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Summary:

To reach White Lodging’s vision to build and sustain the deepest and most capable management team in the hospitality industry, the Market Recruiter will carry out the company recruiting strategy on a local level. The overall goal is to lower the number of open positions and time to fill open jobs.


Responsibilities


• Work with Director of Talent Acquisition and properties to carry out White Lodging recruiting strategy.
• Facilitate and effective Boots on the Ground Recruiting strategy – teach properties how to fish. Train leaders on how to continuously recruit.
• Work with properties on writing and executing recruiting plans.
• Work with hiring managers on workforce planning and needs.
• Connect properties to appropriate associates to fix
• Work with the properties on market college recruiting and grad placement.
• Source and screen key positions based on market need.
• Oversee virtual bench in the region. Develop a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need.
• Assist with talent summits.
• Check-in regularly with property managers & employees to establish rapport, gauge morale & source candidates.
• Adjust recruiting activities to forecasted and immediate manpower needs.
• Work with hotel leaders and HR departments to promote associate referral program.
• Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate sourcing. Explore market best practices in recruitment and staffing and implement appropriate best practices for cluster.
• Connect properties with community-based organizations and help properties to develop overall strategy for using CBOs to build applicant base.
• Use social media and professional networking sites to identify and source candidates.
• Develop relationships within local colleges and trade schools to aid in recruiting.
• Build networks to find qualified passive candidates.
• Make wage and benefits recommendations as needed.
• Monitor and reduce the costs of recruitment process.
• When possible, assist GM’s with management screening and interviewing.
• Aid in public relations by establishing a reputation for White Lodging as a recognizable employer of choice.
• Follow through with new associates to ensure satisfaction with job. Take learnings to property and regional leaders to encourage actions to create a better workplace.
• Perform other duties as directed by the Corporate Director of Talent Acquisition.


Other Information



SKILLS

• Working knowledge of the Hotel and F&B processes.
• Working knowledge of the right type of candidates.
• Proficient and using and teaching the company’s Applicant Tracking System.
• Strong recruitment training skills.
• Strong relationship skills.
• Strong skills at conducting effective interviews.
• Strong 1:1 relationship skills.
• Flexibility to shift focus at the direction of Corporate Director and/or Corporate VP.
• Professional, hospitable demeanor.
• Strong Organization Skills.
• Strong skills in MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Effective working knowledge of Human Resources law and the ability to apply that law to daily situations.
• Understanding of employment marketing.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

• 4-year college degree and/or equivalent work experience.
• 3 years hotel or F&B operations experience.

Location Code: A75