Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist at IFG Companies (Raleigh, NC)

| Raleigh-Durham, NC
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This position has a salary range of $120-$140k, depending on experience.


IFG Companies, founded in 1985, is one of America's largest privately held, property and casualty A-rated insurance groups in the United States. As a private company, IFG is focused on profitable growth through superior underwriting of a range of products and service to its producers and insureds.


The Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist is accountable for identifying, sourcing, and hiring key talent for an insurance/financial services organization. This role is responsible for the development and execution of competitive market recruitment strategies and full-cycle recruiting efforts to hire middle/senior management, revenue-driving and hard to fill/high expertise positions.

  • Create and implement the overall hiring strategy of the organization to ensure our teams consist of a diverse set of qualified individuals
  • Ensure the immediate staffing needs of the company are being met, with a long-term talent strategy in mind
  • Create, document, and implement end-to-end candidate hiring processes to ensure a positive experience for candidates, hiring teams, and other internal customers
  • Form effective working partnerships with hiring managers to optimize the hiring strategy
    • Accurate staffing needs and selection criteria
    • Applicant resume reviews
    • Attendance at relevant career fair and recruitment events
    • Clear candidate/interviewer expectations
    • Current job descriptions
    • Timely interviews and debriefs
    • Offer package determination
  • Utilize social media, employment brand, and personal expertise to successfully target passive applicants through online channels, such as LinkedIn and other professional networks
  • Develop, maintain, and increase relationships with professional networks, educational institutions, and local market talent community groups etc.
  • Maintain, analyze, and distribute relevant recruitment reports and metrics
  • Plan and provide hands on support interview and selection procedures, including screening calls, assessments, in-person interviews, and reference checks
  • Manage external recruiter relationships and contracts
  • Provide leadership and guidance to other Talent Acquisition Specialists
  • Update, maintain, and ensure data integrity in ATS and HRIS systems as needed
  • Support other HR initiatives as needed

  • Experience having sole accountability for project strategy development and implementation management
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks while meeting established deadlines
  • Strong problem solving, reasoning, and decision-making skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate professionally and maintain strict confidentiality
  • Expert with social media, resume databases, and professional network utilization to proactively source talent
  • Experience managing end to end full-cycle recruiting, using various interview techniques and evaluation methods
  • Knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems and HRIS (ADP preferred)
  • Intense curiosity, resourcefulness, and excellent research skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a highly collaborative team environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proactive approach to internal customer service and candidate experience
  • Able to function positively in a fast-paced environment

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field
  • 5 years of experience as a Talent Acquisition Specialist
  • Proven success of hiring hard-to-fill roles
  • Insurance/financial services experience strongly preferred
  • Certification obtained from the HR Certification Institute a plus
  • Small company (< 500) experience a plus


IFG is open to remote/hybrid/on-site but must be able to go into the office as needed.

  • Physical demands are considered to be that of an office environment, climate controlled, with minimal physical exertion. This position requires prolonged sitting, ability to utilize a computer and interactions with others in meetings or via phone.
  • Ability to travel as necessary according to business need


IFG Companies offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), flexible spending, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, long-term care insurance, educational and professional development assistance, paid time off, company provided leave of absence programs and flexible work arrangements.

IFG Companies is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. M/F/D/V
More Information on IFG Companies
IFG Companies operates in the Insurance industry. The company is located in Hartford, CT, New York, NY, Chapel Hill, NC, Alpharetta, GA, Chicago, IL and Scottsdale, AZ. IFG Companies was founded in 1985. It has 296 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 2 open jobs at IFG Companies, click here.
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