Associate Recruiter, Talent Acquisition
Talent Acquisition Specialist

Talent Acquisition Manager

Full Time Minnesota Recruiter Job

Faegre Drinker

Job Description

Faegre Drinker has an opportunity for a Talent Acquisition Manager to work with our Talent Acquisition team in our Minneapolis office. You will be dedicated to leading the talent acquisition team to attract and hire talent across the paraprofessional, administrative and operations professional groups. In this role, you will utilize your leadership skills to lead, coach and develop a team that is aligned with a TA strategy focused on excellent candidate and internal experiences, efficient processes, employer brand management, and a consultative recruitment process. This position will work with other talented individuals who share a passion for doing great work in the best interest of our clients.

What you would do in this job:
•Serve as a key leader on the talent acquisition team by providing insights and recommendations on recruitment and selection strategies and best practices
•Work with the Talent Acquisition Specialists to incorporate effective tools into the hiring process (e.g. interview best practices, interview guides and coordination, scorecards, etc.) and support the team in the day-to-day work
•Enable a team of recruiters to be true talent advisors by managing, coaching, and developing their performance
•Foster trusted relationships with hiring managers, human resource managers, colleagues and others to become a talent partner and resource
•Oversee and enhance the employee referral program
•Complete mid-year and end- of- year metrics and develop  easy to understand results and meaningful outcomes
•Oversee budget management throughout the year to ensure expenses are within budget or require adjustment
•Regularly review and address external comments on social media (e.g., Glassdoor, Indeed) and engage hiring managers to leverage their social media networks to maximize job posting exposure.
•Oversee third party vendor management, including management of the staffing agency preferred list, technical assessments, background check vendor and other recruitment tools
•Ensure recruiting technology is leveraged to support business needs, efficiently, and provides a positive user experience for internal clients and candidates and is compliant with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations
•Review and adjust processes and best practices, as necessary, to effectively attract and engage talent to the firm
•Special projects and other duties as assigned

Position Expectations

•Strong commitment to client service
•Cooperation and the ability to collaborate in a team, including cross-office
•Ability to problem solve and use sound judgment
•Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively in a virtual environment (e.g., via phone, web/videoconference)
•Strong sense of urgency and professional dedication
•Willingness to be flexible with time and adjust to a changing work environment
•Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
•Ability to use sound judgment and discretion in dealing with highly confidential information
•Positive and professional demeanor

Company Benefits

•Opportunity to participate in firm-sponsored volunteer events
•Wellness programming with personalized content and activities
•Professional environment and the opportunity to work with experts at the top of their fields
•Variety of health plan options, as well as dental, vision and 401(k) plans
•Generous paid time off
•Hybrid Work Arrangement


•Bachelor’s degree
•Minimum five years of talent acquisition experience
•Minimum two years of leading and managing teams
•Knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws related to recruiting
•Human Resources certification (e.g., PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP), preferred
Travel Requirements:
•This role does have an expectation of travel to any of the firm’s locations across the United States and may require travel of up to 5% of the time

Company Description

Faegre Drinker is a top 50 firm designed for clients. We opened our doors on February 1, 2020, uniting Faegre Baker Daniels and Drinker Biddle & Reath, two firms known for exceptional legal and consulting capabilities and a commitment to service excellence. Clients are at the start — and the heart — of everything we do.

With more than 1,300 experienced attorneys, consultants and professionals in 21 locations in the United States, London and Shanghai, we have the strength to solve your most complex transactional, litigation and regulatory challenges wherever you need us. We partner with clients ranging from emerging startups to multinational corporations, delivering comprehensive and customized advice that advances your most ambitious business objectives.

Our culture is firmly rooted in relentless client focus and mutual trust that empowers collaboration. We listen to understand your priorities and pressure points. We bring you fresh ideas that work. And we deliver excellence — without arrogance. We are committed to our communities and to building a diverse and inclusive firm that reflects those communities and our clients.

Bolstered by our collective history, Faegre Drinker moves boldly into the future, investing in talent, technology and innovation to continually provide clients with exceptional service, collaborative experiences, innovative approaches and value.

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