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Talent Sourcing Partner

Posted: 04/30/2023

Under general direction, build candidate pipelines and market DFA to passive candidates. Develop innovative methods to source, evaluate, and pipeline candidates. Build candidate pipelines in internal databases, identify potential candidates, and use sourcing techniques to attract talent. Cultivate and foster relationships with talent acquisition partner and large-scale networks to deliver upon both immediate short-term needs and strategic long-term projects.  While leveraging sourcing efforts, may also manage open positions and provide full-cycle recruiting, as applicable. Support the HR team in the field by functioning as a sourcing subject matter expert, building out sourcing toolkits, training, and running sourcing campaigns across the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategies to source qualified, diverse candidates to meet requirements for positions from external and referral candidate pools
  • Help to position the Talent Acquisition and HR field teams to provide high-quality, timely, and cost-effective recruitment services
  • Utilize social media platforms (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) to drive networking, candidate pool development, and brand recognition
  • Maintain and/or create sourcing toolkits to enhance recruitment campaigns; train team members and practitioners on new or enhanced resources
  • Proactively identify opportunities for candidate engagement through recruitment marketing efforts
  • Identify areas of engagement with community resources with the intent to grow DFA brand awareness
  • Provide insight and data to positively enhance the candidate experience
  • Execute behavioral interviewing and candidate evaluation techniques
  • Use the ATS effectively for sourcing, screening, and candidate management
  • Perform full-cycle recruitment processes including developing job descriptions, posting ads, reviewing resumes, conducting phone screens, interviewing, and extending job offers
  • Participate in career fair activities and represent DFA at a range of identified recruitment activities
  • Partner with Human Resources team members to identify and implement improvements in Human Resources processes and systems


  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Undergraduate degree preferred
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in talent sourcing, engaging in full-cycle recruitment process, and utilizing HR systems (HRIS, ATS)
  • Certification and/or license – SHRM-CP, PHR, or other relevant HR certification(s) preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Familiarity with talent sourcing principles, procedures, and resources
  • Working knowledge of applicant tracking systems
  • Working knowledge of Human Resources practice areas and related laws/regulations
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, SharePoint, and Outlook)
  • Able to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and demonstrate flexibility
  • Able to work independently, but excel at collaborating in a team environment
  • Able to communicate effectively with all levels of management
  • Able to organize time, energy, and resources effectively to achieve goals (i.e., organizational skills)
  • Able to apply solution-focused problem solving
  • Able to establish credibility with managers and employees
  • Able to display initiative in sharing of information and updating information timely
  • Able to manage multiple and simultaneous priorities and prioritize a heavy workload in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Able to apply a proactive approach towards improving processes and systems
  • Able to exercise sound judgment, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of information and identity and handle priority and/or sensitive issues with discretion
  • Basic consulting skills and strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Skill in analytical thinking

Compensation and benefits:

  • $58-75k base compensation
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
  • 401k Employer Match
  • Life Insurance – Company Paid
  • AD&D, STD and LTD - Company Paid
  • 18 days of Paid Vacation
  • Paid sick time
  • And more...

An Equal Opportunity Employer


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