Recruiter / Program Manager

Cupertino, CA
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Jennie Brandon

Job Description:

As the Recruiting Program Manager, you will support the managers onsite at Aquent’s client with the responsibilities of recruiting, on-boarding and talent care for all contractors.  You will work the client as they plan for sufficient and suitable resources for client projects.  You should have strong organizational skills, an understanding of the creative process, and impeccable communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Develop and implement effective and innovative recruiting strategies for attracting and sourcing high-quality candidates for client
  • Develop talent pool through creative sourcing techniques including social networking, referral generation, networking, direct sourcing, and advanced internet sourcing
  • Participate in marketing events, user groups, and industry-specific interest groups to build relationships and a candidate pipeline
  • Establish and maintain solid working relationships with client hiring managers by understanding their needs
  • Interview, screen, and match candidates to clients' needs - contract positions
  • Manage full life cycle hiring process with candidates and clients
  • Track Contractor details: the tenure of freelancers, a bench of freelance candidates, valid background check dates, etc. And, you’ll assist on the creation of key reports

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Business, Communication, Human Resources, Project Management or a related discipline preferred
  • 2-5 years of creative & design and marketing recruiting experience preferred
  • Demonstrated recruiting experience leveraging social networking avenues such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter
  • Professional experience in the design and/or marketing discipline a big plus
  • Knowledge of new technologies, design methodologies and design/marketing industry trends
  • Ability to identify quality design talent and assess portfolios
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with an ability to focus quickly on the key issues
  • Strong initiative, self-drive and motivation
  • Excellent customer service, account development, and relationship-building skills
  • Strong negotiation/closing skills and creative follow-through skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills


Client Description:

Our client, a leader in consumer electronics, is one of the greatest, most innovative, world-changing companies ever created! More like a cluster of start-ups versus a large company, they are single-handedly credited with creating some of the most impactful products of this generation.

Working alongside some of the brightest and most talented people, the work you do here will add up to something big that could not be done anywhere else.  There is no doubt that your best work will be brought out achieving some hefty goals at a heroic pace.

One thing we know is that you WILL NOT ever be bored.

Here are some more things you can expect:

  • Wi-fi equipped shuttle service
  • Free parking
  • Onsite cafeteria

WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)