The Role 

We are seeking an exceptionally talented individual to join our team as a Diversity Talent Acquisition Recruiter. Reporting into the Head of Diversity Recruiting and working alongside the Head of Infrastructure Talent Acquisition, this individual will work closely across business teams to execute the firm’s talent acquisition strategy in conjunction with our ongoing commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI). The Diversity Talent Acquisition Recruiter will facilitate the implementation of initiatives aligned to our DEI strategy within TA and across the broader organization. They will serve as a recruiting liaison for talent engagement. This is a high impact role that will be directly responsible for fostering and developing relationships with external and internal stakeholders across various departments.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

What you’ll do 

This individual will own the execution of sourcing for talent aligned to the firms DE&I pillars. They will develop effective strategies and channels for sourcing candidates, which includes but is not limited to social recruiting tools, employee resource groups, employee referrals, networking, and hosting/attending meetups and other events. They will develop a big picture understanding of our business, brand & values, and act as a champion of our tag line “Talent is our strategy.”  They will represent Schonfeld’s brand and be a firm ambassador both internally and externally by establishing relationships with top talent and clearly communicating Schonfeld’s vision and opportunities. This individual will target and recruit active and passive candidates and build pipelines ahead of demand. They will manage candidate and prospect relationships effectively by leveraging a system for keeping them warm and engaged.


What you’ll bring

What you need:

  • 7+ years of recruiting experience (mix of agency and in-house ideal, but not required); 3+ years prior experience focused on recruiting diverse talent 
  • Broad knowledge of talent pools, trends and tools that will give Schonfeld the best opportunity to develop relationships with diverse talent
  • Strong relationship building and networking abilities including leveraging an existing network of diverse candidates
  • Knowledge and understanding of the diversity space including partnerships, conferences, and best practices
  • Experience with event planning and end to end execution
  • Ability to continually prioritize and multi-task in a dynamic, fast paced environment 
  • Strong attention to detail and exceptionally organized 
  • Excellent communication skills in both verbal and written form
  • Managing recruiting searches as needed


Our Culture

The firm’s ethos is embedded in our people. ‘Talent is our strategy’ is our mantra and drives how we approach all initiatives at the firm. We believe our success is because of our people, so putting our talent above all else is our top priority.

At Schonfeld, we strive to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout all of our employees with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the forefront of this mission. As a firm we are committed to creating a hiring process which is not only fair, but also welcoming and supportive. On a daily basis, our employees welcome diversity across identity, thought, people and views which serves as the foundation of our culture and success. You can learn more about our DEI initiatives here - Belonging @ Schonfeld.

Schonfeld strives to create an environment where our people can thrive. We foster a teamwork-oriented, collaborative environment where ideas at any level are encouraged and shared. The development and advancement of our talent is honed through interactions with each other, learning & educational offerings, and through opportunities to make impactful contributions.


Who we are

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors is a multi-manager platform that invests its capital with Internal and Partner portfolio managers, primarily on an exclusive or semi-exclusive basis, across four trading strategies; quantitative, fundamental equity, tactical trading and discretionary macro & fixed income. We have created a unique structure to provide global portfolio managers with autonomy, flexibility and support to best enable them to maximize the value of their businesses.

Over the last 30 years, Schonfeld has successfully capitalized on inefficiencies and opportunities within the markets. We have developed and invested heavily in proprietary technology, infrastructure and risk analytics and continue to capitalize on new opportunities. In 2021 we launched our newest strategy, discretionary macro & fixed income as part of the continual growth of Schonfeld’s investible universe. Our portfolio exposure has expanded across the Americas, Europe and Asia as well as multiple asset classes and products.


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