Job Openings

Recruiter: Technical

Job ID: BH342812

Category: Recruiter: Technical

Specialty: Human Resources

Job Title: Technical Recruiter

Job Location: Boston or Chicago. Remote during COVID. Post COVID – hybrid model.  

Hours: 40 hrs/week

Must Haves:

  • 5+ years of full cycle recruiting experience – corporate or agency
  • Technical recruiting experience


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Large company experience
  • Recruiting experience in the digital media or technology industry

Job Description:

Senior Technical Recruiter is responsible for developing a strong pipeline of Engineering/Technology candidates through networking, direct sourcing, internet mining and applicant tracking tools. He or she will interpret the organization’s recruiting strategy, identify sources, develop, and execute recruiting plans to meet the organization’s staffing needs.

The Senior Technical Recruiter will report to the Senior Director, Talent Acquisition. He or she will partner closely with Human Resource Business Partners, Engineering leadership, hiring managers and a peer group of recruiters.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Consult with leadership to understand business needs and define candidate qualifications to determine staffing needs
  • Work with HR Business Partners to understand workforce planning and build appropriate recruitment strategy
  • Liaise with peer group of recruiters to define best practices and promote knowledge sharing
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and use the most current market data in strategy plan and execution
  • Proactively build relationships with potential candidates, creating a robust pipeline of highly qualified professionals for current and future staffing needs
  • Conduct candidate screenings and qualification interviews
  • Utilize and maintain applicant tracking system, understand the candidate flow process, and the importance of metrics
  • Lead interview team debrief process with hiring managers to calibrate candidates, and refine sourcing plan as necessary
  • Negotiate offers of employment to qualified candidates
  • Train hiring managers and interview teams on interview process and tools, and ensure teams are consistently following the process

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience sourcing passive candidates
  • Interpersonal and organizational savvy, relates well to others, builds relationships with all levels, quick study with people
  • Strong knowledge of the area’s networking groups and professional communities
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Understand company market positioning and branding to develop a compelling sales pitch to generate candidate interest
  • Ability to communicate all of the company’s compensation elements, including base salary, variable incentives, benefits, and equity to candidates, as well as position the comprehensive compensation and opportunity offered effectively against competing offers
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent time management, prioritization and judgment skills with a positive attitude, high energy and focused attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing to include business correspondence and internet communications

Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Years of Experience: 5 or more years of recruitment experience required,
  • Recruiting experience in the digital media


The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Chicago, Illinois