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Talent Sourcer (remote)

Company: Skylight
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Skylight is at the forefront of a civic movement to reinvent how the government serves the public in a digital world.

Our talented team of designers, engineers, and more consists of former Presidential Innovation Fellows, founders of 18F, and members of the U.S. Digital Service.

We firmly believe that government success requires working closely with them to build up their internal capacity to deliver great digital services. The work is challenging, but highly rewarding: Millions of people - from veterans to immigrants - depend on government services to fulfill their needs every day.

Since launching a few years ago, our team has grown rapidly. We find ourselves in an exciting position to further deepen our partnerships within the government contracting space, to continue to attract and retain amazing teammates, and to scale our capacity to make an even bigger difference in the world.

Our company is organized into five main groups: Executive Office (sets and operationalizes the strategic direction of the company), Human Services (focused on clients such as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services), Defense Services (focused on clients such as the U.S. Air Force), Training Services (focused on providing educational services to various government clients), and Service Excellence (focused on continually improving how we deliver client experiences and services across the company).

As a Talent Sourcer, you'll collaborate across the company, working directly with the Head of Recruiting and hiring managers to continually improve Skylight's sourcing strategies, candidate pipelines, and overall recruiting operations.


What you'll do:

  • Understand Skylight's current and future hiring needs
  • Develop sourcing strategies for identifying candidates from diverse talent pools, focused mainly on product designers, user researchers, service designers, content designers, product managers, and engagement/delivery managers
  • Contact and engage candidates to qualify them for technical and cultural fit
  • Build a robust pipeline of talent using our applicant tracking system
  • Act as a brand ambassador for Skylight by communicating and championing our valuation proposition in order to attract highly-sought-after talent
  • Ensure candidates have an excellent recruiting and interviewing experience, regardless of the outcome
  • Continually keep abreast and drive the adoption of emerging best practices for recruiting
  • Engage in the continual improvement of Skylight's recruiting practices and operations, with a relentless focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion

    What we're looking for:
    • Previous sourcing experience at an in-house or agency environment
    • Experience sourcing for product designers, user researchers, service designers, content designers, product managers, and engagement/delivery managers (a plus)
    • Experience conducting candidate phone screens in order to gather information such as general interest level, availability, and skills
    • Ability to work independently, solve problems proactively, and develop creative approaches to sourcing and engaging candidates
    • Experience and a passion for creating and ensuring positive candidate experiences
    • Experience using LinkedIn Recruiter to conduct effective search strategies
    • Experience ensuring the accuracy of data in our applicant tracking system (we currently use Workable)
    • Flexibility to adapt to the dynamic nature of hiring and staffing in our professional services environment
    • Passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion
    • Great organizational skills, including attention to detail
    • Great written and oral communication skills
    • A mindset and work approach that aligns with our core values
    • Experience working in a remote-team environment (a plus)


      We focus on supporting you in a variety of ways:
      • Competitive salary
      • Medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance
      • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
      • Life and AD&D insurance
      • Dependent care FSA, healthcare FSA, health savings account
      • Dollar-for-dollar 401(k) match up to 10% of your salary
      • Paid time off, including 15 accrued vacation days, 11 federal holidays, 5 floating holidays, and flexible sick leave
      • Minimum of 9 weeks paid time off for all eligible new birth, adoption, or foster parents
      • Performance rewards, including annual salary increase, annual performance bonus, spot bonuses, and stock options
      • Business development / sales bonuses
      • Referral bonuses
      • Annual $2,000 allowance for professional development
      • Annual $750 allowance for tech-related purchases
      • Annual swag budget of $100 to display your Skylight pride with some merchandise (hoodies, hats, and more)
      • Dollar-for-dollar charity donation matching, up to $500 per year
      • Access up to $1,000 before payday to cover emergency expenses
      • Remote-friendly work environment
      • An environment that empowers you to unleash your superpowers for public good

        We participate in E-Verify and, upon hire, will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you're authorized to work in the U.S.

        We're an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.

Keywords: Skylight, Atlanta , Talent Sourcer (remote), Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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