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Recruiting Manager

Gecko Hospitality
Ashburn, Virginia, United States
May 21, 2017

Recruiting Manager – Hospitality segment

Premium restaurant group. Based in Northern Virginia is seeking an addition to the HR team to support hiring for a growth phase.

This is an excellent opportunity for a restaurant HR recruiter to grow into a larger role.

Position Responsibilities:

• Source qualified candidates with various techniques to fill open positions for our growing restaurant group.

• Review resumes and credentials for appropriateness of skills, experience and knowledge in relation to position requirements.

• Screen and interview candidates both over the phone and in person to assess skills and technical abilities.

• Set up and utilization of innovative sourcing strategies and networks to grow a diverse pipeline of candidates.

• Analyze and make recommendations about applicant traffic on our career sites and from outside agencies.

• Identify process improvements to enhance the recruiting process.

• Monitor Glassdoor, Indeed and other external employee review sites and respond to posts as needed; compile and analyze posts and create internal positive review solicitation campaigns.

• Work with PR/Marketing to update career site and recruiting materials (monitor competitor sites and other sites for best practices).

• Coordinate and oversee site visits and logistics for qualified candidates and operators.

• Extend job offers based on manager recommendations and prior interviews.

• Manage all aspects of the campus recruiting program for internship and management candidates.

• Create, coordinate, and execute the schedule of on/off-campus hiring events.

• Create and foster relationships with colleges to attract and recruit students and alumni.

• Establish metrics for program success and provide analysis of reports to make recommendations for improvements.

• Review contracts and negotiate fee agreements with selected search firms.

• Assist in hourly hiring as needed, including advertising, open houses and interview training for managers.

• Serve as member of the Human Resources team, providing support to other team members as needed.


• 2-5 years of high volume recruiting experience; experience in hospitality industry preferred.

• A Bachelor's degree in English, Business, Communications, Human Resources, or a related field.

• Proven track record of life-cycle recruiting.

• Highly motivated, self-directed, and results driven to help the company achieve its aggressive staffing goals.

• Experience developing and implementing recruitment strategies that positively impact time to fill, quality of hire, and other recruiting metrics and outcomes.

• Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written), organizational skills, multi-tasking skills, and attention to detail.

• Ability to communicate well with all levels of management, handles confidential information with integrity, and exercise strong presentation skills.

• Ability to represent the company with a high degree of professionalism and promote a positive company image.

• Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment and consistently deliver quality candidates.

• High level of comfort with Microsoft Office programs, such as Word, Outlook & Excel.

Ability to travel for all college recruiting events during the Spring and Fall semesters

If you are an HR recruiting professional with a hospitality platform and would like to be considered for this role please contact Tom Bull with Gecko Hospitality.