* Job Filled * Contract Recruiter : Los Angeles, CA : Temporary

We are looking for an outgoing and dedicated Contract Recruiter to join the Emerging Blue team.  As our Contract Recruiter, you will be responsible for supporting client(s) temporary and full-time staffing needs, in addition to networking, sourcing, cold calling and providing on-going research to build our Emerging Blue client and candidate pipeline and database.  The ideal candidate will have experience recruiting for the Apparel & Fashion industry and have a passion for creative roles (design, merchandising, marketing, visual and product development) roles.  We are focused on staying current with industry news, trends and best practices and always enjoy a great shopping trip.

Job Responsibilities:

·       Partner with clients/hiring managers to understand business needs and brand/culture fit to create effective recruiting strategies

·       Identify marketing and advertising opportunities for open positions

·       Target potential candidates by sourcing, screening, and interviewing

·       Present qualified candidates to clients/hiring managers and manage continuous communication with the hiring manager and report search progress and recommend solutions to successfully find quality candidates

·       Facilitate the hiring process, negotiate salary and prepare candidates for  a successful on-boarding and placement 

·       Maintain relationships with hires to ensure their success in their new jobs

·       Build and maintain network of potential candidates through pro-active market research and on-going relationship management

Job Requirements: 

·       BA required with a minimum of 2+ years of related experience, with at least 1 years of experience with a retail company, ideally in specialty retail

·       Must be passionate about recruiting for the Apparel and Fashion Industry and have a success in attracting key new talent

·       Proven ability to exhibit strong written and oral communication skills

·       Experience working with LinkedIn and related ATS 

·       Passion for people and the apparel business, along with compassion and patience is critical in this role, and a sense of humor is greatly appreciated