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RPO Recruiter (Contract - Virtual)

Kelly Services Longview, TX
  • Posted: September 12, 2019
  • Full-Time

As a Recruiter, you are the Recruiting Subject Matter Expert who will build positive relationships and drive candidate and client engagement throughout the entire recruitment life cycle. You will be responsible for assessing the market, attracting talent and marrying top talent with our Clients. 

Essential Functions

Lead, own & successfully run the entire recruiting process as defined by the client

Lead daily conversations with the Client’s Recruiting Team, Hiring Managers, Human Resources Team and other key partners; provide “white glove” customer service and build relationships that ensure the client is happy

Lead intake calls with Hiring Managers to capture requisition details in order to present a diverse pool of qualified talent

Routinely meet with client partners to benchmark candidates, share market data, adjust strategy, set expectations and drive the hire/no hire decision; Coach Hiring Managers on selection strategy

Lead and/or participate in strategic sourcing activities and build networks across all channels utilizing all methodologies available when required

Maintain close contact with candidates and shepherd them through the entire recruiting process; work to close candidates & drive offer acceptance; maintain relations with “Silver Medalist” candidates and repurpose them for other roles when applicable

Handle all candidate activity in the Applicant Tracking System in a timely manner; includes but not limited to scrubbing requisitions, candidate engagement, moving applicants through the process, filling & closing requisitions

Comply with all regulatory/legal requirements and company policies



You quickly and strategically adapt to and get results in a fast paced, challenging and demanding work environment

Strong problem solving and root cause analysis skills

You consistently build rapport & relationships with Candidates, Hiring Managers, Leadership, Peers

You are an effective communicator, bringing in a consultative approach to our client partnerships

You will be especially organized, attentive to detail and have strong time management, administrative and customer service orientation




Education:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent role related experience

Years of Experience:  5+ years’ dynamic recruiting experience; RPO experience a plus

Type of Experience:

Previous experience recruiting for exempt roles, preferred 

Background managing a high-volume requisition load effectively and successfully 

Confident working in an end to end Recruiting environment

Experience with and ability to find & attract passive talent

You have experience successfully identifying & resolving potential challenges and risks

You have demonstrable experience with a wide range of Applicant Tracking Systems & proficient experience working in MS Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)

Why Kelly?

Working at Kelly means being part of a global team making people-work connections that count, because we believe helping people become who they’re meant to be benefits us all. At every location and every level within our company, Kelly’s people are unique in their understanding and commitment to helping people create better futures and helping companies across the globe compete, prosper, and grow. The work we do matters. Helping people transform their lives matters. Shaping the future of work matters. If you have a passion for helping others, what’s next for you may very well be joining our internal global team and working to make a difference.

About Kelly

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. We’re always thinking about what’s next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice.

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.





Kelly Services


Longview, TX

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