Talent Acquisition Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 513029-815011
    • Job Location: Boston, MA
      Portsmouth, NH
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Employee
    • Date Updated: April 13, 2022
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:



Preferred local to one of our offices in Portsmouth, NH or Boston, MA so you can experience our parties and social events (they are one of the many things that make Mad*Pow so special), have facetime with colleagues as needed for collaboration, participate in local recruitment events, and have expertise with recruiting in these areas.

What we’re looking for:

Mad*Pow’s greatest asset is our people. We are a purpose-driven, strategic design consultancy working with industry leaders to create social impact. Since 2000, we have leveraged strategic design and the psychology of motivation to create innovative experiences and compelling digital solutions that are good for people and good for business.

As our Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will partner with the delivery and operations senior leadership to strategically identify, attract, and hire top tier, up and coming talent for our dynamic and growing organization. You will be responsible for managing full- cycle recruiting, including providing an exceptional experience for candidates and hiring teams alike. This is a great opportunity to represent an organization that recognizes the immense value that our personal differences bring to both the vibrancy of our culture and the quality of our work. As such, we are looking for someone who has experience with, and focuses on, attracting and hiring diverse talent.

What you’ll do:

? Work collaboratively with a variety of team leadership to refine and create job descriptions, strategize hiring plans, enhance onboarding process, and set new hires up for success

? Be a SME on Mad*Pow, our values, culture, and organizational structure in order to represent our brand during hiring events, interviews, and be a brand ambassador while completing community outreach

? Manage everything in a full-cycle recruiting process from intake meetings with hiring managers through onboarding, with a focus on providing an exceptional candidate experience at every step

? Establish and maintain a database of potential candidates through outbound sourcing and inbound applications

? Ensure that all candidates align with our core values, team capabilities, and future business needs

? Work collaboratively with hiring managers across the organization to ensure that their hiring needs are met while maintaining the brand’s values and candidate experience

? Contribute to hiring strategies related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and retention

? Run reports and analyze the results to ensure that all tools and strategies are optimized

Experience and Skills

What you’ll need:

  • Background
    • 3+ years of experience in full cycle recruiting
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Skills
    • Strong relationship management skills with an ability to build trust and credibility with both candidates and internal stakeholders
    • Highly collaborative and team oriented
    • Proven organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail
    • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment that is growing and constantly adapting
    • Skilled at managing requisitions while remaining flexible to shifting priorities
    • Experience with sourcing and screening top talent using industry leading recruiting tools, our ATS, and social media platforms such as LinkedIn Recruiter, Indeed, etc.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Expertise in recruiting a diverse workforce
    • Able to contribute to conversations around equitable pay practices and provide feedback to leadership and hiring managers on the current market for salary trends
    • Experience with ATS (ATSonDemand is a plus)

Job Benefits

What Mad*Pow is all about:

Mad*Pow leverages strategic design and the psychology of motivation to create innovative experiences and compelling digital solutions that are good for people and good for business. To give a sense of what our team is all about, these are the values that guide our work:

  • Deliver design excellence 
  • Thrill clients 
  • Thrive in an empowering work environment 
  • Adapt to emerging market trends and innovate continuously 
  • Build trust through open and honest communication 
  • Focus on profits, stability, and responsible growth 

Why work with us?

We are a laid-back company that prides itself on working hard to deliver high-quality work while maintaining a positive work/life balance. We have a family-first mentality, and with this comes excellent benefits, including the following:

Financial Wellbeing

  • Competitive & equitable pay
  • 401(K) with company match
  • Employer-paid life insurance

Health and Wellness

  • Health, dental, vision, and accident insurance available to all employees and dependents
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) plan
  • Health savings account (HSA) and flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Flexibility and Time Away:

  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Flexible work hours and/or remote work arrangements
  • Paid leave benefits including parental leave, family caregiver leave, disability, sick pay, bereavement, and jury duty
  • Extended company holidays
  • Company-wide winter break
  • Summer Fridays
  • Paid volunteer time

Professional and Personal Development:

  • Annual continuing education stipend
  • Collaborative workshare sessions
  • Cross-department training

EEO Statement:

Mad*Pow is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve and the work we design. At Mad*Pow, we celebrate difference and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our designs, and our clients. We know how important it is not only to include, but to actively seek out a diversity of opinions and voices.

We want to hear from you regardless of your race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.