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Technical Talent Sourcer

Dow Jones
New York, NY
Closing date
Jun 24, 2022

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Full Time
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Job Description:

The Dow Jones Talent Sourcer role will include research, talent identification and engagement and encompasses combining consultative, influencing and advocacy skills to find and attract top talent and deliver optimal results to recruiting partners and hiring managers. The Talent Sourcer participates in the development of sourcing strategies, researches and creates target lists of companies and individuals for active and future openings, identifies, engages with and converts passive talent to active and future prospects. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to proactively identify top talent through a variety of sourcing techniques.

Responsibilities :
  • Perform candidate sourcing and research activities through the development and execution of full lifecycle research and sourcing strategies and plans; ensuring an optimal experience for candidates, clients, and talent acquisition partners
  • Effectively articulate a compelling value proposition and business strategy to prospects and candidates
  • Cultivate relationships with talent to create pipelines/talent communities for current and future opportunities
  • Network closely within the industry and specialized functional areas to identify the right talent and companies to target
  • Identify and explain the qualifications, strengths, and opportunities of candidates to hiring managers and recruiters
  • Use a variety of sourcing methods, techniques and technologies, inclusive of social media, leveraging Boolean searches to scan through publicly-accessible sites, etc.
  • Implement key strategies and partnerships to include, but not limited to professional associations, diversity recruitment conferences, community outreach programs and events, industry networking events and associations, etc.
  • Create target lists of companies and individuals for active and future openings. Research target companies to develop lists of individuals (names / titles) as a match for active & future roles through using industry directories, networking, and/or conducting searches within online tools, resume databases, direct sourcing, industry research, networking events, blogs, associations and career events
  • Monitor continuous improvement through measures of success analytics
  • Conduct in-depth screens and assess potential candidates for level of interest, qualifications, compensation and convert hard to find passive talent through an understanding of the business and employee value proposition
  • Constantly collaborate with recruiting partner; proactively inform on progress of sourcing strategy and recommend shifts as necessary

Basic Qualifications :
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant technical sourcing or research experience required
  • Ability to use innovative sourcing tools, strategies, and techniques to uncover and attract niche technical talent
  • Experience developing sourcing/recruitment plans, specifically on niche searches
  • Ability to analyze job descriptions and candidate profiles to determine target profile needs and appropriate match
  • Knowledge of the recruitment lifecycle, inclusive of Boolean and/or Semantic searching, data mining, professional networking, passive candidate cold calling and innovative sourcing techniques
  • Proven experience contacting, attracting, qualifying and converting high-potential prospects through multiple channels
  • Demonstrated experience speaking with and assessing candidates' skills and qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

Search firm and/or corporate recruiting experience

Proficiency using a variety of online search / sourcing tools, ideally including Workday

Required Education :
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

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Business Area: PEOPLE

Job Category: Human Resources Group

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Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world's top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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