Job DescriptionBalsam International is looking for a Jr. Recruitment Specialist who will be responsible for supporting all recruitment efforts for the Manila team. S/he will be managing all initiatives related to talent acquisition including building relationships with potential sourcing partners, tracking data to provide meaningful analytics, maintaining a high-quality candidate pool for all posts and elevating the over-all recruitment experience. Our ideal candidate must be smart, highly organized, reliable, can think out-of-the-box, must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and is great with people.
Facilitate recruitment process from defining skill needs, creating hiring forms, job descriptions to building the talent pool and filtering quality candidates.
Evaluate and screen potential quality hires, and assist them through the interview and hiring process.
Assist in developing new recruiting strategies using current and emerging source channels.
Build relationships with agencies, professional associations and other potential sourcing partners.
Educate and guide the hiring team all throughout the recruitment process.
Identifying pain points in recruitment and executing steps to address said gaps.
Track and report recruitment data on a regular basis.
All other analogous tasks, as requested.
A Bachelor’s degree of any course, preferably Psychology or Mass Communication.
Recruiting experience using various channels including use of ATS is a plus.
Background in human resource and/or administrative support is an advantage.
Above average computer skills, including the use of Office suites (word processors, email clients, MS Teams, Sharepoint, etc.)
Excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to communicate to individuals on all levels.
Well-developed time management and multi-tasking skills.
Exceptional attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
Proven multi-tasking ability, especially with multiple high-priority tasks.
Excellent verbal and written English communication skills (assessment will be conducted).
Proactive attitude and learner’s mindset (asks questions, gives feedback, clarifies potential issues, etc.)
Ability to independently figure out problems that arise before seeking out help.
Capacity to adapt to changing environments, directions and priorities
Capability to work independently and with a team.
Exceptional work ethics.
Comfortable in working through a task via electronic means (email, chat and task management applications)
Must live within Metro Manila only.
Must be willing to join occasional in-person meetings and travel for in-person events related to recruitment initiatives.
Must have a dedicated, functional laptop that meets the following specifications:
For Windows users:
OS Windows 7 – 64 bit or higher
Processor: Intel Core i3 or better
RAM/Memory: 4GB or higher
Hard Drive: 500GB or higher
For Mac users:
Processor: 2GHz Intel Core i7
Memory: 8GB 1600 MHz DDR3
Start-up Disk Macintosh HD
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000 1536MB
Must have a back-up laptop or desktop for use, if primary laptop encounters issues.
Must have a fast, reliable DSL, Fiber or Broadband connection (not mobile or broadband stick) as the primary internet connection with a minimum actual speed of 5MBPS.
Must have a back-up internet connection of the same speed, if primary connection becomes spotty.
Must have licensed MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) including Outlook.
Note: An online assessment will also be part of the recruitment process.Status: Full TimeLocation: Our corporate offices are based in Northern California with a Regional Operating Headquarters (ROHQ) in the Philippines. The Jr. Recruitment Specialist is a remote working position in Manila. Team members in the Philippines are ideally located within easy driving distance to Metro Manila for team outings. They have a great working environment at home with at least 5MBPS internet connection speed. Company executives visit the Philippines regularly so team members attend in-person meetings from time to time.