Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist at Virtus Investment Partners (Hartford, CT)

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Job Description

The Talent Acquisition team is responsible for cultivating a strong talent network across the corporate and affiliate level of Virtus. The team consists of talented advisors who partner with business leaders to fulfill the growing needs of the organization and strategize regarding the appropriate recruiting strategy to influence business decisions in attracting and retaining talent.

We are seeking a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist with investment management industry experience to be a generalist on our team. This ideal candidate has worked with investment teams and shared service teams and can pivot to complete an early career role to an executive role to fulfill the business needs. The candidate is used to ever-changing prioritizations and can pivot to meet the growth-oriented demands of a newly created talent acquisition team.

This role can be fully remote or onsite in Hartford, CT depending on the current location of the chosen candidate.

  • Execute the effective delivery of the full-cycle recruitment process, including:
  • Tactical sourcing of potential candidates through the use of various tools such as candidate referrals, networking, websites, social media, etc.
  • Thorough screening and qualifying of candidates, performing in-depth, behavioral-based interviews, coordinating interviews with hiring managers, and providing input and recommended action on candidates under consideration; and
  • Closing candidates through the offer and acceptance process, ensuring an excellent candidate experience throughout.
  • Work closely with hiring managers to obtain a thorough understanding of their hiring needs, position requirements, and the skills and competencies required of successful applicants; develop strong working relationships with multiple stakeholders, including our affiliated managers, in different geographic locations.
  • Educate employees and managers on specific behavioral-based interviewing techniques, recruiting policies, and guidelines, as needed.
  • Maintain the applicant tracking system (ATS) by processing all direct applicants promptly and updating the ATS as candidates move through the recruitment cycle.
  • Cultivate a pipeline of talent for Virtus and affiliates through ongoing sourcing and market research based on needs analysis with hiring managers.
  • Cultivate external relationships with diversity organizations to augment talent pipeline management.

  • BA/BS experience preferred.
  • 7+ years of full-cycle recruiting experience, preferably in the asset management/financial services industry; a combination of corporate and agency recruiting experience is a plus.
  • Tech-savvy, with experience using social media and other web-based resources to source candidates.
  • Previous experience with large-scale HCM and applicant tracking systems, preferably Workday.
  • Analytics oriented with the ability to leverage data to solve business needs.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to solve problems with a customer service orientation.
  • High sense of urgency, ability to multi-task, and re-prioritize assignments.
  • Track record of building consultative relationships with both internal and external clients.
More Information on Virtus Investment Partners
Virtus Investment Partners operates in the Financial Services industry. The company is located in Hartford, CT. Virtus Investment Partners was founded in 2008. It has 501 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and Mental Health Benefits. To see all 1 open jobs at Virtus Investment Partners, click here.
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