The Wayfair Campus and Early Career Recruiting team is strategic to the company's overall success and continued growth. Our recruiters are true business partners and charged with finding, attracting, and hiring top talent into all parts of the company against a high bar for performance, potential, and culture add. Our team is dedicated to supporting the company’s rapid growth and ambitious goals by acquiring a strong pipeline of students for Co-op, Intern, and Full-Time opportunities.
The Campus and Early Career Team is looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual with a passion for building a best-in-class candidate hiring experience. An ideal applicant possesses an exceptional communication style coupled with an operational mindset that enables them to excel in the high-volume recruiting arena. Applicants should be adaptable and thrive within an ever-changing role. The seasonality of Campus Recruiting and our close partnership with our stakeholders requires responsibilities to change and shift to execute against business goals, making our team extremely agile. If you’re enthusiastic about recruiting but enjoy getting a chance to step outside the classic Talent Acquisition box, Campus and Early Career Recruiting is the place for you.
What You'll Do
- Manage & facilitate recruiting activities on campus including networking events, on-site interviews, presentations, and other events to attract a high caliber & quantity of applicants.
- Plan, organize, and drive on-site recruiting events, including interview days, on a weekly basis.
- Provide a high-touch candidate experience from initial contact through to offer decisions & team placements.
- Partner with senior level stakeholders within assigned business functions to develop & improve upon best-in-class recruiting, interviewing, and hiring processes.
- Provide clear and concise guidance of recruiting procedures to a high volume of internal stakeholders/interviewers including seasonal case/process trainings
- Maintain high expectations of stakeholders throughout the rigorous recruiting seasons and provide feedback as necessary.
- Manage relationships with key university career services teams, student groups and academic leaders.
- Proactively make recommendations to expand our portfolio of academic relationships.
- Measure the campus recruiting program’s successes and growth opportunities through internal data.
- Propose & implement enhancements to campus recruitment strategy & process.
- Provide recruiting updates to assigned business function leaders in the form of recruiting conversion metrics and week-to-week hiring results.
- Develop new marketing collateral, and maintain all collateral and vendor relationships
- Participate in planning and execution of the 10 week summer internship program including educational panels, recruiting office hours, commencement dinners & networking events, Boston immersion events, and volunteering opportunities
- Challenge the status quo and look for opportunities to improve the candidate experience
What You'll Need
- 3+ years of applicable experience in a high-growth, fast-paced environment.
- Proven full lifecycle campus recruiting experience or high volume recruiting experience
- Strong record of success in planning & executing large-scale recruiting events and interview days
- Ability to handle internal client management, provide strong customer consultative skills, with an emphasis on tact and diplomacy
- Ability to be self-directed with a high sense of urgency, while also effectively collaborating and working in a team environment
- Proven organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and work well in an environment with competing demands
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Experience establishing on-campus relationships & promoting a compelling employment brand at elite colleges and universities a plus
Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking. No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.