Technical Recruiter, Contract

Washington, DC
May 10, 2022
Jun 08, 2022
Human Resources
Full Time
Job Description

As we continue to grow, The Washington Post is hiring a Contract Technical Recruiter to support our growth hiring initiatives across the organization. This Contract Technical Recruiter will be responsible for resume reviewing, screening candidates, and scheduling interviews across multiple departments and serves as a brand ambassador to the external market. The Contract Recruiter will partner closely with other recruiters across the company to manage the development and execution of hiring strategies. This role will play an important part within the talent acquisition team to ensure that we are hiring the best talent for the organization, while creating a unique and positive candidate experience.

  • Review resumes and screen candidates for a variety of positions across the company
  • Manage an active requisition load of 20+ requisitions regularly
  • Expertly assess candidate's behavioral competencies, motivational fit, and technical skills
  • Utilize online social and professional networking sites to connect with potential candidates
  • Meet and consult with hiring managers and key internal clients for hiring plan meetings, candidate reviews, and interview calibration sessions
  • Consult with hiring teams and make recommendations for the best possible talent to match the needs of the organization by using data and interview feedback
  • Advise and consult leadership on hiring and other HR related matters
  • Maintain the integrity of the ATS system; experience with Workday ATS highly preferred
  • Consistently ensure a positive candidate experience at all times

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources preferred; relevant work experience considered
  • Five or more years of full cycle recruiting across multiple disciplines; experience in technical recruiting is highly preferred
  • Experience in a corporate recruiting environment is highly preferred
  • Experience working with Workday Recruit is highly desirable; experience working within an applicant tracking system is required
  • Experience managing 20+ active requisitions regularly is required
  • Experience with behavioral based interviewing models is highly preferred
  • Experience sourcing passive candidates for difficult-to-fill positions
  • Adept at building relationships & trust with hiring managers and candidates
  • Navigates ambiguous situations comfortably and readily tries new approaches
  • Proven ability to multi-task, handle numerous client job openings at one time
  • Strong customer service skills including detail orientation & follow up with clients and candidates
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team atmosphere


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