• Senior Recruiter (Contract)

    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Locations
    US-NY-New York
    Human Resources/Talent
  • Overview

    The Brief:


    As a Senior Recruiter (Contract), you are a strategic and collaborative member of the agency who partners with hiring managers across all disciplines to attract and retain top talent while managing the full-life cycle of the recruiting process. The Senior Recruiter (Contract) leads all recruitment efforts including:  developing and implementing strategies to attract and retain top talent, building and maintaining candidate ATS, partnering with other Y&R/WPP Group partners, and serving as a brand ambassador in the market place.


    Essential Duties:


    • Partners and interacts professionally across disciplines, agency leadership and candidates
    • Partners with and advises hiring managers on job description development, candidate profile creation, candidate evaluation and selection
    • Develops recruitment strategies based on the requirements of the discipline, hiring manager and client account
    • Manages candidates through full-life cycle recruitment process, ensuring a positive candidate experience


    We’d love it if you:


    • Have a BA or BS plus a minimum of 5 years’ recruiting experience in an advertising, media or marketing organization
    • A proven track record of sourcing, recruitment and hiring success
    • Solid technology skills, including ATS expertise (iCIMS a plus), with the ability to train and inspire others
    • Highly developed expertise in social/digital recruiting
    • Tolerance for ambiguity, rapid change and uncertainty
    • Strong industry knowledge
    • Superior attention to detail, project management and organization skills
    • Excellent knowledge of LinkedIn, Microsoft Office, (Outlooks, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google docs/forms, and servers

     What else you can expect:


    We embrace diversity at Y&R. In fact, we celebrate it. We have different backgrounds. Passports. Genders. Orientations. Beliefs. We have different skills, ambitions and talents. We’re fresh out of school and we have years of experience. We’ve come back from serving our country. We’re returning after starting our families.


    We are inclusive. Full stop. Diversity enriches our culture, enhances our worldview and makes us better partners to our clients and better citizens of the world. Our differences add up to a stronger whole, because it takes all kinds of people to build all kinds of brands. We are Y&R. And we Resist the Usual.


    Y&R is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.




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