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Sourcing Specialist

  • Location: Springfield, 62706
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Position: Sourcing Specialist
Location: Springfield, IL 62706
Term: 5 months
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Support strategic sourcing plans in order to develop a talent pipeline for the current and future staffing needs of the organization using social media, sourcing techniques, employer branding, and cold-calling, to maintains an active talent pipeline.
  • Proactively documents, identifies, and delivers active and passive candidates for current and future staffing needs by utilizing multiple strategies and practices such as social media, referrals, industry events, and cold-calling.
  • Utilizes tracking mechanisms to address passive talent sourcing, competitive sourcing, and business/market news.
  • Develops functional sourcing processes to address current and future staffing needs to include social media, cold calling, boolean strings, job boards, and other sourcing techniques; determines which channels best service client needs, and builds and leverages relationships with diverse professional organizations and networks to attract and build talent pipelines.
  • Partners across the broader talent acquisition team to ensure the entire staff and management are educated as to our various markets and play an active role in solutioning our responses to the competitive market challenges, partners with talent acquisition teams in the presentation and selection of sourced talent.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • Supports the organization's quality program(s).
  • Travels as required.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
  • 4 years of recruiting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous sourcing experience.
  • Skills and Knowledge Strong sourcing skills. (utilizing online job boards, networking, research, and social media)
  • Knowledge of social media Good talent acquisition skills.
  • Workforce planning and analysis skills Strong oral and written communication, including presentation skills PC literate, including Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to meet or exceed.
  • Performance Competencies.


Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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