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Contract Recruiter

Location: Plano, TX
Job # 11104967
Date Posted: 06-29-2018
The Contract Merchandising Recruiter – is a 6 month assignment that will help Talent Acquisition will help Lead Omni-Channel Merchandising Talent Acquisition efforts for JCPenney. Reporting to the Manager of Talent Acquisition – Merchandising, Product Develop & Design and Planning & Allocation the candidate will drive innovation and assessment of Talent Acquisition practices while identifying and recruiting exceptional talent to facilitate JCPenney’s go forward strategy.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Fuel JCPenney with an overabundance of extraordinary talent
  • Anticipate the company’s future hiring needs and proactively build relationships with relevant talent
  • Identify and prioritize organizational hiring requirements, in collaboration with HR and Hiring Managers to execute against strategic plan
  • Lead the full-cycle recruitment process, from sourcing through on-boarding
  • Collaborate with HR Business Partners and Hiring Managers to develop successful recruitment processes; and strategies
  • Perform market research on the talent landscape, maintain a strong grasp of industry trends & competition, and share relevant information with peers
  • Build and maintain ongoing relationships with opportunistic talent
  • Serve as a representative of JCPenney and our Talent Acquisition Team
Core Competencies & Accomplishments:
• 6+ years as a recruiter at a top tier recruiting agency or in-house talent team
• Experience in Merchandising Recruiting. Preferably big box omni channel retail experience
• Deep understanding of business and its related functions
• Prior success identifying and recruiting top talent across all levels
• Strong communication and building relationships
• Excellent phone presence with polished communication and presentation skills
Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide.  We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.  On-site campus amenities include health clinic, pharmacy, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.
For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.
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