10197- Kelly Education Sr Recruiting Strategist - Charleston SC

Charleston, SC, USA    |     HR/Talent Acquisition   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 10197 - Posted 29-Aug-2023

The Kelly Education Sr. Recruiting Strategist is responsible for development, execution, communication, training and ongoing innovation of Kelly Education Sourcing, assessing applicant flow to adequately meet the pool size needed for the successful fulfillment of job requests. This entails working directly with the Recruiting & Onboarding Manager and school districts to strategize and implement recruiting plans that apply the best recruiting methods and resources in the respective communities. Post implementation, this role is the face of Kelly Education and viewed as the most strategic by the customer base given the demand for talent in and outside of the education industry. The Sr. Recruiting Strategist is Kelly Educations ambassador in the market for attracting talent. Additionally, the Sr. Recruiting Strategist audits progress to ensure that all goals and benchmarks are met, re-evaluating and adjusting them as needed. Could be responsible for leading and/or mentoring a team of Recruiting Strategists while maintaining individual contributor recruiting responsibilities.

Your opportunity for impact



  • Engage with and design, create and implement recruiting plans/strategies with the Recruiting & Onboarding Manager to achieve desired fulfillment expectations
  • Serve as a partner with Client Services, Fulfillment and Sales to develop sourcing and recruiting strategies that result in client happiness of District staff when engaged with “in-market” recruiting strategies
  • Research and facilitate registration at Job Fairs and Seminars to engage candidates
  • Address customer questions when engaged to represent KE’s recruiting strategy
  • Partner with Client Services to address fulfillment gaps by developing recruiting strategies and tactics
  • Assess progress to ensure that all goals and benchmarks are met, re-evaluating and adjusting them as needed
  • Collect, analyze, and maintain data captured to provide to leadership
  • Present leadership with district recruiting plans and strategy to meet the substitute needs of the districts within the geographic area assigned
  • Meet and exceed required weekly/monthly activity levels and desired outcomes
  • Use existing data to prioritize customers or regions and apply this information for establishing recruiting strategies
  • Create and implement proactive strategic recruiting plans that clearly outlines onsite sourcing models
  • Maintain thorough understanding and knowledge of current hiring practices, recruitment strategies and educational staffing industry trends
  • Create and maintain relations with recruiting sources
  • Ensure timely, quality candidate flow for a healthy candidate pipeline.
  • Update activity in recruiting Tracker and document activity in front office systems and ensure direct reports are detailing appropriately
  • Maintain regular contact with customers and ensures KE branding material on client websites are current and relevant
  • Responsible for ensuring all job posts are refreshed and updated for designed client base and potential assignees are responded to in a timely manner
  • Develop and complete relevant social media campaigns, crafting and or using corporate provided shareable content and results to support greater brand awareness and engagement. Understand the social media sphere, both the big-name platforms and uncovering relevant niche platforms to expand Kelly Educations’ reach. Ability to craft candid and timely content to produce viral engagement.
  • Deliberate planning, strategy, and goal setting
  • Development of brand identity, awareness, and online reputation
  • Content management (including but not limited to client websites, geo specific Face Book pages, Twitter, and Job board posts)
  • SEO (search engine optimization) and generation of inbound traffic
  • Cultivation of leads and talent
  • Reputation management

Customer Service 

  • Field incoming calls and emails
  • Audit Team mailbox and respond to email in a timely manner
  • Respond to candidate, internal team and customer needs via email, phone, or in-person
  • Handle/resolve customer and candidate issues, engage management when needed
  • Solicit customer and candidate feedback to improve service
  • Serve as point person for prospective candidates, internal teams, and customers regarding recruiting activities
  • May be required to sit onsite at a Partner District
  • Assist with mentor and training to Recruiting Strategists
  • Participate in performance management meetings if necessary
  • May be responsible for recruiting for larger/high profile districts


  • 2-5 years of customer service, vendor management, staffing, recruiting experience, and/or relative experience deemed by KE leadership required
  • Experience with Job Board and Recruiting Strategies highly preferred
  • A Valid US Driver’s license in good standing
  • Ability to travel 20-40% to local client, hiring, recruiting, networking, and community events

Our Value Proposition

Kelly connects skilled people with some of the best companies in the world through our recruiting and outsourcing practices. As advocates for the value of all workers and workstyles, we’re united by our passion to connect people to work and support them in reaching their greatest potential. Our work truly matters, and we know it. We celebrate each other’s successes, because we’re all in this together and we know that empowering others lifts us all. Come join us and you’ll see we are a group of people dedicated to breaking down barriers for all people who want to work and connecting people to work that enriches their lives.

Your Total Health

At Kelly, we design our benefits with you and your total health in mind. Our plans focus on your emotional, mental, spiritual, financial, social, occupational, environmental, and physical well-being.

Key Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays (8 days)
  • Sick / Mental Health / Well-Being (5 days)
  • Floating Holidays / Personal Significance (4 days)
  • Volunteer Day (1 day)
  • Healthcare – including Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 401(k) Match
  • Vacation Purchase Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Savings Account / Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company Provided Life and Disability Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Adoption Assistance

Our Commitment

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce, including, but not limited to, race, gender, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.