Sr. Early Talent Program Manager

People and Culture | Seattle, WA, United States

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Avalara is looking for a Sr. Early Talent Program Manager to be responsible for developing and executing innovative early career strategies that support talent acquisition and diversity priorities of all business units across Avalara.

*THIS ROLE CAN BE REMOTE WITHIN THE UNITED STATES*

The key job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing a robust internship program to pipeline student candidates into full time roles, following graduation
  • Partnering with internal business groups to define and validate the demand for campus hires and promote the usage of this talent pipeline
  • Managing the talent demand-generation and requirements-gathering process internally and securing appropriate headcount approvals across multiple business units
  • Oversight of the full recruiting lifecycle of campus hires through partnership with both business groups & talent acquisition team members. This includes:
  • Analyze internal talent requirements to determine which campuses and/or programs produce the talent necessary to fulfill in-demand talent requirements
  • Scheduling, managing and participating in on-campus activities during recruiting cycle
  • Assist in creation of marketing collateral including booth materials to promote upcoming events on-campus
  • Mobilizing and training recruiters and business leaders on recruiting processes and educating team members on specific processes to build campus candidate pipelines
  • Facilitating communication and building relationships with interview teams
  • Ensuring timely coordination of candidate movement through various systems and processes
  • Creating and fostering high-touch, one-on-one relationships with top prospects
  • Acts as project manager to create and oversee significant portion of Campus recruiting program
  • Streamline on-campus and on-site interview, selection and offer processes
  • Manage associate/internship programming, including training of managers, dissemination of information, and assessment of interns
  • Update and maintain student club, program manager, and contact lists for our target schools
  • Post job descriptions at our target schools and ensure a strong pipeline of talent
  • Maintain our candidate database and distribution lists
  • Schedule interviews with managers and serve as the point of contact for candidates.
  • Ability to work successfully as part of a growing team and with a hands-on, roll-up-your-sleeves mentality and approach
  • Forward-thinking mentality that results in planning ahead, proactive approach to following up on tasks / activities required for campus cycles of recruiting
Qualifications:  
  • The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree or at least 8 years of recruiting experience
  • Previous experience developing and executing campus intern recruiting programs for STEM students
  • Experience handling large requisition volumes in a fast-paced, dynamic organization
  • Accomplished communicator with experience interacting successfully at all levels
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Strong ability to set expectations, juggle multiple priorities, communicate early when deliverables or deadlines may be missed
  • Passion for identifying talent from diverse backgrounds, industries and experiences

 

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