Military and Veteran Recruiter

Northbrook IL
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Jul 15, 2017
Sep 13, 2017
Job Type
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Career Level
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Job Description

The Licensed Sales Producer (LSP) team supports the organization's Exclusive Agents in hiring LSPs to meet their staffing requirements. The LSP team has a working relationship across many business areas and provides consulting services related to sourcing, recruiting, screening candidates, interview management and recommendations to assist in meeting staff hiring goals.

Job Summary
In partnership with Field Sales leaders, Territory Sales Leaders, the Strategic Deployment Leader and HR Business Partners, the incumbent will have the capability to develop and lead sourcing strategies for territory-wide searches. The Consultant must possess the mindset to establish strong internal and external business relationships and demonstrate strong recruiting skills.
The role will require consultations with individual agency owners of varying experience to gather specific qualifications and make recommendations for support. This role will place an emphasis on outbound call activity to schedule and conduct structured phone interviews with candidates using interviewing scripts. In addition to sourcing candidates, this position will be required to evaluate candidates' resumes and initial interviews against specific position requirements and provide feedback to individual agency owners.

Key Responsibilities
The Military and Veteran LSP Recruiting Consultant is responsible for recruiting LSPs for a specific territory.

Regular job duties will include:

  • Consult with and build relationships with Sales leaders, to determine position and agency employment requirements to build an action plan.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to change within the Sales organization and/or in the daily recruiting environment, with the ability to influence leaders.
  • Execute the recruiting process to include developing the search strategy in partnership with hiring EA, sourcing (including but not limited to proactive networking, cold calling, resume mining, database searching, etc.), prescreening, setting up interviews with EA and following up to determine status and any next steps.
  • Proactively source Military and Veteran candidates through job board management, job fairs, resume mining, etc.
  • Manage, track and report on candidates via Agency Staff Candidate Database (iCIMs).
  • Manage Agency Staff Candidate Database portal.
  • Attend military recruiting conferences, Veteran job fairs and networking events, as appropriate.

May be assigned additional projects to support overall LSP recruitment objectives.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • 2+ years of corporate and or search firm recruiting experience, including sourcing and full life cycle recruiting; Financial services/sales experience is a plus
  • Experience with a variety of sourcing strategies and tools, including proactive phone and internet research
  • Ability to cultivate and build relationships
  • Strong communication skills, organizational and negotiation skills are required
  • ATS (Applicant Tracking System) experience is preferred to source, track and manage candidates, along with strong general Microsoft proficiency, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and work as a team to meet deadlines
  • Sales experience is a plus

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.

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It is the policy of Allstate to employ the best qualified individuals available for all jobs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, disability, and citizenship status as a veteran with a disability or veteran of the Vietnam Era.