Senior Technical Recruiter (Remote)

Wunderman Thompson Apps

Department: People

Location: Atlanta, GA, United States

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

Who we are looking for:

Wunderman Thompson is seeking a talented Senior Technical Recruiter to lead recruitment efforts to identify uniquely accomplished individuals to guide us forward. You will be responsible for building strategies to engage and build relationships with world class talent within software engineering communities. Throughout the entire process, you will provide an unparalleled experience, while serving as an advisor to candidates and internal partners alike.

What you’ll do: 

  • Matchmaking | Source top candidates for the technical positions using non-traditional recruiting techniques. Meet with Hiring Manager to have a full-scale understanding of position, skills, experience and technology expertise needed. Using standardized screening techniques, assess the skills, qualifications and experience of technical candidates.
  • Follow-up | Provide feedback to management about details regarding applications to update on progress. Lead weekly recruiting meetings on status of open requisitions. Keep candidates informed on where they are in the recruiting process. 
  • Process and Systems | Manage all aspects of the Applicant Tracking System, including, but not limited to: entering requisitions, posting jobs, managing candidate flow, submitting offers and closing out all jobs and candidates as needed. Conduct preliminary interviews with candidates to gauge interest, skills and salary requirements. Manage offer approval process and salary negotiations. Perform required background check and employment reference check to determine the accuracy of applicant information. Ensure proper onboarding for new hires and the necessary paperwork is completed promptly and accurately.
  • Connector | Create a network of top talent for each level and maintain relationships. Proactively speak to employees for referrals to add to talent pipeline. Be a consultative advisor to the business, leading strategic discussions to build teams holistically.

Who you are:

  • Collaborator | Build rapport and establish trust with individuals in a highly competitive market. Comfortable working with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of an organization.
  • Accountable | You’ll own it, taking responsibility for the work you deliver. 
  • Optimistic and resilient | Dig in and figure out how to work around problems. Balance needed to maintain stamina and positivity.
  • Ego-less | We all wear the hats that need wearing, it’s a mentality that makes the team successful.

What you’ll need: 

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience recruiting technology and IT professionals in a fast-paced innovative environment.
  • Experience using applicant tracking systems.
  • Proven experience sourcing and recruiting passive candidates.
  • Ability to handle and manage a high-volume recruiting environment.
  • Strong follow-up and follow-through skills.
  • Experience working with a diverse team and recruiting diverse candidates.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to communicate professionally.
  • Ability to speak knowledgeably about the company and answer any technical questions a potential hire may have.

Wunderman Thompson is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or other protected group status. We believe in creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion and strives to recruit a diverse slate of candidates to help us achieve that goal.

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.  As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

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