Senior Recruiter

Washington D.C.
Jan 10, 2018
May 31, 2018
Human Resources
Full Time

Are you a smart, highly consultative, fast, experienced recruiter that is looking for a growing, mission-driven organization to serve? The Washington Post is searching for the right person to oversee recruiting for various internal clients within The Washington Post. This Recruiter will play a strategic and integral part within The Post's Talent Management and Branding Team to secure the talent in areas like engineering, sales, marketing, finance, HR and more.

The Recruiter will locate, source, and recruit appropriate talent per our key client's needs. The professional Recruiter's search efforts may expand into additional areas—including design, software development, big data, analytics, customer service.  This person will also own the internship program for the business-side of The Post.  You will have the following primary duties:


  • Identify, research & conduct new innovative and creative sourcing methods
  • Utilize advanced internet mining techniques
  • Utilize online social and professional networking sites to connect with potential candidates
  • Meet and consult with hiring managers and key internal clients
  • Expertly assess candidate's behavioral competencies, motivational fit, and technical skills
  • Focus on driving diversity throughout assigned client groups
  • Regularly participate in hackathons, campus recruiting, outreach events, etc.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from 4-year college strongly preferred
  • Previous work experience in engineering/technical recruiting (3+ years)
  • Demonstrates deep knowledge of Software Engineering
  • Advanced communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Adept at building relationships & trust with hiring managers and candidates
  • Navigates ambiguous situations comfortably and readily tries new approaches
  • Confident telephone manner with no fear of cold calling
  • Ability to multi-task, handle numerous client job openings at one time
  • Ability to work at our office building full time
  • Strong customer service skills including detail orientation & follow up with clients and candidates
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team atmosphere