Senior Recruiter

Waltham, Massachusetts | Freelance | Job ID #59725 |

Senior Recruiter

General Overview:

The Senior Talent Sourcing Partner supports the Talent Acquisition team by executing sourcing strategies necessary to build a qualified and diverse candidate pool. The primary focus of this role will be to market and search for clinical and professional candidates for market competitive & niche specialty roles at our client.


  • Utilizing creative and resourceful strategies, attract and source passive and active talent
  • Create candidate pools by utilizing resume databases, networks, social media, internal databases, employee referrals, warm and cold calling
  • Thrive with a networking mindset and diligent focus on candidate experience throughout the recruitment life cycle
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders and internal clients
  • Accurately post jobs on all available talent platforms including Workday, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and other social media sites
  • Collaborate with Recruiters to develop, identify and design sourcing strategies; includes sourcing candidates and screening
  • Perform other related duties and projects as business needs require
  • Tracking and reporting applicant flow, process improvement, workload balancing and more
  • Research industry & market data, including competitor analysis and salary bench marking with internal stakeholders
  • Work efficiently with cross functionally matrixed teams to meet overall recruiting goals

Abilities and Skills:

  • Understanding of Employment Law; EEO and OFCCP
  • Successful demonstrated experience in setting a talent strategy for difficult to fill roles
  • Experience participating in behaviorally based interview techniques; strong candidate assessment skills
  • Experience participating in Community Outreach; demonstrated success building diverse applicant pipelines
  • Motivated by candidate experience
  • Ability to partner with leadership at all levels
  • Ability to work independently and proactively
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Sharp business acumen and political savvy
  • Experience with, or understanding of, a matrixed organization

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 6+ years work experience in Human Resources, Recruitment/Talent Acquisition &/or Marketing
  • 6+ years of recruiting experience in a corporate or agency environment; recruiting for all level positions ranging from entry-level to executive
  • Experience using Workday HCM and Workday Recruiting, Applicant Tracking System

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.