Talent Acquisition Coordinator
Recruiting Specialist

Senior Talent Sourcing Specialist

Full Time Minnesota Recruiter Job

Patterson Companies

The Senior Talent Sourcing Specialist is responsible for finding, attracting and delivering high quality, diverse talent to Patterson Companies across multiple functions, levels, and geographic locations. To accomplish this, you will partner with recruiters and hiring managers to create and execute effective sourcing strategies that leverage a variety of methodologies targeting both active and passive job seekers. The Senior Talent Sourcing Specialist will develop talent pipelines and networks to meet both current and forecasted talent needs, and as the first point of contact with candidates will play a critical role in optimizing the candidate experience and branding Patterson Companies as an employer of choice.


  • Partners with recruiters, hiring managers, leaders, and HR to understand talent needs and requirements
  • Leverages data to create and refine sourcing strategies for each requisition and pipeline project
  • Develops talent pipelines and target lists of candidates for current and forecasted talent needs
  • Sources potential candidates through various methods: internal and external networks, professional organizations, cold calling, recruitment advertising, social media, and other advanced recruitment techniques
  • Screens, qualifies, and presents candidates to recruiters while providing a best-in-class candidate experience
  • Promotes diversity and inclusion, and an equitable work environment for all employees
  • Drives job posting optimization initiatives and talent acquisition process improvement
  • Ensures recruitment processes are compliant with federal and state legislation and regulations
  • Conducts research to gain market intelligence and stay abreast of emerging talent acquisition challenges, trends, and technology
  • Performs additional duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in talent acquisition or staffing, preferably in a research/sourcing role
  • Proven track record leveraging a variety of sourcing techniques including: internal and external networks, professional organizations, cold calling, recruitment advertising, social media, and other advanced recruitment techniques to source and hire both active and passive candidates
  • Demonstrated success sourcing diverse talent
  • Experience with college recruiting preferred
  • Working knowledge of applicant tracking systems (iCIMS experience preferred)
  • Knowledge of employment laws and regulatory agencies impacting talent acquisition
  • Experience working both independently and as part of a team to meet goals and deadlines
  • Team player with strong relationship building skills and the ability to work with and influence all levels of management in the organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Results focused, strategic thinker with strong problem solving and data analysis skills

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

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