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Senior Recruiter (Military Invited / Remote)

Veteran Staffing Network
Silver Spring, MD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Easterseals’ Veteran Staffing Network (VSN) is hiring an experienced Recruiter to join our fast-paced non-profit staffing firm. We source and recruit military candidates for a variety of nationwide, civilian job opportunities with our client-base of employers. We are looking for a recruiter with high-volume, agency recruiting experience in varied industries, who is outgoing and is a thoughtful communicator, and who is proactive and works well under deadlines.

Fully remote. Candidates from DC, MD, or VA preferred. We will also consider candidates from some other locations in Central or Eastern time zone.

• Creatively source qualified candidates (cold-calling, referral-based calling, professional networking, broadcast emails, internet and database keyword searches, etc.)
• Review and fully understand clients’ needs and job requirements
• Review and evaluate resumes for suitability for various positions
• Screen candidates; assess and select the most appropriate applicant that fit the clients’ needs
• Track all potential candidates in VSN’s Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
• Schedule and prepare applicants for interviews
• As needed, assist with candidates’ on-boarding process and employee scheduling
• Follow-up with candidates after hiring/placement
• Offer subject matter expertise on recruiting methods; share knowledge and train and mentor more junior members of the team
• As needed, assist with job postings and other duties.
• US military veteran, National Guard/Reserve member or Military Spouse preferred; connection to the military community and/or prior experience working with veterans/military preferred
• Bachelor’s degree required. In lieu of degree, additional work experience may be accepted
• 8+ years of professional recruiting experience, preferably agency recruiting and preferably working across a range of industries and job types.
• Tech-savvy with ability to learn new software and navigate the internet with ease
• Proficiency in MS Outlook and Word
• Ability to use a database and specifically a working knowledge of applicant tracking systems
• Must have the ability to sit, use a computer and mouse, and talk on the phone for extended periods
Core Competencies:
• Highly effective communicator, able to easily relate to people
• High level of comfort with screening and sourcing candidates via phone
• Ability to understand detailed job requirements from a variety of industries
• Ability to stay organized and prioritize multiple tasks without compromising quality
• High sense of urgency and motivation. Ability to work well under tight deadlines
• Flexible and able to change focus as our clients’ needs rapidly change
• Business savvy; Able to think creatively to find ways to network into different industries to get the word out about an opening and source candidates.
• Decision-making skills. Ability to read people and make sound judgment on a candidates’ suitability
• Proactive, self-motivated and able to work independently; willing to follow through
• Team-oriented, persistent, creative thinker and problem solver who wants to help others

Company Description
The Veteran Staffing Network (VSN) at Easterseals is a nonprofit staffing agency that connects employers with top-tier military talent and helps veterans and their spouses find meaningful jobs.

Veteran Staffing Network


1420 Spring St

Silver Spring, MD



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