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Creative Recruiter

New York, NY

About this role

Aquent is looking for a recruiter to join our team focused on Media, Entertainment, CPG

You'll work with some of the nation's top companies. We're looking for a recruiter with 3-5 years experience placing contract and contract to hire positions with Fortune 500 companies.

In this role, you'll place a variety of positions including:

  • UX /UI Designers

  • Interaction Designers

  • Creative Directors

  • Accessibility Analysts


  • Market Research Analysts

  • PPC Analysts

  • Content Analysts

  • Web Producers

  • Front End Developers

  • Creative Producer


  • Develop and implement effective and innovative recruiting strategies for attracting and sourcing high-quality candidates for client companies

  • Develop talent pool through creative sourcing techniques including social networking, referral generation, networking, direct sourcing, and advanced internet sourcing

  • Participate in marketing events, user groups, and industry specific interest groups to build relationships and a candidate pipeline

  • Establish and maintain solid working relationships with client hiring managers by understanding their needs

  • Interview, screen, and match candidates to our clients needs

  • Manage full life cycle hiring process with candidates and clients

  • Develop account strategies to grow our business

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Business, Communication, Human Resources, Project Management or a related discipline preferred

  • 2-3 years of IT, e-commerce, creative & design, marketing, and/or technical recruiting experience

  • Demonstrated recruiting experience leveraging social networking avenues such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter

  • Professional experience in retail and e-commerce marketing discipline a big plus

  • Knowledge of new technologies, design methodologies and design/marketing industry trends

  • Ability to identify quality design talent and assess portfolios

  • A “do what it takes to get the job done” attitude

  • Excellent problem-solving skills with an ability to focus quickly on the key issues

  • Strong initiative, self-drive and motivation

  • Excellent customer service, account development, and relationship-building skills

  • Strong negotiation/closing skills and creative follow through skills

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

  • Creative and innovative thinker

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team

  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable

  • Strong knowledge of Windows, MS Office, and database systems

  • Most of all, a passion for marketing, design and technology!

About Us:

Not only is Aquent a company that provides marketing and design staffing solutions to much of the Fortune 500, it’s a place where work sometimes feels like play, and where you’ll meet tons of motivated and forward-thinking people. We’re consistently rated best in the industry because of our results-oriented service, and we want to keep the trophies coming!

What You Get:

Competitive pay, great benefits, lots of perks (think retail discounts), houses in Hawaii and Florida to use for vacation (really!), and time off to use them.

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