Job Description Template: Recruiter

How to Use This Template: Expertly craft a post for the open Recruiter position at your organization using this BambooHR job description template as a guide. Simply work with your hiring managers to customize each section to fit your company’s vision for this role.

Recruiter Job Description

Full-Time | Remote/Hybrid/Onsite | Location

$41,000–$86,000 (Suggested salary range for this role per Payscale)

Why [Company]?

Introduce your organization in 3–5 sentences. This is the perfect place to explain what you do and why your company is a great place to work! For example, here's our bio:

Our mission is simple: we want to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here, too. BambooHR has been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For," and we're proud of our team for creating software that makes an impact in the lives of HR pros and employees all over the world.

About Your Role

Give a general overview of what this person will do at your company. For example:

As a Recruiter, your primary job will be finding the most qualified candidates to join our team. You'll search for talent, review resumes, conduct interviews, and offer positions to suitable candidates. Working closely with hiring managers, you'll make sure we recruit the right people who strive to grow with us. Your efforts will help us build a diverse team, which is essential for reaching our goals as an organization.

What You'll Do

List specific job responsibilities. For example:

  • Review resumes to find qualified professionals.
  • Interview candidates to see if they possess the right qualities.
  • Assist in scheduling interviews with hiring managers.
  • Check references and backgrounds of selected candidates.
  • Make job offers and negotiate terms.
  • Maintain record of all candidate interactions.
  • Communicate with hiring managers to understand their needs.
  • Stay updated on current recruitment trends and methods.

What You'll Need to Get the Job Done

List what a qualified candidate needs to do their job effectively. For example:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in customer service
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Salesforce, and applicant tracking systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

What Will Make Us Really Love You

List the soft skills or "nice-to-haves" that will help your candidate be successful. For example:

  • Ability to multitask
  • Organizational skills
  • Desire to build and maintain positive relationships
  • Active listening skills
  • Ethical standards in recruitment

What You'll Love About Us

Describe your company's benefits, culture, work environment, and anything else that makes your organization stand out. For example:

Our company's mission and values are rooted in integrity and guide every aspect of our organization, from how we serve our community to how we interact as a team. As we've grown throughout the years, our employees remain at the heart of our success. To show our appreciation, we offer a generous compensation package that includes the following:

  • Retirement: 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, and mental wellness coverage
  • Life insurance: Group life insurance through our partner
  • Charitable giving: Donation matching to a charity of your choice
  • Time off: Flexible PTO policy with floating holidays
  • Career development: Professional development reimbursement program
  • Family care: Parental leave for all new parents

More About Our Company

Add your equal employment opportunity (EEO) statement, a note about required background checks, and other things a candidate may want to know before applying.

We're committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all candidates, without discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Following the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new hires must verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

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