Talent Acquisition Specialist, Atlanta, GA 2019-04-16
at Empire Distributors Inc

Date Posted: 5/16/2019

Job Description

A Leading Beverage Distributor with excellent benefits, competitive wages and the potential for growth opportunities is now hiring a Talent Acquisition Specialist. This position is responsible for full-cycle, results-driven sourcing and recruiting efforts to meet the talent resource needs for all locations. Ideal candidate should have recruiting experience with high volume hiring in multiple states. Social Media and Employment Branding experience is preferred. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Develop and execute a strategic recruitment plan to address the talent resource needs. 
  • Develop applicant pools by researching and contacting various sources such as community services, trade schools, colleges and leveraging internet database sites and social media sources. 
  • Coordinate recruitment marketing campaigns with hiring authority and internal marketing resources. 
  • Leverage available tools and technology to be as efficient and effective as possible. 
  • Own all parts of the requisition creation and hiring process through utilization of the company’s applicant tracking system (ADP) with input from the hiring manager. 
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable legislation effecting the hiring process such as OFCCP and EEOC, etc. 
  • Networking via phone, social media and other miscellaneous candidate sources to engage and develop a candidate flow for current and future hiring needs.  
  • Direct source candidates from competitors. 
  • Assess the qualifications of applicants for numerous positions within the area by conducting initial application/resume reviews as well as video conferencing, phone and in person interviews. 
  • Clearly and accurately communicate the company’s employee value proposition to potential candidates. 
  • Clearly articulate the job duties and responsibilities, compensation, benefits and opportunities for advancement within the company to all candidates. 
  • Present candidate profiles to hiring managers highlighting the candidates match for the role. 
  • Know how to help management assess candidates. Beyond behavioral assessments, must be able to understand and assess the expertise required to do the job well and then explain to the hiring manager how a candidate meets these requirements. 
  • Explain – verbally and in writing – complex or new information to customers about the role and company, and to clearly present a multitude of options that must be understood and digested before making a decision. 
  • Works closely with hiring managers to build strong working relationships and clear understanding of the teams needs and preferences; managing their expectations on who, what, and when a successful hire will be delivered. 
  • Maintain appropriate levels of communication with hiring managers to provide candidate overview, update on hiring progress, a start date and/or issues. 
  • Set up and direct interviews remotely for all locations. 
  • Continually engage candidates as they move through the hiring steps ensuring that they have a clear understanding of their current status and future steps. 
  • Gather appropriate data on activity and performance in comparison to a set of predetermined metrics and provide in overview format monthly. 
  • Prepare, present and document offer letters and denial correspondence. 
  • Pursue ongoing education and training to stay up to date on the latest industry trends not just within the recruitment realm but also within the company’s industry. 
  • Provides recommendations to improve processes and corporate standards.   
  • Other duties as assigned by the VP of HR

Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; OR four to six years of related experience in multi states with high volume hiring and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certificate preferred from the Human Resources Certification Institute. Active member in the local Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM) preferred

Computer skills
Ability to effectively work in HRIS and vendor systems. Ability to demonstrate medium to advance knowledge of Microsoft programs. Prefer Digital Social Media recruiting and Employment Branding


Empire is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace. I understand that if I am hired, my employment will be for no definite period, regardless of the period of payment of my wages. I further understand that I am employed on an "at-will" basis which means that I have the right to terminate my employment at anytime with or without notice, and the Company has the same right. No one other than the President of the Company has authority to modify this relationship or make any agreement to the contrary. Any such modification or agreement must be in writing, signed by the President.

I understand that if I am hired this application and all supporting documents will become part of my permanent employee record.

I understand that the company reserves the right to require me to submit to a drug test at any time and also reserves the right to require me to submit to an alcohol test and/or medical examination to the extent permitted by law. I understand that the Company may contact my previous employers and I authorize those employers to disclose to the Company all records and other information pertinent to my employment with them, whether favorable or unfavorable. I also authorize the Company to provide truthful information concerning my employment with it to my future prospective employers and I agree to hold it harmless for providing such information.

By submitting this application, I certify that all information that I provide on this application and in any interview will be true, complete and accurate. I understand if I am employed and any such information is later found to be false, incomplete or misleading in any respect, I may be discharged. #CB 

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/16/2019

About Us

Empire Distributors, Inc. is proud to be associated with the following sister companies: Empire Distributors of North Carolina, Inc., Empire Distributors of Tennessee, Inc., and Baroness Small Wines, Inc. (Denver, CO). Together our mission is to be the very best at building brands and developing people. Empire Distributors is a wholesale alcoholic beverage distributor in the Southeast U.S. with over 800 teammates in nine locations. We are committed to offering our customers quality products at an outstanding value with exceptional customer service!

Our valued teammates are the direct link to our clients and the reason for our success. From merchandiser and sales jobs to driver and warehouse jobs, an array of career opportunities awaits you at Empire Distributors! We want to hear from you. Empire is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Empire provides equal opportunities to qualified applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans to compete for jobs. This obligation includes, if necessary, making reasonable accommodations for the application process to qualified individuals

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