Talent Acquisition Specialist

Iowa Sports Management

New York, New York Remote

Full time

Mar 3

Full Job Description

Position Summary: Iowa Sports Management (ISM) is looking for an experienced and strategic talent acquisition specialist who will identify and manage talent. You will succeed in this role if you are a strong communicator with a passion for delivering an exceptional experience for both candidates and hiring managers. You will work to build strong relationships with management and be responsible for managing the recruiting process from start to finish.


  • Source candidates using various search methods to build a robust candidate pipeline.
  • Screen candidates by reviewing resumes and job applications and performing screenings and interviewing; on average, 300 per year.
  • Take ownership of candidate experience by designing and managing job postings, job descriptions, and position requirements.
  • Perform reference and background checks.
  • Facilitate the offer process by extending the offer and negotiating employment terms.
  • Work closely with Senior Management and Club Managers to provide assistance on critical recruitment needs and coordinate initiatives
  • Manage onboarding and new hire process, including acquisition of required documents.
  • Identify and support training needs for staff.
  • Plans, organizes and effectively conduct employee training on various skill, policy and/or compliance areas
  • Participate in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Follow up to ensure training objectives are met.
  • Facilitate delivery of training by setting up needed training rooms or on-line sources, scheduling training times with attendees, preparing and distributing training aids such as handouts, and other related tasks
  • Perform clerical tasks such as filing, copying, and digitally transmitting documents as required
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma
  • At least 2 years of experience in Talent Acquisition required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
  • Demonstrated ability to execute full-cycle recruitment searches
  • Strong working knowledge with a company-wide recruitment applicant tracking system, Internet, Microsoft Office Suite, LinkedIn, Idealist, Zoom.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.

Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the position, which are reviewed in each case.

EEO Statement: Iowa Sports Management (ISM) is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. ISM encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.

ISM undertakes affirmative action strategies in its recruitment and employment efforts to assure that persons with disabilities have full opportunities for employment in all positions.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $54,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Suite 1001 New York, NY: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Recruiting: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

  • Health insurance

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