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Major Tom

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Human Resources – Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Human Resources
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

What We're Looking For

Is recruiting top digital talent your passion? Do you thrive in an entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment? Are you looking for a culture that is forward-thinking and highly engaged with no drama? Major Tom is on the hunt for a Talent Specialist who loves recruitment and has some previous experience working in digital!

What It's Like to Work with Us

Major Tom is the next iteration of digital marketing — a full-service agency that’s been purpose-built to help organizations thrive in an increasingly complex landscape. We’ve been serving our partners from our offices in New York, Toronto, and Vancouver since 2000.

We are a team of industry-leading specialists hand-picked from across the globe covering the full spectrum of strategy, marketing, development, and creative. Made up of some of the brightest minds on the web, we humanize modern marketing, cutting through the noise to bring clarity to our clients. We’re committed to teamwork and leveraging the unique knowledge of every individual. We believe that passion and accountability are critical to delivering exceptional work. Our biggest heroes bring humility, an open mind, and laughter to our team every single day.  We’re an informal yet professional group that truly cares about one another, and our culture is probably articulated best on sites such as GlassdoorFacebook, and Instagram.  We highly encourage you to check these out if you want to know the real deal.

We’re fortunate enough to have an enviable roster of international clients that includes NYU, Seneca College, NBC, Cactus Club, KPMG, and The Little Potato Company.

More About What We are Looking For

  • Post Secondary in Business, specialization in HR or Marketing
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of previous experience recruiting for the technology industry – preferably web development and digital marketing
  • Must be technically inclined and have some systems-related experience with an HRIS or ATS system
  • Must be administratively experienced and capable with programs such as Google Docs, etc.
  • Have some experience recommending and implementing improvements – process/detail oriented with the ability to see and understand the bigger picture
  • High EQ – Exceptional ability to relate and empathize with others.  Understand the importance of interpersonal relationships and how those relationships contribute to the success of the HR function in/outside of an organization
  • Keen interest in 'out of the box' HR – someone who has a passion for non-traditional management practices
  • Comfortable with risk, innovation, failure, and change

What You'll Get To Do

Responsibilities (detailed):

Full Cycle Recruitment – 60%

  • Management of the careers inboxes and newsletters 
  • Management of job postings – Indeed, LinkedIn, university co-op boards, etc.
  • Screening resumes
  • Proactive sourcing/poaching through tools such as LinkedIn Recruiter
  • Research of industry events – such as networking opportunities with new grads, meet-ups, etc.
  • Manage all candidate and hiring manager communication
  • Phone screening of candidates
  • Setting up interviews
  • Management/creation of candidate assignments
  • Manage all candidate and hiring manager communication
  • Creation of offer letters, extending offers, accepting offers
  • Reference checks
  • Creation of a pipeline of talent/proactive talent pool 
  • Managing referrals and referral program

Onboarding – 20%

  • Liaison with the office manager for new hire set up — desk, computers, emails, systems, security, etc.
  • Liaison with payroll – i.e. direct deposit, benefits, epost, etc.
  • Onboarding functionality through Bamboo — deploy new hire kits
  • New hire announcements
  • Partnering with managers to create an onboarding plan
  • Scheduling of standard onboarding meetings
  • Managing office tours,= and employee introductions
  • Creation/mgmt. of new hire materials – forms, new hire presentation, etc.

Systems - 20%

  • Administration and upkeep of systems such as Bamboo

Thanks for taking the time to check out this opportunity and for your interest in Major Tom! Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive, we are not able to contact everyone who applies. However, all applications are all stored in our talent database and will be considered for future opportunities.

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Human Resources
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
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