4845 - Sourcing Strategist (Remote)

USA    |     HR/Talent Acquisition   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 4845 - Posted 07-Jul-2021

As a Sourcer you will develop, implement, and lead strategic sourcing strategies to develop passive candidate pipelines to marry top talent with our Clients. Here are a few more ways you’ll bring value to Kelly and Kelly Clients:

Essential Functions:

  • Build networks across all channels utilizing all tools and relevant methodologies available to create interest and drive talent to the Client’s organization
  • Create innovative recruiting strategies, methodologies & best practices to aid candidate development; research and implement new sourcing tools and stay on top of current and new sourcing trends
  • Responsible for sourcing, engaging, pre-screening (when needed), and assessing candidate qualifications to present the most qualified candidates to Recruiters
  • Engage potential candidates via messaging through social media, sending emails, picking up the phone etc.
  • Lead daily conversations with Recruiters, and occasionally with the Client’s Talent Acquisition Team, Hiring Managers, Human Resources Team, or other key stakeholders
  • Lead intake calls with Recruiters to gather requisition details to present the most qualified candidates
  • Manage candidate activity in the ATS/CRM in a timely manner
  • May assist with training and onboarding of new team members as needed
  • Comply with all regulatory/legal requirements and company policies


  • Must have a” Hunter” & “Chaser “mentality
  • Strong problem solving and root cause analysis skills
  • Able to switch gears quickly and adapt to demanding Recruiter and/or Client changes
  • Ability to quickly evaluate and prioritize tasks 
  • Easily able to build rapport & relationships with Candidates, Hiring Managers, Leadership, Peers etc.
  • Effective communicator, adaptable interpersonal, consultative, and negotiation skills
  • Able to adapt to and drive results in a fast-paced, challenging, and demanding deadline-driven work environment
  • Must be exceptionally organized with strong attention to detail and must have strong time management, administrative, and customer service orientation

Education:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent role-related experience

Years of Experience:    

  • 5+ years’ progressive sourcing experience to include creating and implementing strategic sourcing strategies; RPO experience a plus but not required
  • 4+ years robust sourcing experience, including a high level of proficiency with various sourcing tools, channels, and technology

Type of Experience:

  • Experienced in sourcing within Life Sciences preferred
  • Solid experience utilizing Social Media as a candidate discovery avenue
  • Experience building rapport with candidates and Recruiting Partners
  • Experience with and ability to find & attract passive talent via robust strategic sourcing (cold calling, search tools, Boolean searching, partnering with relevant associations, universities, and networking avenues)
  • Demonstrated experience deploying a social media sourcing & recruiting strategy
  • Experience identifying & resolving potential challenges and risks and or engaging in appropriate escalation process
  • Familiarity with and comfortable working in a data-driven environment; Meet and/or exceed all outlined scorecard targets 
  • Strong experience working in Applicant Tracking Systems & proficient experience working in a CRM 
  • MS Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)

Additional Benefits:

  • Healthcare – Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) Match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vacation Purchase Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • PerkSpot – Personal Online Discount Program

Work Location: This job can be performed anywhere except in the state of Colorado. Colorado residents will not be considered for this job posting.

About Kelly Services®

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. We’re always thinking about what’s next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice. 

Kelly Services 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.