Sr. Recruiter, Graduate Research

Amazon.Com, Inc. Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 weeks ago

At Amazon we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. If you'd like to help us build the place to find and buy anything online, this is your chance to make history by joining the amazing Student Programs recruiting team at Amazon.

The Graduate Research team within Student Programs focuses on building and cultivating relationships with niche talent groups that are of strategic importance to Amazon. The successful candidate will join this central team of recruiters to innovate on strategic attraction strategy and engagement. In this role, the individual will focus on hiring within the specialized science areas and must be able to program manage complex sourcing and events based efforts.

Recruiters on this team have the unique opportunity to showcase Amazon's employer brand as the first point of engagement with students by cultivating relationships with academic leaders, candidates, and community influencers in person at conferences, as well as through strategic sourcing throughout the year. We interview candidates and seek to understand and find alignment between their capabilities and our stakeholders' business problems across the entire company. We also distill, synthesize, and share market knowledge to advise and guide our Amazon stakeholders.

By hiring for its most critical talent spaces, the successful candidate will have tremendous impact on the future of Amazon as well as the opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of the company.

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 5+ years of technical recruiting experience in high volume/high hiring bar environment (corporate and prior university recruiting preferred)

  • Account management skills - experience partnering with hiring teams to build effective sourcing, assessment, and closing approaches while managing customer expectations

  • Superb verbal and written communication skills

  • Credibility with renowned, world-class internal and external subject matter experts in academia

  • Experience influencing senior leadership with data driven recommendations

  • Ability to understand and convey complexity in a polished and professional manner and to capture the attention of busy, senior executives

  • Tenacity, tact, self-assurance, grit, ability to think on one's feet and to know when to apply more pressure and when to give in

  • The ability to be comfortable with high volume workload and not be afraid to "roll up your sleeves"

  • Solutions focused and comfortable working in an environment which demands strong deliverables along with the ability to identify problems and drive appropriate solutions

  • Strong internal and external customer service focus

  • The ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously - orientated on results

  • Bias for action, strong work ethic, and desire to achieve excellence

  • Proven ability to cultivate strong partnerships, interface, communicate and influence at all levels of the organization

  • Passion for innovative solutions and process improvement

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, visit .

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