Executive Talent Acquisition Coordinator

REI (Recreational Equipment Inc)

Seattle Washington

0 year(s)

Job Description
Executive Talent Acquisition Coordinator



Posted Date: Aug-17-2021

Job ID: 20833

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Human Resources

City: Seattle

State: Washington

Store: Seattle HQ

Remote Eligible: No

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What's cool about this job

The Executive Talent Acquisition Coordinator is a high visibility role, contributing to REI’s success by providing administrative, program and executive candidate support to the Talent Acquisition team. In this role, you will provide world-class experiences for executive candidates through all stages of the recruiting experience. You will be direct support to Executive Recruiting, this person will be coordinating all stages of the recruiting process from initial screen and onsite interviews to exceptional onboarding experiences. You will own the executive candidate experience and develop creative solutions for all touch points through the process including but not limited to coordinating events, reimagining executive candidate communication, and primary point of contact for information and assistance throughout the interview process.

In close partnership with the broader Talent Acquisition Team and Talent Acquisition Coordinators, you will support team initiatives and identify opportunities to develop cohesion and reduce friction in the recruiting process. You will own the processes for ensuring a successful executive candidate interview experience, facilitates candidate travel arrangements, supports key department programs, and identifies opportunities to continuously improve the experience. You will also develop and establish effective working relationships with hiring managers, executive assistants, candidates, HR colleagues and vendors while delivering on department goals and objectives.

At REI Co-op, we believe time outside is fundamental to a life well lived and exist to inspire and enable a life outside for everyone. To deliver on that promise, we are working with our 15,000 employees, 20M members and the broader outdoor community toward a reality where everyone has the opportunity to be themselves, to access opportunities and find their place in the outdoors. For us, that means:

Investing in work that removes the barriers people and communities face to getting outside
Delivering relevant products, experiences, and expertise to equip and inspire a new generation of outdoor stewards
Cultivating a workforce that reflects the demographics of the markets we serve
Leading the industry’s efforts to welcome people and communities historically underrepresented into outdoor media and culture

Bring your passion and expertise

Essential Leadership Behaviors
Coordinates, schedules, and facilitates Executive candidate interviews providing a white glove and high touch experience for the candidate and hiring manager
Developing creative candidate experiences from initial conversation and interview collateral to interviews and ensuring a smooth transition to onboarding
Coordinates all candidate interview travel arrangements and processes reimbursement requests in a timely manner
Listening to and anticipating customer needs to proactively provide an exceptional experience above and beyond customer expectations
Purchase and keeps track of candidate gifts for executive candidates
Ensures gifts are delivered to candidates
Helps executive recruiter and hiring manager with hiring/onboarding logistics
Coordinates candidate relocation travel arrangements as agreed upon through our relocation vendor
Manages project completion for ATS and other Executive Recruiting programmatic enhancements
Coordinates Executive Networking program from networking events to executive referrals
Supports and coordinates Candidate and Hiring Manager Survey process
Supports Executive Recruiter with search firm engagement, scheduling, and tracking of search firm candidates in our applicant tracking system
Reconciles invoices for search firm fees and other executive recruiting expenses
Supports Executive Recruiting with the candidate and vendor scheduling and travel arrangements
Provides back up scheduling help to the Talent Acquisition Coordinators to help cover for vacations and busy periods
Supports additional key department programs and performs other related duties as assigned

Professional Qualifications and Experience
Uses creative thinking to drive innovation with customer centricity
Takes initiative to identify opportunities to improve the experience for key stakeholders and customers
Challenges the status quo, champions change and influences others to change
Builds rapport with all kinds of people inside and outside the organization
Acts upon opportunities and involves and influences others in the accomplishment of worthwhile organizational goals
Actively participates and collaborates with others on one's own team and across REI for the achievement of business goals
Flexible in one's viewpoints and positions in order to support the direction taken by others at REI
Consolidates information from various sources including feedback from others to reach sound decisions
Considers the ultimate impact of decisions and actions on internal and external customers
Works smart by setting effective work goals, establishing priorities, and planning well in order to produce quality work
Executes effectively by using resources efficiently, meeting deadlines, and keeping others informed of work plans and progress toward goals
Clearly conveys and accurately receives information by a variety of methods and in various situations
Proficiency with the MS Office Suite
Knowledge of SharePoint and of applicant tracking systems
Proficient in managing complex and highly visible recruiting activities such as interview scheduling and travel arrangements for senor leaders
Experience in an office environment using the telephone and computer as the primary instrument to perform job duties and/or dealing with customers in a demanding high-volume environment
2-3 years’ experience in Human Resources – specifically recruiting coordination and/or related experience


At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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