Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist (Remote)

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Kids in Need of Defense

Position Summary:

In close coordination with the Chief HR Officer, Senior Director, Talent and Culture, and Talent Acquisition Manager, the Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for acquiring talent, building a strong candidate pipeline, building a powerful employer brand and managing, designing, and implementing the overall recruitment strategy with equity and inclusion in mind. The Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist defines and executes sourcing strategies necessary to build a qualified and diverse candidate pool for each position.

This position is 100% remote from any location in Europe, Central America or United States

Essential Functions:

  • Leads full recruitment lifecycle to include sourcing candidates through active and passive means, evaluating candidate resumes for submission consideration to the hiring team, managing the interview process (from pre-screen calls to coordinating candidate interview schedules, to gathering hiring team feedback), and participating in the decision-making process.
  • Manages the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and act as the point-of-contact for internal users.
  • Collaborates with hiring managers on a regular basis and proactively identify hiring needs of the organization and align these goals with the hiring strategy.
  • Utilizes all sourcing strategies including, sourcing potential candidates by using databases, social media, job fairs, college recruitment events, etc., to build a strong talent pipeline and to identify candidates, both active and passive.
  • Conducts initial assessment of applicant qualifications by screening resumes.
  • Organizes and conducts interviews using various reliable recruiting and selection tools/methods to filter candidates within schedule.
  • Coaches and trains Talent Acquisition Specialist & hiring managers to ensure recruitment processes and activities are consistent across KIND and reflect adherence to industry best practices, current legislation and overall KIND values.
  • Acts as a point-of-contact and build influential candidate relationships during the selection process to keep candidates engaged throughout the hiring process.
  • Develops and drives the interview process to ensure effective timeline by hiring team.
  • Create and manages a talent pool and promote and administer the Employee Referral Program to existing KIND staff.
  • Streamlines and ensures process and data accuracy and efficiency.
  • Provides well-documented weekly recruiting reports.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in business, communication or another relevant field.
  • At least 3 years of full cycle recruiting experience, including talent sourcing and attracting candidates for interviews preferred. Experience in behavioral interviewing and nonprofit or legal environment required.
  • Must have an entrepreneurial approach and ability to manage a high-volume of requisitions.
  • Strong technical skills and experience using HR databases, ATS and Candidate Management Systems (CMS), preferably Clear Company, ADP and/or similar systems.
  • Solid ability to conduct different types of interviews (structured, competency-based, etc.).
  • Hands-on experience with various selection processes (phone interviewing, reference checking, etc.).
  • Familiarity with employment laws, regulations, and best practices applicable to hiring and recruitment in their respective country.
  • Customer-centric mindset with strong organization and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong ability to work within a remote work environment and with a dispersed workforce.

How to apply

To Apply:

Applications should be submitted online at: job with resume and cover letter.

KIND has an organization-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to create a work environment where everyone has a sense of belonging. Individuals from historically underrepresented or underserved communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: KIND is committed to an ethical recruitment and hiring process and maintains a firm “no fees” recruitment policy. We will never charge a fee or ask for money as part of the application process. KIND also conducts all interviews via telephone or video conference, and at no time will KIND engage in a text or mobile app-based application or interview process. For more information, please visit the following website: