Recruiter - Contract Role

Spartanburg | United States | Human Resources

*This role is a contract role through the end of 2019*


Responsible for partnering with HR, Business and Recruiting colleagues to identify and qualify candidates and drive the recruitment process from onset through offer. This is a limited time duration role.

Key Recruiting Responsibilities

  • Ownership of the entire high-volume recruitment process including requisition approval, hiring manager briefing, job advertising, candidate sourcing, application review, candidate screening, interview strategy and offer process.
  • Leverage relevant advertising resources to create awareness and attract qualified applications for key roles within your area of responsibility.
  • Leverage candidate databases (internal and external) to identify prospective candidates to create awareness and invite them to apply for open positions including cold calling prospects.
  • Build and maintain candidate pools of strong former candidates and new prospective candidates within the functional area that your support.
  • Conduct weekly check-ins with active candidates and hiring managers throughout the entire recruiting process for each role.
  • Plan and participate in strategic planning meetings with key business partners to understand current and upcoming requirements in order to build a plan on how to effectively recruit for positions within your area of responsibility.
  • Partner with recruiting and sourcing colleagues to share candidates and jobs to encourage a collaborative hiring process.
  • Utilize recruitment systems effectively following key standards, documenting key actions and ensuring all data is accurate for reporting purposes.
  • Support additional recruitment initiatives as needed.

Skill Requirements

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage change and influence hiring behavior.
  • Ability to set clear goals and deliver into key objectives with minimal supervision.
  • Good ability to understand business needs and assess talent against those needs.

Behavioral Attributes


  • Strong ability to collaborate within their team, HR, and the Distribution Operations team
  • Strong knowledge of key players within your recruiting team, HR team and business area of responsibility.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with team members and business to achieve goals.


  • Independently able to perform the responsibilities of the job and makes decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to push back/influence the business to drive best hiring practices.
  • Understands how to navigate challenges independently.
  • Good ability to give and receive feedback.


  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and formulate opinions and strategies to solve moderate to complex recruiting challenges.
  • Consistently displays curiosity by asking questions and identifying ways to make improvement to better TA processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to pick up new tasks quickly and independently.
  • Process improvement mindset to think beyond the current state towards what could be and independently brings forward solutions.
  • Open-mindedness to new ideas, new tasks and new strategies.

Experience Requirements

  1. University Degree Preferred
  2. Strong proficiency with technology and grasping new technology solutions.
  3. Track record for delivering high impact customer experiences and implementing new solutions to support their business area.
  4. Track record of driving globally recruiting initiatives (i.e. proactive recruiting, internal recruiting, diversity, etc) and achieving goals.
  5. Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a customer facing role and 1 year of experience as a recruiter.
  6. Demonstrates a consistently high level of experience to recruiters, candidates and hiring managers.
  7. Demonstrated ability to drive holistic recruitment strategy (i.e. employer branding, social recruiting, etc.)
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adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

The Facts

Jobtitle Recruiter - Contract Role
Team Human Resources
Brand adidas
City Spartanburg
Location United States
Number 198416
Position Type Limited Duration
Date Jul-08, 2019
Relocation no

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