Talent Sourcer

Are you driven, detail oriented & thrive working in a dynamic & creative environment? Keep reading...

Essential duties and accountabilities:

Your focus as FTD Companies' Talent Sourcer is to own and drive sourcing, finding ways to locate and engage passive candidates to supplement our pipeline. You will manage the front end effort of the Recruitment life cycle; sourcing, discovery, filtering, qualifying, and hand-off of strongly interested individuals to recruiters and hiring managers.

Your mindfulness for the applicant experience from the very first interaction will lead to positive outcomes. You will provide an experience reflective of our Culture and ensure a positive representation of FTD Companies within E-commerce.

You will play a role in identifying passive candidates within the USA. You will take an active part in defining, launching, analyzing and continuous improvement on innovative strategies for various positions and geographic locations to build candidate pipelines. You will be expected to use your expertise in sourcing individuals and channels to conceive practical as well as creative methods to unearth passive candidates.

Your curiosity to conduct in-depth screenings and assessment of the talent pipeline you have generated from using your understanding of Boolean, search term logic and alternative search techniques.

  • You collect market intelligence will be instrumental in driving the decision about Talent Forecasting and opportunities to hire for prospects.
  • You develop a talent sourcing strategy for passive candidates (and active) utilizing progressive sourcing techniques to highlight individuals such as job boards, advertising, database and internet searches, networking, referrals, and cold calling.
  • You provide insights on optimal sources for employment advertisements.
  • You will develop a balanced working relationship with all our teams to learn the functions of each role that you provide a pipeline of applicants.
  • You anticipate organizational needs by ensuring ongoing strategic talent pipelines.
  • You conduct effective intake meetings with hiring managers to understand job details.
  • You handle ambiguity and work around obstacles to provide results.
  • You absorb and learn new strategically creative ways to identify candidates.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • We require a Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • We need a minimum of (3) three years of sourcing within a search firm or in-house corporate environment.
  • We look for you to have a Results-oriented mindset (high sense of urgency, determination, tenacity, etc.) as it is imperative to your success.
  • We seek an experienced individual within a large complex corporate environment is preferred. Experience in the E-Commerce industry is a plus.
  • We need an individual who will be consultative, educate hiring managers and candidates on the applicant process, building on the "white glove" candidate experience.
  • You are articulate and have a mastery of both verbal and written communication, which will be utilized to attract candidates with a positive cultural fit.
  • Organizationally sound, process-oriented (data collection and reporting), a multi-tasking style and project management style.
  • You will preferably have experience working with ADP's Recruiting Management (ATS) or others, but will implicitly acknowledge the importance of documentation.
  • Do you want to have fun at work and enjoy the team you work with?
  • Do you have the desire to learn, mentor and expand your knowledge of recruitment?

Join our team and be part of an exciting transformation. While you are part of the HR team, you will have a broader impact on the overall growth of the business. Consider joining one of the few companies outside of Silicon Valley able to offer development of a high-traffic e-commerce platform.

Give FTD a look. This position is in Downers Grove, IL. We're incredibly open and welcoming company - come be a part of our team.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

In the heart of the Loop! We also have an office in Downers Grove, IL.
1 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60602

What are FTD Companies Perks + Benefits

FTD Companies Benefits Overview

FTD is dedicated to you and your family. We work hard to provide a wide range of competitive and affordable health care benefits that reflect your changing needs. Our goal is to empower you with the resources and flexibility you need to live well, be well. The benefits you elect will start the first day of the month following date of hire.
Our benefits offerings include medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage, a company contribution to a Health Savings Account (HSA), Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), life, accident and disability insurance, paid time off, and tuition reimbursement. We are committed to providing fair compensation to all of our employees, including performance-based compensation incentives for many of our positions.
FTD Companies, Inc. is a premier floral and gifting company. We offer very generous employee discounts on our diversified portfolio of brands such as ProFlowers, ProPlants, Shari’s Berries, Sincerely, etc.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
If you are eligible for benefits, you can enroll in an FSA regardless of whether or not you are enrolled in FTD’s medical plan.
Disability Insurance
FTD offers short and long term disability at no cost to you. The disability benefits will replace up to 67% of your weekly base income up to $2,500/week for STD and up to $10,000/month for LTD.
Dental Benefits
FTD offers two great dental plans through Aetna. A Dental HMO with co-pays where you choose your Primary Care Dentist and a Dental PPO which has benefits in and out of network.
Vision Benefits
FTD offers vision coverage through Eye Med which offers a broad network of nationwide providers to choose from to meet your vision needs. Retailers such as LensCrafters, Pearle Vision, , and JCP
Health Insurance Benefits
FTD offers three medical plans through Aetna to choose from including one EPO where you choose a Primary Care Physician and two PPO High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP)
Life Insurance
For employee coverage of 2x base salary up to $600,000. *Per IRS regulations, the cost FTD pays for coverage above a certain level is considered “imputed income,” and is included on your W-2.
Wellness Programs
We know how important wellness is to your overall success. The FTD Wellness program is here to help you identify and achieve your health and wellness goals.
Onsite Gym
Our One North Dearborn location offers an onsite state-of-the-art fitness center, cycle center and bike room.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Discretionary match of 50% on the first 6% of your of pre-tax or post tax deferral. To maximize the employer match, you will need to contribute 6%. Vesting is at 25% each year
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
The Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) provides employees with an opportunity to share in our growth and to purchase shares of our common stock without payment of brokerage costs, at a 15% discount.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Depending on the department and role, FTD offers some scheduling flexibility. We also offer summer hours so that our team members can enjoy extended weekends and fun in the sun with family and friends
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Care for yourself or a family member who is seriously ill, to care for a newborn or newly adopted child, or to attend to the affairs of a family member who is called to active duty in the military.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
FTD recognizes 9 paid holidays each calendar year and allows employees to take time off for vacation, personal responsibilities and sick time.
Paid Holidays
FTD recognizes 9 paid holidays each calendar year.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
FTD allows employees to wear casual workplace attire every day, not just Fridays!
Free Daily Meals
During FTD’s peak season such as Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, and Christmas FTD often provides lunch to thank employees for their hard work (along with the occasional just because lunch).
Pet Friendly
At some locations, employees can bring their dogs to work.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Up to $2,500 after one year of employment
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