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Creative and Marketing Recruiter

Sunnyvale, CA

About this role

Location- downtown San Francisco or Sunnyvale, CA

Type- permanent full-time position with Aquent

Compensation- competitive annual salary and commission plan

Benefits- dynamite medical, dental, vision, 401k, tuition reimbursement and free use of our beach house in HONOLULU!

Creative and Marketing Recruiter

Aquent has been the world's leading digital, creative and marketing talent agency for over 30 years. We place creative and marketing professionals on contract, contract to hire and permanent positions exclusively with fortune 500 clients.

We're hiring a creative and marketing recruiter to join our team focused on supporting our fortune 500 technology clients in the SF bay area and beyond. In this role, you'll recruit visual designers, UI/UX/Interactive designers, art directors, information architects, digital marketing managers, and martech professionals.


  • 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- contract and contract to hire positions

  • Manage full life cycle hiring process with candidates and clients

  • Develop account strategies to grow our business

  • Submit qualified candidates directly to hiring managers and through MSP/VMS systems

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

About Us:

Not only is Aquent a company that provides marketing and design staffing solutions to much of the Fortune 500, but it’s also 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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