Junior IT Recruiter

Skokie, Illinois 60077

Employment Type:
Date Added:
April 27, 2015

Do you have the ability to establish relationships?
Are you entrepreneurial and creative?

Do you want to help people find jobs with awesome companies?

Have you considered a career in recruiting?

If you answered “yes” to the questions above, then we want to speak with you!

Palace Gate Corporation is currently hiring for a Rookie IT Recruiter, to be based in Skokie. This is a fulltime position. There is no relocation or sponsorship assistance with this position.

Job Description

Due to growth, we are increasing our team. As a Rookie Recruiter, you are responsible for sourcing, screening and interviewing IT professionals in Chicago and beyond. Partnering with our Account Managers, you will ensure that your candidates have been thoroughly screened, meet the required qualifications, and can add value to the project or engagement from day one. We will provide you the training and tools needed to start your career in recruiting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Source, interview and qualify candidates.
  • Schedule phone and onsite interviews in conjunction with Account Manager.
  • Extend offers of employment and coordinate with HR on background checks, paperwork and start dates.
  • Identify new business opportunities as appropriate.
  • Attend local technical networking events and participate in training opportunities as necessary.
  • Able to speak with candidates after standard or traditional working hours as required.

Education and Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Recruiter certifications desired.
  • Training in Social Media Recruiting preferred.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • 6-12 months professional experience, preferably in a sales, recruiting or administrative capacity.
  • Must be proficient in the use of social networking sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, etc.
  • Solid experience with creating search strings.
  • Must have the ability to think creatively in order to identify talent.
  • Should have the ability and desire to work in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Must be adept at Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Stellar written and verbal communication skills required; this position requires almost 100% phone conversations.
  • Strong attention to detail and organization.
  • Possess a strong client focus.
  • Positive, can-do attitude!

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting and full-time placement firm that is committed to the success of our employees, clients and our talented candidates. Palace Gate is consistent in matching the right people with right opportunity. Our company approach is simple: understand our clients’ requirements, business needs and cultures in order to quickly identify the best resources to meet those needs and achieve business success. Palace Gate Corporation offers full medical and dental insurance, 401K, as well as weekly direct deposit. Compensation plan will include hourly pay plus commission.

For more information or to view all our open jobs, please visit www.PalaceGateCorp.com