Talent Acquisition Director Job Description

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Talent Acquisition Director responsibilities

  • Building talent pipelines for current and future job openings
  • Leading all sourcing strategies
  • Managing our external partnerships with colleges, job boards and HR software vendors

Talent Acquisition Director Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Director to design and implement recruiting strategies for our company.

Talent Acquisition Director responsibilities include monitoring recruitment procedures, from sourcing to hiring, managing a team of recruiters and identifying high-potential candidates. If you have previous experience in a senior recruiting position and know how to build a strong employer brand, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you will help us grow our teams with qualified employees and achieve our business goals.


  • Build talent pipelines for current and future job openings
  • Lead all sourcing strategies
  • Manage our external partnerships with colleges, job boards and HR software vendors
  • Implement online and offline employer branding activities
  • Prepare and review our annual recruitment budget
  • Oversee all stages of candidate experience (including application, interviews and communication)
  • Forecast hiring needs based on business growth plans
  • Manage, train and evaluate our team of recruiters
  • Participate in and host recruitment events to drive awareness of our company
  • Develop a network of potential future hires (e.g. past applicants and referred candidates)
  • Measure key recruitment metrics, like source of hire and time-to-hire


  • Proven work experience as a Talent Acquisition Director or similar role
  • Demonstrable experience managing full-cycle recruiting and employer branding initiatives
  • Solid understanding of sourcing techniques and tools (e.g. social networks)
  • Hands-on experience with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs) and HR databases
  • Good team-management abilities
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to foster long-term relationships (with internal teams, external partners and candidates)
  • BSc/MSc in Human Resources Management or relevant field

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