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Recruitment Specialist

Anchorage, AK · Retail · $60,000+/annually, DOE
Reporting to the Director, Talent Acquisition & Candidate Experience at The North West Company (NWC), your role as Recruitment Specialist will be responsible to successfully execute ACC’s recruitment strategies. You will identify, source, and attract high-performing talent and passive job seekers to join the ACC banner. You will support the achievement of business strategies with a consistent, positive customer experience.

Joining ACC gives you the opportunity to grow and develop throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

ACC is a leading retailer of under-served rural communities and urban neighborhood markets in rural Alaska. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs.

Your Role:
  • Execute and provide input into the recruitment and selection processes, systems and tools to efficiently source, assess, select and integrate new hires. Support Recruitment and business partner accountabilities in executing standard processes and effectively managing the recruitment and candidate experience
  • Screen resumes, conduct interviews, recommend candidates for further consideration, and hire
  • Manage employment offers, pre-employment checks and support the onboarding process for candidates who are successful in the selection process
  • Participate in career fairs, liaise with external agencies where required, and support employee referral program
  • Stay abreast of recruitment best practices and share them with team members
  • Gather competitive industry information regarding salary, benefits, and employment practices. Report information to generate insight into the attractiveness of employee value propositions
  • Actively promote Alaska Commercial Company’s unique value proposition and affirm our position in the markets we serve
  • Provide guidance to management on talent acquisition strategy and process
  • Identify and implement innovative and proactive recruitment strategies to attract talent at all levels
  • Develop and maintain tracking and reporting tools
  • In partnership with the advisors, determine managements’ hiring needs and desired candidate competencies
  • Develop and maintain interview questions based on companywide and role specific competencies
  • Manage our Employment Brand and ensure its consistent application
  • Partner with community associations to execute recruitment strategies and support diversity hiring initiatives
  • Actively participate and contribute to the global North West Company recruitment teams and processes
  • Assist with other recruitment initiatives
Desired Skills & Experience:
  • An undergraduate degree, preferably in Business, Human Resources, or a related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in staff recruiting, ideally in a fast-paced, customer-driven, multi-unit business
  • Experience working with Applicant Tracking Systems is an asset
  • Experience working in a third-party staffing agency is an asset
  • Basic understanding of and experience with recruitment sources, processes, systems, and tools, extensive interviewing and sourcing experience, along with a proven track record of achieving goals and targets
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Possess administrative and documentation skills and proficiency with reporting tools and databases
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, coupled with excellent interpersonal skills in order to effectively interact with candidates, and business partners at all levels within the organization
  • Exhibit knowledge of hiring practices, behavioral-based interview techniques, tracking processes for applicants and open positions, and recruiting metrics
  • Networking skills with the ability to build talent pools and support the recruitment process; results oriented
  • Knowledge of company recruiting policies and procedures is considered an asset
  • Works well under pressure and time constraints
  • Must be able to travel as required

Location: Anchorage, AK

Reports to: Director, Talent Acquisition & Candidate Experience – The North West Company

We create a collaborative and constructive culture by:
  • Acting with integrity • Fostering excellence • Respecting others • Working collaboratively • Being accountable
The North West Company is committed to inclusion and diversity and encourages applications from all candidates, including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, and persons with disabilities.

A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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