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  • Sector: Office & Admin
  • Function: Recruiter
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 06 May 2021
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2156200_1617743035

Job Number: 2156200

Nelson is looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist for their client in Concord, CA! (Possibility for remote work available)

Position Summary:
This role is responsible for attracting, screening, placing and retaining top notch talent for the company

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop and execute the company's recruiting strategy in coordination with senior leadership

  • Manage full cycle recruiting process and proactively asses company-wide department needs

  • Maintain clear and consistent communication with managers regarding job requirements and expectations

  • Provide regular updates and feedback to management team to ensure timeliness of recruitment process

  • Collaborate with Human Resources Team and Training department

  • Align job candidate profiles with staffing objectives

  • Maintain and grow effective relationships with social and professional networks throughout California, Arizona and Washington to source qualified candidates

  • Partner with College Career Centers, Students Organizations and Associations and Athletic Departments to increase brand awareness and hiring goals

  • Attend fairs and coordinate manager attendance

  • Build relationships with associations, technical trade schools, colleges, veterans associations and other various sources to attract talent

  • Create and design effective recruitment marketing materials

  • Follow all hiring policies and procedures

  • Pre-screen job candidates through interviews, reviewing resumes and phone screens to determine suitability of candidates

  • Develop a strong applicant pipeline through various methods including; job sites, social networking, career fairs and referrals

  • Manage all communication with candidates and hiring managers to maintain smooth hiring process

  • Track and report key metrics designed to measure and predict staffing activity (cost per hire)

  • All other miscellaneous responsibilities and other duties as assigned


  • 1-3 years' experience either in the Alarm Industry or recruiting talent for non-exempt roles.

  • Proficient with online job board searches (i.e. CareerBuilder, monster, craigslist, etc.)

  • Proficient with recruiting on Social Networking Channels (i.e. LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

  • Professional phone speaking skills required

  • Excellent multitasking and organizational skills required

  • Excellent writing/proofreading skills required.

  • Must be able to communicate with all levels of the organization

  • Must represent the company in a professional manner and create a positive first impression

  • Must be able to work independently

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment where priorities change frequently

  • Confidentiality required

Computer Skills:

  • Strong Microsoft Office competency required, including Outlook, Word and Excel

  • PowerPoint & Access experience a plus

  • Efficiency using internet and job search engines required

  • Applicant tracking software experience a plus

  • Education:

  • Four-year college degree or equivalent preferred.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

About Nelson:

If you're looking for a new opportunity, the recruiting and staffing experts at Nelson can help. We work with companies of all types and sizes across all industries. We help people like you find exciting roles with employers ranging from Fortune 100, government, and nonprofit organizations to local businesses, industry leaders, and the most agile start-ups. The candidates we work with appreciate our responsive approach, genuine relationships, and exceptional service. With a commitment to transparency, authenticity, and credibility, we look forward to our jobs every day, and we're excited to help you find the job you've been looking for. Nelson is an EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.