Talent Acquisition Specialist

Flock Freight

Flock Freight

People & HR
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Hey there. Glad you found us! Flock Freight is a technology company that’s creating a smarter, more sustainable supply chain. Recognized on the CNBC “Top 50 Disruptors” list three years running (checking in this year at #20), Flock’s patented technology finds and fills trucks’ empty spaces so shippers can save money, carriers can earn more money, and goods move terminal-free with more accuracy and fewer emissions. Sounds like a pretty big task, right? Welp, it is. But we know we can make it happen.

If you’re looking for the opportunity to make a difference then you’ve come to the right place. We’re looking for folks that are innovative, love collaborating in a fast-paced environment, and find joy and excitement in doing the hard work. If that sounds like you then keep on reading and see if this role is the one for you.

At Flock Freight, we're on a mission to completely change the way freight moves, and we're in search of a motivated and versatile Talent Acquisition Specialist to be a pivotal force in this journey. As an essential member of our People team, you will own the recruitment process from start to finish, playing a critical role in shaping the future of our company. Your mission will be to source, screen, and recruit the finest professionals in Sales, Operations, and Finance, directly collaborating with our leadership and cross-functional teams to enhance our processes. The ideal candidate is someone with a keen eye for detail, a strategic approach to multitasking, and a deep-seated passion for talent acquisition, boasting a proven track record of attracting, engaging, and securing the industry's best talent.

This role is more than a job; it's an opportunity to accelerate your career in recruitment all while making a tangible impact on the world. Supported by industry giants like Google Ventures and SoftBank, Flock Freight stands out as the only logistics company in the US awarded B Corp status, reflecting our unwavering commitment to sustainability and ethical business practices.

Your Impact:

  • Take ownership of the entire recruitment lifecycle, from sourcing to successful hire, ensuring a seamless and efficient process.
  • Work in tandem with hiring managers to develop and implement comprehensive sourcing and hiring strategies.
  • Manage the entire candidate lifecycle from screening, scheduling, and closing to ensure that the candidate has the best experience possible.
  • Keep a pulse on the progress of open positions providing key metrics and updates to your stakeholders
  • Use data to make changes to processes that will allow us to move more quickly and efficiently
  • Effectively manage our ATS (Greenhouse), ensuring a smooth transition for candidates through the interview and hiring stages.
  • Build and maintain trust through high-level credibility, integrity, and effective communication with hiring managers, team members, and candidates.
  • Innovate and expand upon existing recruitment strategies to cultivate a strong talent pipeline.
  • Build a strong network of professionals both active, and passive, to ensure hiring pipelines are maintained.

What You Bring to the Table:

  • At least 4 years of experience in full-cycle recruitment, focusing on full-time, highly-skilled roles, in the logistics industry.
  • Proficiency with Applicant Tracking Systems (Greenhouse, Lever, Jobvite, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to strategize, manage, and thrive in a high-volume corporate recruiting environment.
  • A collaborative spirit and readiness to contribute to various recruiting initiatives and projects.
  • Self-motivation, exceptional time management, and organizational prowess.
  • A professional demeanor, positive attitude, and superior communication skills, both written and verbal.

Our promise to you:

Flock Freight is committed to creating an environment that’s fair and inclusive. We fill our open positions based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We value the skills of people from all backgrounds and are proud to hire, promote, and retain talent from a diverse candidate pool. Diverse perspectives are central to innovation at Flock Freight and make our team better. We're interested in your inherent abilities, not just the skills you bring from your last role - if you think you have what it takes to succeed in the role but don't check every box, please still get in touch. We'd love to start a conversation with you.

Life & Benefits of the Flock:

  • Flexible PTO: Our Flockers work hard and deserve the time they need to rest and recharge. With no accrual system, we encourage you to the time you need off, when you need it.
  • 401(k) Employer Match: We know Flock may just be a stepping stone in your epic journey, but we want to be sure you’re setting your future self up for success! For that reason, we provide a 401(k) plan that offers a 4% employer match.
  • Medical, Dental & Vision: Generous coverage for employees and dependents. Both HMO and PPO options provided with 100% Employer paid options for employees.

Flock Freight has zero tolerance for behavior that negatively impacts marginalized groups, including women, people of color, veterans, immigrants, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community. We invite people of all identities to join the Flock!