Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Strategic Sourcer

  • Contract: Full-time

Job Description

You are the purple squirrel of sourcing.

You OWN the sourcing process start to finish.

You thrive on sourcing the dark corners of the internet for that perfect candidate and see it as an opportunity to hone your sourcing skills.

At Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, a leader in educational technology and publishing, we’re moving our talent team in a new direction and are looking for a solid, professional, Strategic Sourcer to help us drive our new strategy.

What’s in it for you?

  • The opportunity to learn from and contribute to a skilled team. Our talent acquisition team represents award-winning recruiters and sourcers using cutting edge tools to find and engage exceptional talent.
  • Our mission. We touch the lives of millions of teachers and students in 150 countries every day.
  • Your mission. You get two paid days each year to volunteer for your favorite cause, and we match funds on your financial contributions as well.

Besides identifying the best talent through our sourcing process, you’ll also:

  • Execute on tactical outreach, referral generation, events and pipelining efforts.
  • Craft custom outreach and meaningful candidate engagement.
  • Effectively screen and assess talent.
  • Research and gather market intelligence.
  • Understand and execute against shifts in the marketplace that present recruiting opportunities.
  • Ensure 100 % data accuracy of our recruitment database. Track and analyze statistical recruiting data to determine effectiveness of all recruiting activities, including time to hire and cost per hire.

Skill Requirements

  • About two years of high volume sourcing or recruiting experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with CRM’s (we use Avature) and applicant tracking systems (we use SAP SuccessFactors), and Office Suite.
  • Excellent research/sourcing skills outside of searching job boards. What’s your favorite Chrome Extension?

About the Company

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) is a global learning company dedicated to changing people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. As a leading provider of pre-K–12 education content, services, and cutting-edge technology solutions across a variety of media, HMH enables learning in a changing landscape. HMH is uniquely positioned to create engaging and effective educational content and experiences from early childhood to beyond the classroom. HMH serves more than 50 million students in over 150 countries worldwide, while its award-winning children's books, novels, non-fiction, and reference titles are enjoyed by readers throughout the world.

For more information, visit http://careers.hmhco.com

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