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Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager

Posted June 25, 2022

The Kessler Collection
Orlando, FL
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An Inspiring Career Awaits You!

The Kessler Collection is made up of 13 artful hotel and resort properties, 26 restaurants, and over 1,700 Grand Performers across ten states, we continue to grow and so will you! The opportunities are endless. Our mission of inspiring places, intuitive service, and exuberant guests means we are committed to our Grand Performers learning, development, and well-being.

We believe people want to be inspired! 

Our Grand Performers Receive Many Benefits Including:

  • Marriott Employee Discounts Worldwide
  • Competitive Wage & Discretionary Bonus Program
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Company-Sponsored Life Insurance
  • Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 401(K) with Discretionary Company Matching Contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program

Job Summary

The Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager will develop and execute recruitment strategies in collaboration with the VP, Human Resources to ensure employer brand awareness and successful talent acquisition across the organization in support of the mission, core values, standards and goals established by the company.

Core Responsibilities

Primary areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to the following:

Recruitment Strategy & Tactics

  • Employer Branding & Marketing
    • Acts as an ambassador for the Kessler Collection
    • Monitors and updates the career recruitment websites
    • Provides complete, accurate, and inspiring information to candidates about the company and position
    • Monitors and creates and design company profiles on social media (Company Career Page, LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Facebook and Instagram) and major job boards
    • Partners with internal and external Marketing/PR resources to ensure the Kessler Story is told in a way that would attract desired talent
    • Reviews recruitment tool kits (collateral, flyers, ) for job fairs and community engagement
    • Monitor The Kessler Collection employment branding content; in collaboration with VP HR and provide guidance and feedback to key stakeholders; across all channels (including not limited to Glassdoor, Facebook, Linked In and company career page
    • Responsible for Full-Cycle Recruitment of assigned hourly and exempt level positions including corporate office positions
  • Establishes start to finish recruitment process for external and internal candidates
    • Clarifies, creates and updates necessary SOP’s, forms, auditions and assessment tools
    • Reviews application and screening tools for compliance with laws and risks associated with recruitment
    • Assists with execution, adoption and sustainment of ongoing strategies and solutions
    • Manage and maximize 'Handshake Platform'
  • Compiles scorecards, monitors performance of recruitment channels for key performance indicators
  • Compiles benchmark information and comp set trends for competitive analysis
    • Wage Survey tools
    • Assessment tools (DiSC)
    • Social Media Outlets
    • Job Board (HCareers, Indeed, Marriot (TalentPoint), etc.)
  • Creates and facilitates training materials for multiple audiences
    • HR team
    • Hiring managers
  • Partners with location based HR team and assists hotel locations with pre-opening, mass hiring, & extended time to fill challenges
    • Provides support, tools, recommendations and assistance with ensuring successful hiring events
    • Support new hotel transitions; coordinate with on property efforts, career fairs, task force, job postings, recruiting of exempt and non-exempt associates, offer letters and on-boarding
Applicant Tracking System Administrator
  • Adhere to all relevant tracking and compliance requirements utilizing UKG
  • Maintain applicant tracking system with accurate and well-ordered documentation on all candidates and candidate sourcing
  • Assists with reporting and analytics for all Talent Acquisition Deliverables
  • Performs applicant tracking system training as part of HR on-boarding and quarterly refresher training
  • Recommends and implements continuous improvement of recruitment processes, tools, and solutions
 Recruiting Assessment Tool Management
  • Develop quarterly metrics to evaluate successful sourcing strategies and recruitment performance to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Create and maintain recruiting data history and power point presentation scorecards
  • Communicates weekly open Executive Management positions
  • Provide weekly reporting on staffing activities, applicant flow, time to hire and recruitment for all open positions
College Recruiting Relationship Management (National)
  • Sending open positions to alumni lists and attending college career fairs
  • Attending career fairs for culinary colleges such as CIA and Johnson & Wales
  • Attending hospitality college career fairs such at Florida State University and Rosen College of Hospitality Management
  • Attend career fairs at art and design colleges such as Ringling College of Art of & Design
  • Create and foster relationships with colleges to attract and recruit alumni and diversity candidates
Staffing Firm Relationship Management
  • Manage staffing firm relationships, contracts, invoicing and candidate interview process
Visa Program Relationship Management
  • Establish and manage relationship and attend recruiting fairs on behalf of the company for J1 and H2b programs
  • Work with leadership to identify, implement and manage Visa Programs and initiatives
Manage the full life cycle of the corporate recruitment process
  • Partners with VP HR to fill key leadership openings across various teams
  • Responsible for ad placement, pre-screening, interview scheduling, travel arrangements, testing/auditions, and reference checks
  • Assist with managing the scheduling and logistics of all interviews between candidates and hiring managers
  • Assist with regular on-site interview days with GM and corporate office candidates, and communication with candidates
  • Identifies and implements efficient and effective recruiting methods (including social media) and strategies based on the role, industry standards, and the needs of the organization
  • Maintain a positive “candidate experience” by ensuring communication throughout the recruitment process including personal contact of of status
  • Communicates to VP, HR hiring status of candidates
  • Communicates candidate’s clearance to Human Resources and hiring managers

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities 

To perform this role successfully, an individual must have experience achieving desired result(s) in their areas of responsibility. The requirements listed below are representative of observable behaviors and essential knowledge, skill, and abilities required of a successful incumbent.

