HR Recruiter Job Description

Use this HR Recruiter job description template to advertise the open roles for free using You can use this template as a starting point, modify the requirements according the needs of your organization or the client you are hiring for.

HR Recruiter

HR Recruiter duties and responsibilities

  • Designing and updating job descriptions
  • Sourcing potential candidates from various online channels (e.g. social media and professional platforms like StackOverflow and Behance)
  • Crafting recruiting emails to attract passive candidates

HR Recruiter Job Description Template


Job Brief

We are looking for an HR Recruiter to manage our full cycle recruitment, from identifying potential hires to interviewing and evaluating candidates.

HR Recruiter responsibilities include sourcing candidates online, updating job ads and conducting background checks. If you have experience with various job interview formats, including phone screenings and group interviews, and can help us recruit faster and more effectively, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you will play an important part in building a strong employer brand for our company to ensure we attract, hire and retain the most qualified employees.


  • Design and update job descriptions
  • Source potential candidates from various online channels (e.g. social media and professional platforms like StackOverflow and Behance)
  • Craft recruiting emails to attract passive candidates
  • Screen incoming resumes and application forms
  • Interview candidates (via phone, video and in-person)
  • Prepare and distribute assignments and numerical, language and logical reasoning tests
  • Advertise job openings on company’s careers page, social media, job boards and internally
  • Provide shortlists of qualified candidates to hiring managers
  • Send job offer emails and answer queries about compensation and benefits
  • Monitor key HR metrics, including time-to-fill, time-to-hire and source of hire
  • Participate in job fairs and host in-house recruitment events
  • Collaborate with managers to identify future hiring needs
  • Act as a consultant to new hires and help them onboard


  • Proven work experience as an HR Recruiter or similar role
  • Familiarity with Applicant Tracking Systems and resume databases
  • Experience with sourcing techniques
  • Understanding of referral programs
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Sound judgement
  • BSc in Human Resources Management, Organizational Psychology or relevant field
Last Updated 09 Jan, 2023

HR Recruiter Job Description Examples

Recruiter/Hr Coordinator• Upwork

We Require Full-Time/Freelancer as a HR Recruiter/IT Recruiter for Our Placement Company.

We are looking for a deadline-focused HR Recruiter/IT Recruiter to be responsible for the sourcing, screening, and hiring of technical specialists to fill IT positions. The technical recruiter's responsibilities include all aspects of hiring, from meeting with hiring managers to write job descriptions to....

Read more
Hr Recruiter• Visiting Angels

• Are you an experienced human resources professional who enjoys the challenge of recruiting people into a fulfilling and rewarding career?• Do you desire to work with a team dedicated to making a difference in the lives of others?• Are you goal oriented and passionate about achieving results that not only benefit you and your team but most importantly the clients and communities your team......

Read more
Hr Management Specialist Iii- Recruiter, Hybrid• State of Oklahoma

Job Posting Title

HR Management Specialist III- Recruiter, Hybrid...



Supervisory Organization

DMHSAS-Central Administration

Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank)

December 02, 2022

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.

Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank)...

Read more
Hr Assistant Recruiter• Robert Half

Ref ID: 02690-0012549345

Classification: Human Resources (HR) Assistant...

Compensation: $20.00 to $24.00 hourly

Are you an ambitious Human Resources Assistant seeking a long-term position with a growing company? You don't want this opportunity to pass you by. If you're highly-skilled and motivated, the company wants you to join their team! Known for its great work environment and culture, t...

Read more
Find candidate emails
on Linkedin

Gather verified email addresses & phone numbers directly from LinkedIn, reach out, and see when candidates open your emails.

Get Started Free