Job Openings

Trainer / Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job ID: BH397810

Category: Training Coordinator, HR Operations, HR Generalist, Trainer / Instructor

Specialty: Human Resources

Business Trainer / Talent Acquisition Specialist

Direct hire

Job Location: Charlestown, 3x per week in office  

Hours: 40 hours, 9-5

Company Information, Industry, Size: Nonprofit

Interview Process: Video interviews

Must Haves:

  • Corporate training experience
  • Exposure to TA
  • Microsoft Office Suite


  • Nonprofit
  • Certification through the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), or
  • Certified Professional Trainer (CPT) designation through the American Training and Seminar Association (ATSA).

Business trainer

Essential job functions

  • In concert with leadership and managers, the business trainer will perform training needs assessments and will be responsible for the development of a training department curriculum and schedule for employees at all levels of the organization, including frontline employees.
  • Provides some in person training, as well as online training sessions for remote or offsite employees.
  • Evaluate and assess training outcomes, and make additional training recommendations based on specific departmental needs.
  • Maintains an up-to-date and accurate database of trainings, and ensures that new hires are added to the training roster.
  • Oversee and monitor training costs to keep in line with established training budget.
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Develop an organizational recruitment and hiring strategy to ensure the agency is consistently recruiting and hiring diverse and qualified individuals.
  • Partner with hiring managers to determine staffing needs across departments.
  • Devise and implement sourcing strategies to build pipelines of potential applicants, such as employer branding initiatives.
  • Create and implement end-to-end candidate hiring processes to ensure a positive experience.
  • Create new job descriptions and review current job descriptions to ensure these reflect the requirements of each position.
  • Assist hiring managers with sourcing of resumes and interview and selection of candidates (e.g., phone screens, assessments, reference checks, and in-person interviews – if possible).
  • Attend online job fairs and recruitment events to build a strong candidate pipeline.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent public speaking skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional leadership and management skills.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Work experience in talent acquisition, training or similar roles
  • Familiarity with social media, C.V. databases, and professional networks
  • Experience with full-cycle recruiting, using various interview techniques and evaluation methods
  • Knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems, Paycom strongly preferred
  • Experience in using LinkedIn Talent Solutions to proactively source candidates
  • Proficiency in documenting processes and keeping up with industry trends


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, Management, or a related field.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in Corporate/Business training
  • Certification through the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), or
  • Certified Professional Trainer (CPT) designation through the American Training and Seminar Association (ATSA).
  • 5-7 years of experience as a Talent Acquisition Specialist, or similar
  • Certification obtained from the HR Certification Institute, strongly preferred
  • Experience working with low income and diverse population, strongly preferred

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