Talent Acquisition Specialist


We are looking for a talent acquisition specialist to support one of our clients in the music industry!

In this role, you will be their first in-house talent acquisition expert managing the full recruitment process for all hires: everything from headhunting and creating candidate pools, to managing and optimizing the interview process. They are looking for someone who can be a culture ambassador, giving candidates a great interview experience as well as a glimpse into their company values of community, integrity, curiosity, and tenacity

This role is a great fit for a savvy and personable talent acquisition specialist looking to join a small People & Culture team at a lively and growing music label supporting its mission to empower artist sustainability.

• The creation of solid talent pools to source from as resources require
• The ability to develop positive relationships with potential talent
• Shortlisting great candidates for each vacancy
• A favourable time to hire
• Managing and optimizing a clear and concise recruitment and interview process, including working closely with hiring managers to:
o Support with recruitment planning and strategy,
o Determine relevant selection criteria,
o Support drafting job descriptions,
o Align on interview process & questions
o Provide interview training to staff
• Conducting relevant reference checks
• Creating a great candidate experience that reflects our company values
• Supporting with employer brand initiatives, including identifying and attending industry and career events

• 5+ years experience as a Talent Acquisition Specialist, particularly within music or entertainment
• Excellent knowledge of and hands-on experience with full-cycle recruiting using various interview techniques and evaluation methods
• Proven success filling hard-to-fill positions
• Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and HRIS platforms
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
• A keen understanding of the differences between various roles within organizations
• Familiarity with social media, resume databases, and professional networks (e.g. Indeed, LinkedIn, Stack Overflow, Github)
• Great organizational and time management skills
• Proficiency in documenting processes and keeping up with industry trends
• Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Human Resources Management or another relevant field
• Positive, proactive, methodical, and tenacious

Why join this company? They offer the opportunity to…
• Work with smart, driven, and passionate people in a fun and collaborative environment
• Work at the forefront of music innovation
• Be creative & strategic
• Be rewarded with more opportunity
• Utilize a comprehensive health, dental, and vision benefits package
• Work a flexible work week, currently from home but when public safety regulations allow it… at our creative Railtown Vancouver office with freshly ground coffee, a fully stocked kitchen, and regular company events

If you feel that this is the role for you please email your resume to Katelyn.Schoen@randstad.ca.


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