  • Knowledge and successful experience with recruitment related laws and ability to interpret and apply them through business processes
  • Strong communication skills, keen listener, sophisticated verbal and written skills
  • Emotionally intelligent, self-aware & solution oriented
  • Able to cope with multiple/changing priorities and deadlines with a high degree of optimism, professionalism, and collaboration
  • Ability to work with considerable independence, developing processes to accomplish objectives in alignment with broader business business objectives
  • Ability to host meetings and facilitate discussions and deliver inspiring training presentations
  • Ability to identify potential and creative staffing opportunities
  • Knowledge of best practices related to talent acquisition

Key Partnerships

  • Members of Corporate Human Resources Team

  • Corporate Department Leaders

  • Property Human Resources Directors

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related training equivalent - required

  • Minimum of 3+ years of relevant work experience in similar title and scope of responsibility - required

  • Experience with successful employment / recruitment related risks and laws - required

  • Experience with successful College partnerships - preferred

  • Experience with international Visa programs & partnerships (J-1, H2B, etc.) - preferred

  • Hospitality industry experience – preferred

  • Luxury brand experience – preferred

  • Similar size organization – preferred

  • Fast paced / entrepreneurial / high change / growing company – preferred

  • Familiar with Applicant Tracking Systems & capabilities – required

  • Experience with implementation of ATS system - preferred

  • Microsoft suite: Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint - Required

  • Valid driver’s license – required

  • Valid & current passport (permitting international travel) - required

Work Environment 

The work environment/conditions described herein are representative of those that an incumbent may experience.

  • Must be comfortable working in a shared space, with constant noise, with/or without the use of a private office
  • Schedules may vary from week to week based on business demands in excess of 40 hours with or without notice

Physical Demands

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Sit for extended periods of time
  • Extended and simultaneous use of multiple computer monitors, simultaneous use of phone, keyboard and mouse
  • Regular lifting and maneuvering of up 20lbs on a daily basis, 40lbs on a periodic basis
  • Travel by foot, car, bus, airplane or other means of transportation which require sitting, waiting and standing for long and short periods of time
The Kessler Collection is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
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The Kessler Collection

4901 Vineland Road
Suite 650
Orlando, FL 32811

(407) 996-9999

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The Kessler Collection is a luxury boutique hotel company with locations in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Each hotel in the Kessler Collection is filled with unique artwork from internationally acclaimed artists and showcased in each of our Grand Bohemian Art Galleries. Our four Florida hotels located in Orlando and St. Augustine exude the magic of Walt Disney World, offer a landmark of hospitality, and provide casually elegant Old Florida style with lavishly appointed guest rooms and beautiful function space. Our Colorado property offers exclusive ski accommodations in Beaver Creek, Colorado and is equipped to treat guests with the finest services and amenities. Our Savannah, Georgia hotels deliver the atmosphere of historic River Street and nearby attractions just steps from historic sites. Our Charleston, South Carolina and Mountain Brook, Alabama include creatively crafted cuisine and unique wine blending experiences. Our Asheville, North Carolina hotel is the perfect retreat located steps from the famous Biltmore Estate set among the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Whether visiting for business or pleasure, The Kessler Collection delivers inspiring places, intuitive service, and exuberant guests.

A Career at The Kessler Collection

Welcome to the Kessler Collection! If you are looking for a career in the hospitality industry, this is the place for you. With 11 luxury boutique hotels located in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, we employ approximately 1,700 Grand Performers nationwide. As an employer of choice, we offer career opportunities in Accounting, Engineering/Maintenance, Food & Beverage, Housekeeping, Human Resources, Administration, Front Office, Customer Service, Marketing, Sales, Information Technology, Spa, Gallery, and various leadership positions within these departments and outlets. We provide competitive wages, great benefits, paid training, and job growth – but don't just take our word for it, hover over the thumbnails above to hear from our Grand Performers themselves!

Do YOU have what it takes?

At the Kessler Collection, we're not just employees, we are Grand Performers. Picture yourself part of a dynamic team of motivated, creative professionals whose mission is to create Inspiring Places, Intuitive Service, Exuberant Guests. Do you think you have what it takes to be Grand Performer?