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Creative and Marketing Recruiter

Seattle, WA

About this role

Location- Fremont neighborhood of Seattle

Years experience required- 2-5 years (creative or IT)

Benefits- Dynamite medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO, and free use of our beach house in Hawaii

Compensation- Competitive base and commissions


Aquent is the world's largest and most successful digital, creative and marketing talent agency. We partner exclusively with fortune 500 clients placing world-class UX, UI, interactive designers, content developers, web analytics pros and more.

We're hiring a recruiter with roughly 2-5 years experience in IT or creative staffing experience. You'll recruit for the world's largest and most exciting tech giants located in Seattle, throughout the US and Canada. This group is one of Aquent's most successful teams and is known for phenomenal collaboration and innovation which has built an empire of happy clients, talent and Aquent staffers.


  • 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 through onsite and phone meetings

  • 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, visual art or a related discipline preferred

  • Experience working in a fast-paced recruiting environment with ever-changing priorities

  • Success meeting aggressive KPIs

  • 2-5 years of creative & design, marketing, and/or technical recruiting experience

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

  • Professional experience in the design and/or 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

  • 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.

Vitamin T/Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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