Talent Acquisition Manager

California Closets  |  


Are you skilled in creating consistent processes, finding solutions, and systematizing procedures?  Do you get excited about developing strategies and processes when it comes to recruiting, staffing, and onboarding a high-performing workforce?  On behalf of our client, California Closets, we are conducting a search for a Talent Acquisition Manager to develop and contemporize their talent acquisition practices.  This role will partner with the HR leadership team and lead the implementation of their new ATS platform, SmartRecruiters, and collaborate with business leaders to forecast workforce needs and acquire diverse, top talent.

Duties + Responsibilities

Talent Acquisition Strategy & Process:  

  • Develop a talent acquisition strategy/infrastructure to support the business including social  media approach, strategic partnership, and hiring process development 
  • Implement a new Applicant Tracking Solution (SmartRecruiters), social media approach, strategic partnerships, and the development of consistent TA processes 
  • Define, document, and communicate the recruiting process including templates and role  clarification (i.e. hiring manager, HR, payroll, etc.) 
  • Collaborate with HR on integration and efficiency of onboarding and orientation systems and processes 

Sourcing & Recruiting 

  • Provide sourcing, screening, and all recruiting support for open positions 
  • Develop a strategy for sourcing Design Consultants and Install talent
  • Establish strategic partnerships with design and trade schools as well as colleges and universities 
  • Partner with the Marketing and Technology team on updates to the Corporate website Careers  Page and all integration with the ATS platform solution (SmartRecruiters)  
  • Partner with Marketing on national recruiting marketing campaigns and recruitment marketing toolkits/playbooks to enable external recruiting and position CC as an employer of choice in the market 
  • Establish partnerships with key recruiter partners and temp agencies and oversee third party contracts 
  • Champion the sourcing and hiring of diverse talent through new talent pool sources and  onboarding processes 
  • Administer the Employee Referral Program as a source of talent 
  • Cultivate and leverage networks, industry contacts, individual and corporate association  memberships, trade groups, and social media as a key source of pipeline talent 
  • Establish and oversee a summer internship program as a source of entry pipeline talent to  the organization (phase 2)

Business Partnership for Talent Acquisition 

  • Partner and collaborate with business leaders on workforce planning and forecasting all staffing needs 
  • Partner with hiring managers to source and assess talent for open positions  
  • Train managers on how to interview and utilize competency and behavior-based interview tools as well as utilizing the TA platforms and systems
  • Influence hiring managers and business partners to adopt talent acquisition strategies and  processes that produce the best hiring decisions 
  • Assist hiring managers with developing and negotiating employment offers, and subsequently with onboarding new talent
  • Establish monthly and quarterly recruiting metrics – track, audit and communicate  
  • Accountable for maintaining shared files and folders for storing and accessing job descriptions and templates 

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  •  Proven track record of successful recruiting and talent acquisition within a corporate setting 
  •  Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to recruiting and talent acquisition 
  •  Knowledge and experience with ATS systems, tools, and database software. Expertise with SmartRecruiters implementation strongly preferred 
  •  Knowledge and experience with talent acquisition vendor partners such as Indeed, LinkedIn,  Hireology, Zip Recruiter, CareerBuilder, etc.  
  •  Proven success utilizing social media as a recruiting tool 
  •  Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present information in a clear, concise manner  
  •  Ability to prepare and deliver training to remote and live audiences 
  •  Skilled in negotiating with external recruiting vendor contracts 
  •  Expertise in developing and maintaining mutually positive relationships with vendors 
  •  Knowledge of sourcing and data mining techniques, including both active and passive candidate acquisition 
  •  Skilled in identifying and communicating role requirements and expectations 
  •  Ability to work quickly through entirety of recruiting and onboarding processes
  •  Ability to work in a matrix organization with dotted-line accountability


  •  Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or equivalent  
  •  Minimum of 6+ years in full-life cycle recruiting in either corporate or agency talent acquisition 
  •  3-5 years of high-volume recruiting experience 
  •  Experience with all Microsoft Office products (including WORD, Excel, PowerPoint) 
  •  An inherent sense of urgency to drive positive results in a fast-paced, evolving work environment 
  •  Ability to create and communicate a clear project plan, tracking progress, and keeping  stakeholders informed 
  •  Ability to influence without authority and drive enthusiasm

Please send a cover letter and resume to Angela Burke at aburke@palladianwest.com.

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