Feb 03, 2021

Contract Recruiter

  • Williams-Sonoma
  • New Jersey, USA
Human Resources

Gig Description

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. - Company Overview

Since it was founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma has grown from Chuck Williams' single store in Sonoma, California, into one of the largest retailers in the country, with some of the best known and most beloved brands in home furnishings, including Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, and west elm. That growth continues today. Our Global Supply Chain organization is the backbone of our company and key to its success.

Our Distribution Centers serve as vital connections between factories and our retail, online and mail-order customers around the world. The Supply Chain environment is dynamic and fast-paced, and the network is expanding rapidly. If you have a background in distribution or home delivery - and are looking for a job with a strong opportunity for gaining new skills and for advancement - our Supply Chain Organization is just the place for you.


We employ thousands in our regional distribution operations and in our over 600 retail stores, customer care centers and corporate headquarters. That's why we work hard to support the community, including the institutions that are important to our employees, such as St. Jude Children's Research Hospital which we proudly support in its mission to treat and defeat childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.



COMPANY CULTURE AND BENEFITS:
We utilize Williams-Sonoma's Mission, Vision, and Values to govern daily activities, including guidance to other associates and departments.
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • AD&D Insurance
  • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • 3 Weeks' Vacation for new hires
  • Up to 80 hours Personal time each year (prorated based on start date)
  • Up to 64 hours Sick time each year (prorated based on start date)
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. promotes a drug-free work environment and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At this time, we are not accepting referrals from third party recruiting agencies for this position.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Job Requirements:
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:
The Recruiter will be responsible for sourcing, pre-screening, coordinating interviews, interviewing, and hiring for hourly roles in our East Coast Distribution Center. This role will work alongside other HR team members in a fast paced, energetic, goal oriented and dynamic environment using effective recruiting strategies and best practices to recruit a best-in-class hourly workforce. Responsibilities include:
  • Use multiple recruiting methods and creative thinking to attract candidates including professional networking, social media, cold-calling, job boards, internet searches, advertising, community outreach, job fairs, Department of Labor, Colleges and Technical schools, referrals, distribution of flyers and meeting with local businesses to proactively source qualified candidates.
  • Develop advertisements to increase the visibility of company's social media (Instagram, Facebook, etc.) content
  • Source and recruit candidates by using databases, social media, etc.
  • Screen and evaluate resumes for open positions
  • Conduct initial phone interviews and provide recommendations; coordinate interviews with the management team and candidates
  • Manage candidate contact during the recruitment process
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 2 years Proven success with high volume recruitment in a business environment
  • Sourcing expertise, utilizing a range of methods and approaches
  • Proficient in Internet, social media and digital platform recruiting/sourcing techniques
  • Ability to design and implement effective recruitment strategies
  • Strong follow-up, communication, and organizational skills
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
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