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Location: Chicago, IL
Job Code: 737
# of openings: 1



Responsible for full life cycle recruiting across IT, Engineering and a variety of other departments across multiple NA locations. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

Work with Finance, HRBPs and Senior leaders to ensure a clear understanding of headcount needs and position criteria
Create and manage sourcing strategies specific to those criteria utilizing a variety of methodologies
Understand and market Travelzoo’s  unique value proposition both as an employer and corporation
Continuously identify, build and maintain relationships with key business leaders and executives for networking and referrals
Conduct in-depth interview and candidate assessments across various departments by phone and/or on site
Ensure consistency of the interview process
Ensure an outstanding and consistent candidate and client management experience
Coach and advise hiring managers as necessary on candidate information, interviewing process and techniques, the offer process and new hire on-boarding
Build and manage strong relationships internally with hiring managers,  interview teams, human resources, and recruiting coordinators
Manage the candidate and client feedback process
Conduct reference checks
Manage the offer process
Assist with relocation as necessary
Assist with the implementation and tracking of recruiting metrics such as hire times, cost per hire, offer acceptance ratio, quality of hire, etc.
Update and maintain the necessary information in the applicant tracking system
Participate in  recruiting events as necessary
When approved, manage external employment agency and/or other recruiting vendor relationships and process

Position Competencies

Strong relationship building and client management skills
Customer focused
Sales minded with an ability to influence and manage cross functionally
Analytical thinker that can be accurate, detail and process oriented
Self-starter and results-oriented
Creative and innovative thinker
Collaborative team player
Flexible and can deal with high levels of ambiguity

Education, Skills and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience
Formal interview skills and AIRS training strongly preferred
5 plus years’ experience in a high volume recruiting department within the professional services industry.  
Experience with current technology recruiting
Proven experience working in a fast pace environment with high levels of ambiguity
A successful track record of identifying top talent through a variety of sourcing techniques such as resume mining, job boards, social media, cold calling, networking and recruiting events
Proven ability to improve an organization's cost per hire and time to hire while maintaining  the highest level of quality of candidate and customer experience
Experience creating and implementing processes and programs from inception to completion
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency with Microsoft applications
Internet savvy
Strong experience working with web-based applicant tracking systems


We offer:

Competitive Salary 
Excellent career advancement opportunities.
Medical, dental and vision.
401(k) plan.
Exciting, fast-paced and entrepreneurial culture.
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